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I searched and could not get an anwser. I have a 2005 with halogen low beam projectors. Is it ok to slap a Xenon conversion kit with H7 bulbs behind these projectors? Will I blind people or decrease my light output?
 

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Yancey said:
I searched and could not get an anwser. I have a 2005 with halogen low beam projectors. Is it ok to slap a Xenon conversion kit with H7 bulbs behind these projectors? Will I blind people or decrease my light output?
I think it should be good do these projectors auto level, since their not xenon i dont think they do so the only thing you would have to do is align them properly and u should be set.
 

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BMWERKEN said:
No it's not...Lexus had them in the mid to early 90's...And the 04+ Coupes have them as well...
BMW's have had projectors since way, way back in the day...
They were called "ellipsoids" :)


All Audi's and Mercedes have projectors, too :thumbup:

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CoasterMaverick said:
So wait...I don't understand....is it just a regular bi-xenon assembly with halogen lights instead of bi-xenons?
No they are different projectors...in that the halogens actually use the inner set of lights for highbeams. But they are just set behind a projector...
 

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jlevi said:
Yeah that's fine :)

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No, I don't think so because cutoff shield is different.
I did tons of research to get clean cutoff line and these are what I find.
http://www.hidplanet.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1398
http://www.hidplanet.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1296&highlight=halogen+projector



Yancey said:
I searched and could not get an anwser. I have a 2005 with halogen low beam projectors. Is it ok to slap a Xenon conversion kit with H7 bulbs behind these projectors? Will I blind people or decrease my light output?
you better get the xenon projector and you can swap it.
other than that, you can use most of your halogen parts.
good luck man.
 

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Word, i will try to figure out how to fit xenon projectors into my halogen projector housing.

But just as a mental exercise, I can't figure out how the halogen projector and xenon projector could be different. They both are designed to focus a point light source onto the road in a specific pattern. The Xenon bulb and the halogen bulb both act as point light sources and even though the light output and temperature are different, as long as you have similar shaped/dimension bulbs they should be interchangable.
 

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Yancey said:
Word, i will try to figure out how to fit xenon projectors into my halogen projector housing.

But just as a mental exercise, I can't figure out how the halogen projector and xenon projector could be different. They both are designed to focus a point light source onto the road in a specific pattern. The Xenon bulb and the halogen bulb both act as point light sources and even though the light output and temperature are different, as long as you have similar shaped/dimension bulbs they should be interchangable.

Yes, it looks like similar but not.
you can use hologen projector with xenon but as I said before, beam cut off is different and you will bilnd in comming trafic.

I saw some compare web site before but I couldn't find but most of info, you can find from here.
http://faq.auto.light.tripod.com/hl-systems.htm

http://faq.auto.light.tripod.com/projector-unit.htm
 
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