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      10-24-2018, 01:17 AM   #1
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Upgrade cornering light bulb to led

I'm wanting to upgrade my cornering light bulb to an led or a halogen that matches the low beam xenon, I hate the ugly look of the yellow. I replaced my fogs with leds and it looks so much better, just need to do the cornering bulbs now. Anyone have luck with a specific bulb? Not going to do hid, looking for an led bulb
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I have been wanting to do this as well. I think you need to code the LED option in to the modules. I know there is the option in there. Can anyone chime in on this please.
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I've ordered some led h7 bulbs. I'll install them and let you know how it goes. I did the fog lights and no error came up because I used Phillips led h8 which have built in cancellers, but I did have to code off bulb check so they would stop flickering upon startup of the car.
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I've ordered some led h7 bulbs. I'll install them and let you know how it goes. I did the fog lights and no error came up because I used Phillips led h8 which have built in cancellers, but I did have to code off bulb check so they would stop flickering upon startup of the car.
Good luck making the h7 work. We attempted to use some on a different location and could not make them work due to the piece that holds the bulb in place. We used h7 with built in fans and they are now collecting dust lol.
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I've ordered some led h7 bulbs. I'll install them and let you know how it goes. I did the fog lights and no error came up because I used Phillips led h8 which have built in cancellers, but I did have to code off bulb check so they would stop flickering upon startup of the car.
Good luck making the h7 work. We attempted to use some on a different location and could not make them work due to the piece that holds the bulb in place. We used h7 with built in fans and they are now collecting dust lol.
Really? So the ones with the fans deff won't work?
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Update. So the bulbs came in and in fact the bulb holders will not fit. However I did find that they do make led bulb adapters for BMWs so I ordered some and will let you know how it goes
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Update. So the bulbs came in and in fact the bulb holders will not fit. However I did find that they do make led bulb adapters for BMWs so I ordered some and will let you know how it goes
Link? And can you show me a picture like a before and after
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Update. So the bulbs came in and in fact the bulb holders will not fit. However I did find that they do make led bulb adapters for BMWs so I ordered some and will let you know how it goes
Link? And can you show me a picture like a before and after
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073QP9Z4S..._CXN0BbQSX4F5K

Still haven't installed them. They get delivered this weekend. Will post pictures if it turns out successful. One thing tho is that you have to have small hands to fit in the hole to remove the bulbs because there's barely any space
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https://f10.5post.com/forums/showthr...7#post23912337

I got it to work!! Wherever there's a will there's a way

I've posted the new thread link
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Do these actually help with good light output when turning? Interested in doing this as well.
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