Headlight motor swap - needing some advice

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Bunford
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Headlight motor swap - needing some advice

Post by Bunford » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:15 am

My Depo v1 headlights just arrived and I am eagern to install them ASAP.

I have found a YouTube guide on changing the headlights on an E87, so I think I can get by OK with that. However, the guide doesn't mention swapping over the motors. I've searched here and can't seem to find anything about it.

Anybody got any advice or know of any guides on how to swap over the levelling motors from my OEM headlights to my new Depo headlights?

Much appreciated!
2005 BMW E87 118D Sport in Black Sapphire

Upgraded to M Sport LCI interior and exterior, engine remap and backbox delete with custom twin sport exhaust installed

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Re: Headlight motor swap - needing some advice

Post by Jeo » Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:33 pm

Hi mate, take read here it's pretty simple to remove the motors from your old lights then install them into the Depo's.

http://www.babybmw.net/viewtopic.php?f= ... 8&start=15
2011 E87 120d M Sport, Space Grey, BW Chiptune Map

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Re: Headlight motor swap - needing some advice

Post by Jeo » Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:34 pm

Doh... Ignore that,,, just realised how old that post was and I think I've since seen that you actually installed the lights already.
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