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Old 09-03-2008, 10:34 PM   #1
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Focus 2008 headlight upgrade/install

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I just got the new 2008 Focus about a week ago. So far is drives decently and I'm ready to upgrade a few things(headlight bulbs, black out tail lights, exhaust, and pedals(check, installed last night))

I just bought Nokya H13 Artic White bulbs. Checked out the owner's manual on the bulb replacement instructions BUT the user manual only contains info for the SYNC. Has anyone upgraded the bulbs yet? I've done a 2004 mustang and it only took about 20 minutes but every car is different. Thanks.




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Old 09-03-2008, 10:49 PM   #2
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^^^ I want to say in the archive there is a how to on removing the headlight. In order to change them you are required to remove the whole housing i believe. It is pretty stupid in order to just change a bulb. But thats what i am sure has to happen.

Welcome to FF and thank you for upgrading to a nice halogen and not tossing HID's in them. I applaud you for that and commend your choice in brand and style.
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i couldn't find it but I will check it out myself right now and see if I run into any issues
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If you dont locate it let me know i will post up the link for you.
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Old 09-04-2008, 12:22 AM   #5
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I found out that I have to remove the grill first and this is the link:

How to Remove 08 Sedan Grille / Headlight

BUT I'm stuck on the part of releasing the catch which hooks the bumper to the grill.
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Old 09-04-2008, 02:31 AM   #6
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Success! Oh man, it's tough for the first time, or maybe it's just my car, but FINALLY with help from FF forum (special thanks Bradwhite) and an extra helping hand from my brother, we managed! We installed Nokya Cosmic white bulbs at
http://s155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/drwang84/focus/
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Glad i could direct you to some help so you could get them installed man.

And they look excellent, nokya are a amazing bulb you will enjoy them very much.
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Nice..i still am going to install my blue HIDS when i get my car back.
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i see you're interested in tinted tails, if you're interested, look us up in the Unique Coatings sponsor forum. We can provide you with the tinted lenses, as well as HIDs, HID retrofits, tinted headlights, led upgrade bulbs, etc.
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Hey Wang welcome to FF! I have a quick question...I was wondering if you went with Arctic white or Cosmic white...you said one in the first post then another later. Could you clarify which one?
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