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Yesterday 09:22 PM
04ZTSJelf Has anyone seen the 15 titanium wheels in person? They look amazing in pictures.
Yesterday 06:45 PM
suss6052
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I just found out about the Focccus application. Will using that void my warranty, and how do I know what my car can actually support?
By default your warranty won't be voided by using it, but if you have an issue with anything related to a modification you'd made using the tool then that would not be covered under warranty.
Yesterday 01:31 PM
dragonsoul
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Originally Posted by Twenty View Post


I've had the thought that I should switch back to my old bumper for a little bit so the two can match.
love it I wanted those wheels, before i bought TeamDynamics, but they were out of production.
Yesterday 04:57 AM
mukti I just found out about the Focccus application. Will using that void my warranty, and how do I know what my car can actually support?
08-03-2015 10:56 PM
CFHGARZA
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Originally Posted by SamuShamploo View Post
These are my headlights from Ebay. Love the design, but the LEDs in both headlights failed 6 months in (basically simultaneously). I couldn't get them replaced because the factory in Asia doesn't make this model anymore. Apparently they're pretty rare now as I haven't seen them on ebay or aliexpress anymore. Its taken a while but I've finally started upgrading/repairing them...


Got a pair of Morimoto XSB LED strips from The Retrofit Source, that also have the switchback functionality.



They work really nice, the package comes with everything you need to wire it up. Tho I will say they are a lot skinnier than expected and do not flex side to side. Like a roll of tape, its very flexible rolling and folding on its self.

I removed the lens with a heat gun since I didn't have access to an oven that would fit the headlights. I was also concerned placing the lesser quality headlights in the oven. The heat gun worked fine, but I guess it was more work than the oven.




Removed the LED strip/board from the housing.

After extensive testing I confirmed that it was the LED strip itself that was broken and not the fuse, harness, or housing. It looks like there is some rust? near the strip and also the turn signal board, but either way the original LEDs would not light up when being connected to a power source.

Due to the lack of side to side flexibility of the new XSB LED strips, I had to attach them on the ledge facing "up" versus how the original LEDs were positioned (outward). I put back the original LEDs back in the "LED channel" so that hopefully more light would be reflected outwards. Here are the initial results:



Video of the switchback functionality:
http://vid48.photobucket.com/albums/...psrjy2pxuj.mp4


Does anyone have any recommendations/improvements/preventative maintenance I should do before I seal them up again?
Always thought those were the best looking aftermarket headlights, looking great with the switch backs!
08-03-2015 09:28 PM
SamuShamploo
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Originally Posted by Crwright View Post
Red Devil Customs has the splitter you want. Here's a pic of my lights. Painted chrome inside black and added a led strip what you think?
I think it looks great, basically the TI headlights + LED. Wish it came like that from the factor.

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Originally Posted by xtraspin View Post
Looks great..
thanks :)
08-03-2015 09:08 PM
xtraspin
Quote:
Originally Posted by SamuShamploo View Post
These are my headlights from Ebay. Love the design, but the LEDs in both headlights failed 6 months in (basically simultaneously). I couldn't get them replaced because the factory in Asia doesn't make this model anymore. Apparently they're pretty rare now as I haven't seen them on ebay or aliexpress anymore. Its taken a while but I've finally started upgrading/repairing them...


Got a pair of Morimoto XSB LED strips from The Retrofit Source, that also have the switchback functionality.



They work really nice, the package comes with everything you need to wire it up. Tho I will say they are a lot skinnier than expected and do not flex side to side. Like a roll of tape, its very flexible rolling and folding on its self.

I removed the lens with a heat gun since I didn't have access to an oven that would fit the headlights. I was also concerned placing the lesser quality headlights in the oven. The heat gun worked fine, but I guess it was more work than the oven.




Removed the LED strip/board from the housing.

After extensive testing I confirmed that it was the LED strip itself that was broken and not the fuse, harness, or housing. It looks like there is some rust? near the strip and also the turn signal board, but either way the original LEDs would not light up when being connected to a power source.

Due to the lack of side to side flexibility of the new XSB LED strips, I had to attach them on the ledge facing "up" versus how the original LEDs were positioned (outward). I put back the original LEDs back in the "LED channel" so that hopefully more light would be reflected outwards. Here are the initial results:



Video of the switchback functionality:
http://vid48.photobucket.com/albums/...psrjy2pxuj.mp4


Does anyone have any recommendations/improvements/preventative maintenance I should do before I seal them up again?
Looks great..
08-03-2015 07:02 PM
Arco-Zakus
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Originally Posted by Twenty View Post
... I've had the thought that I should switch back to my old bumper for a little bit so the two can match.
But then you'd have to run around to the back of them to tell 'em apart.
08-03-2015 05:32 PM
papaacer Not a bad idea, Twenty
08-03-2015 05:18 PM
Twenty

I've had the thought that I should switch back to my old bumper for a little bit so the two can match.
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