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04-18-2013 03:37 PM
Red01Focus yeah it does as the wires that run from the back of the headlight plug run to bulbs and lower plug that the ballast connects to iirc
04-18-2013 11:38 AM
Malibooya
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Originally Posted by andrew@trs
If you do find out the D2S is the right size, you would just want that D2S Elite system with the harness to match up to your Focus (9007 relay). Also, if you want useable halogen high-beams, we would need to make some custom splitters for you to do so, and those are $20.
Does this sound right?
04-17-2013 07:05 PM
Red01Focus It Should be D2S as my buddy switched to depos when his machs were damaged beyond repair and the place just swapped his bulbs and hardware over
04-17-2013 11:42 AM
Malibooya
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Originally Posted by Andrew@TRS
Thanks for your email and patience waiting on a response here. Those Depo housings should definitely work for you, but I don't know that they accept a D2S bulb. Do you have any confirmation of that?

It doesn't look like the listing specifies bulb size either.
IIRC, the Depo housings use the same projectors as the OEM Machs. Wouldn't they use the same bulbs? It may not be the D2S system I'm after. Maybe it's one of the H series? H11 rings a bell for some reason. http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...oducts_id=3955
04-16-2013 07:46 PM
Red01Focus i meant that you still need the other bulbs for the high beam,city light and turn signal. but if that kit doesn't work im sure you can find the ballast and bulbs somewhere
04-16-2013 06:30 PM
sbc17
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Originally Posted by Malibooya View Post
Bulbs come with the Morimoto kit. Free shipping on the housings. Assuming the shipping is something silly like $20 for the MM kit, that's still $450...for a NEW setup.

I am just not willing to spend $500 for ten year old parts, when I can get (near as makes no difference) the same level of quality brand new for an equal or lesser amount.
Thats very understandable. That's why I am gonna buy the MACH alikes and use the OEM ballasts/bulbs. Kinda half and half for me. Lol. : )
04-16-2013 06:07 PM
Malibooya
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Originally Posted by Red01Focus View Post
you said you wouldn't spend 500 on used machs but with the setup you have listed above your at 430 not including shipping on the hid kit,then you still need the other bulbs.i guess i would rather pay more then try to mess around with wiring lol
Bulbs come with the Morimoto kit. Free shipping on the housings. Assuming the shipping is something silly like $20 for the MM kit, that's still $450...for a NEW setup.

I am just not willing to spend $500 for ten year old parts, when I can get (near as makes no difference) the same level of quality brand new for an equal or lesser amount.
04-16-2013 04:56 PM
Red01Focus you said you wouldn't spend 500 on used machs but with the setup you have listed above your at 430 not including shipping on the hid kit,then you still need the other bulbs.i guess i would rather pay more then try to mess around with wiring lol
04-16-2013 04:32 PM
Malibooya
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Originally Posted by sbc17 View Post
I'm not sure if you could use that HID kit. The ballasts specific to the MACH's bolt right to the bottom of the housing. You might be able to use that kit with some modifications to the housing but I am not sure. Otherwise, yes, those are the correct housings to purchase.
I sent an email to TRS, I'll post what they tell me in this thread.
04-16-2013 07:30 AM
sbc17
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Originally Posted by Malibooya View Post
Update:

So, if I've got this correct, this is all that's necessary:

Left Machalike
Right Machalike
Morimoto Kit
I'm not sure if you could use that HID kit. The ballasts specific to the MACH's bolt right to the bottom of the housing. You might be able to use that kit with some modifications to the housing but I am not sure. Otherwise, yes, those are the correct housings to purchase.
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