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10-09-2014 06:30 PM
djwrg04 Wow. I now know what I need to do to my dad's car.
07-11-2014 11:25 AM
xMarcox Hi, Inrecently bought 1 pair of these chinese st3 projectors, but the led is always on at 100%, when it supose to be 50% when lows are on.. Someone know what I am doing wrong?
Each headlight comes with a black wire to conect with other to fuse box, and thats what Ive done :/
07-05-2014 10:54 AM
Irishmykl So it sounds like Q5 it is
07-05-2014 09:50 AM
green_plaid To put in a clear lens on the hella gen3 you need to space the front half of the projector almost 10mm out. So that means grinding off those rivets holding it together and carefully spacing the lens and putting it back together bolts and nuts and lots of washers.
07-05-2014 08:27 AM
Irishmykl Lol sounds like the Q5 is the way to go, but OEM does usually mean better but your right not always... Also what do you mean require modification to put in a clear lens?

Heres the kit im getting

it says its compatible with those 3 projectors without modification and has the different mounting hardware.

I found these on that same site

The Q5 has the best price too.
07-05-2014 02:29 AM
Originally Posted by Irishmykl View Post
The headlight retrofit im looking at says it takes a Hella 3 or Hella 8 or Koito Q5 3 inch projector, does anyone have any idea what the difference is between those? And/or why one would be better than the other?
Q5 is going to be brighter, wider, whiter in output with OEM bulbs and have a sharper cutoff. I myself prefer the Hella 3 only because its OEM. But OEM doesn't always equal better. Plus the Hella's (both) require modifications to even put in a clear lens. I know my choice doesn't make sense but I like OEM stuff.
07-04-2014 12:18 PM
Irishmykl The headlight retrofit im looking at says it takes a Hella 3 or Hella 8 or Koito Q5 3 inch projector, does anyone have any idea what the difference is between those? And/or why one would be better than the other?
07-04-2014 02:37 AM
bama_focus Batman mk3 is sex
07-03-2014 11:28 PM
MetalMuffins Well what I am doing is sort of like that. I have a black car, and I am smoking out the turn signal lens, so it will look somewhat like that... I'm afraid I must once again link to the "Batman MK3" for reference:
07-03-2014 08:29 PM
benzondubs I thought about doing it too but because my car is already black with the black housing I didn't want my headlights disappear. And plus it might look weird if I have a large piece of black plexi covering something. I think it might actually look good with a "color" such as white or yellow focus
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