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Old 05-22-2007, 02:27 AM   #61
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yea.... i have a few questions about mine

1. my projectors are aimed all over the place how do i correct them?
2. i pluged the 3 little wires in the stock harness and i got nice bright low beams but when i hit the highs they fade over and they are very dim so i fliped the wires and it was vice versa (dim lows and bright ass highs) so i then fliped it back as i thought i would use the projectors so my question is how do i get my brights working correctly?
3. my halos arent that bright do they start to dim before they go out or do they just go

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yea.... i have a few questions about mine

1. my projectors are aimed all over the place how do i correct them?
2. i pluged the 3 little wires in the stock harness and i got nice bright low beams but when i hit the highs they fade over and they are very dim so i fliped the wires and it was vice versa (dim lows and bright ass highs) so i then fliped it back as i thought i would use the projectors so my question is how do i get my brights working correctly?
3. my halos arent that bright do they start to dim before they go out or do they just go

thanks
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1. aimin' your proejctors apparently isn't very hard, but scrammer would be best able to tell ya...
2. are you saying that your hi's/lo's are reversed? if so then i guess these projectors came with the same problem as the other models. in that case there is a modification you can do to correct that, it's in one of the threads somewhere around here, i believe. i wired up my h.i.d.'s at the same time i installed the headlights and the install required some minor modifications so i dunno how they would've worked stock...
3. i have heard that the l.e.d.'s on these projectors, for the halos and the "eyebrow", come crappy sometimes. the halos one's are easily replaced though if you follow this walkthrough AND you get the chance to change the colors if it tickles your fancy. the projector OEM one's may very well go out soon so you might wanna look in2 gettin' some new one's...
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when i looked at my highs, the lows look dim too. though, i think it is simply placebo. the highs are sooo bright that it makes the lows look dim like that. i may be wrong though. tonight i will have to have someone flip the highs on while i stand in front of the car.

p.s. i am glad to hear that this walkthrough has helped so many of you and has answered so many questions before that have been asked.
also, again, if you arent looking to spend hundreds on the HID retro-kits. sulverstar Ultra H1's debut on the market this coming fall. i have seen this line of silverstars in other bulb styles and i am thoroughly impressed. and since the H1's are the second brightest bulbs style Sylvania carries, i can imagine they will be a common replacement for the non-HID guys.
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^^dunno wut the heck ur talkin' bout but i just know i like my blurple h.i.d.'s and yeah, u rock scrammer for this how-to!!
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Old 05-23-2007, 01:45 AM   #65
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for the dim low beams i just switched the blue wire with the red wire so it made my lows really bright in the projector and my highs super dim but im working on a wireing config to make them work correctly and when i get it i will post it up quick but as for the aiming goes i still need help so if anyone has any input please post it up dont pm me cause im sure more peeps have the same problem

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Old 05-29-2007, 05:55 PM   #66
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Unhappy need some help...

ok... I didnt know you could change the LEDs like this and I ended up throwing out the whole LED assembly (old lights, LED Board, Resistors... everything)... do you know where to get one or how to build a new one???
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^^^ as long as you kept the rubber gaskets that seal up the bottom of the light and hold your LEDs in place i'm sure you could rig something up. Just buy the smaller 3mm LEDs off ebay that come with the resistors.

As far as aiming the lights, there are screws in the back that stick out that you can aim them. There's a diagram on the other thread that describes the ebay halo lights.
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Yeah Im having the same problem as knoxrocks222 when it comes to aiming these things I have tried everything! turning the screws in the back does nothing for my projectors =(
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aiming your projectors

as far as aiming the projectors go.. the 2 screws in the back adjust the light.. i got mine adjusted really good and this is how i did it...

1. Park your car about 10 feet from a wall where you can see where your lights are shining.

2. Start adjusting the screws... this is the hard part cause there is a lot of right and left turns .. but if you watch the light you'll figure out how it moves up down left and right.. tedious i kno

3. when you think you have the right adjustment close the hood and test it out... if its not what you want do it again... thats what you get for ebay lights... ive had em for a year and just recently ive taken em out and did some work on em
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I dont have a straight wall at my house but when I do it, it looks like nothing happens when I adjust the screws. I guess I really need a wall to find out...what a pain
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