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Old 09-03-2012, 10:32 AM   #101
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you said you had the bixenon.. can you post both hi and low beam pics or are the solenoids not activated and dont move?
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:39 PM   #102
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Are there any more daytime photos of the headlights? I'm trying to decide whether or not to paint the low-beam multireflector and back portion of the projector black, leaving the rest all chrome.

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I will try to take some more pictures today. I removed my LED strips the other day. I removed them because they restricted any adjustment of the headlights.

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you said you had the bixenon.. can you post both hi and low beam pics or are the solenoids not activated and dont move?
There are some High/Low shots on the first page. Those are when I had the LED strips in so they weren't adjusted to levels I would be comfortable with. I will take some more tonight of the new adjustments to the headlights. I do have the solenoids wired to the high beam wires so they are activated when the high beams are on. The pics on the first page have the stock bulbs in the high beam reflector.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:08 PM   #103
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As promised. Please keep in mind these were taken with a iPhone 4s

Low Beams.


High Beams (Bi-Xenon Solenoids Activated with Stock High Beam Bulbs as well)
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:23 AM   #104
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As promised. Please keep in mind these were taken with a iPhone 4s

Low Beams.


High Beams (Bi-Xenon Solenoids Activated with Stock High Beam Bulbs as well)
Awesome job!! Great thread!!
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Very nice... I pity anyone coming towards you if you have your high beams on!

By chance, do you have any shots of the headlights (off even) during the day? Trying to get a better idea of what the assembly looks like when finished.
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Very nice... I pity anyone coming towards you if you have your high beams on!

By chance, do you have any shots of the headlights (off even) during the day? Trying to get a better idea of what the assembly looks like when finished.
This morning I made my way to work on my normal route thats pretty much country roads at 3am. These lights light up the entire road and the edges so I can see into the wood line for deer and other little animals that decide they might want to make their way across the road. Then I tried the high beams on a curvy country road (without traffic of course) and its noticeably brighter. The big difference with the high beams is the distance of the light. I had to wait until I found a flat long spot on my route to see how far they really go. The light goes FAR when the high beams are on, much further than the stock ones.

But I found out this morning how bright these really are this morning when some guy thought he could blind me (I had my Low Beams on) So I did the traditional high light flash and he kept truckin, so I turn the High Beams on and he went nuts. He was honking the horn flashing his lights and he flipped me off then he turned his high beams off and so did I.

I will go take a couple of pictures before daylight ends.
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:40 PM   #107
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Here are some daylight pictures.




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Old 09-04-2012, 07:43 PM   #108
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Good gawd almighty those look good.
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Looks very OEM.. Thanks for sharing! If I can mustard up the determination to take the headlights apart, I would do it. Hmm...
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Those pictures do look really good. Give a much better view of how the look on the car.

Gotta say that I take it back about wanting to paint more of it black. That looks pretty OEM like Altis said. Who knows, maybe doing something with the shroud could be cool, but they look plenty nice to me.
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