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Old 12-28-2012, 01:08 PM   #91
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After Dremeling it out, yup!
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:13 PM   #92
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That's a win. Do you keep it plugged in all night?
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:15 PM   #93
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Yup, but the outlet is on a mechanical timer that turns on around 4am.
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That is brilliant! OEMs should take note.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:00 PM   #95
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That is brilliant! OEMs should take note.
Thanks!

Oh I forgot to mention that the grill itself needed to be Dremel'd as well, the hole for the key is about dime-sized originally. No pics of that ATM.
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:42 AM   #96
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Installed some Christmas presents (from myself, I love getting cash for Xmas!) over the weekend.

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Hoen Chromium Indicator lights, Hoen Xenonmatch foglights, Hoen white city lights


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Not much different.. I'm a bit disappointed in the foglights, I was hoping they'd be more white/blue but they still have a bit of yellow in them. They're certainly whiter than the stock foglights, but don't really match the HIDs. I think I have stock 4300k HID bulbs, but it's possible that they've been replaced or have color-shifted, since I bought the lights used.

I do like the chromium indicator light, it is a silver-colored bulb that flashes amber. The amber isn't really that bright, especially in daytime, but it is more orange than my previous bulb, which was nearly white. When off, it looks like this:



Click this link for a video of it flashing.

The city bulbs turned out to be a bust, for now. They're the little lights on the top of the Mach's that are supposed to be on with the indicators and low/high beams. I had thought that my passenger bulb was simply burnt out, but replacing the bulb didn't bring it back, so I'm thinking that I messed up the copper contact when I had the lights apart for painting. I did happen to break the contact and had to solder it back together, and I thought I did an ok job fixing it, but I guess not. For now the bulbs are removed altogether, and I might try to fix the contact again one day if I get ambitious. Looks fine without the city lights though.
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:20 AM   #97
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Looks nice. I must have missed it, but what are the white city lights for?

Those amber chromium bulbs look really nice in the chrome housings!
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I must have missed it, but what are the white city lights for?
I just wanted them to be whiter to match the overall look. They're not really needed or useful in any way though, just a design feature of the Mach's I guess.
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Where do they go is what i'm asking
I don't see the running light on in your headlights so i don't know where they are lol
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Ah I gotcha, they go on the very top outside corner of the lights, the smallest round thingy.
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