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Old 09-14-2010, 09:57 PM   #91
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Okay so after spending a day making 3 wiring harnesses, I installed the lights tonight.

I've got the halos and LEDs as my DRLs with one harness, my HIDs supplied with power from heavy duty wire on another, and another so now my fogs don't shut off when I hit the high beams.

Problem is, I've got 50W 5k DDM HIDs in the projectors, and the beam pattern is all over the place. The cutoff is there, but doesn't look anything like the pics back in this thread. Trying to aim them but they only move so far. I'll have to post pics so you guys can see.

For now I'm driving everywhere with only my fogs and halos on...
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Old 09-15-2010, 08:25 PM   #92
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These are the projectors I bought...
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...K%3AMEWNX%3AIT

Same as the other ones above, but here's a shot of my messed up projector cutoff.
They've got 50W DDM 5000k HID bulbs in them.
Ummm.... Help??

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Old 09-19-2010, 12:01 AM   #93
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WOW. Lol mine look nothing like that and I have 55w 8000k in those headlights. I have highbeams and low beams and didn't bypass or rewire anything. Never had any foglights but yea. TO KEEP HIGHBEAMS YOU DO NOT NEED TO REWIRE ANYTHING. You don't need any harnesses as well. PM me for any questions.
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Tried the original H9 halogen bulbs and the pattern still pretty much looks the same. Also tried 35W HIDs from another manufacturer. Same.

The only way it looked good was when i unscrewed the bulb, and pulled it about 1/4" out of the socket.

I give up...
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Did you warp the projector or the housing somehow when you rewired???
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Are all 2008+ projector headlights made by the same manufacturer? Maybe he got a different type than everybody else did.
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The projector is made by Eagle Eyes. I'm pretty sure everyone has the same?

I never rewired anything inside the projector itself. All mods were done to the wiring before it goes to them, and they were all done with proper adapters. No splicing.
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These are the projectors I bought...
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...K%3AMEWNX%3AIT

Same as the other ones above, but here's a shot of my messed up projector cutoff.
They've got 50W DDM 5000k HID bulbs in them.
Ummm.... Help??

Wow, that's some messed up cutoff. There is so much noise light above what looks to be a decently straight line to begin with.

Did you contact the seller and ask him about it? (I'm sure he won't be very helpful, but you can always try.)

Do you think that you maybe bent the cutoff shield when first installing the bulbs?
Can you take a pic with the high beams on? I'm curious to see if the weird reflections are still there when the shield is down.

I really hope you get this all worked out man... And I'd love to see a vid of the final product (showing how your light are wired!)

You might no want to do this, but you can always open them up and retrofit some OEM projectors in there! It would be nice, but its going to be like $120-$210 more.

I'm actually retrofitting stock headlights with these projectors.
http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=101

My retrofit: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=240429
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I haven't contacted the seller cause they will probably ask for me to ship it back for a replacement. Shipping is over $40 for these things, so unless they were physically broken, I doubt I would send them back. The fact that this beam pattern is showing on both makes me think it's not a defect. Something else must be going on.

I'll post a high beam shot as soon as I can.
The high beams don't have the triangular cut off like the other headlight shots in this thread.

I don't think I bent the shield. I hope I would have been able to tell, but that's an interesting theory.

The point of buying these was so that I didn't have to take the time to do a retrofit, but I do like the idea you've got going on.
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I just thought of something andrewsfm, you said the original bulbs were H9.



as compared to the HID bulb you are putting in.

Probably something like


The light output from these bulbs are very different given their different shape.
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