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Old 03-22-2010, 05:37 PM   #11
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Well guys I have some bad news. It seems this project is dead before it really got started. I took one side off to get some measurements, and it seems that these headlights won't take my projector--or any for that matter. The reflector bowl depth seems to be hardly 3", so that mean's over half of the projector would be sticking out, so it would interfere with light adjustment and quite possibly look silly.

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noooo! i was so excited to see this!
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Why not mount it off the reflector, and hide the body with the shroud?
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Why not just make a mold out the back of the 2002's? I am probably going to be doing that with my ST170's.
Or if you feel daring, put the bi-xenon's in the High beam location and do something interesting with the low beam area?
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Or you could vacuum form around the projector
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Why not mount it off the reflector, and hide the body with the shroud?
I would need a shroud long enough to cover more than half of the projector.

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Why not just make a mold out the back of the 2002's? I am probably going to be doing that with my ST170's.
Or if you feel daring, put the bi-xenon's in the High beam location and do something interesting with the low beam area?
Projector is too large to fit in the high beam location. And do you mean like vacuum mold the back?

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Or you could vacuum form around the projector
I thought of this, but the projector will be sticking out a large amount, and it will pose some problems to the aiming. If it needed to be aimed down, it would hit the housing of the headlight because it sticks so far out.
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Alright, so I did a bit more brain storming. This project might still be feasible, but it's gonna need some serious hacking.

Did some photo-shopping and came up with this.



Aand I might have to go with a hacked dust cover. Something along the lines of this.



Or maybe this.



It's either the projector sticks out the front a fair amount, or it sticks out through the back a fair amount.

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I think i would see about sticking the projector out a little farther than cutting up your cover. I really don't think it will look bad if the projector is sticking out more. Then if that doesn't work then i guess your going to have to hack it up. The joys of retrofitting. Well good luck with it
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well, get to it! no time to be waisting it!
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PVC with a cleanout is your answer. I have done many retros on cars from cavilers to supra's. My supra has 10 total projectors on the front end. All 55w HID.
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