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Old 09-02-2012, 10:46 AM   #231
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That's why it has a Fiesta and Fusion subforum ... (just kidding ...)
Technically that "subforum" is a link to two separate forums, one for the Fiesta and one for the Fusion iirc, but ok.
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:03 PM   #232
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Next thing I wanna try is the projector retrofit... I might snipe some used spare headlights from Ebay and get the Morimoto H1 Projector Kit and some H1 HID bulbs to try this out... I wonder if a Heat Gun would do the trick as opposed to putting the headlights in the oven for the baking...
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:18 PM   #233
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Next thing I wanna try is the projector retrofit... I might snipe some used spare headlights from Ebay and get the Morimoto H1 Projector Kit and some H1 HID bulbs to try this out... I wonder if a Heat Gun would do the trick as opposed to putting the headlights in the oven for the baking...
It might, I used a heat gun to break open my headlights on my Blazer back in the day. Just be really careful not to melt the plastic.
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:47 AM   #234
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Help I bought the resistor and I'm not really sure how to wire it also have the harness.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:51 AM   #235
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Help I bought the resistor and I'm not really sure how to wire it also have the harness.
Did you see the diagram on the previous page and the write-up with pictures on this page?

Both together just about cover everything.
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Old 09-06-2012, 03:49 PM   #236
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I agree with Bwill9886 - If you follow the diagram and my pictures as visual reference, you should be able to wire things up with no issues! :)
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Ok... so I've got all the harness/resistor etc...
My question is, if I mount the resistor onto an old CPU heat sink, where would be a good location to put it? If I shouldn't, where would be a good place to tap or bolt down the resistor so heat can dissipate?
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Ok... so I've got all the harness/resistor etc...
My question is, if I mount the resistor onto an old CPU heat sink, where would be a good location to put it? If I shouldn't, where would be a good place to tap or bolt down the resistor so heat can dissipate?
There is actually a decent space underneath the headlight assembly on each side with what amounts to a platform to rest things on, if you have enough wire slack let it rest or at least tighten it up so it dangles down there.
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Ok... all done.

I did notice I'm getting bulb dip error still because of the passenger side... before you ask, yes, resistor and all the wiring is correct... and yes.. I tested it with a bulb to the side; and that gave out no errors.
The resistor alone doesn't seem to be a high enough impedance... unless of course you pair it with the harness...
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Ok... all done.

I did notice I'm getting bulb dip error still because of the passenger side... before you ask, yes, resistor and all the wiring is correct... and yes.. I tested it with a bulb to the side; and that gave out no errors.
The resistor alone doesn't seem to be a high enough impedance... unless of course you pair it with the harness...
Anyhow.. Pics!
Yeah I have a feeling a number of these resistors aren't subjected to much quality control...

Mine just failed after I installed my new Morimoto stuff to replace the DDM crap. So that's another week or two wait on a video...
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