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Old 01-21-2013, 12:34 PM   #201
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i'm a little confused, did you crack or cut the housing? usually you remove just the lens.
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Old 01-21-2013, 02:01 PM   #202
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Cut the black housing
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A few weeks ago I came across this post. Read it hundreds of time assuming itll be this easy. So I ordered everything as it says plus a few more accessories that werent mentioned in this post. Ill get to that later.

Fast foward 2 weeks later. Ive got my headlights off but did not do the oven technique as it wasnt that easy to do. So I used a dremel instead. Hacked each of these headlights apart within 25 mins each. Messy but better than taking the chances of melting ur headlights tabs. Let me cut to the chase here. There are so many steps of do's and dont do's that wasnt pointed out as well as personal message unanswered! Ive decided to use my own instincts with some help from my dear friend Sean (Sean05).

This isnt for everyone. Many hours of labor involved here. If you must please order a pair of resistors from trs that youll need for this setup otherwise youll be wondering why your HIDs has stopped working. Do not use can bus wire harness. Does not work. Also, do not use the thicker rubber ring that goes behind the projector. Use the thinner one. This will give you more projector thread behind the reflector! Once the projectors are mounted onto the chrome reflector and the back black housing you must install them onto your car without its clear cover. This next step is to align ur projectors with its HIDs! This is a MUST before putting your covers back on. You would also need to fine tune your projectors so both bluish cut off aligns perfectly. Use a long screwdriver for this and a friend for help. I could go on with many other thngs that needs to do here but I think the poster should be able to do that. . Heres a picture of my focus with leds on lower part of headlights, smoked orange reflectors, and angels eyes as well. Good Luck.



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Old 01-22-2013, 01:58 AM   #206
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Hacking up the headlight housing is not the way to go
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@ShogunSamurai2005: yes, canbus is useless here, only 50W 6 Ohm worked for me. And no, it is not an easy work.

@Kevastator: i'm not really near Milan, but what were you doing in Italy?
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A few weeks ago I came across this post. Read it hundreds of time assuming itll be this easy. So I ordered everything as it says plus a few more accessories that werent mentioned in this post. Ill get to that later.

Fast foward 2 weeks later. Ive got my headlights off but did not do the oven technique as it wasnt that easy to do. So I used a dremel instead. Hacked each of these headlights apart within 25 mins each. Messy but better than taking the chances of melting ur headlights tabs. Let me cut to the chase here. There are so many steps of do's and dont do's that wasnt pointed out as well as personal message unanswered! Ive decided to use my own instincts with some help from my dear friend Sean (Sean05).

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@ShogunSamurai2005: yes, canbus is useless here, only 50W 6 Ohm worked for me. And no, it is not an easy work.

@Kevastator: i'm not really near Milan, but what were you doing in Italy?
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@ShogunSamurai2005: yes, canbus is useless here, only 50W 6 Ohm worked for me. And no, it is not an easy work.

@Kevastator: i'm not really near Milan, but what were you doing in Italy?
Samurai, your focus looks amazing!

Shin, just a vacation, skied the Swiss alps at Zermatt, then spent some time in Milan and Turin. Good times! Haha
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