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Old 10-28-2012, 03:52 PM   #71
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A7 have you tried turning your bulbs slightly? I found that helped on mine a little bit.
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Old 10-29-2012, 11:41 PM   #72
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Any one willing to Convert my Headlights or do some for a complete Novice in this? LoL I love the look of this but dont have the confidence to do this.
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Any one willing to Convert my Headlights or do some for a complete Novice in this? LoL I love the look of this but dont have the confidence to do this.
I'd do it again. There are a few problems though.

You have to trust somebody shipping them a set of your headlights, $270 worth of projectors. And you'd be out headlights about 1-2 weeks.

Then you have the possibility of things being broken. If somebody breaks tabs off your headlight, messes up your housing, or cracks your lens you won't be too happy
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Old 10-30-2012, 12:39 PM   #74
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Any one willing to Convert my Headlights or do some for a complete Novice in this? LoL I love the look of this but dont have the confidence to do this.
i was thinking the same , but since the lights are basically p-n-p i decided id make a project of it . i do have an extra set of lights tho so ill be good. as long as i take me time with it lol

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wiring isnt what im thinking will give me trouble , its the fitting of the projector . and that doesnt seem too hard in itself

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I just dont have the confidence to open then up without breaking anything. I could always buy a spare pair and send them out.
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I left the factory light in and they still work like new!
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Old 11-01-2012, 07:48 PM   #78
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When you heat the lens up you won't break it. It's pliable and shouldn't crack.

It's rather easy. If you sat down and did this straight (somebody else to help works out awesome) You could get it done in just a few hours. Now that I have done it I am confident enough to fly through it
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Putting it back together is more of a concern to me. plus getting the retro kit in there seems difficult.
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Putting it back together is more of a concern to me. plus getting the retro kit in there seems difficult.
Here's the quick description

1. Remove headlight assembly
2. Heat in oven, I did 285 for 15-20 mins
3. Pry lens off (you can use a heat gun to keep it warm and a partner helps) Use screwdrivers. Small to get it started and as soon as you cans slip a bigger one in do it so you don't make little indents in the lens from twisting the tiny flat heads
4. Once lens is off, clear out the sealant from the channel and off of the lens. (heat gun and an assortment of screwdrivers works. It took my Gf and I probably 20 minutes to clean them out, she heated a few inches of the channel up pretty hot and I pried the stuff out. Sometimes you get lucky and pull it out in 4-6 inch strips.
5. Grind the 3 "tabs" where the original bulb went down so the hole is round. They are on the inside of the reflector. Also drill a hole below the bulb hole for your high beam solenoid wires to run through.
6. Mount your Morimoto Mini H1. The back bowl of these is threaded so you put it through the hole and put the nut on the back and tighten it.
7.Take them out to your car (assuming you already ran your wiring), mount them and aim them (by turning the front of the projector). Take them off, tighten the nut, mount them on the car again, make sure it stayed level. I repeated this a few times to make sure I got it right. Mine are great!
8. Run a nice (but not to thick) size strip of butyl windshield/headlight sealant in the channel.
9. Heat the channel around the whole assembly nice and warm. Apply the lens. I used some pressure clamps to squeeze it together good for 10-15 mins.


Just this should make you want to do it :)





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