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Old 05-02-2013, 02:30 PM   #41
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Hard to resist this, because it looks pretty good...but I am not totally satisfied with my Focus and don't know if I'm keeping it, so the investment might not be a good one if I dump the car and don't get a ST1 to drop them back into.

I like the DRL LED Brow, originally thought about getting the grill insert DRL LED, but for the price these headlamps have more bang for the buck.
I'm on the same wagon, I love the looks but I don't feel like spending any more money on my focus... I think I'll be moving on to something else once I finish paying for it.
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Old 05-02-2013, 03:37 PM   #42
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I'm on the same wagon, I love the looks but I don't feel like spending any more money on my focus... I think I'll be moving on to something else once I finish paying for it.
I know how you feel, I do not think resale on them would be that great either judging by what OEM halogen headlamps go for on Ebay.
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:36 PM   #43
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Jdub, where did you get the ballasts from? Link?
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:28 PM   #44
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Thanks for the review and pics jdub!
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Definitely interested in a set once they are available.

Where did you get the HID kit from? Will SMC be selling these as "housing only" or with a quality kit to include ballasts?
SMC is currently working on some different things. One of which would be to potentially offer a set w/ and w/o an HID kit.

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Very nice work. Im not a fan of HIDs in ebay projectors, but you pulled it off pretty well.
Well...thank you sir!

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Great write up! The housings look very OEM, looks great. I'm wondering for those of us with factory DRL (Canadian ), if it would be possible to wire in the LED eyebrows to work as a DRL as intended. Presently the low beams act as DRLs, I would prefer to have JUST the LEDS as DRLs without the low beams coming on all the time.
I don't know...BUT...you could be the pioneer and let us know!

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Not really the same as the ST3, but as close as you can get without breaking the bank for now.

Is SMC going to be selling these for more or less than one can get them from direct from China?
That is the goal, yes.

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Excellent write up and for ruining my day! I will only be thinking about these lights and foaming at the mouth until I can purchase them. Keep us posted on the group buy.
Wilco. Hopefully there will be more news coming soon.

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Jdub, where did you get the ballasts from? Link?
www.retro-solutions.net (Nightvision)

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Thanks for the review and pics jdub!
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Old 05-22-2013, 05:06 PM   #46
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Jdubhack awesome review, perfect, congratulations.

For people like me dont know about electrics, what is the best option in aliexpress (or wherever) to get a real plug n play with DRL lights working? Thanks!!!


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These Head Lights are exactly what I want for the focus. Any update on the SMC group buy?
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Old 05-23-2013, 02:29 PM   #48
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Working with Tom to get a Group Buy going... Hope is not lost
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Old 05-23-2013, 02:38 PM   #49
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Good to hear. I was worried that this deal fell through.
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Working with Tom to get a Group Buy going...
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