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Yeah its got holes to do that. But its made to just screw right up to a h4 housing so im gonna see what I can do to not do as much cutting

Shining my 160 lumen flash light through the hole in the back of the projector that's my cutoff line. Now just imagine 3500 lumens of HID goodness through the projector bowl

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mm sexy..but i think if you dont do any cutting itll stick out too far and you wont be able to put the lense back on to seal but post pics of the process
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i saw a guy dis-assemble the projector and painted the metal pieces green that are used for the high low cut off so when you look at the projector it was green inside
I might have seen this a little bit ago but didn't read into it much. So your saying he painted the inside green and this caused the lens of the projector to have a green tiny to it??
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Has this ever been done to foglights?
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I might have seen this a little bit ago but didn't read into it much. So your saying he painted the inside green and this caused the lens of the projector to have a green tiny to it??
What he did was you take the projector lens off and then you paint the shield facing the lens whatever color you want and you get this. vvvvv
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Took apart my projectors today and painted the cutoff shield so that they will look bright green from outside.





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Has this ever been done to foglights?
I believe the same guy who was quoted above is working on forlights for his truck... They actually now sell a projector retrofit for fogs now. Its only $170
http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=243
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i'm excited to see the final product. i've dreamt of this mod but i don't know if i could handle it haha.
good luck to ya
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I might have seen this a little bit ago but didn't read into it much. So your saying he painted the inside green and this caused the lens of the projector to have a green tiny to it??
yea he took apart the projector and painted the cut offs does not affect the tint to the light at all just when there off they look like what ever color you paint it
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Not that I would do this but check out what this guy did.

http://www.hidplanet.com/forums/show...ighlight=Prism
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^^ that guy absolutely killed it with his projectors. that look awesome IMO
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dude gonna look so sweet!!
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Well Ive been working on them for the last 4.5 hrs on the housings and this is where I stand as of now.

(I still have shrouds and Angel Eyes are still back ordered) They said they should ship out Friday)

Cooking them up in the oven. 200* for 10mins. then 215* for 5 when the started to cool didnt take too long

Next time I will use something other than my finger to hold pressure on the lens


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I needed to modify just a tad bit to get the projector to sit right.



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Let me buy them from u for like 200
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HAHAHA Good one... I paid 375 for the kit... I dont think I would let them go for 200
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Some test pics while getting the rotational alignment correct.



Cutoff is crisper and more colorful in person



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I cant wait for my last parts to come in then get it all together

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Just threw the lenses on to see what they would look like.

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Got an email apologizing for taking so long on the shrouds. Nate over at The Retrofit Source said that they should be in on Friday and they would ship them to me as fast as possible.
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This makes me want to get some extra headlights and get started on this
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I want to do this on my 150!!!! I don't think they make one that will work though
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I want to do this on my 150!!!! I don't think they make one that will work though
Sure they do... Get the same kit I got. Very little modding needed.
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Just for fun have you shone them out in the open to check out the range?
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I was going to but my power lead wasnt long enough. I might try to do it tomorrow
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If it asks for guest password its - ranger

The Video Of warmup



Video of Low/Highbeam Flash



Video Of Color Flicker

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So I am trying to decide if I want to use the LED strips or not. This is the basic idea I am after





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Man those are coming along nicely. As for the LED strips, I think they could look pretty cool on the truck.
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Yes on the LED's!
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