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Yes on the LED's!
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I decided to go against the LEDs since Im putting in the Halos I dont want it to look too rice
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I'm kinda curious what the blinker reflector would look like blacked out. The bulb itself produces plenty of light. It just looks odd to see the big blinker reflector on a black background.

Since you haven't sealed it, maybe you could cover it with black tape and test it out
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I'm kinda curious what the blinker reflector would look like blacked out. The bulb itself produces plenty of light. It just looks odd to see the big blinker reflector on a black background.

Since you haven't sealed it, maybe you could cover it with black tape and test it out
I did think about that. But I Want my blinker to be brighter
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this is the gayest mod i have ever seen when i pick up your tires tomorrow ill pick those up too
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Marcus. Dont take my tires. And Dont take my headlights... I will help you mod yours if you get the parts
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How'd you mount them did you just dremel out the hole more then use the nut on the back to tighten em in?
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How'd you mount them did you just dremel out the hole more then use the nut on the back to tighten em in?
Yeah. I opened the hole up to the outer ring on the hole then I used the Gasket and Nut to Tighten it down and Then I will seal it up with silicone.
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It's really looking AWSOME!!! Thanks for all the pics, so we can look back when we do it..
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Yeah. I opened the hole up to the outer ring on the hole then I used the Gasket and Nut to Tighten it down and Then I will seal it up with silicone.
that sounds sooo easy
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Tell you the truth Aiming them has been more of a pain then any other part of the retro
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What if you had your stock ones aimed at a dealership, then took the adjusters off those and put them on the projectors?

Unless the aiming for stock lights and projectors are way different
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Tell you the truth Aiming them has been more of a pain then any other part of the retro
well i saw what jp7 did and he clamped down the light on a flat table and put two pennies under the outside adjuster to make it even
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What if you had your stock ones aimed at a dealership, then took the adjusters off those and put them on the projectors?

Unless the aiming for stock lights and projectors are way different
And yeah the aiming of projectors is way different than the stock housings. My original housings where aimed perfect before and now they were aimed really low.


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well i saw what jp7 did and he clamped down the light on a flat table and put two pennies under the outside adjuster to make it even
That works for getting your rotational alignment correct. and for him he cut out the oval in the reflector so he had to set the projector somewhat straight.
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Looks nice, man. Glad you ditched the LED strips.
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Looks nice, man. Glad you ditched the LED strips.
Yeah I think I might use those for Interior lights or something.
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That works for getting your rotational alignment correct. and for him he cut out the oval in the reflector so he had to set the projector somewhat straight.
how do ya aim em if you just lock it into place with the projector nut on the back just kinda of spin it until its at the right level?
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Yeah the line is supposed to be straight across You rotate them till that is correct then you seal it up with some silicone so it will stay. If I were to cut the reflector to recess the bowl further into the housing I would have used screws to hold it in there and that would have made them harder to adjust the rotational. If you go onto http://www.hidplanet.com and create an account they have lots of useful info as well as Here and Here and Here
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ahh makes alot of sense now lol now just onto wiring
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Wireing Is easy as store bought cake. It is a harness almost just like the other HI/LOW Kits like DDM... It comes with the kit.. I just had to switch 2 wires around in the connector
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Note to self and others Do NOT Cover the headlight lens with anything ie. Shirt, I did it and this happened

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I put the shirt over the light while aiming the other light and the shirt cause excess heat buildup in the Housing and the Headlight Lens Melted
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