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Hi! I am fairly new to this website, and have been learning a lot about my '99 Ranger XLT 2.5L l4. Here's what I would like to do:

I have found on ebay, a projector set made for my '99 truck. I was wondering if anyone has experience with these type of lights, as of I have not been able to find much of the way of installing this light into my truck. The good thing is that it includes the housing, bad part is that I do not know if I hae the proper wiring for this type of device, and if my truck is even capable of supporting these lights. Any and all help is welcome!
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They're for looks, not performance. They won't give very good light output.
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My dad also told me that my truck wasn't made to take that much output for the lights, that it'll burn up my wiring harness. I'll just stick to putting in my fog lights for now. Thanks for the response!
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If it's a headlight housing with a projector already built in, they're kind of junk. It will hook up and work on your truck, but the output leaves alot to be desired. They're no where near the quality of light output you'll get my retrofitting a set of quality projectors and HID's.

Do a search on here and you'll find a number of projector retrofit build threads.

Here is what most folks order for their Ranger: Bi-xenon Morimoto Mini Stage III Kit (D2S) - Complete Retrofit Kits from The Retrofit Source Inc

The price is SO WELL WORTH IT. Especially on back roads. Retrofitting involves baking the headlight lenses in the oven to separate the halves, clearance the hole to install the projector, aim and seal them up.

You can't use your stock housings, so order up a pair of aftermarket "euro" clear type housings like these:
1998 2000 Ranger Chrome Crystal Headlights Clear Signal Corner Lamps | eBay
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If it's a headlight housing with a projector already built in, they're kind of junk. It will hook up and work on your truck, but the output leaves alot to be desired. They're no where near the quality of light output you'll get my retrofitting a set of quality projectors and HID's.

Do a search on here and you'll find a number of projector retrofit build threads.

Here is what most folks order for their Ranger: Bi-xenon Morimoto Mini Stage III Kit (D2S) - Complete Retrofit Kits from The Retrofit Source Inc

The price is SO WELL WORTH IT. Especially on back roads. Retrofitting involves baking the headlight lenses in the oven to separate the halves, clearance the hole to install the projector, aim and seal them up.

You can't use your stock housings, so order up a pair of aftermarket "euro" clear type housings like these:
1998 2000 Ranger Chrome Crystal Headlights Clear Signal Corner Lamps | eBay
why won't the stock ones work? is this the same for the 03 and up?
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