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Old 01-15-2013, 09:02 AM   #696
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Originally Posted by trentcdrums View Post
Crap.. I was gonna order their headlights today... Can you show me a difference in two pics.. I'm doll confused a bit. Don't know there are different shrouds.
On the first page of this thread, you can see the projector on its own (no shroud) as he installs it.

As you go down, he gets to the part where he is spray painting the shrouds black, and in the new few photos you will see the shroud around the projector (camera lens looking thing). That is the E46-R shroud that alot of people use.

Otherwise the lights comes with a much smaller shroud as you would see with the kit you were looking at buying.

Basically, the standard one is alot smaller, and wont cover the projector (and your old silver reflector) properly or as well as the E46-R will. But it will still work and fit..
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