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Old 06-22-2002, 11:49 AM   #1
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Pics of my relays as requested

here are some pics of my homemade relay's installed on my car. I explained the parts on this one. Driver side xenon.
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Old 06-22-2002, 11:51 AM   #2
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Old 06-22-2002, 04:53 PM   #3
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Can I ask why you need relays for xenons? I've never heard of this before. I have a Evosport Xenon kit on the way in the mail, and I'm wondering if I need them or if they come with it? Do the relays add some kind of feature? I feel really stupid asking this...
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What a dumb question................. just kidding brother

The relays (if these are the relays I think they are) do the same job as going to the dealer and having them turn on the xenon function. Unless you make them yourself it seems the 100-200 bekkers charges for them is more then what will spend at the dealer to have them put it into the computer. So to answer you ? they get rid of the error message from your computer...................or we are both dumb and I have no idea what Im talking about
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Old 06-22-2002, 08:05 PM   #5
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Thats an interesting idea. I'd be interested depending on the price of the realys, but I really dont like the idea of having to do more wiring and adding boxes to my headlights. I guess it all depends on price for me.
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Old 06-23-2002, 10:58 AM   #6
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correct

You are correct, these are homemade and saved my alot of $$ and BS from the dealer. They get rid of the error msg when you retrofit xenon lights to a halogen car, but what seems to happen is that the place you buy xenon lights from, the guys never mention needing 2 relays. I bet they just wait for you to install it, then they will tell you that you need it and charge you an outrageous price for it. I guess they don't think you'll drop another 100 dollars or so already on top of what you're paying for the xenons.

Bekkers wants $100 if you bought the lights from them, $200 if you didn't. The dealer wanted $90 dollars to do a simple 5 min job. A few people in the bekkers xenon group buy wanted to see pics of mine installed on my car, and wanted to know if they could buy this kit from me. There's no cutting, they just tap into your lowbeams and you ziptie the relays to something plastic. If I get enough people interested I could be able to sell them $40 shipped to your door.
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Hey Steverin how about a DIY on these relays. Help out the rest of us with the error message. We are supposed to be one big happy family here..................
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Old 06-23-2002, 11:55 AM   #8
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hmm

Considering it took alot of hours and money getting this thing right, i think i deserve to keep the dyi a secret for now, plus I'm not getting much of a profit off these anyway, but I think i deserve a little($10 a set).
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