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Old 10-03-2011, 05:57 PM   #181
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what is the total cost for this mod for the projector, hid and angel eyes? Can anybody me some idea. I like the setup. In my setup I would need to change the headlight lens as well. That additional $70.
Just wondering a new depo with hid would be the way to go.

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6000K Opaque Angel Eyes from Umnitza - 193.20
Pair 35w digital ballasts from Retro Solutions - 89.99
Pair of 8000K H1 Bulbs from Retro Solutions - 47.99
E46-R Shrouds from TRS - 15.00
Morimoto H1 4.0 from TRS - 120.00

Total: 343.47
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Old 10-03-2011, 08:20 PM   #182
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bro, please make a seperate thread for this, its a great writeup! Cant wait to try it!
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Old 10-04-2011, 04:47 AM   #183
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I just got a replay from retro. regarding Bi-xenon Morimoto Mini Stage III Kit (H1) , that it will set fine as Mr. xi_chee said before,
Now I have to choose my angle eyes. ( Your suggestions )
I dont Know if this setup here I can follow it with my Euro spec car, As you know the Euro light setup is different of US. What do you think? should I look for another DIY for Euro lights or I can follow the same setup here.

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Old 10-04-2011, 10:15 AM   #184
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I just got a replay from retro. regarding Bi-xenon Morimoto Mini Stage III Kit (H1) , that it will set fine as Mr. xi_chee said before,
Now I have to choose my angle eyes. ( Your suggestions )
I dont Know if this setup here I can follow it with my Euro spec car, As you know the Euro light setup is different of US. What do you think? should I look for another DIY for Euro lights or I can follow the same setup here.

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Why/How is the light setup different? You can get quality angel eyes from Umnitza. As long as you can take apart your headlight and take it out of the car, you can practically do all of this!
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Old 10-04-2011, 02:32 PM   #185
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Here is a breakdown:
6000K Opaque Angel Eyes from Umnitza - 193.20
Pair 35w digital ballasts from Retro Solutions - 89.99
Pair of 8000K H1 Bulbs from Retro Solutions - 47.99
E46-R Shrouds from TRS - 15.00
Morimoto H1 4.0 from TRS - 120.00

Total: 343.47
Where did you get 343.47?

shoulda been 466.18 haha
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Where did you get 343.47?

shoulda been 466.18 haha
so does it makes sense to buy new depos HID for less than $400???
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Old 10-04-2011, 11:39 PM   #187
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still workin on adjusting the projectors. managed to snap a few pics!

25-30 feet:


10-15 feet:


lovin it so far!

BTW anyone know of any tips on how to properly adjust the headlights?
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Old 10-05-2011, 03:25 AM   #188
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Where did you get 343.47?

shoulda been 466.18 haha
Woops, haha. Guess I forgot to add something.

@mp333: I like these better than the Depots. They look nicer, fit better and look OEM. This price also includes Angel Eyes.
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Old 10-05-2011, 05:26 AM   #189
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Why/How is the light setup different? You can get quality angel eyes from Umnitza. As long as you can take apart your headlight and take it out of the car, you can practically do all of this!
I mean it's diff. when it come to the wiring, the Euro lights have the day light in the high beam, The US spec have the day lights in the signals. So I think I have to do different wiring work when I install the angle eyes.

I'm not sure, since I didnt start installing until now, but I have to be sure about every thing before I start buy.

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Old 10-06-2011, 10:18 PM   #190
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I just bought coupe depos. From a guy on the forum.
I'm trying to switch my shrouds and lens. ( I have a sedan) I was told if you do this they will fit fine.

Any ideas why the insides of the headlight is off ? Do they move side to side ? Inside the housing ?

Please someone help.

Worst case scenario can I retro fit the depo stuff into my headlight ?
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Old 10-07-2011, 05:31 PM   #191
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cool me a noob when it comes to headlights but here are a few questions without starting a brand new thread.

what is the difference between these and oem xenon headlights and depo lights (what are depo)

with these it seems like i can currently use the housing that are in my car right now (if i need to purchase new lenses i'm guessing these begin to make less sense). if i do the kit can i still put clear corners on without having to change anything?

also, does it matter that i have a wagon when purchasing lights? there never seems to be a wagon option for front and rear..

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Why do my projectors do this?
The spot with no light . It's not an even spread any ideas ?
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Why do my projectors do this?
The spot with no light . It's not an even spread any ideas ?
Pointing down? Bulb not seated properly?
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Why is this happening ?!
I tried putting the bulbs in different positions.
Haven't adjusted to much
But the dark spot you see in the lens is the same dark spot you see on the ground.
Hmmmm
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kohbra, did you:
1. Clean your lenses before installing?
2. Install the projectors upright?
3. Level your projectors correctly?
4. Made sure your HIDs are h1 and installed properly with the metal clip holding it?
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Well I didn't install these . They are depo headlights
I plan to swap out the lenses later on.

But could it be something like that? Something blocking light ? Or is it a matter of adjusting
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you have to clean the lenses from the inside but i'd adjust them first and see if that helps.
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