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Old 08-27-2013, 10:28 PM   #841
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Re: DIY: hid retrofit on a budget! (for halogen lights)

Well okay finally some progress today . Headlights are off and I have one taken apart with the projector and bulb mounted . Took it to the car plugged in the new hid and high beam and viola we have a projector . I had some error cancellers no warning lights . Tomorrow I will do the other the headlight and work on the shrouds .

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Old 08-27-2013, 10:32 PM   #842
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Make sure you don't adheise the projectors to the bowls until you pop them back into the car, shine them on a wall at night and make sure that the cutoffs are flat and perfectly parallel and that they don't create an "x"
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Old 08-27-2013, 11:44 PM   #843
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Re: DIY: hid retrofit on a budget! (for halogen lights)

Will do . Im kinda liking how it looks with the original shrouds more the e46 ones .

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Old 08-28-2013, 12:34 AM   #844
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Re: DIY: hid retrofit on a budget! (for halogen lights)

Will do . Im kinda liking how it looks with the original shrouds more the e46 ones .

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Old 08-28-2013, 12:42 AM   #845
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Re: DIY: hid retrofit on a budget! (for halogen lights)

Well okay finally some progress today . Headlights are off and I have one taken apart with the projector and bulb mounted . Took it to the car plugged in the new hid and high beam and viola we have a projector . I had some error cancellers no warning lights . Tomorrow I will do the other the headlight and work on the shrouds .

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Old 08-28-2013, 09:14 AM   #846
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Those are the factory shrouds? And what brand angel eyes do you have?
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:15 AM   #847
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Re: DIY: hid retrofit on a budget! (for halogen lights)

Yes they are the factory shrouds the morimotos came with . The angel eyes are the ones that were on my car already domt know the brand or not 100%sure if i want to run them yet

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Old 08-28-2013, 08:34 PM   #848
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Re: DIY: hid retrofit on a budget! (for halogen lights)

Heres an output shot . Is that pretty straight ? Its still daytime will take one later on

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Old 08-28-2013, 09:18 PM   #849
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Repost the picture. It didn't come up.
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:54 PM   #850
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Re: DIY: hid retrofit on a budget! (for halogen lights)

Will post another once it gets completely dark
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:32 PM   #851
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Okay here . Like 20 feet away in my driveway its not completely flat though

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Old 08-29-2013, 12:26 AM   #852
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They look great!
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:01 AM   #853
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should i upgrade the halogen bulb with anything , or leave it be . got the shrouds all glued in now will probly install angel eyes and put them back together after work tomorrow . put them back in on saturday and wire the angel eyes .
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The halogen factory highbeams?
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:10 AM   #855
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:34 PM   #856
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um well now that i have the projectors in when i start the car it has the bulb out warning . but as soon as i crank on the headlights it goes away / what do you think ? flash the LCM right
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you probably need the canbus error free wiring harness.... TRS had them if you got your kit from them. (I am yet to get my order and install it)
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Old 09-09-2013, 10:37 AM   #858
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DIY: hid retrofit on a budget! (for halogen lights)

Quick question if I want the bixenon feature do I need to get a low beam/high beam bulb as well? Or will a single beam hid bulb work? :| noob I am


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Just did this retrofit this weekend. Pretty easy as this was my first retrofit, lights are a bit crooked but thankfully it's not hard to take them apart and adjust. Thanks to everyone for contributing and saving me from buying DEPO headlights! Looks pretty OEM to me:

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is there no shroud on there?

i am yet to do it, i am kinda freaked out about getting the cut off right and focus right.

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Just did this retrofit this weekend. Pretty easy as this was my first retrofit, lights are a bit crooked but thankfully it's not hard to take them apart and adjust. Thanks to everyone for contributing and saving me from buying DEPO headlights! Looks pretty OEM to me:
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