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Old 06-24-2010, 11:25 PM
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All cobalt headlights and tail lights work in all model years. If you want the CCFL halos, go on ebay and get the 3rd gens that come with CCFL halos. The normal 3rd gens come with LED so make sure they say CCFL on the page.
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Old 06-25-2010, 01:34 AM
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Thank you... another question i also read that the new 2nd gens coming out dont have the small light strip on top is that true? and also do those come with ccfl halos
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Here's a decent looking hybrid solution while I hack apart the IPCW inners, tinted this would look alright.



Here is my first failed attempt...


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For those of you looking to purchase the 4th gen projectors, you can order them at www.dashzracing.com or www.modernperformance.com/ Still waiting for mine to come in...

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Old 06-30-2010, 11:18 PM
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All Abmer LED In 1st Gens (Made by Mike @ buyHIDs.com ) and Amber LED Fogs


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Too much orange.

No halo's and either normal halogen fogs or 5000K HID fogs and it would look better.

Cause right now you're a driving advertisement for cheeto's.

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Anyone ever tried using a bi xenon projector lens light kit..i havn't seen any write-ups from anyone
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Old 07-02-2010, 07:06 PM
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Anyone ever tried using a bi xenon projector lens light kit..i havn't seen any write-ups from anyone
Did you try searching retrofits? That's what they're normally called. There's plenty of pic of them in this thread. Go back to page 11 and you can see pics of mine.
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What are you guys with retros doing with the DRL's? Also, the front amber markers. I've got an extra set of stock 09 headlights apart and ready to go but I want to get rid of the amber lens/reflector in the housing and paint it black along with the reflector. Any ideas?
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I pulled my DRL fuse since I have hids. Also, nightshades work great on sidemarkers. They tint them well and light will still come through them at night.
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I pulled my DRL fuse since I have hids. Also, nightshades work great on sidemarkers. They tint them well and light will still come through them at night.
Maybe a little brighter LED behind the marker too. But I really would like to keep the DRL's. I've got some ideas but I thought somebody else might have a better one. Thanks.
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Maybe a little brighter LED behind the marker too. But I really would like to keep the DRL's. I've got some ideas but I thought somebody else might have a better one. Thanks.
V-Leds sell a 5 led bulb that will fit behind the reflector. I used these in my font and rear markers, much brighter and fills the lens out better than the incandescent. With nightshade, it may not be as noticeable in the daytime, but you don't need it then. You could always mask off the rectangle spot that sits right next to the bulb, then tint it. That way, it would still glow amber as well as what's tinted, in case someone tries to heckle you about it.
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Old 07-04-2010, 11:13 AM
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You could always just put a small piece of electrical tape over your auto light sensor so your lights always come on. Idk if using a relay gives your lights full power with DRLs on since the power is from a separate source.. I've heard of too many problems with hids and drls so I just do without.
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You could always just put a small piece of electrical tape over your auto light sensor so your lights always come on. Idk if using a relay gives your lights full power with DRLs on since the power is from a separate source.. I've heard of too many problems with hids and drls so I just do without.

According to the following there shouldn't be any compatabiltiy issues with the 9007 v HID.
But correct me if I'm wrong. I want to get this right the first time to eliminate having to split the housings a second time. What a messy pain in the ass. Thanks.


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Hey Bill,
Glad to hear the information I provided in my last email was helpful for you- let me answer your new questions below in order to make sure I cover everything:

1) The DRL's would turn on the HID low beam during the day. We do a lot of customers with cars that have DRL's and that's how it reacts with our bi-xenon harness. My Toyota FJ does the same thing, except with H4 bulbs instead of the 9007 you have.

2) You dont need to modify anything, just plug the harness into all the components, and the DRL will turn on the HID low beam during the day, the high beam function will not be affected, should work as normal.

3) LED strips: if you plan to order direct through the website, you can simply make a note with the order in the comments section before submitting it that you want the LED strips for free, we will include them. Otherwise, if you plan to order over the phone - you can mention it then. By email, request them before we set up a paypal invoice and we'll add them in free. Not a problem

Thanks Bill, let me know how else I can help-
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Old 07-04-2010, 11:34 AM
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just cause my retros look good here



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just cause my retros look good here





Is that moisture or shadows? I don't understand your point.
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lol this is the official headlight and taillight thread. i just posted a pic of my retros? its just glare. no moisture. built by blownss06
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lol this is the official headlight and taillight thread. i just posted a pic of my retros? its just glare. no moisture. built by blownss06
Whew! I thought you were commenting on the previous two posts and I was wondering whose favor you were in. Thanks.

They look great BTW.
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V-Leds sell a 5 led bulb that will fit behind the reflector. I used these in my font and rear markers, much brighter and fills the lens out better than the incandescent. With nightshade, it may not be as noticeable in the daytime, but you don't need it then. You could always mask off the rectangle spot that sits right next to the bulb, then tint it. That way, it would still glow amber as well as what's tinted, in case someone tries to heckle you about it.
FYI. I checked the site you mentioned and almost fell off my chair. Check this site for LED's everybody can afford. They might not have the variety in which case I would buy the "VLED" but all the rest from Superbright. BUT i DO appreciate the info.

http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...Fled_prods.htm
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Old 07-05-2010, 11:24 PM
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Neone have experience with these v JDM halo. Im bout to buy them



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Old 07-06-2010, 01:24 AM
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Those are Gen 2s. When looking at balt headlights, ignore all brand names associated with them, they all come from the same manufacturer.
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