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Old 11-03-2017, 06:02 PM
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this is more than just road pitting, ill post a pic of them tonight, they are beyond sanding and clearing.
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Old 10-06-2018, 07:45 AM
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I know this thread is a bit old, but is there anyone that still builds retrofits?
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Old 10-07-2018, 12:11 PM
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I built some for myself but I only build taillights for others. You may want to check with ECaulk he is local to me and does awesome work.
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Old 10-08-2018, 06:12 AM
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i mean if you wanted a unique set of gen 1 retros...
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Old 01-11-2019, 12:58 AM
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so ive had my projectors in for 3 years now, complete with morimoto hids, performed flawlessly, but in the last couple months ive started having issues with the headlights not turning on the first try. of coarse my car having auto headlights i have to shut the car off and try starting it again, or using the switch while the car is off to get them to light, its a pita. it started as only one light doing it, now both are doing it intermittently (sometimes the left, sometimes right, or sometimes both) making me lean towards it not being the harness and relay. is this more than likely caused by bulbs that are failing? its kinda what im leaning towards, but id hate to buy another set of bulbs only to find out its the balasts.

whats everyones opinion of led bulbs in a projector? i was looking at them, but im having a bit of a hard time finding a d2s led bulb thats 5000k or under (i like my 5500k hids but in my area the cops are going nuts issuing vehicle inspections for things like this, so i think its wise to go with a less conspicuous bulb temperature).
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Old 01-11-2019, 06:44 AM
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Have you double checked the wiring? I might have a spare good ballast I could ship to you to find out if it is that.
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Old 01-11-2019, 08:04 AM
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One of my lights is doing that, when troubleshooting I found that the connector from ballast to wiring harness for my d2s projector are some what loose and dont always make good contact
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Old 01-11-2019, 02:52 PM
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yea ive checked the wiring, nothing jumped out at me. ive got spare ballasts i could play with if i need to.

i think im gonna try a new pair of bulbs. i read a bit last night about how later in life the bulbs tend to move up the color scale, my 5500k bulbs are giving off a lot of blue, almost more like an 8000k bulb. i also read that it can be harder for the bulbs to ignite when they get to this stage.
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if the bulbs dont work i might have some spare parts for you as well
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