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Old 06-04-2013, 10:16 PM
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Anyone on here do retros for other cars? I want to get a set done on my fusion, just figured i'd see if anyone on here would want to!
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:28 PM
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i do them on other cars. PM me.
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by keiserX13 View Post
why do you care that the halos turn off with the high beams?
I really don't care. I'm just pointing out that if you want to hook your halos up this way and have them stay on with your headlights, they'll only stay on with the low beams. My first plan was to just leave the diode out and only have the halos run when the headlights aren't being used.

And here's to clear up any confusion on how this works.

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Also, I had to bend the contacts for the fuse tap so I can get it to install in the way it'll work properly, since that "2754" relay is in the way.
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:37 PM
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I have the 9007/9004 wire harness from TRS.
Am I correct that the orange connection labeled "projector" doesn't actually connect to anything.
I have the H1 bulbs and the two wires coming out of the bulb both have their own unique connect that fits the connectors from the 3 Five ballast. Does this connect just not get used?




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Old 06-06-2013, 10:31 PM
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It connects to those 2 red wires coming out of the projector. Controls the cut off shield solenoid for your high beams.
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Old 06-07-2013, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by 08SSPL View Post
It connects to those 2 red wires coming out of the projector. Controls the cut off shield solenoid for your high beams.
By "it" you mean the connector with the orange gasket? That should connect to the solenoid that controls the high beams? Maybe I'm dumb, but those wires coming out of the solenoid appear to be only 1/2 of an alligator clip.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:08 PM
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Yes the connector marked PROJECTOR. If you got that from TRS your kit should have come with 2 empty connectors and grommets that you run the red wires into and connect them to that plug.
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Old 06-07-2013, 05:38 PM
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Is TRS sealant glue worth getting? Or should I just go to the local store and find some sort of sealant there?
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Old 06-07-2013, 06:00 PM
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its good stuff... the only thing I don't like about the trs glue is the fact that it doesn't get completely hard like a lot of oem glues do. other then that it works awesome and seals awesome.
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Old 06-07-2013, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Omiotek View Post
its good stuff... the only thing I don't like about the trs glue is the fact that it doesn't get completely hard like a lot of oem glues do. other then that it works awesome and seals awesome.
Is it worth paying 34$ shipping plus the 10$ ? XD is there anything that can be bought at a local store that will work just as good?

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Old 06-07-2013, 08:32 PM
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I haven't had any issues with the TRS glue either. I'd say it's worth it. One roll will probably last you about 5 retrofits. Had to reopen my lights twice to upgrade the foreground limiters on my Mini H1s and fix a sticking solenoid issue. I still have more that enough for my EvoX-R retrofit.
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Old 06-08-2013, 12:24 AM
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Alright!!! My retro's are almost complete. Only thing left to do is wire the xbAled halos to the turn signals, which happen to be switchbacks. (HIDWERKS!!!!)

Has anyone done this before? I am sure that I could puncture some wires and activate the turn signal to hunt down the wire with a volt meter...

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Didn't like they way the halos got out of sync with the switchbacks so I reverted them back to the brown wire (parking/daytime running lights).
Everything has been wired and will post photos in a bit!!!

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Old 06-08-2013, 06:32 PM
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All done!
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Old 06-08-2013, 08:48 PM
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^^^ that is dope.
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Old 06-08-2013, 10:14 PM
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Originally Posted by EvilBananaWind View Post

All done!
What kind of LED blinkers are those? Those are prwtty sweet
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Old 06-08-2013, 10:26 PM
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What kind of LED blinkers are those? Those are prwtty sweet
Those are switchbacks, you can get them from hidwerks.com or v-leds.com.
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Old 06-08-2013, 10:56 PM
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Is there a diagram floating around of how to properly aim the lights?
I remember seeing something about the distance from the ground at 25 feet.
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Originally Posted by EvilBananaWind View Post
Is there a diagram floating around of how to properly aim the lights?
I remember seeing something about the distance from the ground at 25 feet.
I was wondering that too. I'm either way to low or way to high. I can't get them just right
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Old 06-08-2013, 11:06 PM
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At 25' on level ground you should measure from the center of your projector or reflector to ground, take that and subtract 1-2". That measurement is where you want your line on the wall. Everyone's height will be different based on vehicle loading and suspension/tire setup. Mine shoot a little low, need to get around to fixing that.
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Old 06-08-2013, 11:11 PM
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Would all black out headlights with blacked out projector shroud and chrome turn signal retros seem desirable by ppl?
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I aim mine so the upstep of my beam pattern is just below the passenger side mirror of the car in front of me.
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Originally Posted by YelloEye View Post
At 25' on level ground you should measure from the center of your projector or reflector to ground, take that and subtract 1-2". That measurement is where you want your line on the wall. Everyone's height will be different based on vehicle loading and suspension/tire setup. Mine shoot a little low, need to get around to fixing that.
This.
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Old 06-09-2013, 03:07 AM
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Would all black out headlights with blacked out projector shroud and chrome turn signal retros seem desirable by ppl?
I believe so. Quite a few people already have them. I have mine all blacked out, including turn signal (gloss black turn signal, gloss black shrouds and such, flat black oem halogen reflector)... Triton V3's switchbacks definitely work awesome with all blacked out look.
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mine was blacked out with just the chrome turn signal and I liked it.
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:22 PM
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which tritons did you use
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