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Re: 2011 factory HID to 2014 factory HID coversion

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Sweet! Nice job. It might just be me but at a quick glance the drl LEDs almost seem to flow better paired with the 11-13. I think the hard lines of the lights match nicely with the harder lines of the11-13 bumper/ grille. It provides more of an edgy look.

What are your thoughts on the gap below the lights? Still planning to go with the 14 front clip?

Again, nice work!



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I think the lights flow REALLY well with the 2011-2013 front end. I like the squared-off look. The lights match well. However, that gap sucks though.

I'm definitely still going with the 2014 front end. sourcing the parts is proving a little tough.

In the mean time, I think I have an idea for the gap.

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Re: 2011 factory HID to 2014 factory HID coversion

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I think the lights flow REALLY well with the 2011-2013 front end. I like the squared-off look. The lights match well. However, that gap sucks though.

I'm definitely still going with the 2014 front end. sourcing the parts is proving a little tough.

In the mean time, I think I have an idea for the gap.

Would it look okay if the gap was filled with black plastic or does it need to be color matched to look right? I would think an extension of a black filler would look best considering the bumper lines flow below.


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Re: 2011 factory HID to 2014 factory HID coversion

SWEET! This is exactly what I want to do with my '11 Summit! DETAILS please! Or even better, a plug & play harness!?!?


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Re: 2011 factory HID to 2014 factory HID coversion

Well Done!! I think many of us would be interested if there's a solution to the fitment gap..
Has anyone tried a rear retrofit? I assume it would require a new tailgate plus lamps..
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Well Done!! I think many of us would be interested if there's a solution to the fitment gap..
Has anyone tried a rear retrofit? I assume it would require a new tailgate plus lamps..
The rear tail lamps swap would either require a new lift gate or cutting the panel to fit the lights in.
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Nice job, looks sweet! When can you get around to do mine?
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Nice job, looks sweet! When can you get around to do mine?
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Great job! In for more pics!
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Re: 2011 factory HID to 2014 factory HID coversion

Do we know of anyone working on a solution to fill the gap between light fixture and grill?
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Re: 2011 factory HID to 2014 factory HID coversion

Hey pbalias, any chance we can get some good details on what it took to do the swap, details on what wire went where, where you got parts from, etc? I'd love to do the same, even if there is no plug and play harness. I'll probably get the entire summit bumper cover, etc as long as the FCW stuff, etc lines up...


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Do we know of anyone working on a solution to fill the gap between light fixture and grill?
Started working on it tonight. Made a rough template now It's off to AutoCAD.


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Re: 2011 factory HID to 2014 factory HID coversion

This is awesome, I am doing the same thing however I purchased all the components for a complete front end swap. But still 2011 over stock bi-xenon to 2014 overland with bi-xenon. When you get a chance please upload you wireing scats I'd love to do this myself vice pay a person.
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