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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

heres the straight on pic when I first did the mod---


heres the difference in the lamps-shows the gap too


stock D1S lamps compared to my wifes Lexus D4s 6000K's from Xenondepot


stock d1s bulbs--





custom made "humps" to fill the gap--


Now...with 08-09 bumper and grille
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

Thanks for all this.

If I understand this correctly the 05-07 Stillen covers does not work with the 08+ lights but is there a commercial alternative to cover the gaps ?

I know that flashtech does not make LED halo for the 08+ but does any other company do ?
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

there is no commercial alternative. I made some using a spare 08 bumper.....cut the humps off and fashioned them using bondo etc. I then had them painted to match and used 3M tape to attach them. But you could also use any kind of bumper material. maybe stop by a body shop and ask them if you can cut some pieces from a damaged bumper?

I believe AAC makes halos for the 08-10 WK.
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

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there is no commercial alternative. I made some using a spare 08 bumper.....cut the humps off and fashioned them using bondo etc. I then had them painted to match and used 3M tape to attach them. But you could also use any kind of bumper material. maybe stop by a body shop and ask them if you can cut some pieces from a damaged bumper?

I believe AAC makes halos for the 08-10 WK.
So you had a spare 08 bumper laying around

I was thinking more of a cover a la 05-07 rather than a filler limited to the gap.

I also checked the AAC site and the 08+ not listed but I will shoot out a message anyway. Flashtech is ready to make em providing there is an order for at least 5 and someone can send them a pair of headlights to work on.
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

you may ab able to stretch the 05-07 Stillens to cover.

Yeah.....I bought a spare 08 bumper off ebay for $75 and cut the humps off...lol
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

very good job

please tell me if you can still use the manual leveling after replacing the old headlights with the new one ( with the magnifying glass ) .

did you try installing auto-leveling system or headlight washers ?
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

Yes...you can use the manual leveling. The autoleveling requires the complete wiring harness and several sensors to install. Not worth it IMO. The washers are export Jeep only.
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

where did you buy the new highlights ? ( the one with the magnfying glass )
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

im gonna have a set wired and ready to install by the end of the week....
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

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Yes...you can use the manual leveling. The autoleveling requires the complete wiring harness and several sensors to install. Not worth it IMO. The washers are export Jeep only.
scott, so do i still got auto leveling on with my install-?

asking cause i my right side might be pointing a lil upwards...
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

no....autoleveling is a seperate system that you have no woring, controils or sensors for at the moment. I looked into installing it...there are two sensors needed and a bunch of wiring etc. Its not worth it. You can adjust them manually atilla. Theres an adjustmnent screw on the top of the lamp.
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Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

yeah i saw the screw, i just wanted to be sure before i go ahead and mess with it. thanks bro


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