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Old 04-23-2012, 06:58 PM
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Aaron are these gen 3's? They're CCFL and I"m thinking of ditching my chrome housings for these and some tinted led tails plus some black grill mesh.Not getting rid of my chrome grill though......Never.........! What ya think? You too Amberina.

Dave those are gen 1 or 2 I can't remember... Gen 3 utilize the stock bottom light sockets. That said Tony had these before his gen 3's, non ccfl but the led halo's, and then I bought them off him and had them for a few months but the led halo's werent bright enough for me so I sold them. I prefer the ccfl gen 3's because they look more oem. these are ok, but if your going to get projectors I think everyone will recommend gen 3's. But its your Jeep so if you like these go for it
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Re: 01Grand finally gets HIDs and projectors!

Thanks buddy I don't know a lot about these things so any info is appreciated!
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OK, fine...I'll admit...some amber lamps are good, and necessary.
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Re: 01Grand finally gets HIDs and projectors!

Not a problem! Glad to help!

Also in regards to you saying you were thinking about the dark housings and tinted tails, do it! Join us on the dark side!!! We have candy
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Re: 01Grand finally gets HIDs and projectors!

HAHAHAHHAHAH...you guys are a friggin riot.

#1...they look awesome! Enjoy the hell out of em brotha!
#2...I've been working on using the power of my mind to de-amber bulbs for fellow jeepers. My hatred of the color causes it to flake and fall off the bulb into oblivion where it belongs.
#3...Cheap...those are Gen 2's you posted pics of. I had those awhile back as our buddy Platinum said. They are a good fixture, but the Gen 3 is where it's at as far as looks...at least that's my opinion. The second they arrive, let me know and I'll walk you though baking them in the oven to pull the lens off so you can remove that gawd-awful amber lens, okay?
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:54 PM
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HAHAHAHHAHAH...you guys are a friggin riot.

#1...they look awesome! Enjoy the hell out of em brotha!
#2...I've been working on using the power of my mind to de-amber bulbs for fellow jeepers. My hatred of the color causes it to flake and fall off the bulb into oblivion where it belongs.
#3...Cheap...those are Gen 2's you posted pics of. I had those awhile back as our buddy Platinum said. They are a good fixture, but the Gen 3 is where it's at as far as looks...at least that's my opinion. The second they arrive, let me know and I'll walk you though baking them in the oven to pull the lens off so you can remove that gawd-awful amber lens, okay?
You and your anti-amber, haha. Thanks, I definitely enjoy the way these things look! Reinforced what I knew about LED's on the first side I worked on (wiring the side bulbs) they do NOT work with polarity reversed.

Thanks Dave, you should definitely get a set of Gen3s! Easy enough to hook up and they look great. Hell, I woulda settled for stock replacements that just werent so hazed over if I had never found this site. The hids were even easier to hook up, I would definitely recommend XenonDepot, and they give us a forum discount too.
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:09 PM
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You and your anti-amber, haha. Thanks, I definitely enjoy the way these things look! Reinforced what I knew about LED's on the first side I worked on (wiring the side bulbs) they do NOT work with polarity reversed.

Thanks Dave, you should definitely get a set of Gen3s! Easy enough to hook up and they look great. Hell, I woulda settled for stock replacements that just werent so hazed over if I had never found this site. The hids were even easier to hook up, I would definitely recommend XenonDepot, and they give us a forum discount too.
Yeah the whole polarity thing is just an exercise in trial and error...a pain in the ass, but totally worth the result.
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Re: 01Grand finally gets HIDs and projectors!

Oh, and I believe Dave is under a state of emergency right now...while my crappy state remains dry and snow free...so far.
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Yeah the whole polarity thing is just an exercise in trial and error...a pain in the ass, but totally worth the result.
Well buddy, thats what a volt meter is for. Unfortunately for me you have to be smart enough to read the meter right. Didn't notice the tricky little minus sign....
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Re: 01Grand finally gets HIDs and projectors!

I have Gen 3's, they look real good on any WJ body color and if you want projectors they're the way to go.
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looks great!
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looks great!
Thanks Scott!

HOLY BALLS are these HIDs bright at night! I was super impressed with them last night driving home, but I think I need to revisit aiming, they seem to be up kinda high, I probably blinded everyone going the opposite direction
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Re: 01Grand finally gets HIDs and projectors!

so just out of curiosity where do you acquire said 3rd gen projectors?
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