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Old 05-27-2011, 07:58 AM
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Re: new light mod

yep

sanded and sprayed
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Old 05-27-2011, 09:43 AM
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Re: new light mod

I just got off the phone with theretrofitsource.com and they explained everything I needed to know. Very simple.

Thanks pimpn8ez. All you do is screw the projector down with the nut and washer, rotate them to get the cutoff parallel by mounting them and parking in front of a wall before you glue the lens back on. Simple.

The only tough part is opening the headlights but I have aftermarket headlight which aren't as tough as OEM.

Oh, and the shrouds just snap on to the projector.

I'm trying to get TheRetroFitSource to become vendors here.
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Re: new light mod

yeah

those guys rock!!!

they walked me through my install too

they actually live less than 10 miles from my office.......so I had the luxury of going to their place and pick my stuff up!!!
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Re: new light mod

I'm really trying to convince them to become venders here. You should give them a call too and tell them that WK owners want projectors too and that all aftermarket projector headlights suck.


He said, "You have a lot of people on jeepgarage that want projectors?"

I was like, "Uhh, yawh....."
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Re: new light mod

it does sound simple......lol

but it never is

on top of purchasing the 2 projectors and 2 extended e46 shrouds, you will also need a battery wiring harness to prevent hid flicker, 2 ballasts, a pair of h1 bulbs and also pick up a roll of their butyl tape to make the seal water tight!!!

lastly, you will need to make a wiring harness in order to activate the morimoto projector shutters to open up with your high beams

retrofitsource has everything you will need!!
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Re: new light mod

Yeah. I know about all that stuff I will need. That's nothing new. I don't plan to do it in one day.

What is new is what you are saying about opening up the projector. What is that about??
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Re: new light mod

I believe you are misunderstanding me

the projectors you are getting are bixenon

they have a cutoff line because inside the projector there is a metal shutter thats wired to an actuator

in order for the shutter to open, it must be activated

in order to activate it, you will need to build a jumper harness to splice into your high beams.........so this way everytime you flick your high beams, the shutter will open up causing full light to beam out!

make sense?

if you dont want that, dont waste your money on a bixenon projector! thats the purpose of bixenons! its a single projector functioning as high AND low beams

get a cheap projector that has a fixed cutoff beam pattern if so......
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So you're saying that I can have both the high beams and low beams on at the same time?

And what other projectors that will install as easy as the Mini's are available?
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Re: new light mod

Ok. So the bixenon projector sound good to me because I won't be turning the HIDs on and off when using the high beams if I need to. I'll stick with them.

Can you point me in the direction of how to wire the projectors so they open all the way with the high beams?
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Re: new light mod

did you remove your chrome reflectors totally or did you sand and paint them and put the morimotos in on them
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The chrome reflectors just automatically pop out from my understanding.
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Re: new light mod

for the install tho would it look cleaner to keep them in sanded and painted or jus tremove them totally
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