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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-24-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By bclemons
Re: Headlight Help

Unfortunately it looks like the new headlights may be a half inch smaller all around. With the new shape of the grill most of the edges of the headlight is hidden in and around the whole headlight so...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-22-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,760
Posted By bclemons
Re: Winter tires for next year

I have the same setup as Red G8R except a different wheel and here in Brighton, Mi. we aren't getting that much snow either. The tires are holding up well so far. I normally get about 3 seasons on...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-20-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By bclemons
Re: Headlight Help

Just looking, it appears that the small black area along the bottom and to the inside of the light is connected to the headlight and not added to the grill. Engineering wise, if you don't change the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-19-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By bclemons
Re: Headlight Help

I've added OEM HID headlights to my 2012 Laredo X and it was really a pretty simple job. If you want to wait, the 2014 headlights for the SRT and Overland will be available later in the year. As it...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-15-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,072
Posted By bclemons
Re: OSRAM XENARC D1S 66144 CBI - OEM replacement bulb??

The Retrofit source should know if you can. I'm just not sure. Give them a call.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-14-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By bclemons
Re: 2014 GC Hedlights on jeep.com!

I saw a new 2014 on the road yesterday with a lot of camo on the front and rear. The headlights look just like the 300 headlights and I did not see the full wrap around like in the pictures you...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-13-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,178
Posted By bclemons
Re: got oem hid projectors installed

Only if you can get them to put on a D2S fitting for your bulbs. Also, where are you going to put the ballasts? They are the wrong size for installing them where your present ballasts are located....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-12-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,178
Posted By bclemons
Re: got oem hid projectors installed

I don't think any one makes a D2S ballast that puts out 55watts.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-26-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,586
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID Headlights pointed up too high?

Inside the headlight assy is the motor that levels the headlight. I beleive that the manufacture may have a bad batch of headlights with the motor wires reversed. The only way to find out is to look...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-26-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By bclemons
Re: Bi-xenon auto leveling system not working properly

Head light aiming is done inside the headlights. The motors have three wires, up, down and a ground. The manufacture may have a bad batch of headlights with the wires reversed. These are the wires I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-25-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By bclemons
Re: Bi-xenon

You can get all of the information in jeep addicted's thread here.


http://www.jeepgarage.org/f176/oem-bi-xenon-retrofit-on-two-laredo-video-included-51317.html
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-25-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,524
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM bi-xenon retrofit on two laredo!!!!! video included

I pasted the missing parts from jeep addicted's other threads to make a thread that includes all of the missing parts so everyone will be able to source all of the parts needed.

Based on the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-25-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By bclemons
Re: Bi-xenon auto leveling system not working properly

Sounds like your having the same problem as the thread "HID headlights pointing up too high" is having. I'm wondering if we could combine these threads so every one is getting the same information?...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-23-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,586
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID Headlights pointed up too high?

"Scott" mentioned in the other thread that you may want to take off the negitive cable from the battery and see if it resets everything.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-22-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,586
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID Headlights pointed up too high?

I believe the problem is inside the headlight assembly. The up and down wires to the leveler are probably reversed. You will have to remove the assembly and try to trace the wires to the motor and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-21-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,586
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID Headlights pointed up too high?

I don't have any information for you on the wiring. The problem is probably in the headlight unit it self, not in the wiring harness. I would take it back to the dealer and have them go for a ride...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-15-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,586
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID Headlights pointed up too high?

I'm wondering if it has something to do with the wiring. Maybe the leveler is using the wrong polarity. So when the lights are supposed to go down they are going up instead. Or maybe, the auto...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-13-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID relay flicker/clicking

gt wk2. Are you having problems or you just saying that is the way you have installed your system? What you are saying is the correct way to setup these lights.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-13-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID relay flicker/clicking

You said you had a relay harness and that the relay was buzzing. What do you have?
I'm sorry, I was refering to the setup of DBIRD16's setup.
The capacitors do go between the connector on the car...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-09-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,524
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM bi-xenon retrofit on two laredo!!!!! video included

Great job.
How do you like the E-Codes compared to the factory housings?
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-07-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By bclemons
Re: Volt HID Kit Relay "Humm" and flicker

Just plug your HID's with the canbus cables into each headlight and bypass the relay harness. If you have daytime running lights they may be causing the humming and flicker. If you absolutly want to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-27-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID relay flicker/clicking

Do you have day time running lights?
I need to get an answer before I can give you more information.
If you don't then plug your HID's directly into the car's connectors and remove the relay. Then...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-22-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

I've been away for a while. Here are some pictures of my replacement fog HID's. As you know they are the Mini H-1's from the Retrofit source. The first picture is with fogs on only, the second is...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-12-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

There is a small area that is open but it is hidden in the area where the shroud is and so the shroud covers the open section. I don't believe I have a picture with the lights on yet but I will get...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-10-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

Yes they are the bi-xenon projector. You just don't connect the shutter up to anything. Yes, I screwed directly into the shroud area. The screw is not seen through the lense. Lastly, I changed the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-30-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,405
Posted By bclemons
Re: 12 Pin plug to make OEM bi Xenon Retrofit more PLUG & Play

Thanks,
Great information to keep. We should compile everything together so it's easy to find.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-30-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,405
Posted By bclemons
Re: 12 Pin plug to make OEM bi Xenon Retrofit more PLUG & Play

What connector did you use for the driver's side?
Great find thanks for information.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-06-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

No. Flicker is normally caused in the computers (modules) that run our headlights. It is a slight pulsing of voltage that causes flicker. Not to say it will never happen but normally you will not get...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-06-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID's finally being installed.

The car only puts out 14.2 volts + - The ballasts are designed to accept normal car voltages. Your car cannot put out more and does not sense anything. The computers that sometimes give bulb out...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-06-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

Only up and down, left and right are not normally needed. If you use the Jeep frames as I did, they are aimed as they should be. Your head lights do not have left/right adjustment and either do your...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-06-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By bclemons
Re: HID's finally being installed.

You do not need a relay harness a typical HID system uses less power than a halagen light.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-06-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

No relay required. I had to change the connector on the fog wiring for the Hid light, but you can use the one that comes with Hid kit and solder it on. I got to the fogs through the wheel well panal....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-05-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

You can get a Altitude one or plasti-dip the one you have. It only takes a few minutes to remove the front grill.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-05-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

No, the area stays cool, the chrome part you see where the bulb is installed gets hot but the rest is cool. The forward chrome area stays cool. The forward area you see is a cover called a mini...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-04-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

Here are some pics of what I have done for fogs on my Jeep. They are Mini H1's from "The Retrofit Source". I used the original frames from the Jeep fogs and used some of the spring from the jeep fogs...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-01-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

The mini H1's are a full blown projector. Similar to the factory headlights but without the big shroud. I fit them into the Jeep mounts for the fogs and made another adjusting screw for the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-30-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,229
Posted By bclemons
Re: OEM Fog Light replacement idea

I've put a pair of mini H1's in for fogs on my Jeep and love them. I purchased them from "the retrofit source" It was a pretty simple change and the light is wonderful. I'm out of town for a week so...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-27-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By bclemons
Re: DRL enable/disable in ECM

You have to take it to the dealer to have DRL's turned on.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 09-27-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,834
Posted By bclemons
Re: Dried bug cleaning tips

I use the method that "aleatory" uses, with the drier sheets. You can use used sheets as well and a friend of mine who has Bugatti's,Ferrari's and Lamborghini's' uses used sheets and all of the guys...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-20-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By bclemons
Re: I thought the 2012 GC's had daytime running lights?

Sounds like a lot. I beleive the option is $40.00. They must be charging $150 per hr to do the work.
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