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Old 09-24-2012, 08:25 PM   #1
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Faulty TRS Projector??



Circular dark spot, lower left corner... ^^

I tried adjusting the bulb, and the knobs on the housing
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:37 PM   #2
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How did you "adjust" the bulb?
It goes in one way.
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:39 PM   #3
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I realize it goes in one way, I thought it could be off center a little or just wasn't put in correctly. All I did was take it out and make sure it went back in perfectly
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:47 PM   #4
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What does it look like parked 20ft away from a wall?
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x2 on the wall pic. Should be a level cutoff and even on bottom. looks to me like you're aimed too low and the dark spot could be part of the truck cutting off some light but it's too weird of an angle/pic to tell. "You have no frame of reference Donny!"
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Do you even have them properly lined?
That's what I'm getting at.

He posted yesterday that they were pointing up too high and didn't know how to adjust them.

We can maybe help with a straight-on shot against a wall. Not a lot of help shooting out the driveway and across the street.

Something more like this...

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This is from sitting in the truck. I really don't have a flat wall/area to adjust..

Again, left lower hand corner
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Agree with most above, but, what are they, projector wise?
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Agree with most above, but, what are they, projector wise?
Those are Morimoto Mini-H1 projector retrofits.

He did it right... he just needs to complete it.
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Agree with most above, but, what are they, projector wise?
I'll call TRS tomorrow see what they say, and later on go to my neighbors and use their garage door. They are mini H1's
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This is from sitting in the truck. I really don't have a flat wall/area to adjust..

Again, left lower hand corner
They do look low... not throwing any light on that parked car.

The low side of the cutoff should be 2" below the centerline of the headlight lens.

You can't properly aim them without a level surface and a flat wall.
Pull up behind a parked car and ballpark the cutoff just below the top edge of the trunk lid, then drive to Home Depot or Lowe's and aim at their back wall.
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Those are Morimoto Mini-H1 projector retrofits.

He did it right... he just needs to complete it.
Wow.... finally a decent compliment
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I'll call TRS tomorrow see what they say, and later on go to my neighbors and use their garage door. They are mini H1's
Don't bother TRS until you get them properly aimed.
If there's still an issue after both are at the proper height, then call Andrew.
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They do look low... not throwing any light on that parked car.

The low side of the cutoff should be 2" below the centerline of the headlight lens.

You can't properly aim them without a level surface and a flat wall.
Pull up behind a parked car and ballpark the cutoff just below the top edge of the trunk lid, then drive to Home Depot or Lowe's and aim at their back wall.
Good idea about Home Depot, and you guys see it too correct? They just look off...
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They do look low... not throwing any light on that parked car.

The low side of the cutoff should be 2" below the centerline of the headlight lens.

You can't properly aim them without a level surface and a flat wall.
Pull up behind a parked car and ballpark the cutoff just below the top edge of the trunk lid, then drive to Home Depot or Lowe's and aim at their back wall.
The very same way I aimed mine. Had people looking at me funny as I was putting masking tape on the walls... There is a link on TRS site.
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Do you even have them properly lined?
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x2 on the wall pic. Should be a level cutoff and even on bottom. looks to me like you're aimed too low and the dark spot could be part of the truck cutting off some light but it's too weird of an angle/pic to tell. "You have no frame of reference Donny!"
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That's what I'm getting at.

He posted yesterday that they were pointing up too high and didn't know how to adjust them.

We can maybe help with a straight-on shot against a wall. Not a lot of help shooting out the driveway and across the street.

Something more like this...

just checked his lights out and tried to fix it but something inside the projectors are obstructing the lower part of the driver side projector i re aligned everything and even fixed the cutoff higher but no fix for the circle shadow i really think its the projector that has the problem
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something obstructing the lens maybe shroud out too far??iono

but rich that pic looks familiar
he has the gatling 2.0 and the projectors fit super flush not like the gatling guns where it is a little recessed
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