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Old 04-13-2012, 10:33 PM   #1
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2012 retrofit complete!



Photo courtesy of LightWerkz

Just wanted to share an "after" pic of the fine work performed on my truck by LightWerkz on Thursday and Friday of this week. Caesar's write-up is here for additional details.

Spent about 30 minutes adjusting the vertical aim and I feel like I have it pretty close to where it needs to be. As the Lightwerks website describes, I'm seeing the cutoff dance around the tag on the car in front of me at highway speeds/distance. This setup really lights up the road nicely and I love how the black housings turned out on my MGM. If anyone has any questions, let me know.
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Old 04-13-2012, 10:35 PM   #2
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Photo courtesy of LightWerkz

Just wanted to share an "after" pic of the fine work performed on my truck by LightWerkz on Thursday and Friday of this week. Caesar's write-up is here for additional details.

Spent about 30 minutes adjusting the vertical aim and I feel like I have it pretty close to where it needs to be. As the Lightwerks website describes, I'm seeing the cutoff dance around the tag on the car in front of me at highway speeds/distance. This setup really lights up the road nicely and I love how the black housings turned out on my MGM. If anyone has any questions, let me know.
thats sick.... for 2012 also huh? how much was this set up?
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Old 04-13-2012, 10:38 PM   #3
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Joshua,
Thanks! Yep, 2012. It wasn't cheap, but I'm very happy with it. If you're looking to get something similar done, Caesar will treat you right.
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Old 04-13-2012, 10:41 PM   #4
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Thanks! Yep, 2012. It wasn't cheap, but I'm very happy with it. If you're looking to get something similar done, Caesar will treat you right.
ok well whats a ballpark?
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Old 04-14-2012, 05:47 AM   #5
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ok well whats a ballpark?
It will vary based on the components used. I've heard of guys getting an $800 job and others spending double that amount based primarily on the quality of the components used. Aftermarket is significantly cheaper than OEM.

These guys do this for a living and I have no problem paying a professional company to do it right the first time. It's now like having daylight in front of my truck at night and because the deer are so thick around here, it was worth the price. Plus, I love how they look on the truck!
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Old 04-14-2012, 05:51 AM   #6
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holy crap lightwerkz charge so much money for retro service... 330-1000$
when i only charge 85 for bhlm and 65 for retro installation... i should charge more money...lol
To me, it's worth every penny to get an OEM quality system installed by a professional company. Understandably, you can't please everyone and some will view it as too much money. Those that I have talked to have not regretted spending the money for this upgrade.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:51 AM   #7
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Can I see how they ran the wiring?
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Where can I find similar headlight? They look nice
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What retro kit did you use?
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Nice job burdman! Looks just like my setup. More pics!
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Can I see how they ran the wiring?
I'll have to take a pic.

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Where can I find similar headlight? They look nice
You can follow the link in the original post to the write-up. They were custom made by LightWerkz in New Jersey.

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What retro kit did you use?
The original link should have that information for you as well. I went with all OEM parts for reliability.

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Nice job burdman! Looks just like my setup. More pics!
Thanks! Who did your setup? It looks like we have different shrouds and I'm using OEM bulbs vs. 6ks. Do you like your bulbs compared to OEM? There are more pics of mine at the original link. I've been wanting to get a good picture of them at night but I don't know enough about photography to keep it from looking like a bunch of glare instead of the awesome ligh they put out. It's sexy!
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I did the install myself. I love the 6k bulbs. Way better then stock!
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