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Old 02-10-2010, 10:04 PM   #1
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Here goes nothing... HID Retrofit.

So, I now have underway a HID Retrofit. The parts were all purchased from www.RetrofitSource.com. Headlights are stock and parts will be sourced from 2 sets. I plan to keep the BHLM look and just add projectors. Hope all turns out well.



This last pic is the headlights after I did a BHLM a few months ago, they will be reopened and parted out.
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Good luck. That is one thing even I don't know if I could do.
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good luck, i have the same ballasts as well
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I look forward to seeing how it turns out for you. Good luck and take your time as you will appreciate the end result!
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Thanks, I hope for the best.
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Installing the harness for the HID's. Going with 35w D2S bulbs (4300k) and Morimoto Ballasts.

Special thanks thus far to G-sak for tech support.
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Going well, still not into the "meat" of the retro yet but I have done the following; Wired the truck up with the HID harness, mounted the Morimoto ballasts, and taken apart the headlights. Time for a tactical pause to go to the gym. Hope to begin cutting the reflectors and fitting the projectors tonight.
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Old 02-11-2010, 02:45 PM   #13
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man this always gets me going... i've done the BHLM and Dash Mod but for some reason this one freaks me out +1 for having some giant cojones. good luck bro!! keep us updated.

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Nice, take LOTS of pictures!!
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Yeah yeah yeah. Take lots of pics. I want to see how well this comes out
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interested in seeing how it comes out....
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interested in seeing how it comes out....
see the link in my sig and this post, im sure it will be much like it.
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where did you mount the ballasts and how did you run the wires across the radiator? Pics?

I kinda want to remount my ballasts, but they work where they are. Just a little more exposed than I would prefer it though.

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g/l man!!!

can't wait to see the end result
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I kinda want to remount my ballasts, but they work where they are. Just a little more exposed than I would prefer it though.
why do you need to remount? are those ballasts water resistant like the matsushita's? if they are enclosed and have a gasket around the plug, why be worried?
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