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1st gen projectors?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by puddin67, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. Aug 16, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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    puddin67

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    First off, excuse my absense of knowledge, but what the hell does retrofit mean? Second, does anyone know where I can find projectors for my 04?
     
  2. Aug 16, 2012 at 12:45 PM
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    Go here. Theretrofitsource.com. This is usually where everybody, for the past 10 group buys, have taken place from. That and planetHID for more info. You, or somebody you know, will have to install these on your own. They are much better than the ebay projectors.
     
  3. Aug 16, 2012 at 8:19 PM
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    Great, thanks guys. Much appreciated
     
  4. Aug 16, 2012 at 8:20 PM
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    I have a first gen writeup for the projector install ;)
     
  5. Aug 16, 2012 at 8:35 PM
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    Freakin A, thank you for tellin me or I would've been lost haha. Are you happy with them? And do you think BHLM is a good or bad idea with projectors ?
     
  6. Aug 16, 2012 at 8:38 PM
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    it's actually a good idea

    since the projectors are the ones shooting the light, the chrome reflection housings are basically useless, and only contribute glare; doing the BHLM on the chrome would eliminate refracted light from causing glare

    im just a lazy motherfucker and dont think BHLM's look good on 98.5-00' models


    i LOVE my projectors. I've ran everything from stock to "white" aftermarket halogens to h4 HID's ; projectors blow all of them out of the water
     
  7. Aug 16, 2012 at 8:42 PM
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    Great, thanks man that helps a lot. Know where to find a write up for a 1st gen BHLM?
     
  8. Aug 16, 2012 at 8:47 PM
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    BHLM won't work with your '04 I don't think. Most of the headlight housing is needed to reflect light onto the road, unlike 2nd gens.
     
  9. Aug 16, 2012 at 8:51 PM
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    I'll only do BHLM if I get projectors , thanks for the input cause I'd be screwed if I did it with my xenon bulbs haha
     
  10. Aug 16, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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    Not that I can think of. Of all the 1st gen BHLM's I've seen people buy black housings from ebay then black out the chrome, so they look like this
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    (1860000mps's truck)

    not if he's using projectors ;)
     
  11. Aug 16, 2012 at 9:11 PM
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    You're the best! Thanks for the help man
     
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