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2012 retrofit complete!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by burdman, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Apr 13, 2012 at 10:33 PM
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    burdman

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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. :bananadance: :D
     
  2. Apr 13, 2012 at 10:35 PM
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    LAoffroadin

    LAoffroadin BURY ME WITH MY TACO!!

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    king 2.5 (700lbs) springs with resi's,total chaos ucas, dakar leaf pack with OME nitro shocks, k&n cai, LED cab light, raceline 16 inch wheels , toyo m/t 33",painted front yota emblem gloss white, retrofit headlights with mirrimoto 3 " lenses running the 6k headlights. Bhlm, bestopper, wet okole seat covers (mossy oak break up), weather tech mats, warn m8000s winch with piaa fogs. All pro apex front bumper.
    thats sick.... for 2012 also huh? how much was this set up?
     
  3. Apr 13, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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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.
     
  4. Apr 13, 2012 at 10:41 PM
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    LAoffroadin

    LAoffroadin BURY ME WITH MY TACO!!

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    ok well whats a ballpark?
     
  5. Apr 14, 2012 at 5:47 AM
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    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!
     
  6. Apr 14, 2012 at 5:51 AM
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    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. :)
     
  7. Apr 14, 2012 at 9:51 AM
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    Can I see how they ran the wiring?
     
  8. Apr 17, 2012 at 8:20 AM
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    Where can I find similar headlight? They look nice
     
  9. Apr 17, 2012 at 8:24 AM
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    What retro kit did you use?
     
  10. Apr 17, 2012 at 8:24 AM
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    Nice job burdman! Looks just like my setup. More pics!
     
  11. Apr 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM
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    I'll have to take a pic.

    You can follow the link in the original post to the write-up. They were custom made by LightWerkz in New Jersey.

    The original link should have that information for you as well. I went with all OEM parts for reliability.

    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!
     
  12. Apr 17, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    I did the install myself. I love the 6k bulbs. Way better then stock!
     
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