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finished my FX-R Stage III

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by bluesteel731, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Apr 29, 2012 at 12:42 AM
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    bluesteel731

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    just thought i'd share my retro build with TW. Did lots of reading and got a question answered by AsianAnts and pretty much just went with it, I'm pretty happy with my results.

    FX-R Stage III kit
    Morimoto 5five 50watt
    6000k
    Gatling shrouds
    Inside CCFL angel eyes

    started off with temps so i could take my time, was cheap and even blacked them out and resealed them before sticking them in.
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    first shot at the wall, got the height adjusted and adjusted one projector slightly.
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  2. Apr 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM
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    BulletToothTony

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  3. Apr 29, 2012 at 3:42 PM
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    Thanks!! Took about two weeks of slowly working away at it.
     
  4. Apr 30, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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    how much did the finished product cost you if you dont mind me asking
     
  5. Apr 30, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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    saundern

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    freaking sexy! :drool:
     
  6. Apr 30, 2012 at 3:19 PM
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    A damn fine job sir!
     
  7. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:24 PM
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    I'd say around 480 which includes my second set of headlghts for temps. I bought the kit from a group buy so i saved there. I kinda overkilled on supplies. I wouldn't mind doing them again though, as i read in one of the thread for BHLM you get better as you go and taking my time gave me a better end results.

     
  8. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:28 PM
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    looks great bud!
     
  9. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:35 PM
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    GREAT INSTALL!!!!!!! GREAT JOB!!!
     
  10. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:42 PM
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    VanCity4x

    VanCity4x Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    Nice, looks sweet man. 4300k? Just needs the satoshi now ;):D

    Cant wait to see them in person. :jellydance:
     
  11. Apr 30, 2012 at 11:38 PM
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    thanks for answering my questions!

    statoshi is coming, everything for it has been done except the grill portion. when did i pick up that grill from you? november? i got 5 different project for the tacoma right now so its a little slow going..

    and thanks to everyone for the great feedback
     
  12. May 1, 2012 at 12:02 AM
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    Looks good man :thumbsup: Asian Ants is the man with headlights.
     
  13. May 1, 2012 at 12:11 AM
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    fx-r's are such good projectors! Nice job!
     
  14. May 1, 2012 at 8:57 AM
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    Ya the grill I think was in November. I'm the same way, been working on retrofiting some old fog lights with 9w LED's for reverse lights, along with the other 3-4 things I'm doing. :D

    Could defientaly use some pointers about the BHLM, was thinking of using ebay lights but I think I'll just paint them.
     
  15. May 1, 2012 at 9:44 AM
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    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/lighting/65226-how-black-head-light-mod.html

     
  16. May 1, 2012 at 9:56 AM
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    D A M N ! !

    I'm jealous as hell. Those look amazing.;)
     
  17. May 1, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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    Only have one problem my dad won't let me use his oven or I would try this
     
  18. May 1, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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    Looking good!

    The FX-R's are great projectors and going with the 4300 bulbs gives you such a nice light output!
     
  19. May 2, 2012 at 6:22 PM
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    Then get some friends to let you use theirs! Shit, drive here and ill let you use mine
     
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