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FX-R projectors

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by BenJammn5, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. Sep 14, 2011 at 4:13 PM
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    BenJammn5

    BenJammn5 [OP] RN

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    Hi gents, so I bought a set of FX-R projector lenses with Gatling gun shrouds from KBcarstuff.com
    Canadian based company that sells high quality parts at good prices. Free shipping, no tax. Very nice..

    My 6500K philips bulbs burned out so while in the process I replaced the dead bulbs with 5000K D2S philips for the projector lenses. Almost glad the bulbs burned out, gave me a great excuse to upgrade :D

    The drivers side bulb came lose in the housing and starting burning the plastic shroud which smoked my drivers side headlight :mad: so I also purchased JDM black/clear lens headlights off ebay.com

    Will take about a week for everything to arrive, but my question is, how do I install these FX-R projectors? Anybody have experience? I know the Morimoto's are plug and play, but these aren't. Any tips on my future install would be appreciated.
     
  2. Sep 15, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    cummins6speed

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    Check my group buy thread 3rd post for some retro install tips
     
  3. Sep 15, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    BenJammn5

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    thanks man
     
  4. Sep 15, 2011 at 10:52 PM
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    BenJammn5

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    Since I bought a set of ebay lights, do I need to install them on the truck first with the halogen bulbs to make sure they are aimed properly?
     
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