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Halo ring outside or behind shroud, Suggestions??

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by MrAzik, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. Jun 14, 2012 at 7:11 PM
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    MrAzik

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    Started doing my retro tonight and I'm a bit torn between where I want the halo to go. I think it looks the best on the outside. However the LED halo is yellow when it's off and will probably look like crap against chrome or matte black. The ring also looks good behind the shroud, but then I feel like I paid extra money for something that i'm just going to hide behind the projector shroud.

    Any thoughts??

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    Ring outside

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    I don't think it looks good since it's so yellow...

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    I think this looks good as well.
     
  2. Jun 14, 2012 at 7:46 PM
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    gonna look retarded either way.
     
  3. Jun 14, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    CayucosTacoma

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    definetly on the inside
     
  4. Jun 14, 2012 at 8:13 PM
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    not sure about painting the bowl. Was wanting to tape the bowl up and paint the tape, that way if i didn't like it, I could just remove the tape.

    I don't think it'll look retarded. Infact I know it won't
     
  5. Jun 14, 2012 at 8:19 PM
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    BeeRadd

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    Dude you HAVE to go inside, that is way rad and I've never seen it done like that before.
    Doesn't look to me as ricer as having a halo, instead it makes it look like you've got tony starks arc reactor. Really unique. I dig it. Please post up pics when you're done!
     
  6. Jun 14, 2012 at 8:54 PM
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    We did my buddies inside and it looked sweet. I will never do halos again though because they go out fast. His went out about 2 weeks after the instal on one light and the other about a month after.
     
  7. Jun 14, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    X2. You should try plasti dip and if you don't like it just peel it.
     
  8. Jun 18, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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    Looks better blacked out, will take photos of it tonight for all to see
     
  9. Jun 18, 2012 at 1:46 PM
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    Inside blacked out

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  10. Jun 18, 2012 at 7:50 PM
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    Yea thats a way better picture than what I've got.
     
  11. Jun 18, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    Here's what I managed to take before my phone went dead
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    Before assembling the housing back together
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    A look at the halo and projector off
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    And this with everything turned on.

    Unfortunately the lights exploit the poor condition of the lenses. Another project that will consume me until they look like glass.
    Will try to get better photos tomorrow night.
     
  12. Jun 20, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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    For others to enjoy, i'm quite happy with the turnout
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