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Hella 500 HID Conversion & Mount Behind Satoshi *How To* w/ pics

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Klipp11, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. Mar 9, 2010 at 11:46 AM
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    BSPDX

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    Nice write up!

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  2. Mar 9, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Hey quick question? I also have a Satoshi with PIAA 520's behind them and the only have about 1" of clearance until it hits the grill screen. Now with that bracket it looks like it would hit the grill screen since it sticks out more? How close are your lights to the grill screen anyways?:rolleyes:
     
  3. Mar 9, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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  4. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:38 PM
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    How much brighter is the 55w compared to the 35w?
     
  5. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:43 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    Nice write up :thumbsup:
    I converted mine too and highly recomend it to anyone with hella 500's
     
  6. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:50 PM
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  7. Mar 9, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    Klipp11

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    you can tell from the last photo they're like friggin laser beams!! :)
     
  8. Mar 9, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    haha yeah i noticed that. I have to do this mod soon.
     
  9. Mar 9, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    mcampos0

    mcampos0 Today I Will!!!!

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    Wow thats insane!!
     
  10. Mar 9, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    subscribed! thanks for the write up! much better with pics compared to the others floating around. i wonder if i can make that bracket work on my 1st gen
     
  11. Mar 9, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    isnt cheaper to buy some 7 inch hid's?? just wondering... great write up though!
     
  12. Mar 9, 2010 at 5:58 PM
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    Your looking at atleast $120 for 7" HIDS plus shipping. The hellas at $62 from walmart and the HID kit is 29.99. Plus shipping. So you save around $20-$30
     
  13. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    x2 I refer to mine as "anti-aircraft lights"
     
  14. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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    shit for 20-30 more less hassle with an internal ballast im sold:D
     
  15. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    got those measurements for ya ty. i've got another 2.5" clearance behind my lights to the rad. my hellas are 3" deep, which means i have 5.5" from the front of my lights to the surface of the rad. here's a top view

    [​IMG]

    if your lights are almost 6" deep, you'll have to mount them a little more forward to clear the rad. you'd have to use a larger angle iron or extend the bracket a little further forward.
     
  16. Mar 9, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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    yeah, i wanted them to sit close to the grill for maximum light. i mounted them so that there's only about a 1/8" gap between the back of the grill and the front of the hellas. here's a pic of the space between the rad and the grill if that helps you out:

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  17. Mar 9, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    Now that looks good ! ! ! You just made me add one more mod to the list.

    Thanks !
     
  18. Mar 9, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    np! dunno about the 1st gen. haven't seen what it looks like behind the grill on em
     
  19. Mar 9, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    lol
     
  20. Mar 9, 2010 at 10:15 PM
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    Klipp, that is so sick! Good job sir.
     
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