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Here goes nothing... HID Retrofit.

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by AzogSS, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. Feb 10, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    AzogSS

    AzogSS [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So, I now have underway a HID Retrofit. The parts were all purchased from www.RetrofitSource.com. Headlights are stock and parts will be sourced from 2 sets. I plan to keep the BHLM look and just add projectors. Hope all turns out well.
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    This last pic is the headlights after I did a BHLM a few months ago, they will be reopened and parted out.
     
  2. Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    TacoTron

    TacoTron Tacotronn

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    Fabtech Lift on top of 3 inch body lift. 34s trail grapplers on 18inch eagle alloys. KRFab Rear bumper, BHLM with HIDs, TRD seat covers, Hood scoop, N fab tire carrier, black valence, TRD intake, 40s Flowmasters, Foglight mod, best for last and thats my 4.56 gears, and much more too come.
    good luck man hope it looks sick
     
  3. Feb 10, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    topgun155

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    Good luck. That is one thing even I don't know if I could do.
     
  4. Feb 10, 2010 at 11:04 PM
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    supremetaco2

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    +hp, lifted, lights, dif breather mod, debadged, shorty antenna...
    good luck, i have the same ballasts as well :)
     
  5. Feb 10, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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  6. Feb 10, 2010 at 11:10 PM
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    ccoorreeyy

    ccoorreeyy www.EvolvedFinance.com

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  7. Feb 10, 2010 at 11:36 PM
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    G-Sak

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    I look forward to seeing how it turns out for you. Good luck and take your time as you will appreciate the end result!
     
  8. Feb 10, 2010 at 11:46 PM
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    STR8_BEAST

    STR8_BEAST MASTER CHIEF

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    getchya :popcorn: ready
     
  9. Feb 11, 2010 at 5:31 AM
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    AzogSS

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    Thanks, I hope for the best.
     
  10. Feb 11, 2010 at 10:17 AM
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    AzogSS

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    Installing the harness for the HID's. Going with 35w D2S bulbs (4300k) and Morimoto Ballasts.

    Special thanks thus far to G-sak for tech support.
     
  11. Feb 11, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    TacoTron

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    Fabtech Lift on top of 3 inch body lift. 34s trail grapplers on 18inch eagle alloys. KRFab Rear bumper, BHLM with HIDs, TRD seat covers, Hood scoop, N fab tire carrier, black valence, TRD intake, 40s Flowmasters, Foglight mod, best for last and thats my 4.56 gears, and much more too come.
    hows the retrofit going for u
     
  12. Feb 11, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    AzogSS

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    Going well, still not into the "meat" of the retro yet but I have done the following; Wired the truck up with the HID harness, mounted the Morimoto ballasts, and taken apart the headlights. Time for a tactical pause to go to the gym. Hope to begin cutting the reflectors and fitting the projectors tonight.
     
  13. Feb 11, 2010 at 1:45 PM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    man this always gets me going... i've done the BHLM and Dash Mod but for some reason this one freaks me out :eek: +1 for having some giant cojones. good luck bro!! keep us updated.

    :popcorn:
     
  14. Feb 11, 2010 at 1:55 PM
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    raskal311

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    Nice, take LOTS of pictures!!
     
  15. Feb 11, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    xodeuce

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    Yeah yeah yeah. Take lots of pics. I want to see how well this comes out :)
     
  16. Feb 11, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    jimker55

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    interested in seeing how it comes out....
     
  17. Feb 11, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    yosh2000

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    see the link in my sig and this post, im sure it will be much like it.
     
  18. Feb 11, 2010 at 9:33 PM
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  19. Feb 11, 2010 at 9:44 PM
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    AlexForbesR6

    AlexForbesR6 My R6 Eats Me

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    g/l man!!!

    can't wait to see the end result
     
  20. Feb 12, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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    yosh2000

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    why do you need to remount? are those ballasts water resistant like the matsushita's? if they are enclosed and have a gasket around the plug, why be worried?
     
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