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Morimoto Install on my X-Runner

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Pillsbry10, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. Oct 12, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    Pillsbry10

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    well i finally got all the parts for my retro

    ordered a set of aftermarket black headlights off ebay so i could keep my stock ones in one piece and this kit from theretrofitsource.com



    • 2x D2S Morimoto Mini bi-xenon projectors w/ clear lenses (Low & High Beams)
    • 2x HID ballasts (Morimoto, Denso, or Matsushita)
    • 1x Ballast test lead
    • 2x D2S HID Lamps (Morimoto or Philips)
    • 2x Shrouds/bezels of your choice
    • 2x Projector Centric shroud spacers
    • 2x metallic BIXENON bezel emblems
    • 2x Alcohol prep pads for the HID bulbs
    • 1x Plug n Play Bi-xenon Relay Harness
    • 1x TheRetrofitSource.com decal
    • 2-year worry free replacement warranty
    • Personalized after-sale customer support and "how-to" PDF's are available upon request.
    i got 6000k bulbs...they have just a hint of blue. i put my angel eyes behind the apolo shrouds, i just didnt like the way i was going to have to attache them to the front of the shrouds. just seemed cheap looking, wish they came pre attached i really like the way they look. picture 4 shows what it looks like with them on.

    here are some pics

    projector 2.jpg
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    projector 12.jpg
    projector 6.jpg
    projector 10.jpg
    projector 4.jpg
     
  2. Oct 12, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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    looks good!
     
  3. Oct 12, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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    thanks! id probably be willing to make some for people pretty cheaply if anyone doesnt want to tackle it themselves.

    total cost for all parts was 393.00
     
  4. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:07 PM
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    well after some leakage :eek: i ended up pulling stuff back apart.

    i decided to put the angel eyes on the outside of the apollos. here are some new pics.

    hopefully the water problem is fixed as im really tired of taking them out

    projector 13.jpg
    projector 14.jpg
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    projector 17.jpg
     
  5. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:39 PM
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    What did you use to seal these ?
     
  6. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    the glue from TRS and afterwards a couple beads of silicon on the outside edges.
     
  7. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:54 PM
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    BenJammn5

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    Nice. I like how you left the housing chrome. Didn't want to tackle the FX-R's?
     
  8. Jan 1, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    i thought it looked more stock with the housing chrome, i do like the all blacked out version too.

    as this was my first ever retro, and as a matter of fact first time ive played with a headlight like that, i decided to take the easier route. i dont think i would have a problem with the fx-r retro though now.
     
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