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Morimoto Mini D2S Retrofit(finally satisfied)

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by adio, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. Sep 8, 2012 at 1:12 AM
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    adio

    adio [OP] Do. Or do not. There is no try. -Master Yoda

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    completed my retrofit a couple weeks ago. love the light output but I wasn't really satisfied with the light housing it was in. I love the stock look, so I went ahead and just transfer the projectors in a pair of OEM TRD Sport headlights. I love the look of it, very satisfield here, and it's gratifying to see the work that I've done.

    this was the ebay headlights that I first used for the retro. you could see that it's smoke, but in person it's a little darker.
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    and here's my finally completed retro. loving it :D. light output pics coming soon. tell me what you guys think.

    painted my shield red to have that red cool effect haha
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  2. Sep 8, 2012 at 6:14 AM
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  3. Sep 8, 2012 at 10:01 AM
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    Looks good man...I agree with you on the first set of headlights...looks too dark on your silver taco...now I know what to do with mine!! Thanks
     
  4. Sep 8, 2012 at 12:02 PM
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    Thanks man. Saw your retro too, looking good there.
     
  5. Sep 8, 2012 at 12:06 PM
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    thanks man. that was my first mistake, going aftermarket. ran to a few issue on those aftermarket housing. so for those of you who's gonna go this route, I highly suggest sticking with OEM.
     
  6. Sep 8, 2012 at 12:30 PM
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    Thanks dude...now time to retrofit my stocks
     
  7. Sep 11, 2012 at 1:33 AM
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    finally got the chance to take some output pics. pics doesn't really justify how nice it really is in person. excuse the plant, my stall is in front of it haha. it ain't perfect but it is the easy to install mini D2S(TRS). let me know what you guys think. bulbs are 6000K, pure white. sooo nice :D

    drivers view.
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    zoom in from driver side.
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    highs.
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  8. Sep 11, 2012 at 5:32 AM
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    Adio...nice looking lights, the cutoffs are perfect! :)
     
  9. Sep 11, 2012 at 9:53 AM
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    ^^ thanks man. so worth it. none of that blinding HID crap ricers got haha
     
  10. Sep 11, 2012 at 10:53 AM
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    So it was easy to install huh? Im thinking of getting some myself!
     
  11. Sep 11, 2012 at 11:02 AM
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    I like them as well.......I did a BHLM which came out nice but I've wanted to do some projectors for a bit. Although I have a blue/black them going I like the stock headlights on our trucks and the projector looks very nice and almost stock itself inside there.

    Well done OP and I def agree that the new ones go with your truck better. The originals would look sick on my truck though:cool:
     
  12. Sep 11, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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    honestly, yes. it's worth it. light output is a hundred times better than stock. go for it man
     
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    thanks man. I ended up giving those away to someone who had a black Taco, should match fairly with that color.
     
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    Omg at the first set all black....I want them.
     
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    haha sorry man, they're gone. given them away locally
     
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    I saw that. That sucks. I'm not brave enough to take my headlights apart. I need someone in NC that knows how to do that.
     
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    that's how I felt before doing the mod. that's why I went with mini D2S from TRS. little to no modification at all, and it came out pretty well. do it man. you have the support of TW community :D
     
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    By support you mean terrible influences on the wallet. Lol I got ya.
     
  20. Sep 11, 2012 at 6:25 PM
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    adio, that is a sick retrofit! Probably the best I have seen. Of course with your meshed out grill (satoshi?) and the silver paint....mouth watering.
     
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