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Question Halo headlights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by Ghumps, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Jun 30, 2012 at 2:41 PM
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  2. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:07 AM
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    bump
     
  3. Jul 1, 2012 at 6:43 PM
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    bumpity bump
     
  4. Jul 3, 2012 at 10:35 PM
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  5. Jul 3, 2012 at 10:43 PM
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    CCFL is Cold Cathode.
    That is what is pictured in the listing.

    I suspect that the base package includes only the LED strip around the bottom outside and no "halo" around the lamps.
     
  6. Jul 5, 2012 at 7:43 PM
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    sooo should i Upgrade to it for $20.00?
     
  7. Jul 5, 2012 at 7:52 PM
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    I assume that the downgraded version have LED's in the Halo(2 facing up, 2 facing down to shine around the ring), like mine have. The CCFL would be 1 or 2 Cathode tubes around the rings.

    The Cathode Tubes give a solid color like neon where the LED's tend to fade the farther around the ring away from the leds.
     
  8. Jul 5, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    +1

    eBay projectors suck.
    eBay projectors with HIDs suck less.

    Buy a spare set of stock headlights and a full FX-R projector kit and do a proper retrofit.
    You can even do a CCFL halo if you like that (I don't care for it).
     
  9. Jul 5, 2012 at 9:11 PM
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    how come this is in 2nd gen builds? pic for it didn't happen!
     
  10. Jul 5, 2012 at 9:23 PM
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    You can get this same pair much cheaper, and they are all the same. Yes they leak unless you go around them with some sealant. I had them on my truck until I did my retrofit, they are not bad. I def suggest putting some HIDs in them, the stock light output isnt super.
     
  11. Jul 17, 2012 at 9:44 PM
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    I have these same headlights and wanted to install some HID's in them but i heard some crap about the HID's possibly messing up the inside of the headlight assembly? Any info or suggestions?
     
  12. Jul 18, 2012 at 5:40 PM
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    ^^^^^^^^

    HIDs will mess them up if you go with a 55w, but whether you do or not, eBay projectors are terrible. Output from HID will be no better than stock.
     
  13. Jul 19, 2012 at 1:34 PM
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    Thanks for the info. If i went with a 35w ballast would they work out?
     
  14. Jul 19, 2012 at 4:32 PM
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    And then when the light output and pattern is shit, come back on TW and complain that you spent $250 on headlights that look like shit and then find out that your $75 HID kit is worthless for a real retrofit so you have to start over at square-one.
     
  15. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    do you guys know of anyone who's retrofitted any trs HID kit's into dual halo projectors?

    I mean actually replacing the projectors also?

    I like the look of my 3rd gen dual halo projectors.....and yes they were bought from ebay.....I do like the look better than the stock retrofit, imo

    Just curious if it is possible

    dual halo projectors.jpg
     
  16. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:44 PM
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    this is my current set-up....i installed the switchback dtrl's from csjumper2003 and will probably change out my corner lights to led's too

    IMG00155-20120721-0909.jpg
     
  17. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:45 PM
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    here is a picture of the cut off from this style of light it may change your opinion on them. the other pic is of my fx-r retrofit its the only thing i had to compare them against.

    edit: added another picture of my lights closer to a wall about 25 feet if that so basically this is really only one projector lighting up the entire length of my house at 25 feet. my truck is on the grass at the other end of the house btw.

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  18. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:49 PM
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    Check with user Moose1988

    It looks like he retrofitted a set of Morimoto H1 projectors into his eBay lights.
    Haven't seen a detail thread on how it was done.
     
  19. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:50 PM
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    This?

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    THAT is the pattern from these projectors?

    Yikes. That looks like shit!
     
  20. Jul 23, 2012 at 9:07 PM
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