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Retrofit Finally finished

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by dragon, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Jul 16, 2011 at 11:27 PM
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    dragon

    dragon [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So finally finished my projector retrofit after countless hours/days of trial & error & swearing & venting my rustrations on a kicking bag.
    The headlights were egay black ones I bought second hand off kijiji. Passenger side was a gong show as I think the previous owner took it apart and really messed up the housings.
    The headlights were missing reflector bowls for the corner & turn signal lights and one of the corner reflectors was broken.
    I siliconed the broken reflector and used reflective aluminum duct tape to make a reflector for the corner lights.
    I then took apart some old fog lights, took the reflector bowls and bored out a hole for the signal bulbs and mounted those in the turn signal/drl spot.
    I bought some of the projector components off kijiji & ordered some parts from TRS, (all parts were from TRS)
    The headlight bezels were already a flat black but needed to be touched up, the krylon fusion ultra flat black (part of their camo series) was a perfect match.
    I did the reflector bowls & shrouds with the krylon fusion shimmering black, it adds a textured look and hides imperfections very well!

    Notice the under eyelids. Once I do the upper eyelids, it should finish off the lights nicely.

    Have to wait until it's dark to check alignment & aim.
    Yeah, I know someone's gonna comment on the grill, I'm still working on a satoshi-ish grill.

    Thanks to TRS and all the members who have done retrofits before and posted their diy's and to the members who replied to my pm's & questions.

    My product list (all from TRS):
    morimoto ds2 mini projectors
    5000k morimoto bulbs & ballasts (55w)
    Apollo shrouds

    HeadlightBezel.jpg
    ProjectorWIP.jpg
    TacoProjectorsClose-Up.jpg
    TacoFrontProjectors0711.jpg
     
  2. Jul 16, 2011 at 11:29 PM
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    dragon

    dragon [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Headlights were way too low, (lower than my fogs!)
    I did a quick adjustment. Need to play a bit more with the adjustments but good enough to drive around with for a while.
    iphone pics
    Lowbeams & Highbeams

    TacoProjectorsLowBeams.jpg
    TacoProjectorsHiBeams.jpg
     
  3. Jul 18, 2011 at 12:49 AM
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    cant see picturess
     
  4. Jul 18, 2011 at 12:58 AM
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    yotamikez

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  5. Jul 18, 2011 at 2:05 AM
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    No go on the pics
     
  6. Jul 18, 2011 at 8:49 AM
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    dragon

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    Sorry, pics fixed, I hope.
     
  7. Jul 18, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    Works for me now! looks good!

    make a build thread, i'd like to know what you have lol
     
  8. Jul 18, 2011 at 11:39 AM
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    08PRELB

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    Looks good I like what you did with the piece under the headlight.
     
  9. Jul 18, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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    x2. Looks good man, I want retros!
     
  10. Jul 18, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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