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THE RETROFIT SOURCE FX-R / Mini GROUP BUY (only need 10) ROUND 4

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by ambiguous, Mar 21, 2013.

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  1. Apr 4, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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    qodeBebop

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    Got mine today! I'm sure it's the one time living in Georgia will pay off when ordering something from here. Now to look everything over and get a list of questions together lol
     
  2. Apr 5, 2013 at 1:49 PM
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    Got mine today.

    Guess I know what my plans are for the weekend... LOL
     
  3. Apr 5, 2013 at 10:31 PM
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    zip ties and scotch tape (duct tape is too expensive)
    so the spool of glue, you just put it on the edge, stick it in the oven and clamp that shit?
     
  4. Apr 6, 2013 at 7:41 AM
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    How is everyone attaching the halos to the shroud? Are you only using the 3m strip on the back or are you also using epoxy or silicone or what?

    Been working on my retrofit and color match headlight (some photos are below) and I'm still in the middle of painting the whole headlight inards.

    Thanks

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  5. Apr 6, 2013 at 8:30 AM
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    I just want my package to leave Georgia.
    3 days and it has moved from Atlanta to Doraville.
     
  6. Apr 8, 2013 at 1:28 PM
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    Here is mine.

    I am still waiting on a new motor control board so I can have both Hi and Low beams.

    The Headlights are Color Match MGM with the FX-R 3" Lens Retro and White LED Halos

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  7. Apr 8, 2013 at 4:59 PM
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    How did you end up mounting the halos to the shroud?
     
  8. Apr 8, 2013 at 6:39 PM
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    I used Silicon and a lot of waiting.

    My lights dont look the best (the output due to it being my first time trying this), but I guess it still works. Below is an image of my output from 14' away (you cant tell by the photo but the middle Z pattern is not lined up from left and right, there is about a 2 foot gap between the two Z shapes). Maybe if I get another set of headlights I will try again, but this time learn from my mistakes and align them before I jbweled them to the housing and glued them together... LOL

    Now once I get the replacment motor control board I can have both high and low beams....

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  9. Apr 8, 2013 at 7:58 PM
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    I agree that you definately should align before welding and gluing back together, but I think your output looks good!! The 2 Z patterns are not supposed to line up left to right, however both should be horizontal (which yours are) and the top of the steps, as well as the bottoms, should be aligned (which yours are)!

    If you DID align left to right, and then you back your truck up by 5 feet, they would no longer be aligned!! The separation of the Z pattern should be about the same as the separation between your headlights.
     
  10. Apr 9, 2013 at 4:28 AM
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    Really? So maybe its not as bad as I thought!

    1. I seem to be getting "Blue" or "Purple" to the right and left like on reflective signs and at the top border of the cutoff. Is that normal?
     
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  11. Apr 11, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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    I got the replacment motor control board and everything is working now, Low and High Beams! :D

    I have already gotten a ton of compliments on my lights, from the tech at the dealer, to a couple people at the car wash and from people at work. LOL
     
  12. Apr 14, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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    Progress so far. FX-R 3.0" w/ xbaLED. Next step, install!!

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  13. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:48 AM
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  14. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:26 PM
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  16. Apr 16, 2013 at 8:03 PM
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    hey there ambiguous, how's my headlight order coming along?
     
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