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The Retrofit Source Ongoing GB via Andrew @ TRS

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by TRSAndrew, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. Sep 27, 2013 at 12:52 PM
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    bellassaiw10

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  2. Oct 1, 2013 at 1:03 AM
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    What ballasts and bulbs do you guys recommend with the D2S kit?
     
  3. Oct 1, 2013 at 8:15 AM
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  4. Oct 1, 2013 at 8:47 AM
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    Do most people mount the LED halo on the outside of the shroud?
     
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  5. Oct 1, 2013 at 8:56 AM
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    Mine were on the inside but most people do prefer it outside
     
  6. Oct 1, 2013 at 9:50 AM
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    Just ordered the kit!! Is there a thread on installing them or does the kit come with good instructions?

    Also, OP any idea when it should ship?
     
  7. Oct 1, 2013 at 8:00 PM
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    There's a couple of installation threads. The instructions with the kit are pretty generic and really don't cover much of anything.

    The harness is clearly labeled, the only point of confusion is there is a pigtail flagged "Projector"... that plugs into the high/low solenoid... NOT the ballast (the connector is the same).

    On the harness, the battery hot lead is about 2ft shorter than would make for a nice installation. Also, there are a couple of ring lug ground connectors at the ballast ends of the harness. Do yourself a favor and cut the ring lugs off, and solder a piece of 12ga wire to each one, long enough to get all the way back to the battery, and install another ring lug and ground them to the body ground next to the battery.

    90% of problems with HID installations are traced to a bad ground. It's happened to me on 3 different installations.
     
  8. Oct 4, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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  9. Oct 4, 2013 at 8:51 PM
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    Sub'd for near future purchase!
     
  10. Oct 4, 2013 at 9:59 PM
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    I have the fx-r stage 3 and got the 9006 relay harness. Is this the wrong harness? Can I modify the input trigger easily or should I contact the retrofit source?
     
  11. Oct 4, 2013 at 10:56 PM
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    Give them a call. That is the wrong harness.
     
  12. Oct 4, 2013 at 11:38 PM
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    you need the H4 harness

     
  13. Oct 5, 2013 at 7:01 AM
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    Thank you fellas! I didn't test fit before cutting...now I just gotta wait for the h4 harness to arrive.
     
  14. Oct 5, 2013 at 7:34 AM
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    how is the 50w morimoto ballast?
    Would it be too hot for the 1st gen tacoma?
     
  15. Oct 5, 2013 at 8:18 AM
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    Rich, Is it possible to hardwire an H4 connector in place of the 9006 input trigger to get my truck up and running while I wait for the H4 relay from TRS?
     
  16. Oct 5, 2013 at 8:19 AM
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    It looks like I have 2 wires running into the trigger on the 9006 harness. Are these the same 2 wires that would be going into the H4 connector?
     
  17. Oct 5, 2013 at 9:58 AM
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    bellassaiw10

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    Don't need it, wouldn't bother with the 50w
     
  18. Oct 5, 2013 at 9:58 AM
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    I guess it would be possible but you'd have to also cute your H4 harness, just google the pin layouts for both
     
  19. Oct 5, 2013 at 10:16 AM
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    Ok I figured it out. I just gotta wait until I get the h4 harness. The 9006 isn't compatible at all. Thanks guys.
     
  20. Oct 5, 2013 at 3:06 PM
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    The projector seems pretty close to the face and the housing is a lot smaller than the 2nd Gen. Plus, unless you are doing the FX-R, the 55w ballast is not advised. It WILL melt the H1, and there have been some reports of it burning the chrome off of the D2S reflector.

    Auto manufacturers use 35w... good enough for The Ultimate Driving Machine, good enough for me.
    The 9006 is a single-pair system. Unless it's a combination 9005/9006 harness for a set of four projectors, it's not going to work.
     
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