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Old 08-26-2010, 02:13 AM
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putting projectors in doesnt seem to be that bad just take your time i guess..now the aiming i guess seems a lil time consuming but im loving this..
I learned how to use a dremel by porting and polishing engine parts, so cutting into a headlight is a breeze for me. Having a good pattern that is properly placed is the key.

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cant wait to see the final product and will you be taking any orders for all of this if people send you their heads and or corner lights?
More than likely I will not because with the limited time I have I have little time to do mods for myself. Don't forget I have to do twice as much as most of you because I have 2 trucks. I also will be doing the same things for my car (has stock projectors though).

The thing that I would want if I was an FRF or RF member were the actual patterns that I'm using. I will definitely be providing those for people printed onto the correct paper and ready to etch. This way you don't need to do any design work. Simply etch the board with some acid (its fairly easy) and solder your LEDs on.
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Old 08-26-2010, 12:42 PM
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hmm sweet!! i like the idea of putting the leds in my corners and doing the projectors in my heads..ive used a dremel quite a bit so i think id be able to cut it nicely. so back to the projectors do you just cut the hole make sure they fit then screw them in and add the reflector over it all then mount put em in your truck then aim your headlights?
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Old 08-26-2010, 02:36 PM
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hmm sweet!! i like the idea of putting the leds in my corners and doing the projectors in my heads..ive used a dremel quite a bit so i think id be able to cut it nicely. so back to the projectors do you just cut the hole make sure they fit then screw them in and add the reflector over it all then mount put em in your truck then aim your headlights?
The "secure" plan is basically finalized. I'll document and add photos once it's done - stay tuned.
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Old 08-26-2010, 06:09 PM
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i will..oh and i member along time ago you said you had projectors for sale or you could get them and for how much would you say? or would i be better off goin to a junk yard and gettin some heads from a car with em already and disassemble em?
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Old 08-27-2010, 06:34 PM
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I put HID in the projector fog lights today and I love them so much I made a video.

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Old 08-27-2010, 06:51 PM
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what does the cut off do does it make it better to see or is it just a style kinda thing?
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Old 08-27-2010, 06:58 PM
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what does the cut off do does it make it better to see or is it just a style kinda thing?
A tighter cutoff means you can run your lights aimed further out instead of down and you won't blind other drivers. A wider range means you can see more from left to right.
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Old 08-27-2010, 07:20 PM
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i want i want i want!
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are you like this girl?

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hahahahahaha
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Old 08-27-2010, 07:41 PM
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oh def not im more of a window shopper just a dreamer lol
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Old 08-29-2010, 03:14 PM
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More updates:

These are the fusion projectors that I intend to retrofit into my fogs on the 04', and add as stand alone fogs to the 03'.

Nice comparison of how they will fit into the stock 04' fog lights - also a comparison on size vs size of the morimoto mini h1's.





Here are the PCBs for the corners, etched and cut with my new bench mount band-saw.



Another problem I ran into, something that I should have figured but still surprised me.

The chrome coating on the inside of all my lights (I checked) actually conducts electricity. It gives me about 1 ohm per half inch of distance. Therefore I had to sand it down on the inside of the corners because the surface of the PCB will be very close to this.

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Old 08-30-2010, 10:06 AM
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That's pretty wild. Will you be painting the corners and the headlights the color of the truck?
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Old 08-30-2010, 11:53 AM
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That's pretty wild. Will you be painting the corners and the headlights the color of the truck?
Yes it will all match body color.
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Old 08-30-2010, 12:40 PM
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not to be pushy... but... hurry up and get a set done! lol. I cant wait to see how this turns out.
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