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Old 09-19-2010, 01:04 AM
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hmm dont have one of those aha
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Old 09-19-2010, 01:25 AM
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hmm dont have one of those aha
Don't even attempt without a meter.
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:26 AM
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damn then lol..well i know i have friends and family friends that have em
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:31 AM
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Hey JP, where can I get some retro fit projectors at? How much do they run up to and in your opinion are they better then the already built projectors you see on ebay for like 200 dollars? I already know they're better than stock. Do you have to have high and low hid beam on it?
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Old 09-19-2010, 11:31 AM
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Hey JP, where can I get some retro fit projectors at? How much do they run up to and in your opinion are they better then the already built projectors you see on ebay for like 200 dollars? I already know they're better than stock. Do you have to have high and low hid beam on it?
Projectors:
http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...9b3afd1eeca67d

These projectors blow the ones on eBay out of the water. Just look at the pictures and you will see that the ones on eBay can't touch them. They are a true Bi-Xenon set up. There is a shield that moves up and down for the hi/low.
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Old 09-19-2010, 11:52 AM
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Hey JP, where can I get some retro fit projectors at?
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How much do they run up to and in your opinion are they better then the already built projectors you see on ebay for like 200 dollars?
Morimotos:



The Morimoto Mini H1 are fantastic. The only problem with them is they need to be mounted like I've done. Stay tuned and I'll post pictures of the mechanical portion of my installation of the projector into the housing.

I did not need ballasts, only H1 bulbs so I bought the 145$ kit.

I would stay away from the D2S option if I were you.

"G3"



"G1"



There are "G1" and "G3" projectors that can be installed without opening the back of the housing up (like I did). The cutoff on these, and the angle do not match up to the Morimotos. Also another con of them is that they take a special bulb that is not widely available: If one breaks you might not be able to get a replacement. These however are MUCH easier to install then Morimotos.

The ebay "projector" lights are the worst joke of a projector headlight I have ever seen. Instead of projecting a beam with a clean cutoff, they project a huge smiley-face at you.

Ebay "projector" (if you want to call it that) headlights:



(disclaimer - no "offense" was meant to the owner of these lights or the truck on the right of the photo - just making fun of the product)

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I already know they're better than stock.
The ebay projectors... better than stock? I highly disagree.

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Do you have to have high and low hid beam on it?
My Projectors do yes.

I do have an alternative option - Ford Fusion Foglights with my special "Jp7 cutoff enhancement" mod - As seen in my video. posted earlier the fusion foglights are fantastic for retrofit work. I have an extra set for sale if anyone wants to buy them. See the video prior in this thread if you want to see the awesomeness.

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Old 09-19-2010, 03:53 PM
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Default Re: The ultimate Ranger PCB LED Exterior Lighting project

That's sick and very funny with the smiley face lol. Yeah I would love to do retro fit projectors and while I'm in it, do something with my signals if I can ever find the supplies. Nice comparison!
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Old 09-23-2010, 03:15 PM
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Default Re: The ultimate Ranger PCB LED Exterior Lighting project

Oh by the way, what would you suggest/prefer? The morimotos, G1 or G3? And I like the Fusion projectors as well . I'll stay tune for your write up on the installation (if that's what you said you would post)
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:07 PM
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yea i cant wait for a write up on the install cuz im plannin on doin this next summer hopefully
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:13 PM
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Default Re: The ultimate Ranger PCB LED Exterior Lighting project

If he can get this write up on here this year, hell I'll do this this winter. I have an old set of headlights I'm tempted to take apart .
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:17 PM
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i would but i dont really make much money in the winter hence im a college student so i dont wanna buy somethin i cant afford ya dig
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:37 PM
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Default Re: The ultimate Ranger PCB LED Exterior Lighting project

I do dig haha but I'm not in college and money wise I work a 8 hour shift at my dad's old job so the boss is more nicer to me than anybody else so I can take all the time I want off and do some projects lol. I just can't wait for his write up. I'm thinking about it, but not really sure if I want to put the time in and buy retro projectors for headlights and the fog lights you know? It's going to be time consuming for sure but haven't really made my mind up on it just yet.
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:47 PM
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hmm id just do heads then do fogs later
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:50 PM
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Default Re: The ultimate Ranger PCB LED Exterior Lighting project

The fogs look a lot easier to install and aim. I would do probably do the heads first, get that out of the way and then the fogs.
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Old 09-23-2010, 07:08 PM
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yea plus who looks at the fogs neways the heads is what catches every1s eye and there the ones that really help you see at night
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