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Old 12-09-2010, 03:36 PM
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Default Re: How To:Install Hella's behind the grille on 2004+

I'm really considering doing this now. Now, I would like to put an HID kit in them. How do I go about wiring it up to the high beam wires on my stock harness (since I have single beam in headlights)? If you know how to do that, I would definitely do this. Thanks.
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:39 PM
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Put up a seperate thread for that question
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:42 PM
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Got it.
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Old 12-09-2010, 07:46 PM
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real pics have been added. enjoy!
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Old 12-15-2010, 07:32 PM
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Default Re: How To:Install Hella's behind the grille on 2004+

So the best light for this are the Hella 500FF Light Kit, does hella have anything stronger , i'm talkin eye burning

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Old 12-15-2010, 07:48 PM
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Default Re: How To:Install Hella's behind the grille on 2004+

Just the way it's made makes the light output nice.
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Old 12-15-2010, 10:11 PM
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yea, for a thin light like that, the light you get is great. i guess you could got with something thats off road legal only, but going hotter might melt the grille, food for thought.
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Old 12-15-2010, 10:17 PM
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Agreed
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Old 12-16-2010, 03:20 PM
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500 series it is, thanks
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Old 12-16-2010, 06:39 PM
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no problem. post pics when youre done, id love to see how it worked out for others.
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Default Re: How To:Install Hella's behind the grille on 2004+

Clinton:

Did you have to remove any of the plastic pieces behind the grill?

Did you use the "L" bracket just like the OP or did you mount directly without the bracket?


OP:
Do they "flop" around due to the bracket?
Do they "flop" around due to the fiberglass header that it's attached to?
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Old 01-08-2011, 09:56 PM
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you can see the light move a little, but hardly. and clinton did not use the "L" brackets because he has an 03. they mount directly to the fiberglass on the 03's. hope this helped.
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Old 01-08-2011, 10:57 PM
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Default Re: How To:Install Hella's behind the grille on 2004+

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Clinton:

Did you have to remove any of the plastic pieces behind the grill?

Did you use the "L" bracket just like the OP or did you mount directly without the bracket?


OP:
Do they "flop" around due to the bracket?
Do they "flop" around due to the fiberglass header that it's attached to?
I just removed the plastic shroud then drilled holes in the upper fiberglass, put the shroud in an bored it out to fit the socket wrench in to tighten them up. PM me if you need any help dude
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:27 PM
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Default Re: How To:Install Hella's behind the grille on 2004+

Clinton, can you take a picture of the plastic piece? I'm not quite understanding your last post on what you did.

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Old 01-09-2011, 08:32 PM
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Default Re: How To:Install Hella's behind the grille on 2004+

It's the plastic shroud that covers the center of the front end, behind the grille.


The black background behind the hellas in this pic
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