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greap post whith pics and info. though maybe this was something you could buy and plug and play but i realy do like those halo lights. something i need to add to my list lol it seemed in one of your pics your turn signal lighs seemed pretty bright as well or could have been a flash just wondering i have clears now as well but always like brighter i just hate spending 20 for a bulb that isnt much of a differance
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I have 68 LED 3157 bulbs for blinkers. They are pretty bright. Different angles of the pictures will change how bright they look though.
 
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Love the way they turned out! Once I get my tranny issues sorted out I might look into doing this....
 
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Love the way they turned out! Once I get my tranny issues sorted out I might look into doing this....
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You and me both with the trans... lol my converter wont lock, no codes, checked everything I could.. Tried the converter lock trick and still nothing.. Looks like its time for a new converter.. While I need a new one I might as well upgrade to a 2800 stall.
 
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i know this is pretty old but its a great write up.

im considering trying a retrofit with an old pair of headlights i have. my question is how do i tell what projector i need? theres a ton of different ones. also can you use the foglight type they sell on ebay like the ones listed below?

MK1 Universal Projector Glass Lens Fog Lights Hid Ready | eBay

Halo Clear Projector Fog lights Lamps Kit 3" + Switch | eBay
 
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You want a morimoto mh1 for the simplest install. Fxrs are better but a lot more work to install.

The retrofit source is where I buy all my hid and projector items.
 
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I was one of the unlucky few that has the sticky solenoids
Yay me
I'll redo them eventually and fix that
 
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Originally Posted by 86F150302 View Post
You want a morimoto mh1 for the simplest install. Fxrs are better but a lot more work to install.

The retrofit source is where I buy all my hid and projector items.
Why are the FXRs better? Pardon my ignorance, I don't know anything about them.
 
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Why are the FXRs better? Pardon my ignorance, I don't know anything about them.


MH1
pros:
easy installation
decent high beams
cons:
Cant run them at 55 watts
They run H1 bulbs so no OEM bulbs.

FX-R
pros:
Better highbeams than mh1
The ability of using OEM D2S bulbs
Can boost up to 55w
cons:
Installation is not easy
 
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how/where did you get your bumper and corner marker lights to be hid or white also?? im doing the smoked lenses and a 10000k hid kit soon and i didnt want to keep the orange bumper and corner lights
 
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how/where did you get your bumper and corner marker lights to be hid or white also?? im doing the smoked lenses and a 10000k hid kit soon and i didnt want to keep the orange bumper and corner lights
Bumper and corners are just the ebay smoked lights. I have 5000k white LED bulbs in them to match my 5000k HID headlights and fog lights.
 
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i did this to my 1993 f150. practically done just have to reseal lenses. and i need to send angel eyes back and exchange for a relay harness. i installed fxrs with 6k bulbs. and its awesome. and it actually wasnt that hard to do. i matched my old bulb hole to the bulb hole on the projector and got them extremely close and adjusted. bolted. retested beam. then glued for extra secureness then used silicon and letting them cure and air out so no gassing problems. then later tonight im gonna cook them and put lens back on and prolly let them sit till they harden and install or just be safe and let them sit for a full day. but the difference is night and day. my old pnp kit isnt working with the hibeams so im having to order a relay to solve this problem. but overall wasnt hard at all. just takes some time and some surgical steady hands good with a dremel and belt sander. and i used the clear sonar headlights that have the 3 leds on the side. because ebay projectors are the ugliest most ricey thing ive ever seen. not going on my redneck truck.
 
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I know this is a really old thread but the pictures aren't working
 
 
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