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Old 12-10-2018, 11:44 AM
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Installed these over the weekend. Used a pair of H1 LED lights for the main beams... Not 100% satisfied with the fit - adjustment screws don't have enough gap to get the adjustment tool behind, and even with them maxed "down" the beam cutoff is still too high. There's a plastic piece of shrouding that gets sandwiched between the turn signal screws and the header panel that needs to be "clearanced" a little to pull the bottom in.
 
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Old 12-10-2018, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by 96firephoenix View Post
https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-1999-20...72.m2749.l2648

Installed these over the weekend. Used a pair of H1 LED lights for the main beams... Not 100% satisfied with the fit - adjustment screws don't have enough gap to get the adjustment tool behind, and even with them maxed "down" the beam cutoff is still too high. There's a plastic piece of shrouding that gets sandwiched between the turn signal screws and the header panel that needs to be "clearanced" a little to pull the bottom in.
Please let us know what you think of them after a bit of use. Do you think there is a better product in the same price range that might preform better? Any other physical fitment issues than the area behind the turn signal screws? End results of brightness and light pattern?

Thanks for the info.
 
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Old 12-10-2018, 12:06 PM
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I had some similar to those. They were terrible. As mentioned very little adjustment. Previous owner put them on there and I took them off as soon as I could.
 
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The alternator in the parking lot routine, hundreds of miles from home...

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Over priced carquest alternator from Advanced Auto

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There are worse parking lot jobs, kudos for getting things done.

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Old 12-10-2018, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by ShelbyHauler View Post
Please let us know what you think of them after a bit of use. Do you think there is a better product in the same price range that might preform better? Any other physical fitment issues than the area behind the turn signal screws? End results of brightness and light pattern?

Thanks for the info.
Brightness is good, beam pattern is.... good considering the LED bulbs I'm using. Probably would be better with halogens though. I might switch the LED over to the highbeams and put some halogens in for the mains.

I also had issues with the slots on the mounting apparatus not accepting the stupid clips very readily... that might be due to using Dorman clips though after 3 of mine broke.

As far as the price point, I've not seen anything in that same bracket. You can definitely do a projector retrofit for about the same price if you've already got 03 or newer lenses, and get better results - Probably my actual endgame on these, but I wanted something better for some long-distance night driving I've got coming up.
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I had some similar to those. They were terrible. As mentioned very little adjustment. Previous owner put them on there and I took them off as soon as I could.
I like the look of them, and the materials are of decent initial quality, but I foresee them yellowing quickly, and possibly not holding up well to rocks on the interstate. I won't be ditching my OEM lenses just yet... I don't even think they are leaving the trunk for a while...
 
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...good considering the LED bulbs I'm using...
Looks like they come with LED lights? Did you change them?
 
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2001 Limited, most of it works needs a drivers bottom seat cover (duh). V10 with 131,000 on it that purrs like a very large cat! Michigan born and raised so need rocker work (again duh) 32 inchers that rub on the frame at full lock. All this will be corrected. It's fun to drive!
 
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My Dieselsite 203 Thermostat gave up the ghost after 10 years, so I had to replaced the thermostat on Rudolph, even in 40 decgree weather the truck wouldn't warm up. Now it's nice and toasty, now if I can only get it to stop drinking down diesel....
 
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2001 Limited, most of it works needs a drivers bottom seat cover (duh). V10 with 131,000 on it that purrs like a very large cat! Michigan born and raised so need rocker work (again duh) 32 inchers that rub on the frame at full lock. All this will be corrected. It's fun to drive!
Sounds like you have a little bit of work to do but have found a good running gasser!
For the seat cover these guys have done well for many members here https://www.theseatshop.com/
Rust sucks, but it sounds like you may have some experience dealing with it in the salty North.
The picture shows factory Limited wheels, the stock tire's were 31.6" tall, so 32"s shouldn't be rubbing on anything, what size are those 16"s? If they are a little taller the typical place they rub is on the front leaf springs at full lock, should never touch the frame.
What are your plans for it?
 
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Old 12-11-2018, 08:26 AM
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Looks like they come with LED lights? Did you change them?
The running lights are LED, including the LED Halo around the driving lights, but the driving lights are just 55W halogen, same as stock low beam. I replaced the low-beams with 30W LED, which puts out a metric ton of light.
 
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Old 12-11-2018, 09:03 AM
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For the seat cover these guys have done well for many members here https://www.theseatshop.com/

Any way to get a grey cloth cover? I only see leather and vinyl. I'm probably going to get the cushion from them, but still would have tears in my seat.
 
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Originally Posted by 96firephoenix View Post
https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-1999-20...72.m2749.l2648

Installed these over the weekend. Used a pair of H1 LED lights for the main beams... Not 100% satisfied with the fit - adjustment screws don't have enough gap to get the adjustment tool behind, and even with them maxed "down" the beam cutoff is still too high. There's a plastic piece of shrouding that gets sandwiched between the turn signal screws and the header panel that needs to be "clearanced" a little to pull the bottom in.
Another question, for 96firephoenix or anyone else, was the 10000K HID XENON CHROME LED HALO PROJECTOR HEAD LIGHTS 1999-2004 FORD F250 F350 EXCURSION (adding the HID's instead of the Halogen or LED) a possible option for the appx $50 more? Seems you had to put a little more into it by adding the LED's anyway for improved low beam lamps. Just interested as I do my research/homework for my possible purchase. My headlamps are in good shape but as they are 2004 stock lamps, the lighting is poor compaired to today's standards.

 
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I'm getting ready to replace this crunchy brake line. Was thinking I would cut old line and crimp so master and abs don't drain. Run new line and hook up at abs block last. Then make my 16 year old sit in truck and pump brakes to get them bleed.
 
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my new OEM 05-07 style headlights showed up today. it is hard to resist heading outside right now to start chopping up my header panel to make them fit!!! my relay harness is nearly built, just need some wire loom and i kinda want to wait until my Philips Xtremevision bulbs show up, maybe on Thursday I can get them in or it won't be until next week

the reflectors look way better than the stupid 03-04 TYC's i have now, no waviness, no runs of the chrome(serious, there are runs/drips!) the build quality looks great, but it better considering they are new OEM....
 

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