Projector Retrofit - With Options

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  1. naughtika

    naughtika OzVR4 Stalker Moderator Trader

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    Angel Eyes are unfortunately hit n miss..

    CCFL - some have lasted for more than 3 years (mine) some have lasted for only 6 months (those other members, haven't told me if they have stopped working.

    COB LED - TRS seems to do the better resistor unit than the cheap chinese ones.. so if you want to opt for this, we can go this way but you'll have to fork out more $$ for it..

    I recommend the 55w HID's as it gets too hot.. why not halogens for the high beam? I can also get 6000k bulb color

    if you place your order now, you're next in line as I have to finish Nash set, which I want to finish by this week.

    thanks, the more pics the better :)

    usually around $40 including insurance - this is via e-go

    no need for apology, its better to ask than not ask..
     
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    Hey Christian, I might be in the market for some new headlights soon, what's the turn around on a set of these?

    Is there anything you can do if I don't have a set of headlights to give you?

    What's the latest with the square projectors? I noticed TRS have their square projectors out now with a few good looking shrouds.

    If I did order a set, is it possible to get the black part in the headlight painted W75 Galaxy white with the projector shrouds and reflectors painted black and of course I'd like the amber lense taken out :p, I think I'd only be going for a single set of projectors at this stage.

    Thanks for the info Christian.
     
  3. Cameron McPherson

    Cameron McPherson #Skids4Jesus Lifetime Member

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    So I saw Scott's quads at a meet last night and they got me extra keen for some Christan lighting goodness.

    Was hoping for something like the picture below - with pretty much everything blacked out except for the angel eyes, projectors and indicators (clear indicator lens) - is that still possible to do, and will it affect the price? I was also hoping to keep normal halogens for the high beam - I assume they can work with projector lenses as well, and in a colour temperature matched bulb. What temp would you suggest for the HID bulbs? I'm leaning towards a whiter light rather than blueish light - for practicality and not drawing attention, but I'm open to suggestions :)

    If I only get HiDs on low beams I'd be able to keep my existing ballasts?

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    naughtika OzVR4 Stalker Moderator Trader

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    you cant use normal halogens for the mini hi1 projectors as the bulbs doesn't fit, and also not sure if the heat will cause the chrome to burn off / disintegrate.. I know someone has done this in the past, but not sure if what had happened after.

    what you see in the picture are quad projectors with 4 angel eyes from TRS, unfortunately they do not supply them type of halos any longer.. they have a thinner type of COB LED halo rings and that can match with the graphite shrouds that I use.

    since you already have a projector installed in your headlight, perhaps all you need are the following

    2x mini h1 projectors (for high beam)
    4x graphite shrouds (for all 4 projectors)
    4x angel eyes / halo rings (TRS or CCFL, its up to you)
    2x hid ballasts
    4x hid 35w bulbs with 5000k color (this is what I use if you want that subtle / stock look)

    also if you prefer the bright TRS angel eyes / Halo Rings.. this is an extra as I don't stock this and will have to be ordered from TRS
     
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    Cameron McPherson #Skids4Jesus Lifetime Member

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    Ah awesome, it was more the blacked out look I was trying to show in the picture.

    That list sounds exactly like what I'm after! Any chance you can price it up for me? I'm happy to drop my headlights over to you for a few days etc rather than doing the normal swap.
     
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    Hey Christian do you still do these mate?
     
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    naughtika OzVR4 Stalker Moderator Trader

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    still do.. what are you after?
     
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    Quad square's no halo, 35w ballast for low 55w ballast for high. My headlights are already out and we live fairly close, so I can drop them off.

    Can take as long as you like as I have 3 cars haha
     
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    naughtika OzVR4 Stalker Moderator Trader

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    sounds good.. pm me your contact details
     
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    whats_doing QLD Events Manager Moderator

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    Subscribing with interest about quad squares.
     
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    hi naughtika. What's the turnaround and price on one's like stevep's? Delivered to 5169?
     
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    naughtika OzVR4 Stalker Moderator Trader

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    I've got most of the parts here now, just not sure if I have spare set of headlights.. will check tomorrow
     
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    Spare set here if needed, I'm assuming he sends you his?
     
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    naughtika OzVR4 Stalker Moderator Trader

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    Yes he will need to
     
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    No problem mate. Let me know cost etc. And it's changeover isn't it? You send them and I send mine back?
     
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    Hey Christian. I'm keen on a set whenever you can get them done. Pm me some details and I'll give you a call.

    Keen on the quad projector, quad halo, with 55w kit.
     
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    for your files :), want to do a 55w HID with no projector in the high beam now.
     
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    Did you think about LED or SMD instead of HID? I think they are cheaper, longer lasting, better light and you can buy what ever temp you want ;) of course Im talking about good ones not for 4,99 from china ;)
     
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    naughtika OzVR4 Stalker Moderator Trader

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    I thought about the LED's they work really good.. just that the heat radiates outaide the housing, and there's a fan involved with it.. which will add another part that could possibly go awry..

    At the lwast, if HID bulb goes off, its most likely just the bulb which wont hurt the pocket if replacement is needed..
     
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    Dont think the LEDs are as bright as the HIDs are they? And I diddn't think they were as cheap either?
     

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