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10-26-2016 04:57 PM
guspech750 Looks pretty darn good!
10-26-2016 08:48 AM
RICH17 Looks like great work. Not sure if I'm a fan tho
10-25-2016 11:47 PM
GoldPanther Thank you my friend!
10-25-2016 10:47 PM
SleeperLS I am a fan. Love retrofit projectors when done right. Nice work dude!
10-25-2016 09:39 PM
GoldPanther Thanks Mook. Also the little white parking lights I added in the housing look pretty cool at night.
10-25-2016 09:36 PM
Mook That looks way better than I was expecting.
10-25-2016 09:35 PM
GoldPanther I never posted the finished product. Here it is...





If you like how it looks then give me a like...
06-07-2016 11:31 AM
GoldPanther Proper HID vs Halogen. Low beam vs high beam.







I haven't get the chance to work on the other side. But as soon as I finish I will post a video of how they work at night.
06-02-2016 11:51 AM
GoldPanther The adhesive strip from morimoto was sooo easy to apply and it was nice and sticky. Once in place I placed the lens and pushed it until it got the tabs in. I placed the headlamp in the oven as according to their instructions, but because the housing had all the wiring and the rubber/silicon seal I took them immediately after one minute. I noticed that the wires started to move because of the soft material. So what I did I heated the adhesive using the heat gun and pressing. It worked alright!!
Then I sealed the wiring plug. Hopefully I won't be getting any moist...


06-02-2016 11:38 AM
GoldPanther
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Originally Posted by guspech750 View Post
Awesome!!

I want these on my Marauder.
There's a guy selling them for marauders at the MM.net, but they are pricy. Guy want from 350 to 1k bucks.
06-01-2016 07:14 PM
guspech750 Awesome!!

I want these on my Marauder.
06-01-2016 11:45 AM
GoldPanther https://youtu.be/r_VZEDoIulo
05-31-2016 11:49 AM
GoldPanther I took the housing out to the car for testing and leveling and aligning the lighting pattern. incredibly the pattern was perfect LOL didn't have to align. I also must mention that I didn't glue the lens back in yet, and as for my painting project to paint the bezel green, I will not paint it anymore. What happens is that the lens has a few chips and since all the chrome was removed they because more visible. I decided to live them black as marauder. Also I may sell them later.



05-31-2016 11:44 AM
GoldPanther As parts arrived I started to put them together.
A got these plug sockets from ebay that I used on the reflector, as parking lights. I got a sylvania led.




Then I started to work on the projector, the assembly was pretty much straight forward, only one tiny issue was that the clip bracket wouldn't screw all the way in so I grinned the bulb whole a little bit... then I worked with the wiring.

20160530_145958_zpswqcwszbk.jpg Photo by goldpanther | Photobucket


05-18-2016 11:46 AM
Eagle
05-18-2016 08:44 AM
GoldPanther Maybe he feels bad about it! Lol
05-18-2016 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Eagle View Post
Should be an interesting project! At least you're not that guy putting HIDs in your housings and blinding people.
Says the guy that ran 55w HID's in a SUBURBAN.
05-17-2016 10:54 PM
GoldPanther Nice, I was looking at those D2S too but I forgot why I decided to get the Mini lol. They both are about the same I guess.
05-17-2016 09:18 PM
SMRTSS1 Nice! I just got the mini D2S square projectors and everything for the retrofit on my Silvy. I'm still on the fence about getting butyl for resealing because the Silverado headlights don't take well to being baked, they have to be cut open with a Dremel and resealed with silicone.
05-17-2016 11:56 AM
GoldPanther Update,
I removed the oem wiring out of the housing, luckily for me the whole left in there came up perfect for the wiring that I will be doing with the HIDs and the high beam solenoid, I will add some sealer when ready...




I placed the housing in the oven at 280* for 7 minutes, it worked out perfect..



Then I removed the chrome bezel and cleaned it with some simple green cleaning solution, it removed the chrome leaving a gloss black finish. This is like making instant marauder headlights..





and here is how it will look but without the chrome.

My next step will be removeing the old adhesive and painting the bezels. Now part of me wants to just leave them black like a marauder. hmh?
05-01-2016 09:28 PM
GoldPanther Yes it does and it leaves a black finish once the plating is removed. But I don't want them all black, I want them to match the body color.
05-01-2016 10:49 AM
4Doors4MoarHoars You don't have to paint the housings. The silver plating comes off with acetone I belive.
05-01-2016 10:09 AM
GoldPanther Just a little update...
I decided to wait, yesterdaythe adhesivestrip came in the mail...





Morimoto is proving to me that they have a lot of quality.
I do recommend.

One of these days I will be opening one of the housings.
04-27-2016 07:45 PM
Intel there are other places that have it..
Damplifier
http://www.amazon.com/C-R-LAURENCE-R.../dp/B002CXGSKY

ect if you search butyl rope.
04-27-2016 07:36 PM
GoldPanther Intel, the link you provided its showing me the same stuff I have already ordered that is not in stock LOL. I guess I'll just have to wait.
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