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Old 12-12-2010, 04:43 PM   #31
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Pretty interested in doing this on my 95 Regal. Where did you get these lenses?
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what awsome night time pic m8,may i ask what wattage bulbs your running,,,i was tossing up over useing the 102 smd led headlight bulbs and the standards h1(which im running now) do you think the leds would be brighter? i bought some ultra blue led parker wedge bulbs and they run circles around the standards, so i'm thinking in my "monaro"projectors the leds would make a hugh difference!!!!any suggestions guys????
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what awsome night time pic m8,may i ask what wattage bulbs your running,,,i was tossing up over useing the 102 smd led headlight bulbs and the standards h1(which im running now) do you think the leds would be brighter? i bought some ultra blue led parker wedge bulbs and they run circles around the standards, so i'm thinking in my "monaro"projectors the leds would make a hugh difference!!!!any suggestions guys????
Pretty sure LED headlights wouldn't be brighter than stock. I would rather switch to HID. Then again I've been wrong before
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Thanks guys!

I got these projectors at www.theretrofitsource.com xtremerevolution, and I recommend that you get them from there as well. Great people and great service if you ever have a problem. If you contact them by email or by phone (phone is obviously faster) they will give you a discount, the more you buy the more the discount.

Eliminator, I don't know much about LED lighting but I'd say you're probably better off with the H1 halogen as LED lighting hasn't really come very far in the automotive world yet, at least not as far as headlights are concerned. Although as you've noticed, LED bulbs work great for turn signal and running light applications. I am running 35 watt D2S high intensity discharge (HID) bulbs.

Here'* some good shots of the high and low beam. This is what it looks like in person.

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I got to flash someone for leaving their high beams on while coming towards me yesterday...that was fun.
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Thanks guys!

I got these projectors at www.theretrofitsource.com xtremerevolution, and I recommend that you get them from there as well. Great people and great service if you ever have a problem. If you contact them by email or by phone (phone is obviously faster) they will give you a discount, the more you buy the more the discount.

Eliminator, I don't know much about LED lighting but I'd say you're probably better off with the H1 halogen as LED lighting hasn't really come very far in the automotive world yet, at least not as far as headlights are concerned. Although as you've noticed, LED bulbs work great for turn signal and running light applications. I am running 35 watt D2S high intensity discharge (HID) bulbs.

Here'* some good shots of the high and low beam. This is what it looks like in person.





I got to flash someone for leaving their high beams on while coming towards me yesterday...that was fun.
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Would even the bi-xenon variants be suitable for cars with an independent low beam and high beam?
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Sure, there are quite a few retrofits that have both a halogen high beam and a bixenon D2S projector. More light is never a bad thing.

Of course, there are some low beam only projectors that really dominate in both intensity and width over a bixenon projector because they don't have light on reserve for the high beam. RX330 and S2000 projectors come to mind.

The FX-R bixenon projectors come very close to matching the intensity and width of them both however, while still providing a very usable high beam.
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Sure, there are quite a few retrofits that have both a halogen high beam and a bixenon D2S projector. More light is never a bad thing.

Of course, there are some low beam only projectors that really dominate in both intensity and width over a bixenon projector because they don't have light on reserve for the high beam. RX330 and S2000 projectors come to mind.

The FX-R bixenon projectors come very close to matching the intensity and width of them both however, while still providing a very usable high beam.
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Thanks for the tips! Very interested in getting this done once I can find the money for it. If it works out well, I'll probably get it done on the Bonneville as well.
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Sure, there are quite a few retrofits that have both a halogen high beam and a bixenon D2S projector. More light is never a bad thing.

Of course, there are some low beam only projectors that really dominate in both intensity and width over a bixenon projector because they don't have light on reserve for the high beam. RX330 and S2000 projectors come to mind.

The FX-R bixenon projectors come very close to matching the intensity and width of them both however, while still providing a very usable high beam.
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IIRC the TSX is also a good low-beam projector.
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The TSX is a decent projector, not a bad choice. It'* not on par with the RX or S2K though. It'* best suited as a low beam only projector in a small space.

Alright, time to get serious with the picture taking now that the weather is calming down and I'm feeling a little better. My truck is very dirty right now, so please excuse that...







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Nice color along the cutoff...

There'* a video too but I don't know if it'* worth posting. I'll think about it.
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Fantastic work

I doubt the deer will be sneaking up on you with those lights!
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