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Old 09-26-2005, 02:00 AM   #11
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Ok.. I mean like how you would reseal the lens. in my other thread I got the idea that you need a heatgun to pry it open but nobody replied on how or what you use to reseal it.
Also which projector lights kit do you plan on using?

as for angel eyes I sent these guys who make them for the bmw e46 an email and they have the rings in
10cm/11cm, 12cm/13cm, 13cm/14cm (inner/outer diameter)

I gotta measure to see which one fits
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Ok.. I mean like how you would reseal the lens. in my other thread I got the idea that you need a heatgun to pry it open but nobody replied on how or what you use to reseal it.
Also which projector lights kit do you plan on using?

as for angel eyes I sent these guys who make them for the bmw e46 an email and they have the rings in
10cm/11cm, 12cm/13cm, 13cm/14cm (inner/outer diameter)

I gotta measure to see which one fits
I would make my own rings

Resealing I am not positive, possibly some RTV silicone or epoxy or even fiberglass resin w/ a bit of cloth.

as far as projects, I was thinking the new acura TL. I am not positive yet. I dont have direct access to a bonne for size, and the project is months away from being started so I am sort of waiting to see what I can get at the best price at the time. I would definately use Bi-xenon projectors (single projector with a solinoid that will do both high and low. They would be better than the stock lows and highs.
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looks cool
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I uttered a "wow" when I saw that pic. Pretty nice. Make a bigger version for use as a desktop.
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here is a 800x600 if someone wants a bigger one. I have it as my background already lol. Something to work towards.

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so you're talking about drilling the rear of lens and sticking projector foglights in there.
aiming will be a bitch and not sure how bright they'll be.
something like this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ACURA...01891459QQrdZ1

making custom ccfl, wont that be a pain?
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actually I would use something along the lines of these
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ACURA...QQcmdZViewItem

Yes, they are not a simple plug and play but if you install them with brackets that are adjustable then aiming them really isn't that hard. (you air them and get them the way you want them before you reattach the front lense.
Note, ballasts, blubs, and any shield for asthetics are not shown in that picture.

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Not all angel eyes are cold cathodes or similar. If you have your headlights appart, have a heat gun, and a dremel angel eyes are really easy. Start with some of the clear round or sided curtain rod. Then heat it up just enough to become bendable and bend it around a jig. When that is done you can bend the bottoms back into the housing to allow for LED lighting. Then cut slots in specific widths appart into the now round rod. These slits are what will glow.

pretty easy. and a LOT cheaper than CCFL'*
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yea but ccfls burn alot brighter and look better than leds.. my fogs run on led and not bright enough for daytime
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yes but round CCFL'* are like 50+. I wouldn't run with them on during the day anyway.
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