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Originally Posted by dietz4ibanez It honestly appears to be the best way to upgrade the headlights in an affordable manner.. ...





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Old 08-29-2010, 11:01 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dietz4ibanez View Post
It honestly appears to be the best way to upgrade the headlights in an affordable manner..
From what I've read and seen, I think so, too. I'm not a big fan of the HID's. I really don't want to do much messing around with the light assembly itself. I'm thinking if anything goes wrong with it, the dealership is NOT going to warranty the work.
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I agree. I have thought about upgrading the lights on my truck but as they are are get a lot of people flashing me thinking my brights are on when they are not.
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just found this,...
Looks great!
I see you have a 2010... Will this also work on my 2005?
(If I remember correctly the headlight bulb size for my car is the # 9007)
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I would imagine so depending on your stock bulb. Do you know which one you have?
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i believe the bulb is #9007 (Hi/low beam)
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HID's in our Nox Sport (08) and I have them in all my
other vehicles as well. Guess I need to get pictures.
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Just got done installing the Philips LED DayLight 4 DLR on the existing plastic fog lamp covers. Since the mounting is at an angle and tilt, the bright beam is not facing full front. This works out since the headlamp DLRs takes care of that while these faces traffic intersections and also specific dark spots at night where the low beams don't cover and at a more outboard beam pattern. This works for me. For now at least. I mounted the relay on that extra piece of plastic on the engine cover. I taped up the wire for the parking light line since I want to keep them "on" all the time.

I call these the "Bug Eyes" mount. I'm sure you can make a rectangular cutout and mount the lights so it is flush with the outside surface but I was on the lazy side that time.

The "before" photo is what I have on my album cover which I used 3M reflective tape to cover the flat section. Bought these Philips at Amazon.com since they seem to have the best price and free and fast shipping. Although they are made in Taiwan, it is licensed and designed from Philips Germany. I just hope they will last the claimed 5,000 hours.
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Looks cool! You should post some links of what you purchase and show us a before install photo.

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Originally Posted by dietz4ibanez View Post
Looks cool! You should post some links of what you purchase and show us a before install photo.

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Thanks "dietz4ibanez". I did edit my previous comment to add more info. This "add on" should help those without fogs. There is actually another Philips LED DLR with 8 LEDs but the dimensions is just tad too long for the flat section of the fog light cover. It also costs way more even with Amazon.com. For the price (about 180), I'ld rather go for a set of PIAA LED fog lamps which I'm also considering for my next upgrade.
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not the best idea of mounting the ballast ore relay? every time you will need to take of the engine cover you need to disconnect it. but looks really cool!
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Originally Posted by oleg1981 View Post
not the best idea of mounting the ballast ore relay? every time you will need to take of the engine cover you need to disconnect it. but looks really cool!
Yah I know, the area around the battery is a little tight. I will take a look at the plastic cover that covers the computer/aluminum sink above the battery as an alternate location. Thanks for the tip.
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Originally Posted by islandreamer View Post
Thanks "dietz4ibanez". I did edit my previous comment to add more info. This "add on" should help those without fogs. There is actually another Philips LED DLR with 8 LEDs but the dimensions is just tad too long for the flat section of the fog light cover. It also costs way more even with Amazon.com. For the price (about 180), I'ld rather go for a set of PIAA LED fog lamps which I'm also considering for my next upgrade.
I meant DRL not DLR
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Originally Posted by islandreamer View Post
Just got done installing the Philips LED DayLight 4 DLR on the existing plastic fog lamp covers. Since the mounting is at an angle and tilt, the bright beam is not facing full front. This works out since the headlamp DLRs takes care of that while these faces traffic intersections and also specific dark spots at night where the low beams don't cover and at a more outboard beam pattern. This works for me. For now at least. I mounted the relay on that extra piece of plastic on the engine cover. I taped up the wire for the parking light line since I want to keep them "on" all the time.

I call these the "Bug Eyes" mount. I'm sure you can make a rectangular cutout and mount the lights so it is flush with the outside surface but I was on the lazy side that time.

The "before" photo is what I have on my album cover which I used 3M reflective tape to cover the flat section. Bought these Philips at Amazon.com since they seem to have the best price and free and fast shipping. Although they are made in Taiwan, it is licensed and designed from Philips Germany. I just hope they will last the claimed 5,000 hours.
DRL not DLR
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Originally Posted by islandreamer View Post
DRL not DLR


I didn't even notice!

We are not the typical forum that finds a mistake in a post and then continues to pile drive you into the ground until you bleed your brains out...


Carry on my friend!
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Originally Posted by 08PILOT View Post
HID's in our Nox Sport (08) and I have them in all my
other vehicles as well. Guess I need to get pictures.

I guest that you relocate the DRL or just don't have some them in USA ?

Was thinking of installing HID's but I don't feel like relocate the DRL and if I keep them I will probably burn the ballast in a second..

What you guys think of Nokya Artirc white Stage 2 bulbs ? I found some poeple really happy of them on the web and some that didn't liked them.. looking for an advice on Nox!!
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