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Old 02-09-2012, 09:08 AM
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So if I wanted to do this, what do I need to provide to them or what would I need to do?
GSR regular headlights (or Ralliart headlights).

Here is the price breakdown:

FX-R projector $125-135 (a pair)
Mini H1 projector $90-110 (a pair)
Shroud $20-50 (a pair)
CCFL Halo (if you like): $45 (a pair)
Rebutyl: $50
Epoxy: $25
HID Kit: $55-65 a set

I believe that labor cost is contingent on a number of factors. If you are really interested, PM me and I will send you the contact information of the guy who does it.

Here is a link to his FB page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/East-...41968852583300
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Old 02-09-2012, 09:59 AM
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The aftermarket has FINALLY caught up to our headlight deficiencies. It no longer cost $1300 to buy a set of aftermarket projectors. Not saying a retrofit isn't a good solution too, but buying these still give you the option to go back to stock. There are several styles now, like chrome and black. These just came out not too long ago. I have been eye balling them pretty close...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2008-2012-Mi...item35b946f354
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:11 AM
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The aftermarket has FINALLY caught up to our headlight deficiencies. It no longer cost $1300 to buy a set of aftermarket projectors. Not saying a retrofit isn't a good solution too, but buying these still give you the option to go back to stock. There are several styles now, like chrome and black. These just came out not too long ago. I have been eye balling them pretty close...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2008-2012-Mi...item35b946f354
I'm with you on that. A little bit of research needs to be done on all of these aftermarket solutions and see which ones are really worth the money. I had a set of Sonar aftermarket projectors in my Eclipse and other than the occasional fogging depending on the weather, they were excellent.
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:59 PM
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I don't know if I would go with those projectors. I have had issues in the past with eBay lights. I am forever wary of products that are untested from eBay.
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:41 PM
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I am working on a retrofit right now i got a complete kit from here. Great price and great service couldn't be happier

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:45 PM
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Nice Find SnipeRA!
Great price for DIYer like me.
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Old 02-09-2012, 03:27 PM
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I don't know if I would go with those projectors. I have had issues in the past with eBay lights. I am forever wary of products that are untested from eBay.
I kinda hear what you are saying, but there is a big difference between $100 ebay cheapo lights and a nice set of $500 projectors for our cars. Just because it comes from ebay doesn't make it junk. But I agree that I will need some real world opinions on these before I buy a set. But I would trust parts that are injection molded into the right shape before cutting and epoxying projectors into housings that aren't made to hold them.
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Ebay ones tend to get condensation but you can easily fix that by taking your time & doing a silicon seal neatly.

Depends on your budget vs your time.

Although some expensive Headlight housing do have defects here & there.
Sometimes you get what you paid for, sometimes you dont.

With ebay stuff, most of them doesnt fit right & need some TLC.
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Old 02-09-2012, 05:17 PM
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The only reason that I advocate retro-fitting is that you can literally get any combination that your heart desires. Want red lenses/demon halos? No problem. Want neon strips for blinkers? You can have that, too.

Plus, the guy who I am recommending has done a set of Evo X lights, already, and warranties his work. Can't beat that.
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:01 PM
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Also if you decide not to go with the guy NFSLancerRA has suggested and want to tackle the retrofit yourself you can check out this forum has everything you could want to know about retrofitting

www.hidplanet.com
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