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Here goes nothing!! (First retrofit)

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Chief_Will, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. Aug 12, 2017 at 9:21 AM
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    Chief_Will

    Chief_Will [OP] New Member

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    I've always wanted to do a retrofit but I've never had the courage. After reading a few walktheoughs I feel confident I can do it. Here we go!

    IMG_8435.jpg IMG_8398.jpg
     
  2. Aug 12, 2017 at 9:27 AM
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    boardude

    boardude #MIKEwisheshewascool

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    Nice little productive Sat morning!!

    Spoiler alert!! Alabama loses lol
     
  3. Aug 12, 2017 at 9:30 AM
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    Chief_Will

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    Ha! Good catch!
     
  4. Aug 12, 2017 at 9:54 AM
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    SouthBoundSteve

    SouthBoundSteve Rowdy Ron/Driverdog 2020

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    Good luck, James!!
     
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  5. Aug 12, 2017 at 9:55 AM
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    mdavis

    mdavis Pass me a beer.

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    Yes they do!
     
  6. Aug 12, 2017 at 9:58 AM
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    16tunterd

    16tunterd Got wood?

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    Good luck. I had mine done. Now I kinda wish I'd done it myself. I'm actually thinking I might get some extra headlights and redo mine,,,,, one of these days. :hattip:
     
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  7. Aug 12, 2017 at 9:59 AM
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    The permaseal was def an ass kicker! First light is finally disassembled and painted. On to the next one....
     
  8. Aug 12, 2017 at 10:03 AM
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    Good luck! What brand did you go with? Take some pics along the way.
    I hope to get something similar done in the months ahead.

    Side note - Does that original NES work?
     
  9. Aug 12, 2017 at 10:06 AM
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  10. Aug 12, 2017 at 10:28 AM
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    I think @dcsleeper408 has an extra set that might be for sale. I want to do it to but what I'm scared the most is baking he headlamps open and getting rid of all the factory goo.

    OP - please let us know how baking the headlights open goes. What steps , temperature etc.
     
  11. Aug 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM
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    16tunterd Got wood?

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    The baking is scary. Hopefully I'll see @dcsleeper408 tomorrow. I've seen your work, you're more than capable. I believe it's 200 degrees. @MotoTundra what temp.
     
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  12. Aug 12, 2017 at 4:45 PM
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    -TRS Mini D2S Retrofit on TRD Pro Headlights (Apollo 2.0 Shrouds, 35w XB Ballasts, 5500k Bulbs) -Baja Designs Squadron R Sport Aux lights. -TRD Pro Grill -TRD Rear Sway Bar -BakFlip VP Tonneau w/BakBox -Dipped wheels & bumpers -Iron Cross HD steps -Undercover Swingcase -SunTek Paint Protection film -Tinted glass -Bedmat -OEM Towing Mirrors
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  13. Aug 13, 2017 at 8:19 AM
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  14. Aug 13, 2017 at 10:50 AM
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    -TRS Mini D2S Retrofit on TRD Pro Headlights (Apollo 2.0 Shrouds, 35w XB Ballasts, 5500k Bulbs) -Baja Designs Squadron R Sport Aux lights. -TRD Pro Grill -TRD Rear Sway Bar -BakFlip VP Tonneau w/BakBox -Dipped wheels & bumpers -Iron Cross HD steps -Undercover Swingcase -SunTek Paint Protection film -Tinted glass -Bedmat -OEM Towing Mirrors
    No problem.
     
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