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Old 02-11-2013, 11:23 PM   #51
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I did the sti projector retro, and they are a little off. pretty straight but the beams look like they are going up. not flat all the way across. Is there also a way to keep the lights from jiggling? seems it did it with my halogen projectors too.
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:43 PM   #52
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I did the sti projector retro, and they are a little off. pretty straight but the beams look like they are going up. not flat all the way across. Is there also a way to keep the lights from jiggling? seems it did it with my halogen projectors too.
http://www.hidplanet.com/forums/show...+curved+shield

You can create a custom curved shield but it's not something that's done quick and easy.

What I find funny is that the older projector shields all bowed downward and the newer model ones bow upward. It's as if the manufacturer tried to fix the problem and ended up over correcting.

All lights bounce around. It's even more apparent with a clean cutoff.
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:47 PM   #53
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http://www.hidplanet.com/forums/show...+curved+shield

You can create a custom curved shield but it's not something that's done quick and easy.

What I find funny is that the older projector shields all bowed downward and the newer model ones bow upward. It's as if the manufacturer tried to fix the problem and ended up over correcting.

All lights bounce around. It's even more apparent with a clean cutoff.
cool man thanks. Can oncoming traffic see them bouncing all about?
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:08 AM   #54
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If the cutoff goes above and below their line of sight, yes. It looks like you're flashing high beams on them.
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:37 AM   #55
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If you have your headlights bolted secure to the car and you bulbs securely seated, there shouldn't be "jiggling"
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:38 AM   #56
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Hmmm...kinda glad I didn't spend $1000 on a pair of OEM sti lights now. My mini's look better than that (at least than that pic) and they aren't the greatest projectors...
Trust me, yours isn't. I've seen the morimoto and it has nothing on this. This is about 200 feet away, lighting up the whole side of a gym. I only spent $255 on the whole retrofit... projectors, ballast, bulbs, lenses and retrofit them into my 2013 headlights. I need to adjust the drivers in a little so the cutoffs meet. Photobucket makes the pic look blurry but they are very sharp cutoffs.
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Where do you buy OEM sti projectors? Are they a direct bolt on?
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:29 AM   #58
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Where do you buy OEM sti projectors? Are they a direct bolt on?
I bought a wrecked headlight and took it out then found another on the for sale ads here. Yes they bolt right in place of your halogen projectors.
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Where do you buy OEM sti projectors? Are they a direct bolt on?
I bought them here from someone in Hawaii for $100 shipped.

OEM projectors sold here, through eBay, through Retrofit Source, are all pulled from wrecked cars.

Yes, they are direct bolt on. It's been discussed already in one of your other (multiple) threads here. There's even a specific thread about it: http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1948106
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If the cutoff goes above and below their line of sight, yes. It looks like you're flashing high beams on them.
wasnt asking if im flashing anyone.
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wasnt asking if im flashing anyone.
He's saying your cutoff line going above and below their sight is appearing like you're flashing your lights.
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