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Old 07-10-2010, 04:06 PM
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....I don't think the other rings you mentioned above will fit as the ones i fitted are just wedged into the bumper .....VERY tight ......i reckon the others ones may break.
Just some ideas im bringing up. i like how yours looks i just wanted something water proof and something that i know will last
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Old 07-10-2010, 04:31 PM
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Just some ideas im bringing up. i like how yours looks i just wanted something water proof and something that i know will last
Yep ...i know what you mean ....was thinking of some way of making them more sealed....not sure if they will stay up to the rough weather here....
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Old 07-10-2010, 05:19 PM
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Well done my friend. That is a nice and more importantly "tasteful" Modification.
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Old 07-11-2010, 01:59 PM
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Yep ...i know what you mean ....was thinking of some way of making them more sealed....not sure if they will stay up to the rough weather here....
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Old 07-11-2010, 02:05 PM
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Yep ...i have some Humi-Seal which does the same thing but i might see how it goes 1st...

For info they have survived a washing with a sponge ...a bucket of water thrown over them.....and a jet wash but not directly on them....
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Old 07-11-2010, 02:10 PM
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I was thinking of something similar, but I would be looking to get them mounted behind the trim..

Do you think it's possible to remove the black trim (what you're sticking the LEDs too), stamp out a circular groove and glue some clear plastic (to make a circular window) and mount the LEDs behind that...?

Or is that too much like hard work
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Old 07-11-2010, 02:20 PM
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I was thinking of something similar, but I would be looking to get them mounted behind the trim..

Do you think it's possible to remove the black trim (what you're sticking the LEDs too), stamp out a circular groove and glue some clear plastic (to make a circular window) and mount the LEDs behind that...?

Or is that too much like hard work
The Fog Assembly is only held on with 2 screws on my ACS front spoiler...it takes 2 secs to get it off ....but i'm not sure how it's held on on a normal OEM or other spoiler type ?

Modding the trim sounds like too much hard work to be honest ....and there's no going back if you do it or make a mistake.

My LED rings are just wedged into the bumper ...it's a very tight perfect fit.....

Am wondering if your car would look better with Blue LED Halo rings with it being Monaco Blue ?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/2x-Blue-Car-An...item27b33236cf


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Old 07-11-2010, 02:43 PM
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I finally got around to buying/installing MTEC v2.1 leds for my Angel Eyes. They look great.

Next up is installing the 80mm led halo rings on my fogs. I've given them three coats of paint to seal them. Does it matter which way you hook the wires up? Which one goes to ground?

Also, someone mentioned putting a fuse in line. Sounds like a good idea to me. What amperage should it be?
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I finally got around to buying/installing MTEC v2.1 leds for my Angel Eyes. They look great.

Next up is installing the 80mm led halo rings on my fogs. I've given them three coats of paint to seal them. Does it matter which way you hook the wires up? Which one goes to ground?

Also, someone mentioned putting a fuse in line. Sounds like a good idea to me. What amperage should it be?
I don't think it matters which way round the wires go.

I didin't fit a fuse and didn't have any alectrical problems with them at all.

I have mine connected so they are on when i have my normal lights on (not fogs).

A couple of months ago i had to drive through extremely deep water with my lights on where they were underwater.....and they survived.

BUT....what i have discovered is the LED's don't survive in extreme cold. It got to minus 20 degree celcius here and the LED's gradually failed in banks of 3 which means the little chip on the back of the rings were probably failing.

I just bought another couple of new rings cos they're so cheap and will replace them when the weather improves.
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Old 01-09-2011, 01:18 PM
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Thanks, TF. I think I'll wait until it's warmer to do this as well. I need to remove the headlights to clean the inside of the lens, so I might as well do it all at the same time.
It not warm here, but at least it's not 20 below!
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too much effort for me at the moment, but they look awesome!
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not a fan of this mod. Angel eyes look great though
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