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Unread 12-11-2013, 01:43 PM   #31
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http://froehlichsuspension.3dcartsto...rade_p_39.html HID retrofit, all the work done for you, $200.
I wish they supplied a little bit of information about that product. We get pictures and a few choices but at that price point I'd be way too suspicious to go through with a blind purchase. The cynic in my says $200 can't buy an HID retrofit that won't be troublesome for oncoming drivers.

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Unread 12-11-2013, 03:05 PM   #32
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Exactly why I don't want sketchy HIDs, I don't want to blind oncoming drivers and get them or both of us into an accident because they can't see and steer into me
I'm probably going to buy a decade 10ga harness and the IPF housing and decent 55/60 or 55/100 bulbs
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Unread 12-11-2013, 03:30 PM   #33
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Upgrade ur harness and run sylviana silver stars. I think there called? They ate direct drop in and they are brother than stock with out the harness upgrade but the harness up grade helps a lot. I ran them on my mk3 supra for awhile

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Unread 12-11-2013, 06:00 PM   #34
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Exactly why I don't want sketchy HIDs, I don't want to blind oncoming drivers and get them or both of us into an accident because they can't see and steer into me I'm probably going to buy a decade 10ga harness and the IPF housing and decent 55/60 or 55/100 bulbs
If you're in town in the evening/at night sometime let me know, you can swing by and compare headlights and see what the 10ga w/ IPF and 55/100 setup looks like.
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I wish they supplied a little bit of information about that product. We get pictures and a few choices but at that price point I'd be way too suspicious to go through with a blind purchase. The cynic in my says $200 can't buy an HID retrofit that won't be troublesome for oncoming drivers.
More info on them here:
http://www.cherokeeforum.com/f67/hid-headlight-kit-179540/index4/#post2648624
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That link should be on their product page. It looks pretty solid to me. He seems to be keeping quite busy with orders too. Thanks for the link.
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Forget the lights, i want more info on how they fit those coil-overs on their XJ, I've looked at doing exactly what they have done but the master cylinder is in the way, i want to know how the made that fit.
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Hmmm
These seem quite good and possibly for me in the future

I'm now torn between the retrofitted HIDs and a harness, h4 bulbs, and ipf housings
Both being the same price range

Hmmm decisions decisions aha
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Forget the lights, i want more info on how they fit those coil-overs on their XJ, I've looked at doing exactly what they have done but the master cylinder is in the way, i want to know how the made that fit.
I think they just moved the master cylinder and brake booster to a better location, and then made the adjustments needed to make it work without failure.
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I wish they supplied a little bit of information about that product. We get pictures and a few choices but at that price point I'd be way too suspicious to go through with a blind purchase. The cynic in my says $200 can't buy an HID retrofit that won't be troublesome for oncoming drivers.
I ordered them for my XJ I'll post up when they come in I know the wait is long. From other customers pictures the cutoff is great aswell as quality

Once they come in my upgraded harness , e codes and, Piaa bulbs are going into my Yj
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Unread 12-12-2013, 10:06 AM   #41
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I think they just moved the master cylinder and brake booster to a better location, and then made the adjustments needed to make it work without failure.
You can't really just move the MC and booster. the linkages have to all line up with the brake pedal.
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You can't really just move the MC and booster. the linkages have to all line up with the brake pedal.
I don't see the problem when dealing with a custom setup. If the mc/booster were moved say 4-5" towards the driver side fender, that would allow for a snug fit (just a WAG) of the tubing and coil, and an "ease" of designing a custom linkage to allow safe brake operation.
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I ordered them for my XJ I'll post up when they come in I know the wait is long. From other customers pictures the cutoff is great aswell as quality Once they come in my upgraded harness , e codes and, Piaa bulbs are going into my Yj
Awesome! I'll look forward to your review. I just swapped to H4 last month but I wouldn't be opposed to upgrading again in a few months at that price. I'm sure I could find someone looking for a ready-to-go kit.
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Awesome! I'll look forward to your review. I just swapped to H4 last month but I wouldn't be opposed to upgrading again in a few months at that price. I'm sure I could find someone looking for a ready-to-go kit.
Wink wink ahhah

Then again I'm also looking forward to this review
Possibly we'll order a set and do a jeep headlight swap day?
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Unread 12-12-2013, 03:35 PM   #45
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Wink wink ahhah Then again I'm also looking forward to this review Possibly we'll order a set and do a jeep headlight swap day?
I had you in mind but I know you're watching this thread! If the HID kit is legit at $200 then I'll only be able to unload my H4 upgrade on someone cynical like me.

A Jeep day sounds good. If you'll trek to North Yarmouth we can do it indoors, even.
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