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Headlight split - bit of a adventure - now scratching head looking at wiring these up :-) while the lights are apart has anyone thought of changing out the projectors?
So close to fitting these! All assembled and loom finished. Just need to test and mount the lights and set up the PSU. I now have burned fingers, a new found respect for assembling fiddly electrical thingies and an impressed missus. Will post pics this weekend. ;-)
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So where and how much are people paying for new headlights? I enquired about one on ebay for 64 all they said was it was made in Taiwan !! Not sure too risk it or not.
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So close to fitting these! All assembled and loom finished. Just need to test and mount the lights and set up the PSU. I now have burned fingers, a new found respect for assembling fiddly electrical thingies and an impressed missus. Will post pics this weekend. ;-)
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Just make sure they are Lucas ones if you want genuine. I have cheap taiwanese ones on mine, they are fine for the job.

I have heard of motors stripping gears in both types whcih is all that can go wrong with one.
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Just make sure they are Lucas ones if you want genuine. I have cheap taiwanese ones on mine, they are fine for the job.

I have heard of motors stripping gears in both types whcih is all that can go wrong with one.
Thanks for the reply Jay, I almost had a Lucas one but they couldn't find it in their warehouse in the end !!

Will try the cheap ones, not like I use the motors really !
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Nice work Lord of beard!

My fingers are only just recovering now... but so worth it

I got the cheap Headlights and the motor went nuts... had to cut its cable to shut it up
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Bah! I've bought the wrong relay! Lights are all installed but need to get the right relay to ensure power feed and to set up the PSU. Guess I'm finishing next weekend then :-(
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Bah! I've bought the wrong relay! Lights are all installed but need to get the right relay to ensure power feed and to set up the PSU. Guess I'm finishing next weekend then :-(
What did you get?
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What did you get?
I bought the interior light 10s delay off relay from Durite. Different connectors. I tried every combination but alas no joy. My fault for thinking I was smart getting it for 15.
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All done !!!

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Great work wowie ... 6 Pol superseals too

I'm liking the way you've positioned your HID ballasts, are they just wedged in place or stuck to the headlight itself??
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They're up and running :-) will post epic pics a bit later. Thanks for all the work put into this everyone especially Jaba, Coxy and all the people in the background who helped code and develop the controllers.
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Project Halo is now lording itself around Cornwall
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These are literally so worth the effort.
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These are literally so worth the effort.
They looks superb ... even better on the darker mornings
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Great work wowie ... 6 Pol superseals too

I'm liking the way you've positioned your HID ballasts, are they just wedged in place or stuck to the headlight itself??
Thx , yeah 6 pol superseals , thanks for the idea

They are stuck to the headlight with tesa powerbond outdoor , hopefully they keep on sticking.
Saw the idea on a dutch forum.
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Hi!

I can work well with software and related problems. I have 0 knowledge of what's described here.

You think I could do it?

Or is there- by any change- someone willing to do it for me and then send pre-customized headlights to me and then I can let someone to install this? I'm willing to pay for the work as well.

Would love the daylight rings, but I'm afraid I don't have the skills.

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If anyone is still interested in joining the project but doesnt think they can handle it as a DIY job there is a member who is willing to build serts for you now. PM me for contact details.
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I did see that but I also saw that that one guy might be too busy. I just put my request out here for wider audience of experts who might be interested in this.
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There is a guy on the Facebook group that is happy to build sets for people but I only have 5 sets of controllers left so if you want a set built you will need to get your order in quick with him. Search for AlfaBook. in Facebook to find details.

After this final 5 controllers are used (and the guy on Facebook has already requested all 5!) there will be a delay while 10 pre-orders are made before a new batch is produced.
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very interesting, looks great! you mention that there are different modes. How can you choose in between these modes? How can we get to know the prices? thank you.
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very interesting, looks great! you mention that there are different modes. How can you choose in between these modes? How can we get to know the prices? thank you.
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Had a spare hour tonight, so I managed to split both my headlights and install the rings, I have different manufactures of headlights, the Depo one uses the very soft adhesive and came apart in minutes using a heatgun. The other one is a TYE I think and the adhesive didn't really melt, so I het to try and ease the adhesive out using a screwdriver.

It took a bit of time but with gently heating of the heatgun it did become a bit softer to make it easier to remove. On this headlight I will have to replace the adhesive with some silkaflex.

A few pics.

These are COB angel eyes.

Oh and the ring size locations are wrong in the wiki @ Jay.

i have a week of work at the end of October so they will be installed then, along with some other mods.
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Oh and the ring size locations are wrong in the wiki @ Jay.


I know

It would be useful if you could measure the amp draw of each ring upstream of the little in line black box so I can get a view on whether these rings are going to be a viable alternative to the current ones used on the controllers.
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