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Old 11-03-2005, 06:40 PM   #1
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anyone kno how to retrofit a 96 accord??? if u do, plz send me a link or pics or tell me how. thanks
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Retro fit what????
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Yeh, Like give us a clue what you want guidance on.
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expletive.ing n00b Click the image to open in full size.
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What is retro fit and show pic of a retro
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are you talking about projector retrofit??? (i.e. BMW projectors into 96 Accord)
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why would you want to put that on your car
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why would you want to put that on your car
Because HID 'kits' are garbage and projector retrofits give off awesome light output, great cutoff, and cool colors, and theyre like a jillion times better than stock lights.
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Because HID 'kits' are garbage and projector retrofits give off awesome light output, great cutoff, and cool colors, and theyre like a jillion times better than stock lights.
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so what exactly do you want to do? you want to retrofit your headlights or do you want to put projectors. like these by the way, the output on these things suck trust me. they give your car a cool look at night but for vision their out put is really bad.


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are you talking about projector retrofit??? (i.e. BMW projectors into 96 Accord)
yeh wat he said. sorry yeh retrofit projectors
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..the output on these things suck trust me. they give your car a cool look at night but for vision their out put is really bad.
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OK, can't you put the projector assembly from the BMW into the housing of the above lights to use the better quality projectors?
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OK, can't you put the projector assembly from the BMW into the housing of the above lights to use the better quality projectors?
You could, but it would be more difficult. With a standard reflective housing, you can just make a hole, bolt the projector in, and use the housing adjustment screws to adjust the beam pattern. With those, you have a lot less room to work with and you have to adjust it using a bracket instead of the stock mount points.
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does anyone have any pics of they're DIY retrofit job? pics of the back of the housing and how the projectors fit and where cuts where made would be nice..
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does anyone have any pics of they're DIY retrofit job? pics of the back of the housing and how the projectors fit and where cuts where made would be nice..
Bionic has a really good setup, and right now i'm doing an S2000 retrofit into some Civic headlights. NOt accords, but I should be able to give advice if you want Click the image to open in full size.
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Just search, there are several good writeups on retrofitting out there
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check the forums at http://www.hidplanet.com
here's my unfinished retrofit without shrouds
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It looks pretty well done so far!!! Is it tight man?! Where did you get the retrofit from?!
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those arn't to bad I like that Click the image to open in full size.
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here's my unfinished retrofit without shrouds
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THATS HOW I WANT MINE TO LOOK LIKE!!!!!
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THATS HOW I WANT MINE TO LOOK LIKE!!!!!
I hope not, cause that definitely needs shrouds and bezels...and what K are you using, cause that looks kinda green....
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I hope not, cause that definitely needs shrouds and bezels...and what K are you using, cause that looks kinda green....
well i mean u get the picture when his is done
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Bionic has a really good setup, and right now i'm doing an S2000 retrofit into some Civic headlights. NOt accords, but I should be able to give advice if you want Click the image to open in full size.
Thanks bro.
Unfortunately...I got into a car accident and smashed the headlgihts.
Anyhow, I'm in the process of something crazier than before....

I'm definatley doing the projector turning signals and moddified 05+ S2000 low beams, but I can't decide between modded S2000 projectors or modded TSX highbeams.

I'll let you guys know when it's done...

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heres a retro i did for 98-02 Accord, im using TSX projectors:

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