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Old 07-15-11, 11:34 AM   #16
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Dope! I loved it that you stepped outside the box! The headlights are !!
I just had to do it because I really didn't think anyone else would go that far... the headlights were hell and quite expensive to get done. The guys at AACStyle in Louisiana just couldn't get it right the first time and they are sllloooowwww! But it's almost perfect unless you scrutinize as hard as I do. I expect perfection when you spend almost $1000 on them!

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I'm liking the angel eyes but why the big gap as its 75-80% of a full circle?
The shape of the headlight frame will not permit you to make a complete circle, plus you need to have a place to mount and connect the circuitry to integrate to your main headlamps. Please note that each headlight has over 160 individual LED's
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Old 07-15-11, 11:51 AM   #17
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Those headlights are so sick!!!!! The more pics I see the more I love it. Unique and done with proper, high quality work!
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Old 07-15-11, 02:11 PM   #18
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I am lovin the headlights, where did you get them, the wheels are sweet also
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Old 07-15-11, 03:43 PM   #19
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Those headlights are so sick!!!!! The more pics I see the more I love it. Unique and done with proper, high quality work!
I do appreciate all the compliments. It's been quite a bit of effort to say the least.

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I am lovin the headlights, where did you get them, the wheels are sweet also
I had them done by AACStyle out of Louisiana but I must warn you that they are super sssslllloooooooooowwwww! Each time they had the lights they took at least 5 -6 weeks. That's also not to mention that I've had to send them back three times because their work was less than satisfactory. (they actually left tape particles inside one of the lenses!) They did eventually get it right but it took three times, and I had to pay for shipping back each and every time! Shipping costs me about $60 from Texas to Louisiana and you still had to find the box, the padding, and take them to FedEx. It costs me over $1000 to get the headlights done but there are over 160 individual LED's in each headlight. I do like, but it was hell!
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Old 07-16-11, 06:40 AM   #20
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I love it! The fact that this is what you drive to the Tattoo shop makes it even more perfect. Tell your son a big on the batman black description. My 5 and 8 year old completely agree with him. LOL
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I love it! The fact that this is what you drive to the Tattoo shop makes it even more perfect. Tell your son a big on the batman black description. My 5 and 8 year old completely agree with him. LOL

Haha, thanks... Kids are great. My son just said what came to mind. My older 17 year old had a lot to do with all the work and details put into this car too. I just thought I'd share some photos since it's been so long that I've posted anything here.
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I'm 70 years age and I'll agree it looks great,,

ya can't do that to mine but you get a thumbs up from me,,

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I'm 70 years age and I'll agree it looks great,,

ya can't do that to mine but you get a thumbs up from me,,

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Thank you Derry, your opinion holds more weight to me than all the others. I'm glad you approve.... I realize it's not everyone's cup of tea but then not everyone drinks tea either! Ultimately, I put this together for me and my boys. We love it.
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Old 07-16-11, 05:56 PM   #24
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Those headlights are dope

I have been toying the idea of doing angel eyes for a while. But am hesitant to take out and pull apart my headlights. Esp since I drive mine every day.
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Old 07-16-11, 09:29 PM   #25
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Old 07-18-11, 08:56 AM   #26
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Those headlights are dope

I have been toying the idea of doing angel eyes for a while. But am hesitant to take out and pull apart my headlights. Esp since I drive mine every day.
It is indeed a huge task, the headlights aren't hard to remove but not really simple either... if you do them yourself you will definitely save some time. If you ship them off to get done, the guys are AACSTyle in Louisiana are extremely slow. It took them 3 attempts and about 20 weeks in all after it was all said and done... I am mostly satisfied with the end result but the entire process was dragged out far too long. I'm not sure who else does these headlight mods but I'm sure there are others. I'd definitely get some feedback and do some research before you attempt.
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I'm 70 years age and I'll agree it looks great,,

ya can't do that to mine but you get a thumbs up from me,,

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Derry, to you sir!
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Old 07-20-11, 11:43 PM   #28
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Normally, I'm not a fan of modified LS430's, but this is the exception. I love it! It's beautiful!
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Car looks very good like that. The front looks especially badazz with the black grill and led headlights. If Darth Vader drove an LS430, this would definitely be his car.
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Show off! Something different for sure. I like it. Good job.
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