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Old 09-17-11, 08:24 PM   #196
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sooo just spent few hours on the headlights and just like another member here the led strips don't work My guess is that thinktwice had stock HID's and relocating one cable would work for him. And since originaly my car didn't come with HID's i think i need to relocate the wire in a differen slot....but which one
Time to splice the harness' open is what it sounds like to me.
I have non HID so I'll be going down this road like you some day when I get these lights. Keep us posted when you can.
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Old 10-04-11, 04:49 PM   #197
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I asked around in some shops about re wiring the headlights so the LED stays bright when the headlights are on and they dont seem to want to touch it. I dont know why, maybe too much power running to the LED, anyone can offer help?
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Old 10-09-11, 10:37 AM   #198
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So i got my LED strip to work. Turns out that i had to connect the red wire with the white&black strips wire. I left LEDS on 100% but i think they're to bright...oh well. I'll wait till someone comes with some solution.
I even tried to connect the red wire to the Ignition fuse thinking that it might work...fail
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Old 10-09-11, 11:24 AM   #199
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what do you mean too bright? cant be brighter than your headlights, Mine look awesome
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Old 10-09-11, 03:44 PM   #200
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they sure looks brighter than the hid's when you stand in front of the car but maybe they're arent from far away
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Old 10-09-11, 03:54 PM   #201
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I think that lOoks cool
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Old 10-09-11, 04:24 PM   #202
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Looks amazing! Nice job
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Old 10-20-11, 11:49 AM   #203
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Finally, adding some much needed "Light" to this thread....... !!!

Some things to know... If you buy a pre-made kit, you don't have to deal with any of this stuff...

The only thing you have to do is swap the Flasher Relay cube, which sits in the space above the Brake & Gas pedal under the dash.

If you have an IS with AFS, you will indeed get a flashing AFS indicator light.. If you have an IS with just the Halogen headlights, you will not have a flashing AFS indicator.

So far the only known way to stop the blinking AFS light, is to crack open the cluster and block the light that passes through that area with something Black.

Also, the bumper brackets that screw into the bottom of the headlights, will need slight modifications to be attached to the new MY2011 lights.. Basically dremeling some of it off that sits over the LED wire dome cap on the underside of the housings.
But still, only 2 screws will line up after that.

I tried the new step mentioned, of only swapping the GREEN wire location, that DID NOT work on my 2008 IS-F.

So I went with what "thinktwice" originally did..
I snipped the thinner solid red wire, then tapped it into the Black & White wire underneath it..
Then I changed the pin location of the Green Wire to the empty spot... Done.!!

I also tested the Solid Black wire and Solid Green wire to confirm the differences between the 50% & 100% brightness of the LED strip.
I went with 100% power.

Also, the new Flasher relay needed is indeed Lexus / Toyota Part # 81980-06020
That takes all of about 5 minutes to find unplug & replug the new unit.

I only got pics of the Flasher swap so far.. (I was in a rush)

I will try to update this post in the near future with how the wiring looks before and after the slight modification done to the primary male plug connector on the new headlight.

Thanks for all input in this thread..!!

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Picture 1 = NEW Relay

Picture 2 = NEW Relay and Old Relay, side-by-side

Picture 3 = Old Relay & Location (mine was green & blue)

Picture 4 = New Relay & Location (brown & black)

Picture 5 = Pearl Yellow LFA #P014 & MY IS-F
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Main harness pictures "coming soon"

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Picture 6 = Pearl Yellow LFA #P014 & MY 2008 IS-F

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looks good joe
Thanks Josh!!

I still have to visit AeroTect this week to slap some film on the new lights..

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Hey Joe, so what did you do with the lexus logo? is painted or you purchased a blacked out L
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Thanks Josh!!

I still have to visit AeroTect this week to slap some film on the new lights..

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Joe, looks great! Are you concerned about the bubbling defect?

I've had my Sewell kit for five months and there is a little bubbling, although someone would only notice it if I pointed it out.
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Old 10-21-11, 09:49 PM   #209
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Joe your IS-F looks sick, love to hood to bumper matte paint. LEDs look great too.

PS- I want one of your blue intakes very soon.
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Old 10-21-11, 10:51 PM   #210
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Joe Z: nice LED headlights!
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