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Old 06-11-08, 11:57 AM   #1
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Has anyone with 01-03 LS430 retrofit projectors on their ride yet? If so can you post pics and instructions please thanks
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Old 06-11-08, 03:32 PM   #2
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Only one who has posted pictures so far-beangrower

search for "retrofit" in the lighting section and there's tons of informations.

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Only one who has posted pictures so far-beangrower

search for "retrofit" in the lighting section and there's tons of informations.

lolz....Thats my ride.

Here is a better pic of the projectors. Q45 retrofit on 01-03 headlight, these were a PITA to do.


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The orange part in the headlight, is it like the GS where it's just a iece of prange plastic you can remove?
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The orange part in the headlight, is it like the GS where it's just a iece of prange plastic you can remove?
Yes, you can remove the amber piece. The only problem is, that you wont have a reflector in the front anymore. There is only a shiny metal surface behind the amber reflector. I removed my amber ones and hand made a pair of the clear reflectors.
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Yes, you can remove the amber piece. The only problem is, that you wont have a reflector in the front anymore. There is only a shiny metal surface behind the amber reflector. I removed my amber ones and hand made a pair of the clear reflectors.
Nice, appreciate the info

You just added another mod to the list

Dam, I just love looking at your car
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yO RacinStyle did you do this yourself? Looks clean are these better than the oem 430 projectors
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lolz....Thats my ride.

Here is a better pic of the projectors. Q45 retrofit on 01-03 headlight, these were a PITA to do.


...ahh...but he didn't say beangrower's ride. he said "only one who posted a pic" ...and I did post a pic..of your car. hehe. but yeah, that's anis' dope zenki. U gotta ask him about it. I was gonna do this also. Seen this picture awhile back of a car in japan that did a ucf30 conversion on a ucf20 and had these q45 (F50 cima) projectors.

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yO RacinStyle did you do this yourself? Looks clean are these better than the oem 430 projectors
Yep, I did them myself. As far as Lumes go, You have a more pure/bright light with the 04+ LS430 projectors. Those have to be the best HID projector made so far.

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Nice, appreciate the info

You just added another mod to the list

Dam, I just love looking at your car
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...ahh...but he didn't say beangrower's ride. he said "only one who posted a pic" ...and I did post a pic..of your car. hehe. but yeah, that's anis' dope zenki. U gotta ask him about it. I was gonna do this also. Seen this picture awhile back of a car in japan that did a ucf30 conversion on a ucf20 and had these q45 (F50 cima) projectors.

hehe... You should do it!! Damn, Those Leons and some F50 projectors would look sick man. Love the new stance of your ride!!
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lolz....Thats my ride.

Here is a better pic of the projectors. Q45 retrofit on 01-03 headlight, these were a PITA to do.



Those headlamps look pretty sick... plus I read that you did them yourself... mad props to you and your efforts. I don't think I've noticed that until now. They remind me of a six shooter pistol, kind of aggressive and ready to shoot.
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my bad beangrower
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my bad beangrower
Wooops, sorry racinstyle. I clicked on that picture and
had a brainfart

Nevertheless, that's one sweet retro
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can you post info on how you did the retrofit on them lights
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can you post info on how you did the retrofit on them lights
ya, ill post a lil how to this weekend
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Hello any update to how this can be done?
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