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Old 07-27-12, 06:40 PM
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Thought I'd help out some fellow members who are interested. Here is a short write up that should be self explanatory. I didn't bother with the autO leveler cause it's too much of a hassle. If you're wanting this headlight cause of the auto leveler, good luck! Here we go!!!

First, the TSX projector I am bored of. Yes, it was bright but after looking at it for awhile, I got tired of it and wanted the oem look but with a little flare so I decided to go with the oem hid headlights.

TSX



Oem HID compared to retro headlights



I had aftermarket hid kit prior the retro so I had spare parts laying around



Now non hid cars don't have as much plugs as oem hid headlights. Oem hid headlights have 3 extra plugs that don't fit. 1 for the factory ballast and 2 for the auto leveler. I didn't bother with the auto leveler so I unplugged that huge grey and black plug. As for the white plug on the ballast, that's what we're keeping.





Next, the harness that you need from the aftermarket hid kit. Don't mind the edge of that harness. I started tearing it up and thought I should take some pictures in case somebody wants to do this. I, however did not take pics of the finish product after I dismantle the black piece of the harness. Remember, you keep the other end with the 9006 open connector end.



After that piece has been dismantled, I kept the metal prong connector to plug up to the ballast.





And WALA!! MAGIC!!!



Hope this help for those of you that are interested in this!
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thanks for posting this.. Something like this can always help someone out...
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Nice write up Tee! Sorry I never replied. I meant to but you know I stay busy. :/

Congrats on getting this down though bro.
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Thanks for sharing.
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nice nice....good too see the headlights are in good working order...=D
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How much for your TSX projectors?
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Thanks and you're welcome fellow CL members! As far as TSX projectors, it's been traded for the oem hid headlights.
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That was one lucky guy,

Take apart the headlight give it a clear lens and receive amazing cutoff..
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Clear lens was replace on the retro.... And so will these oem hid headlights.
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Check dm please i need a bit of help. Does the 9006 get plugged into the afternarket balast and just use that other end to connect to the white plug on the oem hid harness?

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Originally Posted by dreamcar88 View Post
Check dm please i need a bit of help. Does the 9006 get plugged into the afternarket balast and just use that other end to connect to the white plug on the oem hid harness?
If you car came with halogen bulbs then you need a the correct bulb adapter if you want a plug and play situation something like these:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2x-9006-to-...QAAOSwofxUdhqt

I had to use those in that link above when my helping my friend in is IS300 with aftermarket headlights. You also find them with the relay built-in if you plan on running power directly to the ballast:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Relay-Wirin...cAAOSwKxVcZnHM
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Originally Posted by shwalker07 View Post
If you car came with halogen bulbs then you need a the correct bulb adapter if you want a plug and play situation something like these:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2x-9006-to-...QAAOSwofxUdhqt

I had to use those in that link above when my helping my friend in is IS300 with aftermarket headlights. You also find them with the relay built-in if you plan on running power directly to the ballast:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Relay-Wirin...cAAOSwKxVcZnHM
thanks so much. Do you reccomend first or second one? I have an aftermarket hid kit and i have the factory hid ballast as well. Im confused what to use
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Originally Posted by dreamcar88 View Post
thanks so much. Do you recommend first or second one? I have an aftermarket hid kit and i have the factory hid ballast as well. Im confused what to use
No problem. I would just run the full aftermarket hid kit with the correct bulb size adapter so everything can be plug in play.
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Originally Posted by shwalker07 View Post
No problem. I would just run the full aftermarket hid kit with the correct bulb size adapter so everything can be plug in play.
i went with the first one you showed me hopefully that works, I bought 2 harnesses one for d2s and one for 9006 one of these has to work smh. Ill update yall
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