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Old 7th November 2016, 16:13   #16
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It has been made tight by putting M-seal around the projector. It's not visible from outside because it would not look neat. Also, have a look at opened fog lamp housing pic with test mount of projector. Projector covers the inner hole completely. It's just about cosmetic part when inspected closely.
I have a question on the durability of the mounting. In the first post, you have a shown that the projector lamps are screwed on to the black cladding using a single point.
How different is the mounting from the stock fog lamps?
The single point mounting and the 0.5mm gap cannot arrest the to and fro motion when the car is in motion.

Also, is the mounting location reinforced to handle the additional weight of lamps?

I hope this doesn't create a durability issue in the long term .

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I have a question on the durability of the mounting. In the first post, you have a shown that the projector lamps are screwed on to the black cladding using a single point.
How different is the mounting from the stock fog lamps?
The single point mounting and the 0.5mm gap cannot arrest that to and fro motion when the car is in motion.

Also, is the mounting location reinforced to handle the additional weight of lamps?

I hope this doesn't create a durability issue in the long term .
That picture shows test mount. It is fixed tightly with screws now. Also to avoid vertical movement, projector is locked and M-seal is applied. I have driven around 500 KM post installation and everything looks perfect
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Installation was done at Bangalore and it took around 2 hours.
Was this @EVO Bangalore?
Can you share the total price and where did you source all the stuffs?

Looks pretty bright stuff to me, cheers mate!
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Was this @EVO Bangalore?
Can you share the total price and where did you source all the stuffs?

Looks pretty bright stuff to me, cheers mate!
Yes, installation was done at EVO Bangalore. Projector was sourced from Xenon Planet, Chandigarh. Shyam Hegde is XP team member in Bangalore. He usually does installation at EVO/Blackwoks. I paid 14K for the setup ( regular ballasts) and 2000 Rs for installation.

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I paid 14K for the setup ( regular ballasts) and 2000 Rs for installation.
The projectors seem to be exposed with no protection / glass holders. I'm thinking of below scenarios and would they be durable and strong enough to sustain any of these:
- small stones chipping up while driving on bad patches of roads
- minor brushing up during bumper to bumper traffic
- hitting the curb during parking etc.,

Your thoughts please.
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The projectors seem to be exposed with no protection / glass holders. I'm thinking of below scenarios and would they be durable and strong enough to sustain any of these:
- small stones chipping up while driving on bad patches of roads
- minor brushing up during bumper to bumper traffic
- hitting the curb during parking etc.,

Your thoughts please.
The projector lens is pretty strong and not easily prone to scratches too. LED bars / AUX lamps would be more prone to damages than this Micro fog projector. I am keeping a watch on this and will update here if projector lens get any scratches due to stone chipping etc. I have driven around 600 KM and "All Is Well".

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I have noticed that the output has improved after using it for couple of hours( bulb break in period??). I have posted 2 more videos.



Look for the decrease in brightness when XP Micro gets switched off



Real time output : good practical output
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That's quite powerful to be honest. Does it have low/high beams like the headlights? Got that impression from the videos.

This looks like a much better and cleaner solution for hatchbacks or sedans where the led bars look so out of place and destroy the overall look. Subscribed to the thread, might go in for these at a later time if they prove reliable in the long run.
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That's quite powerful to be honest. Does it have low/high beams like the headlights? Got that impression from the videos.

This looks like a much better and cleaner solution for hatchbacks or sedans where the led bars look so out of place and destroy the overall look. Subscribed to the thread, might go in for these at a later time if they prove reliable in the long run.
Yes, it's a bixenon projector and works really well along with stock headlights. Good part is OEM look is retained and need not worry about theft too. I hope the projectors are reliable because Xenon Planet offers 2 years warranty.
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Hi Naren,

Thanks for a very detailed post!
I have been looking for Projectors for my 3rd Gen City as the stock headlights are very under powered. Are these XP projectors road legal? I am not concerned about the cost, just don't want RTO officials bothering me about it.

Any suggestions regarding any other brand of headlights are welcome.


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Hi Naren,

Thanks for a very detailed post!
I have been looking for Projectors for my 3rd Gen City as the stock headlights are very under powered. Are these XP projectors road legal? I am not concerned about the cost, just don't want RTO officials bothering me about it.

Any suggestions regarding any other brand of headlights are welcome.


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According to RTO rules, any aftermarket accessory is illegal. But I can assure you that XP Micro projectors as stock fog lamp replacement wouldn't have any issues. XP Micro in low beam doesn't glare oncoming traffic at all, when mounted at place of stock fog lamps. AUX lamps or LED bars are easily attracted by cops.
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According to RTO rules, any aftermarket accessory is illegal. But I can assure you that XP Micro projectors as stock fog lamp replacement wouldn't have any issues. XP Micro in low beam doesn't glare oncoming traffic at all, when mounted at place of stock fog lamps. AUX lamps or LED bars are easily attracted by cops.

Thank you!
I do not have any provision to install them as Fog Lamps as I have the 2009 S model. Can I try them as Headlights?


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I do not have any provision to install them as Fog Lamps as I have the 2009 S model. Can I try them as Headlights?
Yes, it can be retrofitted inside headlights too. Even Quad setup could be done with XP Micro
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Night driving has become effortless now. What's the point of having 150 horses under hood without adequate lighting to drive at night? . XP Micro is my solution. I got a chance to capture this output pic few minutes back. High beam is really good!!
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