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Old 17th November 2008, 23:52   #16
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These are from the Fiesta Zetec. Lights fit on the ikon.
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Very nice work there indeed. See if you can get clear lens.
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Old 18th November 2008, 00:48   #18
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wow very nice work there. I think i can see a bit of wires in the light casing. Bit of finishing and it will be purrfeckt
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Even i have been trying to get those. Planning to source it thru ebay. Great neat job on the DIY, how does it look with the lens back on?
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Old 18th November 2008, 03:38   #20
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Amazing work there! Its looking brilliant. Try black plastic to cover up the wirings etc.
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Old 18th November 2008, 03:45   #21
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Now that is creativity galore Excellent stuff
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Old 18th November 2008, 08:38   #22
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Thanks again for all the kind words and tips. Aiming to work on the finishing part some time later. Truth is, I've no experience, this is my first. Yeah, I need to do something about those wires.

audiophile I saw those projector headlamps on the internet too, they are sometimes called headlamps for Ford Fiesta Mark V, but I'm not ready to import them yet.

Anyway "benbsb29" requested for some daylight pics with parking lights on, so here goes..
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Very nice work there indeed. See if you can get clear lens.
You mean the outer glass? Im using stock. The outer portion of the glass (towards the indicators) has lines like those old headlamps but I can't help it, its all there is in the market to my knowledge. Also only glass are not available, have to go for complete assembly. I know its quiet a sore in the eye.
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Old 18th November 2008, 09:15   #24
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Hey audiophile. If you import this angeleyes. Could you please let me know the How? Where? and Cost?
Internet says approx. $200. Wonder how much it may cost to have them delivered to Mumbai. Anyone?

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These are from the Fiesta Zetec. Lights fit on the ikon.
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Old 18th November 2008, 09:38   #25
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very nice , clean and resourceful DIY... hope i had the will and time to carry through such a DIY ...

you just saved yopurself about $900- that would have been the cost you would have to pay a retrofitter to fit HID projectors on you current headlamp assembly.

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Hey, thanks for the info. What is the black strip round the outer lens , is it insulation tape?
Day time it look real neat, clean DIY jobs are very nice to see.
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Old 18th November 2008, 18:55   #27
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I painted the edge of the glass black from the inside. The interiors were too visible without them, and since the inside were not exactly pretty, I painted them to cover up some. But the glass has uneven surface on the outer portion and not smooth, so the painting on these part appeared rough/eneven (First time painting using spray-can), so I used tape to smoothen things up a bit.
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very nice , clean and resourceful DIY... hope i had the will and time to carry through such a DIY ...

you just saved yopurself about $900- that would have been the cost you would have to pay a retrofitter to fit HID projectors on you current headlamp assembly.
Thanks. I just did a little bit everyday after work. I have to pay bills y'know. Took almost a month . That's why there are those fogs to supplement for night driving while I was working on the headlamp.

$900 . With a little more practice, I could be earning well.
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Hey audiophile. If you import this angeleyes. Could you please let me know the How? Where? and Cost?
Internet says approx. $200. Wonder how much it may cost to have them delivered to Mumbai. Anyone?

Sure buddy, will let you know when I have some more info.cheers:
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Neat!!! They look excellent in the sun as well! The high beam projectors were looking a bit out of focus though... will try the same thing if i lay my hands on good used projectors!
Thanks bro
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