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Old 11-27-2019, 10:39 PM
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Those would work but I am pretty much committed to the projectors.

It looks like I can reduce power to all 4 lights with a 1/2 ohm resistor and still get the equivalent of 52 watt headlights. I will technically not have high beams because of the beam spread for high beams is not the same as low beams. But that's OK, I don't see myself driving at night on unlit roads. And I will still have 260 watts of lights.

Got the DPDT relays today and worked up a schematic. I am going to need this for the headlight harness that I am making.
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Old 11-27-2019, 11:47 PM
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Curious, what's the draw to projection VS LEDs?

I like the LEDs I listed but they are both high and low beams. Is there a watt limit to worry about? It would be easy to hook up all 4 lights to run low beam, all 4 at high beam too. That being said, I dont want to blind people.
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Old 11-28-2019, 01:29 PM
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I wanted to use projectors because they are smaller and the doors don't have to open so much. I have already modded the doors and linkage to do this so it's too late to turn back.

Don't know much about LED's but I assume they are more efficient than incandescent lights but more complicated. I see some of them have cooling fans.

Here is a CAD model of my setup:

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That's really nice looking. What do you think it will cost for the set up? I have seen a couple aftermarket kits but runs over $2500. I have to say though, you're design is awesome!
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Old 11-28-2019, 04:45 PM
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The headlights are not real expensive. They are Hella 90mm modules, I think I paid $60-70 each. There is a link that needs to be made/replaced that lowers the headlight door and you need to modify the door for the deeper headlight modules.

I still have to make the bezels but I will wait till I get them installed.
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I did not realize you were running projectors... if it were my car, I would just forget the highbeam function and just run all 4 at full power. Simple and will give you great output without blinding other drivers.
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Look up “demon eyes”. people light up the projector lens with a small led. You could turn that on if you still want to run 2 lights for low and get the look of having all 4 lights on.
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Looks like 4 fixed lights with a dimmer is pretty easy so I'll give that a shot. Also pretty easy to integrate that into the headlight door motors.

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