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So my Morimoto XB LED fogs finally arrived today and I was able to get them installed so I figured I'd share some pics. It's still light out so I'll post output shots tonight, but it looks like they put out tons of light for fogs. For $170 from The Retrofit Source these seem like they were a really good choice. They definitely beat my old rigid knockoff 'flood' pattern fogs that I had to take out because they were too blinding to run on the street.

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Mine are shipping as I type...

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The mini h1 kit will be arriving today for my headlights !
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Sweet, Josh, do you have a set of donor housings?

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No just gonna hack up the ones on the jeep. I took them off tonight and will remove the lense and start cutting to fit. I probably won't finish this weekend and just pick at it the next couple of weekends when I can
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I have one spare TYC if you screw up.

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Well my first attempt failed I think! Lol I cut the hole to big and fail to cut it in an oval shape. So I have some pretty large gaps on each side that I will have to fill with some type of epoxy but if I shave down this cap a little to expose the threads I'm thinking I can bond the black cap to the housing then be able to tighten the nut. I think I may need a new housing. The projector lens sits about .25 inches from the clear housing lens. And extends about 1.8 inches out the back to the end of the threads. Do you think this will work.
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You may need that spare. LOL! You might be able to salvage that housing depending on the shroud you chose because the shroud will cover your mistakes.

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It's the Gatlin gun shroud, can't really see it from the front because of the flange from the projector. I can probably just fill the voids with epoxy all around
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You should be fine with that shroud. Just make sure your alignment is pretty close on the horizontal cut off before you cement the projectors into place. The shrouds should cover any epoxy or rough cuts.

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Ya I think that will work, or you think this would work, this is on a tj. Seems like it would be more of a solid fit, or will the projector sit to far into the housing, not sure if it really matters or not how close to the lens it is. Thank you for the help !
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My OCD has set in. I am going to order a set of the TYC housings and try again lol. This time I will take more measurements and not eyeball it
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You can have the one I currently have, Josh. Free saves you 45 bucks.

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You can have the one I currently have, Josh. Free saves you 45 bucks.
Thanks chris, but I already ordered one. I found a place that modifies new jeeps and resells them and they sell all the oem parts pretty cheap. I'm gonna hack up the other one sometime today.
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Haha haha thank you !
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quick update on the fogs - output it exactly what a fog should be - low, wide and bright. Completely forgot to grab a picture lol but I will be sure to tonight!
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Glad it turned out good !
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Sorry for kind of hijacking your thread, Everett. I'm standing in line at the USPS to try to save my shipment of fogs. TRS and I were not sync'd the lights got sent to my old address even though I gave Matt my current address.

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No big deal here are some output shots. First is just to capture darkness, next is Morimoto xb led dogs, then Morimoto sealed 7 projected HID low beams and finally Morimoto sealed 7 projected HID high beams....hard to appreciated the distance of the high beams because of the road curving
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They look sweet ! Looking forward to getting my in !!
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Just saw TRS is doing a $100 off deal on my setup....coupon code is APRILJK for $100 off package deal Morimoto sealed 7 projected HIDs and xb LED fogs
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Any idea if you have "Type T" or "Type S"? There is a sweet deal on some "Type T" but they only show to fit some yotas and Lexus'. Wandering if its worth the time to try and hack the stock housings up to make it work.

Disregard all that--more research indicated I would need the "Type M". Bummer. TRS does have sweet deals in their closeout section though on some "Type T" for 70 bucks, as well as some OEM BMW fogs for 60 bucks. Thinking of retrofitting some into my rear bumper at that price.

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Any idea if you have "Type T" or "Type S"? There is a sweet deal on some "Type T" but they only show to fit some yotas and Lexus'. Wandering if its worth the time to try and hack the stock housings up to make it work.

Disregard all that--more research indicated I would need the "Type M". Bummer. TRS does have sweet deals in their closeout section though on some "Type T" for 70 bucks, as well as some OEM BMW fogs for 60 bucks. Thinking of retrofitting some into my rear bumper at that price.
Try the APRILJK code...I hear it's workig for just the fogs, not just the fog/headlight package
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