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      10-04-2007, 03:01 PM   #221
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If I drive down there and do it you need to pay me.
hows a lunch and some good gas money?
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By the way, you haven't had any problems with one of the lights going out?
no, never had a problem. I know it's no the cheapest, but it's $190 out of which $80 alone represents parts, $10 paypal fee on my side, and at least 2 hrs of labor.
Definitely beats $400 footwell + plus dealer install + high beams not working after that
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hey guys,

I am totally lose track of this game now.
The way that Jim wired his xenon is totally different from mine.
I meant I print out the instructions posted by Ahead and Long.
They show how to split the wires from the exterior headlight plug, not inside the xenon lights.
I am confuse of which method is correct....
and I'm begin to belive parachute solution might work, can you pm me please parachute...
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hey guys,

I am totally lose track of this game now.
The way that Jim wired his xenon is totally different from mine.
I meant I print out the instructions posted by Ahead and Long.
They show how to split the wires from the exterior headlight plug, not inside the xenon lights.
I am confuse of which method is correct....
and I'm begin to belive parachute solution might work, can you pm me please parachute...

I did both, and both gave the same problem. I pretty sure Parachute solution will work fine, but since I have Mtec, I'll give a try first.
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      10-04-2007, 05:23 PM   #226
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hey guys,

I am totally lose track of this game now.
The way that Jim wired his xenon is totally different from mine.
I meant I print out the instructions posted by Ahead and Long.
They show how to split the wires from the exterior headlight plug, not inside the xenon lights.
I am confuse of which method is correct....
and I'm begin to belive parachute solution might work, can you pm me please parachute...
Either way is correct. I just did the wiring on the inside of the xenon housing so I didn't have to shove wires in the plug and count on that to work. The way I did it just makes the xenons plug and play and you won't have to mess with the cars wiring or plugs. Everything will look OEM. Parachutes relays are to get rid of the error code, not to wook up the lights. He took alot of time to figure that out and a few people on here have it and have had no problems with errors.
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no, never had a problem. I know it's no the cheapest, but it's $190 out of which $80 alone represents parts, $10 paypal fee on my side, and at least 2 hrs of labor.
Definitely beats $400 footwell + plus dealer install + high beams not working after that
Thats true. PM me.
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hows a lunch and some good gas money?
Maybe.
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ok Parachute
I think some of us are interested in your solution.
Can you please post some DIY for us?
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ok Parachute
I think some of us are interested in your solution.
Can you please post some DIY for us?
He has a DIY in the DIY compilation sticky
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He has a DIY in the DIY compilation sticky
Jim,

want to do a group buy??
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Jim,

want to do a group buy??
LOL....Yeah I'm up for that.....
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If you guys gather 2 people I'll do it for $180 a piece, 3 ppl $170. thanks
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GREAT SUCCESS !!!!! mtec installed! everythings works correctly! No error message at all! Perfect! Love the 6000K, really bright. I think the key is the cable relay module. I will post some pics soon.
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GREAT SUCCESS !!!!! mtec installed! everythings works correctly! No error message at all! Perfect! Love the 6000K, really bright. I think the key is the cable relay module. I will post some pics soon.
What do you have to do to the housing to make the kit fit? and where does the Mtec kit plug into?
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What do you have to do to the housing to make the kit fit? and where does the Mtec kit plug into?
I'll post some pics soon
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Interested in the GB, looks like no one was able to get rid of the error without Parachutes fix... man $170 ehh??? So if we get at least 10 guys what will the price be?
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      10-05-2007, 12:22 PM   #238
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sounds good
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What do you have to do to the housing to make the kit fit? and where does the Mtec kit plug into?
yeah Jim,
I want to find out too.
I thought D1S is hard to retrofit to H7 because there is no adaptor available
unless he is using D1S bulb and had a special cable to connect to his M-tech.
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Interested in the GB, looks like no one was able to get rid of the error without Parachutes fix... man $170 ehh??? So if we get at least 10 guys what will the price be?
lol, I guess if you get 17 guys it should be free for all of you right?? hhaha
But seriously, I can't go below that just because of fixed costs and the time it takes me to build each one of these.
1 person $190, 2 $180, 3 or more $170

ohh, and forgot to mention earlier that price already includes shipping
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Here's the pics.
Longtran told me how to do it
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Here's the pics.
Longtran told me how to do it
Will post some more later
What did you use to fill those big holes? Yeah long sent me a pm telling me how to do it too.
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