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GX470 HID Projector Retrofit

Discussion in '120-Series Toyotas' started by Luke111, May 10, 2018.

  1. Luke111

    Luke111 Supporting Vendor

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    I've run the same bulbs in my 80 for 4 years without and issues as have millions of others from OEM to those doing retrofits in various models.

    if you don't own a GX or LX you won't have to worry about it
     
  2. Luke111

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    It won't make much of a difference..that's where I started and quickly realized a full retrofit was the way to go. I will measure the lens for you but there's no telling what's inside the DEPO's... in the way of projector bowl quality and lens. Lightwerks does great work and would no doubt recommend a new projector. I'm finishing up a set of LX lights and will crack open the GX light this weekend
     
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    I have a Mudder local to me that reached out already.. Thank you
     
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    no worries thx

     
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    The light output is why!! haha

    The shop I work with here in Tokyo does custom bike/scooter headlights and is trying to steer me to LEDs over HIDs. I guess that's another possibility? No idea how good it would look with an LED lens array in that headlight but (correct me if I'm wrong) running decent LED bulbs through HID projectors would still be better than LED through halogen projectors?
     
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    The light output is why!! haha

    The shop I work with here in Tokyo does custom bike/scooter headlights and is trying to steer me to LEDs over HIDs. I guess that's another possibility? No idea how good it would look with an LED lens array in that headlight but (correct me if I'm wrong) running decent LED bulbs through HID projectors would still be better than LED through halogen projectors?
     
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    I don’t know but Morimoto has the M-Led and I believe there’s a few other companies that are selling them. I recently finished a set of FJ cruiser headlight using the M-Led. While they offer a few advantages from long life to instant on the D2S still has a wider beam pattern and just as bright
     
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    Looking forward to what you find...