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Again folks contact The Retrofit Source and they will make things right. My light output dropped considerably a few months ago and after sending pics of the bulbs they sent out new ones. Great customer service for sure.

Yes but they should last longer than a year and 23 months.

 

I had to replace bulb and resistor last time

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I created a discount for members on this forum. It is for a "GM Bundle". The bundle is a retrofit kit for Sierra (FXR or D2S mini) or Silverado (FXR) combined with a set of Morimoto Xbled Fog light assemblies. The discount code is 75off_gmbundle and is worth $75 off the total. It can only be used when combining fogs and a retrofit kit (the full kit, not just the bracket). I'll keep this code valid until the end of the month. Use it at www.fastheadlights.com

 

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IMG_20170802_100134_673.thumb.jpg.5121f805d7146353b0c50ae8b4e69f5d.jpgDidn't really want to read all pages. But I did a full projector swap. http://www.lightwerkz.net/index.php/components/retrofit-brackets/chevy/chevy-silverado-d2s-bracket.html I went with 65k bulbs with 50watt ballasts. The only thing I had to do was shave down some material. So the high-low solenoid could clear the housing and fit all the way in. I just used deburring bit in a drill. 

 

I still need to go back in and hook up the wire.(came provided with the projectors) That goes from the solenoid to the high beam plug.

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I did a RX 350 retrofit on my 2015 Sierra.  It went well except for sealing the headlight back.  I have since bought 2016 LED headlights.  I would highly recommend a full HID projector retrofit over the 2016 LED headlights so far.  The HID projectors seem to be brighter and wider.  I have RX 350 projectors, The Retrofit Source 35w HID kit, and Sierra adapters for sale if anyone is interested.

 

2016 LED headlight on top - RX 350 projector on the bottom

 

 

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I did a RX 350 retrofit on my 2015 Sierra.  It went well except for sealing the headlight back.  I have since bought 2016 LED headlights.  I would highly recommend a full HID projector retrofit over the 2016 LED headlights so far.  The HID projectors seem to be brighter and wider.  I have RX 350 projectors, The Retrofit Source 35w HID kit, and Sierra adapters for sale if anyone is interested.
 
2016 LED headlight on top - RX 350 projector on the bottom
 
 
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I'd be happy to take the kit off your hands if it was in Canada. Trump might make it illegal to sell across the border.

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On 10/8/2017 at 9:54 PM, FastWS6TA said:

http://www.fastheadlights.com/mobile/Product.aspx?ProductCode=buy_35watt_d5s_HID

 

Use the following code: 10%off_d5s at checkout and get 10% off with free shipping.

 

 

 

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Nevermind, I think I'm gonna try the 4.0's, the rx is kinda pricey for the little advantage... Any discounts out there on those?

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So I have a problem/question, yesterday on my way to work my HIDs were flickering while going over bumps. On the way home from work I hit a big pothole and now don’t have any headlights. I checked the fuse and it is good. Why would you guys recommend checking next? Bought my kit from TRs and already contacted them. Just wanted I see you alls opinion on wha you think my first troubleshooting step should be. Put my stock halogens back in and they work perfectly fine.


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For the Sierra? Yes. That code works. We don't sell the 4.0 for Silverado at the moment. Honestly would do the FXR over the 4.0 anyhow.....

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If both are out then you need to go back to the single points of failure. That would be
1.) Where the relay harness connects to the OEM input plug.
2.) Capacitor link c9nnection
3.) Connection at the battery

I would lean towards the 1st as those plugs can come lose.

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If both are out then you need to go back to the single points of failure. That would be
1.) Where the relay harness connects to the OEM input plug.
2.) Capacitor link c9nnection
3.) Connection at the battery

I would lean towards the 1st as those plugs can come lose.

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I will check the OEM input. I already checked connections at the battery. Is there any way to check the capacitor? Like with a multimeter?


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Should have the Morimoto M LED projectors and brackets available in a week. Easy install. No wire harness. No dust cap modification. All wiring fits inside the headlight so no grommets needed either. Smaller than FXR so it goes in easier. Fxr is still the better performer but requires more for the install.
This will be available for the Sierra and Silverado. Although I would still recommended the FXR for the Sierra. Since the Sierra requires to open the back of the headlight it doesn't matter that the MLed is smaller. My other concern with the Sierra retrofit is that if the MLed project has an issue it means the whole thing needs to be removed. That would require the back or the lense to be removed again. The FXR projector doesn't fail, but if a bulb or ballast did it is an easy swap.
Hope that all makes sense. Lol.6c4b5c20ce02d1604fe09938c26ad577.jpg58eaaab481492d8fc10c1f061b76fd9d.jpg

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Lots of info on different types of HID's but the overall consensus points to Morimoto. Is there a set and a place to purchase them from that is as close as plug-in-play as possible? I am going to do a rigid D2 fog and I am hoping for 5500k bulbs for low beam. Just want to make sure I can get a clean install along with water proofed items (dust caps). Any recommendations? 

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Morimoto MLED Brackets for Silverado are all done. They fit great. No dust cap modification or anything needed. I'll get our website updated this week with them on it.84906ec0bd2a1df7515f648e3757ce37.jpgdaf1610e48991e693e99df0542e10290.jpg

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