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#321 flatcat19

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 01:47 PM

Getting past all of that...a post I made on the last page...

You could probably fund your projects with that harness you made and some of those cool 521 3D parts.
I know I'd like to know more about your harness.



Tell me more about this harness. I'd spring for one if there was an available option. Maybe a little more custom/different optiont than the one you made?

You can't hang if your nuts haven't dropped...it's physics


#322 mainer311

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 02:22 PM

Flatcat, I deleted the diagram that I made, but can easily make a new one and send you a PDF. It’s very simple, and uses the factory headlight relay to trigger two additional relays. The low/high circuits are completely separate of each other, and each one has its own fuse holder.

I am not interested in making and selling any more.

#323 Charlie69

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 02:32 PM

It is your truck do as you want.  Waiting to here your truck got impounded!



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 02:35 PM

Waiting to here your truck got impounded!

 

For having e-code headlights? Maybe in AZ, certainly not in MA.



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 02:48 PM

Who would have thought so many panties would get in a bunch over headlights, and not even HID's in halogen housings.


I'm your huckleberry.

One jump ahead of the lawmen
That's all, and that's no joke
These guys don't appreciate I'm broke

#326 mainer311

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 02:58 PM

It’s ridiculous.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 03:44 PM

Flatcat, I deleted the diagram that I made, but can easily make a new one and send you a PDF. It’s very simple, and uses the factory headlight relay to trigger two additional relays. The low/high circuits are completely separate of each other, and each one has its own fuse holder.
I am not interested in making and selling any more.


I'll PM you later. My idea is a bit different than what you made.


But...I like your truck and you're really making some good progress on it.

You can't hang if your nuts haven't dropped...it's physics


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Posted 10 January 2018 - 04:45 PM

For the naysayers.

Look of the lights from further away.
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Low beam cutoff. Nice upsweep to the right for sign illumination.
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High beam. Nice and high and bright right in the center.
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Low beam, further out.
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High beam, further out.
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Low beam, on the road.
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High beam, on the road. Notice you can see the tree all the way at the end?
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 08:02 PM

love the headlight mod

I'm all for better visibility. Maybe i missed it, but did you have to import those lights? 

Great progress on your project btw. Thanks for the regular updates. Hopefully some of your motivation rubs off on me  :geek:



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Posted 11 January 2018 - 01:39 AM

Green thumb, the lights were bought from Susquehanna Motorsports in Pennsylvania. You can buy them with or w/o bulbs.

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 03:09 AM

Green thumb, the lights were bought from Susquehanna Motorsports in Pennsylvania. You can buy them with or w/o bulbs.


Thanks for that I was curious too...
Dont know if I missed it or not but what watt bulbs are you running?
And are the lenses in fact glass?

I think thats a nice upgrade compared to some of the other stuff on line.. I hate these new lights with plastic lenses...

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 04:43 AM

Yup housings are glass, and they come with nice thick rubber boots that seal around the back of the bulbs. The indentation and alignment keys on the back line up perfectly with the stock buckets.

 

For bulbs, I used standard 55/60W 9003's, which are basically the same as H4's. I bought the Philips 9003 Vision Plus. (None of that blue glass bullshit.)

 

If I had to do it again, I'd order the kit with bulbs. I spent almost $50 on just bulbs at Pep Boys. Their prices on lighting are astronomical.

http://www.rallyligh...adlamp-kit.html

 

Or w/o. This is for a single light, so you'd need to order 4.

http://www.rallyligh...lb-hl79564.html

 

If you wanted the stock setup, you could order 2 of the above, and then 2 of these: (It's actually cheaper if you don't go the stock route.)

http://www.rallyligh...ch-hl71157.html



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Posted 11 January 2018 - 05:48 AM

Thanks for the info .... ya I checked their web sight good quality stuff...
Got all the info saved... that's now on my wish list for after I'm on the road driving mine again...

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 07:18 AM

Man mainer these guys got you out in the cold dead of night trying to prove your light output.   

 

lol



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Posted 11 January 2018 - 07:21 AM

Man mainer these guys got you out in the cold dead of night trying to prove your light output.

lol


I was thinking the same thing...

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 07:28 AM

Nah, tinkering on my Datsuns after work is my healthy reprieve. I was out working in the garage anyway.

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 08:04 AM

There's something wrong with your outdoors. It's supposed to be green not white

Lol you really think he would tell anyone, ahh yes Mr. Peterson I was taken a piss and everything got dark like there was an eclipse, when I look back to see what was making the shade when WHAM!! Cock hit me right in the face. I don't know whose it was but we could match up the bruise.

 

 

 

you assume i have any fucks

 

 

 

 

 


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Posted 11 January 2018 - 08:10 AM

Tell me about it. The Datsuns hybernate until the roads are salt-free.

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 10:21 AM

That's an awful lot of salt

Lol you really think he would tell anyone, ahh yes Mr. Peterson I was taken a piss and everything got dark like there was an eclipse, when I look back to see what was making the shade when WHAM!! Cock hit me right in the face. I don't know whose it was but we could match up the bruise.

 

 

 

you assume i have any fucks

 

 

 

 

 


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Posted 17 January 2018 - 10:26 AM

FedEx just dropped off a bunch of disc brake parts for my conversion. I decided on a late 620 MC with 13/16” bore, designed for disc/drum. I’ll be keeping my rear drum brakes. Does the Cardone MC come with the residual valves already installed, or do I need to buy those separate?