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Old 02-24-2013, 08:58 AM   #531
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Plus I don't have an indoor shop to do the work in. And knowing Alberta weather I would hate to have a bunch of stuff tore apart and then it starts snowing on me, or raining, or 70 km/hr wind gusts. I'll just pay someone to do it right and be done with it.
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:22 PM   #532
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Yeah if the price is right get someone to do it...I put my rear bilsteins on because it was easy...paid a shop to do the fronts because it was beyond my abilities...well not so much abilities as patience...
Agreed on the patience part. But you can't beat the price of free. I swaped the front coil overs ucas and did frame brace, leaf springs and rear shocks in my parents garage. (mines small and not as well lit). It doesn't take to much for tools either. But, unless you have a heated garage to do it in it really is a summer project.
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:00 PM   #533
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Scored a mint platinum grill today for $180...and a brand new set of fog light housings for a retrofit project for $30!!! Oh how I love kijiji
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Scored a mint platinum grill today for $180...and a brand new set of fog light housings for a retrofit project for $30!!! Oh how I love kijiji
same guy as the lenses?
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No different dude...wait you mean the 2013 heads?
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Anybody here know a good cheap tire shop in Edmonton? looking for 35x12.5r18 Open Country M/T. Tirecraft in Lloyd quoted me 1687.
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No different dude...wait you mean the 2013 heads?
i watched a vid a couple days ago of a guy who swapped to HID's and put on 2013 projector lenses on.

personally... i would go with better HID's
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Yeah no doubt retrofits r better. But oem hid are better then halogen and the head light itself is much better looking then a Retrofitted unit...just my opinion and for what I was able to source parts out for, much cheaper and no wait time
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I'd have to disagree on you're factory HID's arent very good comment. I find them too be very good actually. I drive 450km to work every 2 weeks and the roads I take are horrible. Lots of animals and well Plains tankers driving over the center lane and with the factory 2013 Projector HID's I find the light output amazing. You can see small animals in the bush line, its that good. I don't even really have to use the highbeams at all bec even with just lowbeams it's very good lighting.

Just my 0.2 cents though
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I'd have to disagree on you're factory HID's arent very good comment. I find them too be very good actually. I drive 450km to work every 2 weeks and the roads I take are horrible. Lots of animals and well Plains tankers driving over the center lane and with the factory 2013 Projector HID's I find the light output amazing. You can see small animals in the bush line, its that good. I don't even really have to use the highbeams at all bec even with just lowbeams it's very good lighting.

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Hands down better light output then halogen... But I don't believe they are as good as a high end retrofit...from what I've seen...
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