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Hi there everyone, I am going to be installing my J-spec headlights today (april 9, 2008). Not much is available on the subject anymore due to the fact that yahoo pics has closed down and some posts (jspec install for dummies) are no longer available.

That being said, I have found some VERY usefull info, wiring diagram and some pics of some very handy brackets. Too bad the post with the brackets does not give diamensions :( (will put links to both below)

What i was looking for was some pictures of what parts of the rad. supports need to be cut out. I am a welding fitter by trade so this should not be a problem but it just seems like this should be vital info in this site!

So I will go at this "blind" as they say and take as many pics as I can to help out anybody else out thinking this might be a good idea. I say MIGHT be a good idea because of a couple things brought up to me while I was thinkning of doing this;

- The reflectors in the jspec lamps are built for right hand drive vehicles, meaning that they throw the light into on-coming traffic here in america. So I hope you dont mind blinding everyone at night :cool:

- These lights were not easy to obtain (or cheap for that matter) I purchesed mine off of a fellow in New Zeland on Ebay. (about $450 cdn.) So if an accident occured and one was broken, where do you get a new one? Just something to think about before you take the "plunge"

My next post will be pics of the process, and below here are the links to the helpful info I did find. (mounting brackets are great, I will post the diamensions i used)

http://dmtrx.ca/mx6/jdmwiring.jpg
http://www.mx6.com/forums/2g-mx6-projects-faq/64840-j-spec-headlamps-installation.html
http://www.mx6.com/forums/gallery/181496-j-spec-mounting-brackets.html
 

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- The reflectors in the jspec lamps are built for right hand drive vehicles, meaning that they throw the light into on-coming traffic here in america. So I hope you dont mind blinding everyone at night :cool:
negative, the only reflectors are in the high beam housing, it is the projectors that are designed for a rhd vehicle. if you cut away at some of the bumper support it will help with the problem of blinding drivers since you will be able to point them down a bit more
 

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or, simply adjust your coilovers to lower your ride a little more in the front than the back to point the beams lower. =p
 

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The Pics!!

So here it is Kids! This project took me about 3 1/2 hours to complete, mostly because I did a horrible job of wiring and had to go back and redo it all! So make sure you use proper connectors and check all the lights BEFORE you wrap everything in black tape!!

You will also need some extra wire because your j-specs probably have really short wires! (mine came with about 2 inches )

Oh yeah, to make them legal you need to replace the side (signal) light bulb to amber. I didnt because I am cool.

Okay, ive spent about an hour now trying to figure out how to post a picture here, in a size that will fit on your screen :damnmad: I am just going to post links since I cant figure it out!!!!

Before
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w285/superlover911/P4100047.jpg

Cut Lines
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w285/superlover911/P4100049.jpg

In-the-way-module
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w285/superlover911/P4100053.jpg

Super Bracket
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w285/superlover911/P4100061.jpg

Top Hole
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w285/superlover911/P4100052.jpg

After (so worth the trouble)
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w285/superlover911/P4100064.jpg
 

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good job on the install. I think everyone has their own unique way of doing it and im glad you found your way.. basic installs are ok but the custom ones really make you appreciate it afterwords
 
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