2nd Gen Headlight removal

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    #1 ChItalian1027, Oct 31, 2018
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    M/A, have any of you removed your headlights to do projector retrofit? I was looking on YouTube and is it really that easy to just remove the four 10mm bolts holding the assembly down? Also is it easy or hard to do a projector retrofit? Reason I'm asking is because looking at all the modern headlights the output of my stock Xenons just isn't cutting it for me anymore.

    Thanks M/A and happy Motoring!!
     
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    I think that is all there is to it. I had to pull the headlights of the R58, I was worried that I would have trouble lining them back up when I reinstalled them but I didn't.
     
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    Yup - 4 screws as described in the Joey How to article. https://www.motoringalliance.com/articles/joey-mod-for-your-gen2.80/

    I cannot speak to the updated lights. Assume you are thinking of going with LED? If so, my guess is you will need to change the complete projector, not just the bulbs. Have you found a place selling replacements?
     
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    @Sully I’ve been toying with the idea of going LED, TheRetrofitSource is where I will be getting a whole new projector. They have a specific projector for LEDs. They also have projectors for HIDs too. I was planning on doing a Halogen to projector retrofit on my R53 before I traded it in for my R56. Their website is www.theretrofitsource.com

    Thank you for the link to the Joey DIY!!
     

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