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post #951 of 970 (permalink) Old 03-27-2019, 07:51 PM
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Nice! I really want to do some sort of headlight upgrade to our 14. The surrounds are already black (SAP) which makes me happy but I really like the LED DRL on the gen5, maybe the ring is a nice happy medium. Iíve been thinking of taking them apart and re-sealing because there is moisture in both assemblies. Iím a little afraid of breaking anything. Did you follow a certain procedure? Could you link or explain?

Btw I thought the headlights were already HID? I donít think I fully understand the difference.
Retrofitsource can sell the MH1 kit with custom mounting bracket for the '14. Or, another route is Maxima black HID projectors which you can source from eBay. I got for my '10 for $60 a set. These runs D2S compared to MH1 and give you much brighter and wider output. Direct low-beam only swap in and reusing the shield.

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post #952 of 970 (permalink) Old 03-31-2019, 03:39 PM
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This is my current setup

2 Inch Front lift(Soon to be 2.75), 1.5 Inch Rear lift(soon to be 2.5)
.5 Inch lifted rallitek overload springs
Mevotech front control arms
Godspeed rear control arms
235/75/15 Falken Wildpeaks AT3W(previously 225/65/17 KO2s on sparco terras)
15x7 5x127 JEGS D window steelies
Roof-basket with full size spare
Front 36" light bar with 4 pods and rear single row 31" led bar
Custom rear window cages
Boss BV960NV radio
Custom 3/16 Aluminum skid plate
Rallitek Transmission skid plate

Most of these photos will show my old wheel tire setup with the sparcos

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Hankdog, correct me if I'm wrong. Is your crossbar installed a little forward or is just the angle shot.

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So 3rd gen can be lifted more then 2" then ? Im thinking to add to my 2nd gen spacers 1-2cm more to those 5cm to make it 7cm or 2.7" or 6cm at least. Juct curious who said that it must be 2" and not 2.5" or similar?

OBW '01 / H4 SOHC 2.5 / 4EAT / VDC / rear LSD / LPG conversion / 2'' top strut spacers lift / BFG TA KO2 215/65 R16 /GC - 10.2''/26cm
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For my gen it's not reccomended to go above 2 inches but I pushed 2.5 in the back for about 8 months with no issues. I was going to push 3 inches in the front but decided it would be easier to go with .75 lifted kings. I would love a half inch spring in the front but I have not found one yet. If the axles dont like it then I will get stock springs cause my current ones sag since they have 163k on them
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So 3rd gen can be lifted more then 2" then ? Im thinking to add to my 2nd gen spacers 1-2cm more to those 5cm to make it 7cm or 2.7" or 6cm at least. Juct curious who said that it must be 2" and not 2.5" or similar?
You can lift as much as you want.

It just gets a lot more involved after 2"

You will have to extend brake lines, steering, etc.
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but i get this idea that most people say like lift with spacers 2'' if you want more then go with subframe lift like 2'' more. but for like half inch could be enough just spacers i guess. and i looked that arms can still manage some half inch or similar without more modifications. so ill try add maybe half inch or in cm 1 cm or 2 or 1.5cm duno ill see how i will do it. i think i will add that separate half spacer to existing spacers so if i wont like it after i could go back to what i have now.

OBW '01 / H4 SOHC 2.5 / 4EAT / VDC / rear LSD / LPG conversion / 2'' top strut spacers lift / BFG TA KO2 215/65 R16 /GC - 10.2''/26cm
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This is my current setup

2 Inch Front lift(Soon to be 2.75), 1.5 Inch Rear lift(soon to be 2.5)
.5 Inch lifted rallitek overload springs
Mevotech front control arms
Godspeed rear control arms
235/75/15 Falken Wildpeaks AT3W(previously 225/65/17 KO2s on sparco terras)
15x7 5x127 JEGS D window steelies
Roof-basket with full size spare
Front 36" light bar with 4 pods and rear single row 31" led bar
Custom rear window cages
Boss BV960NV radio
Custom 3/16 Aluminum skid plate
Rallitek Transmission skid plate

Most of these photos will show my old wheel tire setup with the sparcos
I dig it! Nice and aggressive - is it a 5MT? My car's the same color combo too (just with two extra cylinders!). How are the Godspeed control arms? I'm assuming you're referring to the lateral links and not the trailing arms? I'm running WhiteLine adjustables on my car and so far so good. Really stiffened up the rear and the jam nuts seem to be tight still.

Also, have you clearanced the wheel wells any? My 225/60r17s are awfully close in the rear.

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Here's my money pit, 2004 OB H6 35th Anniversary. Lowered on BC coilovers with Swift springs, Whiteline sway bars, links, and strut bar. Got some Megan upper links but I'm waiting to have the Whiteline control arms to install everything. Cosmis wheels I picked up recently, very happy with those.
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You guys are about to give me upgrade-itis!

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