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Old 01-25-2013, 07:32 AM   #1
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Raxiom projector headlights

Just installed these last night. What do you think? Headlights seem to not be very powerful (I know they aren't on in the pic) anyone else have these?

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They look great. Did you get the upgraded bulbs?
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They look great. Did you get the upgraded bulbs?
No that is straight out of the box. Where would I find an upgrade?
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Oh, You used to be able to get upraded bulbs for alitle more $$ when you ordered them.

Alot of people who have those headlights find that the stock bulbs dont put out much light.

Its an H9 bulb so you can find those at AutoZone or online. Drive alittle at night and decide if you need to upgrade them. It would only take a few mintues to change out the bulb.
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Ok thanks I appreciate it. Hopefully they aren't too much of a pain.
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I have these lights but, I put HID's in them and they are much better. Also, make sure you get them aimed correctly. It helps as well.
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I have these lights but, I put HID's in them and they are much better. Also, make sure you get them aimed correctly. It helps as well.
Where did you find the HID's?
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Where did you find the HID's?
I got mine from a local shop. I went with 6000k at first but I wasn't happy with the light output so, I had them swap me out for some 4300k bulbs.

I would still love to retrofit my stock lights with some projectors that could handle 55w HIDs but, it is not cheap.
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What type of hid set did u use I've been looking for hids for mine but can't find them
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What type of hid set did u use I've been looking for hids for mine but can't find them
I honestly don't know who makes the ballasts but, they are digital 35w ballasts. The bulbs are Morimoto 4300k H9's. The Morimoto bulbs are probably overpriced but I had one bad one and they replaced it no questions asked.

A lot of people swear by DDMTuning's kits. I don't have any experience with them so, I can't tell you.
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How do the hid lights work with the led lights and the halo ring of the housung

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How do the hid lights work with the led lights and the halo ring of the housung
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Just installed these last night. What do you think? Headlights seem to not be very powerful (I know they aren't on in the pic) anyone else have these?

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those types of projectors aren't very bright kind of a let down i know....HIDs are not rated for raxiom projectors. you do risk melting them. If you want HIDs in projectors you'll want HID rated ones...at least in the 94-09 raxiom kits. may not be the case in the newer cars..

if you decide to try hids take a shot here

DDM Tuning 35W and 55W HID Kits
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Raxiom now markets HID projector replacement lamps for factory HID 'Stangs. If I were buying, I'd get them and run HIDs.

I still love how they look.
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I recommend sonic electronix for the hids!
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Raxiom now markets HID projector replacement lamps for factory HID 'Stangs. If I were buying, I'd get them and run HIDs.

I still love how they look.
that's good...wish raxiom had even considered putting quality projectors in their other products like that
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The Raxioms are fine for HIDs as long as you run 35w.

My guess is that the new ones that are made for HIDs are the exact same housings with different wiring for the factory HID setup.
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I've got HID's in mine. 35 watt, 6k, H11 bulb. You can check my profile pics.
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Do you guys think these will work fine with the raxiom headlights without issues with melting the housing?

http://www.stangmods.com/Mustang-Dua...12-p/00335.htm
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I've got HID's in mine. 35 watt, 6k, H11 bulb. You can check my profile pics.
Did u have to adjust your projector lights. Did you silicone your headlights when you received them?
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I did have to adjust mine. It is really easy to do.

Also, I did not reseal mine and I did not have a problem with them for the year that I had them.
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I did have to adjust mine. It is really easy to do.

Also, I did not reseal mine and I did not have a problem with them for the year that I had them.
Hmm... Any suggestions. I just put mine on two days ago and started seeing fog in them yesterday. I drove it but my lights weren't on. It was a little hot yesterday but that's about it. Will the fogness mess up the lights or dis color them?
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How was the install of the Raxioms? I heard it can be a PITA and is kind of discouraging me to buying them...
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How was the install of the Raxioms? I heard it can be a PITA and is kind of discouraging me to buying them...
I'm having problems as we speak. I do regret getting them. Not worth it to go through trouble
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Hmm... Any suggestions. I just put mine on two days ago and started seeing fog in them yesterday. I drove it but my lights weren't on. It was a little hot yesterday but that's about it. Will the fogness mess up the lights or dis color them?
I don't know to tell you, my Raxioms never had any problem.

On my last car, I had headlights that would fog almost completely over every time I washed it. At first, I freaked out and I took some of those Silica Gel packs that come in electronics and tied a string to them so I take the bulb out and lower it in through the hole to dry it out.

Eventually I got lazy. Here in the Texas sun, it would dry out pretty quick. I lived like that for 4 years and never had a bulb burn out and there was no discoloration.
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I like those light, if I had 250$ id have the similar set in my 05
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I don't have raxioms but I have pulled my headlights out at least 6-7 times .
And they are very simple to put on and off . Done it so many times now it only takes about 10 mins to pull the front fascia off and lights and about 15 or so to put it back on and pop every thing back in place .
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The raxioms have a tube in them to help evaporate the fog when the lights are on
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The raxioms have a tube in them to help evaporate the fog when the lights are on
That's true. I spoke to stang mods and was told that its normal and that it shouldn't dis color them. I was also told if there is any fog it will only happen when the lights are off because that mean they are cooling. Once you turn on the lights and they hear up a bit it should go away
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That's true. I spoke to stang mods and was told that its normal and that it shouldn't dis color them. I was also told if there is any fog it will only happen when the lights are off because that mean they are cooling. Once you turn on the lights and they hear up a bit it should go away
Just a bit of advice, I had this same problem and took everything apart half a dozen times to fix it.

Both had fog at first but the driver's side cleared like it was supposed to but the passenger side continued to fog up. Resolution?

1) Take the headlight out and dry it. Remove bulbs and heat it with a hair dryer on high or if you use a heatgun be very careful, if you get it too hot the housing can melt. Do this off and on for about 15 minutes until it's clear and you don't see any water droplets or fog.

2) Grab some automotive silicone and go over the entire housing seam between the lens and the black housing. Make sure the seal is good and there are no cracks. Let it dry for at least an hour or two before you remount the headlight.

It MAY fog slightly until the silicone fully cures but this will go away if you got a good seam. This is what I did and no more fog the past 3 months of VERY humid weather.

Hope that helps.
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Gonna revive the thread. Can I wire these to run the halos as my DRL? Or how would these even work with drl? Just curious.
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Gonna revive the thread. Can I wire these to run the halos as my DRL? Or how would these even work with drl? Just curious.
I have them they go to the parking light so u put them on anytime you want! I also have drl
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I have them they go to the parking light so u put them on anytime you want! I also have drl
How did these things even wire up?
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Comes with a wiring guide, but Red to purple on your parking light harness, black is ground and go to any ground. Comes with the little splice clips, but I recommend actual solder. I don't trust the clips at all.
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Comes with a wiring guide, but Red to purple on your parking light harness, black is ground and go to any ground. Comes with the little splice clips, but I recommend actual solder. I don't trust the clips at all.
So use the clip to hook the red wire into and clip the purple one on. Sounds just like my fogs. I may not go with raxiom as I want the clear lenses and just the black surroundings. Stang mods maybe.
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Do you guys know why there's wiring for the Raxiom headlight when you can simply plug in your bulb. Can someone enlighten me?

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So use the clip to hook the red wire into and clip the purple one on. Sounds just like my fogs. I may not go with raxiom as I want the clear lenses and just the black surroundings. Stang mods maybe.
If you're looking to wire the halos as DRL's, you should visit techgeec. There's an article there that shows you how to wire them.
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