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Old 01-26-2006, 02:53 AM
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I wanted to share a little mod i did recently .I had removed my fog lights last year to make break ducts and I have found that at night in our local canyons I was out running my lights a bit and wanted to add some punch further ahead.Ive replaced the high beams with some higher output bulbs and recently I added a pair of PIAA 1500 under the bumper in the lower inlet. They are very low profile so I am not worried about any over heating issues and our lower grill is powder coated metal so that should not be a problem as well. I know that having driving lamps that low is not optimum and neither is having them behind the grill but I just needed a bit more distance and they are working fine for that. I have them set so they go off and on with the high beams. There is a separate switch in the kit so once I arm that then the high beam switch is in control. I did not want to be looking for two switches to dim the highs for on coming traffic.

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Old 01-26-2006, 03:02 AM
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Looks good! I like how you can see the lights behind the grill too.
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looks nice and mean =)
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Old 01-26-2006, 05:22 AM
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looks nice and mean =)

Thanks , I never wanted a " happy " Mini LOL

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Old 01-26-2006, 05:29 AM
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^yeah, your MINI is far from 'happy looking'...........that things mean
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Hey, that looks really sweet, man! If you're really worried about having them too low, you could move them behind the top grille, maybe. Dunno how deep they are. They look friggin' nice where they are right now, though!
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Old 01-26-2006, 06:11 AM
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Hey I just want to point out that this is great, everyone gets along so nicely here ... Randy looks great man
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Old 01-26-2006, 06:38 AM
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Hey, that looks really sweet, man! If you're really worried about having them too low, you could move them behind the top grille, maybe. Dunno how deep they are. They look friggin' nice where they are right now, though!
Thanks. They are quite shallow about 2 3/4 " and they would easily fit up top. I just need to play with the focus and I think they will be ok. Not optimum of course but I think they will do what i need.

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Old 01-26-2006, 06:39 AM
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Hey I just want to point out that this is great, everyone gets along so nicely here ... Randy looks great man
Go screw yourself !
Just kidding

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Old 01-26-2006, 06:48 AM
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Go screw yourself !
Just kidding

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Old 01-26-2006, 06:54 AM
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Can't have you getting all complacent and sheet LOL

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Old 01-26-2006, 06:55 AM
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HAHA.
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Looks great......the M7 grilles look nice in that pic
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Nice idea! I like how they're hidden behind the grill.
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