1jz E36 BMW frankensteining

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  1. Izso

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    Might as well change it. The negative is grounded to the car chassis right?
     
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    Or just add more cables to earth the battery......
     
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    Use the same 500Amp cable (if u have balance) for negative too. Just connect to any chassis bolts around trunk.
    Like sifu's mentioned.
     
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    Just done it today. Hope the electricity supply is constant stable now.
     
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    Just done it, hope no more weird electrical issue from now on.

    Thanks,
    Ken
     
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    You make it sound like your cars a disco at night when you drive. Hahaha!
     
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    Haha !! My car is gauge free !! I don't even know what boost am i running currently. My weird electrical issues before are dimming lights, slow rolling power windows, weak response, RPM constantly died on itself. Now all the above sort of solved, headlights still dimming, my mechanic recommend me to convert to LED as old style Halogen takes alot juice.

    Thanks,
    Ken
     
  8. ^pomen_GTR^

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    no no nonononoonononono...
    dont shove any aftermarket led/hid bulb into stock halogen headlamp....

    a very big no...

    gain glare for not improving any of your actual driving light needs....

    do atleast projector retrofit..even the cheapest mini H1 bi-xenon (hi-low) projector would be a much better upgrade than replacing halogen bulb with led/hid...
     
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    Yah! halogen reflectors does not work with led bulbs..........:smokin:
     
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    Not quite, i installed it on my Lancer with H7 Halogen reflector, the brightness and distance covered is great and passed every JPJ roadblock at night !
     
  11. ^pomen_GTR^

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    u never knew how many ppl in the car from oncoming traffic cursing you..

    try drive up to a flat wall and see your headlight beam pattern...was it on the left or the right kind of beam pattern in this picture
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    even on halogen reflector...the oem original good condition headlight still do have obvious "cut-off" line visible like on the right... and good hotspot in the middle near the cut-off line...

    if the cut-off line is blurry and many light streak shining upwards, means thats the glare...and total not acceptable to be used on the road...

    **cut-off line pattern depends on LHD/RHD and or EU or DOT pattern...
    **example of cut-off line pattern:
    1- RHD EU \___

    2- LHD EU ___/

    3- RHD DOT -----\____

    4- LHD DOT ____/-----

    this applied to reflector based and projector based headlight...
     
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    Also what color temp light you using? 4.3K below should be fine, higher I am sure cannot pass. My friend use halogen bulb 6k already kena.....lol
     

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