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« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2009, 10:30:09 pm »

Nice work!

We can be a helpfull bunch if you have questions.

Cheers,

Aaron

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« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2009, 07:14:13 pm »

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"Exterior
5"X7" Diamond cut sealed beam conversion housings
H4 halogen bulbs rated at 65/55 Watts, with an output of 90/100 Watts"

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I bought those on eBay. See item number 110347040809.  They call them "xenon HID" but they are not. They are halogen.

You just have to replace the old sealed beam. H4 bulb have the same connector than you already have on you car.
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« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2009, 11:08:36 am »

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Where did you get these -

"Exterior
5"X7" Diamond cut sealed beam conversion housings
H4 halogen bulbs rated at 65/55 Watts, with an output of 90/100 Watts"

Thanks,

Gord

Gord,

I bought those on eBay. See item number 110347040809.  They call them "xenon HID" but they are not. They are halogen.

You just have to replace the old sealed beam. H4 bulb have the same connector than you already have on you car.


question..... how often do you get people flashing their high beams at you cause they think you are driving around with yours on?
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« Reply #18 on: February 05, 2009, 07:42:28 pm »

question..... how often do you get people flashing their high beams at you cause they think you are driving around with yours on?

Never, my headlights are properly adjusted. This is no worse than the "Ricers" with their HID curiously installed.
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« Reply #19 on: February 06, 2009, 06:11:37 am »

Bosch and Hella also make replacement halogen fixtures.  They do provide more light than stock, but don't have the faceted inner surface.

Everyone else's lights are so bright in a Fiero, why worry about their comfort?  Angry
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« Reply #20 on: February 06, 2009, 08:22:16 am »

Bosch and Hella also make replacement halogen fixtures.  They do provide more light than stock, but don't have the faceted inner surface.

Everyone else's lights are so bright in a Fiero, why worry about their comfort?  Angry

I agree.

I also installed an auto dim rear view mirror. Helpfull when you are sitting at the SUV daylights level
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« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2009, 10:32:00 am »


Never, my headlights are properly adjusted. This is no worse than the "Ricers" with their HID curiously installed.

Do the replacement lenses have a tighter focus than the old sealed beams?

I popped a 55w/90w bulb in to one of our motorcycles a few years ago, with no changes to the headlight bucket or lens.  The high beam was an incredible improvement over the stock 60w high beam, but I wouldn't have been comfortable using that 90w lamp as a low-beam without a lens change.

For my tastes, the original lens didn't have enough vertical cut-off to run that 90w light constantly.  Maybe it's motorcycle-induced paranoia, but super bright lights and small vehicles always make me think of moths and flames.  Problem is that the moth in this case (oncoming vehicles) stand a good chance of hurting the flame as much as the flame can hurt them.  Smiley
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« Reply #22 on: February 06, 2009, 04:50:18 pm »

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I have twin bright horizontal lines.

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« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2009, 07:23:16 am »

Interesting... I may have to look in to this one of these days.  H4 bulbs are a heck of a lot easier to change out than sealed beams, among other benefits.

Thanks for the info!
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« Reply #24 on: February 15, 2009, 08:58:14 pm »

I started the installation of the sequential sail sight kit  Tongue

see there: youtube
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« Reply #25 on: February 17, 2009, 11:54:33 am »

I started the installation of the sequential sail sight kit  Tongue

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Aren't they great Smiley  We've had those on the red car for a while... love them  Afro
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« Reply #26 on: March 02, 2009, 10:19:22 pm »

Sold my Cowl induction scoop and ordered one from FieroFiberglass

I hope it will make it up here before the car goes to the paintshop.

The larger scoop will offer more room for the hood emblem.

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« Reply #27 on: March 14, 2009, 03:18:29 pm »

Ready for the body Shop


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« Reply #28 on: March 21, 2009, 08:06:09 pm »

I have done a little modification to the rear deck lid grill

They are made of alluminum and painted black. I decided to sand the flat surface and clear them to keep the raw metal look. Found the idea on PFF.

Not bad result. I look forward to see them on the newly black painted car.

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« Reply #29 on: March 21, 2009, 08:12:33 pm »

I ordered the flywheel for my 4.9 swap  Smiley

Now on the market to find what is the best clutch for a 4.9 + Getrag 5 speeds assembly.

I am also reading a lot about Wiring Harness. I am not sure yet if I will customize the 4.9 harness or if i will go with a special assembly of 90-92 TPI harness + 305 TBI throttle body and 7730 ECM.

Any suggestion ?
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