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Old 11-01-2016, 09:39 PM   #161 (permalink)
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I've had LED in all my interior lights and HID's in the headlight low beams but the reverse lights are next to invisible in the day and not too much better at night. What are you running in yours and how's visibility outside?

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Old 11-03-2016, 04:17 PM   #162 (permalink)
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I've had LED in all my interior lights and HID's in the headlight low beams but the reverse lights are next to invisible in the day and not too much better at night. What are you running in yours and how's visibility outside?
VLEDs says the white Tritons are good for 600 lumens, and they're depth adjustable in the housing so you can get the best output pattern. They're like floodlights out back.
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Another visual mod, before I get down to the work of rear wheel skirts:



I opened up the headlights to swap in lenses with a longer focal length, so I added a trim line in the same color as the wheelcovers and emblems while they were apart.





Also got new tires a couple weeks ago, Continental TrueContact in the OEM size. Much better snow traction, and somewhat quieter; we'll see how they do for fuel economy.
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I also had the Continental TrueContact on my old focus, they were very quiet and they deflect the bumps better and I ran mine at 55psi and put about 10K miles on them before totaling car, best tires on ice and snow since sliced bread!!!
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Another visual mod, before I get down to the work of rear wheel skirts:



I opened up the headlights to swap in lenses with a longer focal length, so I added a trim line in the same color as the wheelcovers and emblems while they were apart.





Also got new tires a couple weeks ago, Continental TrueContact in the OEM size. Much better snow traction, and somewhat quieter; we'll see how they do for fuel economy.
give 'em 4,000 miles to break in before expecting best mpg.
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Is there a particular reason you ditched the amber reflector from the stock headlight housing and then replaced it with the one on the wheel arch?
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Is there a particular reason you ditched the amber reflector from the stock headlight housing and then replaced it with the one on the wheel arch?
Nope. I liked the look when Chrysler started doing that with the 200 and then the Viper and refreshed Charger and decided to copy it. The reflectors are actually from a 200.

Just finished cutting out the wheelskirts from PVC sheet. I traced the arches yesterday onto newspaper to make a template, and picked up some aluminum door sills to use as the bottom edge reinforcement. The skirts will go all the way to the rear edge of the bumper cover so they won't have to bend back abruptly and risk airflow separation.


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