Official Lighting Thread

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Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:38 pm

Hey everyone.

So, I'd like to get a thread going where members (new and old) can read posts on the various light setups people have such as LED, HID, etc.

Please use this format:

Car Model:
Low Beam:
High Beam:
Fog Light:
Interior:
Exterior:

GO!


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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby 06M4.5 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:18 pm

Car Model: 2006 M45

Low Beams: 6000k D2S hid bulbs

High Beam: oem stock

Fog lights: 6000k 35watt hid kit

Interior: all upgraded to SMD led's (front map lights, rear map lights door lights, under dash lights and trunk lights).

Exterior: all upgraded to SMD led's (front parking lights, side marker on fender near door, front & rear turn signal, lic plate & back up)

this pic shows signal, parking & headlight all on the same time
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this shows the side marker light near door (no yellow)
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this shows rear signal, lic plate & back up bulbs
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door & under dash lighting
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front shot
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front parking light only
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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:22 pm

Thanks for post. Let's go folks, I know we aren't the only two to have changed out our lights. Fill this bad boy up!

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby m45staggered22 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 8:22 am

Car Model: 2004 Infiniti M45
Low Beam: 10000K D2R
High Beam: OEM
Fog Light: 10000K H3 HID kit
Interior: All 4 dome lights and all 4 door lights SMD, Trunk light converted to SMD Panel board
Exterior: Front turn signals LED, License Plates, Reverse lights, Rear turn signals converted from amber to Red LED.

All my LED and HID kits were installed myself and I also sell HID kits and LED bulbs for any vehicle. I will have a website up very soon and will consider giving special pricing to all NICO members. I have pictures of my vehicle but not sure how to post them here

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Mon Nov 22, 2010 8:28 am

To post pictures:

Go to a site such as ImageShack.us
Upload pictures
Copy the "Direct Link"
Paste here inside img tags ([img]and[/img])

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby 06M4.5 » Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:26 pm

anyone install leds under the hood? so that the motor can be seen at night if something happens.

I'm looking to install 2 white led pods on each side of the hood to a pin switch soon.

any ideas?

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Phantom Infiniti » Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:13 pm

Car Model: 2006 M35x
Low Beam: Stock
High Beam: Stock
Fog Light: Stock (lookin at DDM Tuning like IlyaKol for xmas :chuckle: )
Interior: Full LED conversion
Exterior: Parking Light & Eyelid Strip (Chrome Blinkers for Xmas all around... planning to to reverse lights and licence plate)

Sorry only have cellphone pics ...
Parking Light & Eyelid Strip LED
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The LED's and stock HID's are not the same shade :/
btw does anyone know the stock HID temp? i want to match the fogs to them.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby DoN_BLaZe34 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:15 am

stock HID's are 4300K

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby SimonSaysM35 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:14 am

where can i find good quality D2S bulbs?

Im thinking about 6k....all i need are the bulbs correct?

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby SimonSaysM35 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:15 am

06M4.5 wrote:Car Model: 2006 M45

Low Beams: 6000k D2S hid bulbs

High Beam: oem stock

Fog lights: 6000k 35watt hid kit

Interior: all upgraded to SMD led's (front map lights, rear map lights door lights, under dash lights and trunk lights).

Exterior: all upgraded to SMD led's (front parking lights, side marker on fender near door, front & rear turn signal, lic plate & back up)

this pic shows signal, parking & headlight all on the same time
Image

this shows the side marker light near door (no yellow)
Image

this shows rear signal, lic plate & back up bulbs
Image

door & under dash lighting
Image

front shot
Image

front parking light only
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how was the installation on the HID fog lights?...u take it somewhere?

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby 06M4.5 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:50 pm

install is not hard at all, just takes a little time.

I took it to a shop that sold me a slim kit that has warranty for 2yr with install for $140 (reg price is $189 + tax).

They even cover if only one side lights up which happens to alot of M's, the hid kit is so good they didn't even use a relay kit. So far so good with no problems at all.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby mcrews » Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:52 pm

06M45.
Since you still have the fog lense how much farther does the HID throw the light, than the factory set up.
also did you go with 35watt of a 55watt. On some sites the reccommend the 35 because the 55 get too hot for small spaves like fogs.

thanks

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby 06M4.5 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 5:03 am

I wanted to have very little blue so I installed a 6000k 35watt kit. true 55watt would run too hot.

I don't know how far but take a look at this pic to get an idea:

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as you can see they light up very nice.

my headlights are also 6000k.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:04 am

55w should only be used for the headlight. 35w only for smaller lights like fog lights.

Another thing to remember is 55w washes out the color a bit.

So a 55w 8000k kit looks like a 35w 6000k kit. Always get 1000k or 2000k more if you are getting 55w ballasts.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby ss3walkman » Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:08 am

I'm really wanting to change my lights in my M35. I see 55w for headlight and 35w for fogs. Any thoughts where I can purchase some from? Do they sell the headlights and fog lights in a whole or are they separate buys? I just need to know what to look for when I'm purchasing cause I'm clueless lol. I've just been reading along trying to learn. Also, when I finally do buy lights where should I go to get them installed? I'm in Seattle

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:41 pm

DDMTuning.com

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Sat Dec 25, 2010 12:23 am

Yes...but why would you buy them there when you can get them for the same price for a much more reputable seller (DDMTuning).

It's all been described many times in this thread and a couple of others.

Reading is key. Sorry for being blunt.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby ss3walkman » Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:52 pm

Well I went to purchase the lights from DDMtuning and there were a couple fields that I didn't know what to select. Does DDM have the set up for low beams and fog lights?

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:50 pm

Yes. Many of us are running DDM kits.

Just leave the fields that aren't needed blank. All you need is a 35w or 55w ballast and specific bulb size/temperature. That's it. You don't need any harnesses, etc.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby MasterFoo » Fri Jan 28, 2011 1:10 pm

Shouldn't the "official lighting thread" have the basic and optional lighting configurations for reference? It would be nice, this looks more like Official Aftermarket Lighting Thread.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Fri Jan 28, 2011 1:14 pm

MasterFoo wrote:Shouldn't the "official lighting thread" have the basic and optional lighting configurations for reference? It would be nice, this looks more like Official Aftermarket Lighting Thread.

2 cents
Sure. I can add that in. Give me a couple of minutes.

EDIT: NVM, I guess I can't edit posts after a certain amount of time has passed.

For anyone interested...here is the bulb specifications for our M's:

infiniti-m-bulb-size-chart-t506295.html

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby EniGmA1987 » Fri Jan 28, 2011 1:51 pm

Hey 06M4.5, What is the link to the LEDs you used to replace your front turn signal lights?

Seen in this pic:
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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby MasterFoo » Fri Jan 28, 2011 2:53 pm

IlyaKol wrote:
MasterFoo wrote:Shouldn't the "official lighting thread" have the basic and optional lighting configurations for reference? It would be nice, this looks more like Official Aftermarket Lighting Thread.

2 cents
Sure. I can add that in. Give me a couple of minutes.

EDIT: NVM, I guess I can't edit posts after a certain amount of time has passed.

For anyone interested...here is the bulb specifications for our M's:

infiniti-m-bulb-size-chart-t506295.html
Thanks, that's perfect.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:05 pm

MasterFoo wrote:
IlyaKol wrote:
Sure. I can add that in. Give me a couple of minutes.

EDIT: NVM, I guess I can't edit posts after a certain amount of time has passed.

For anyone interested...here is the bulb specifications for our M's:

infiniti-m-bulb-size-chart-t506295.html
Thanks, that's perfect.
No problem. Just so you know though, it's all in the FAQ thread which is stickied.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby 06M4.5 » Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:03 am

EniGmA1987 wrote:Hey 06M4.5, What is the link to the LEDs you used to replace your front turn signal lights?

Seen in this pic:
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I'm not sure but they look like this:
http://www.v-leds.com/Exterior-LED/Corn ... 9-1-2.html

and it was a 194.

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby SimonSaysM35 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:01 am

For the Front and Rear turn signals (992 (7440)), does anyone know if my 2008 M35 Sport is compatible with Standard type or CK type? Im looking on VLEDS and its giving me a choice...theres a way to test it but wanted to see if anyone has done it already. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby MasterFoo » Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:37 pm

Is there a write up on how to upgrade the fogs to HID?

I read somewhere on the forum that the wheels need to be taken off, is that true?

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby a.blanco0905 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:28 pm

Are the OEM license plate lights LEDS?

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Re: Official Lighting Thread

Postby Ilya » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:17 pm

MasterFoo wrote:Is there a write up on how to upgrade the fogs to HID?

I read somewhere on the forum that the wheels need to be taken off, is that true?
Please refer to the FAQ thread at the top of this forum.


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