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post #1 of 10 Old 12-01-2012, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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Halo Fog Lights?

Has anyone changed out their regular fog lights for the HALO's that AAC sales? It said "some" cutting is required and you can do both under 2 hours? I sent them a question awhile ago but never heard back from them. Do you have to take the complete front end off and just how much is "some" cutting required. Hope someone perhap has done this and I figured more people would read it from the MC lounge. Thanks for reading my post??
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post #2 of 10 Old 12-04-2012, 01:48 PM
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Don't let taking the facia (fender) off scare you. It is literally only four locations of bolt sets. Wasn't too tough .
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Don't let taking the facia (fender) off scare you. It is literally only four locations of bolt sets. Wasn't too tough .
What I really question is where it saids "some cutting is nessary" Do you have them??

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Have you searched youtube? I seem to remember seeing a video of someone doing the halos on there. Seemed like a process, but I don't remember cutting. The one I saw was adding halos into the current fog light structure.

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I bought a set of green halos for my car but opted to never install them because it wasn't the cutting that alarmed me. You have to remove you front bumper cover (fascia) then completely remove your headlamps...then you open them up...install the AAC halos...then you have to bake them in an oven to reseal the headlamps (in order for them to be airtight so no moisture gets in) and even my performance shop was unwilling to do it so there was no way in hell that I was going to do it on my own.

My situation was a little different than most peoples though because my car came as a non-RS model and I paid a small fortune for the RS headlamp upgrade at the dealership and another $525 to the performance shop to install them because the dealership could not figure out how to do so. So with 2K invested in my headlamp upgrade...I was not willing to take the chance that something might go wrong with the baking process.

The cutting they are referring to is to the wiring because you have to splice in the new halos into the headlamp wiring system. Many people have done this upgrade...so it's obviously very doable. But I tell you all this because I want you to be aware of the entire process involved in installing the AAC halos.

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Oops...I see you were asking about the fog lights not the headlamps. The fog light install IS much simplier and there are videos available for the process. I'd give you a link but C5 won't let me to even look at their site anymore...lol
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What I really question is where it saids "some cutting is nessary" Do you have them??
No I do not. Just wanted to convey taking the fascia off isn't too hard .
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Oops...I see you were asking about the fog lights not the headlamps. The fog light install IS much simplier and there are videos available for the process. I'd give you a link but C5 won't let me to even look at their site anymore...lol
I think I've looked at enough video's tonight to see that I don't have the tools for this job and I don't want to get over my head in this project. Their is cutting once you get the fog light base holder out (or whatever you call it) and it showed a band saw to do the cutting or shaving is what I would call it. Anyway it was a thought and I may still do it but not during the winter months since my garage does not have a door on it. Thanks Envy & all Michael in Virginia

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Oops...I see you were asking about the fog lights not the headlamps. The fog light install IS much simplier and there are videos available for the process. I'd give you a link but C5 won't let me to even look at their site anymore...lol
I see ! One of the missing people.
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Somebody posted these "blinglight Halos'' they looked good every thing built into the lights.
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Not sure if they are any good but looked interesting.
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