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bcmaxx
03-01-2012, 10:33 AM
I highly recommend this to anyone with an xj as the stock headlamps suck,and are very yellow and dim. Even with a stock style superstar or nighthawk in there they still aren't very good. I updraged to vision x h4 housings and piaa superwhites about a year ago they were better, whiter but still not intense. I found several h4 upgrade wiring kits from several places, but they all appear to be exactly the same kit like this : http://www.ebay.ca/itm/NEW-APC-UNIVERSAL-H4-HALOGEN-HEADLAMP-UPGRADE-HARNESS-/290669750501?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item43ad4468e5

The install was simple like 20 minutes, I opted to add 2x 12g inline fuse holders with 30amp fuses instead of the fusible link the kit came with. the only tools I needed was a phillips screwdriver to pull the headlamp surrounds and healamps out, and a drill and two self tappers for the two ground wires near the headlights.
WOW What a hugely insane differance, no joke twice as bright and shoot as far as my hid offroad lamps, I can actually see on low beam! Lots of nice crisp white light! now to properly aim them now they shine as far as they should I can tell how out of aim they are.
From doing a little reading and research this will greatly improve stock lamps as well as upgraded, so this is a huge upgrade for as cheap as it is! I should have taken before and after pictures. I can still get some nightime shots and post them up!



Total parts was $33, shipped :)

Hellboy
03-01-2012, 06:19 PM
So ur talking about upgrading an H4 upgrade? Sounds badass

bcmaxx
03-01-2012, 09:03 PM
So ur talking about upgrading an H4 upgrade? Sounds badass

wiring upgrades stock lamps or h4's

bcmaxx
03-01-2012, 09:06 PM
low beam
http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/th_2012-03-01185422.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/?action=view&current=2012-03-01185422.jpg)

high beam
http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/th_2012-03-01185435.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/?action=view&current=2012-03-01185435.jpg)
hid
http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/th_2012-03-01185454.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/?action=view&current=2012-03-01185454.jpg)

low beam
http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/th_2012-03-01185544.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/?action=view&current=2012-03-01185544.jpg)
high beam
http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/th_2012-03-01185558.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/?action=view&current=2012-03-01185558.jpg)
hid
http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/th_2012-03-01185631.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/?action=view&current=2012-03-01185631.jpg)

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/th_2012-03-01185652.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/albums/ee110/bcmaxx/?action=view&current=2012-03-01185652.jpg)




these are cell pics and not ideal, couldn't find anywhere to shoot em far tonight without going for a drive. before there was absolutely no comparison between headlamps and hid at all

Hellboy
03-01-2012, 10:17 PM
Oh i see, cool. Ive been thinkin of doing an h4 for awhile and ill def look into the wiring if/when i do

Happypants
03-02-2012, 08:21 AM
You have to relay the h4s when u do them or they will melt your
Headlight switch, which is a Real pain in the ass to replace,

Hellboy
03-02-2012, 09:13 AM
You have to relay the h4s when u do them or they will melt your
Headlight switch, which is a Real pain in the ass to replace,

Thats good to kno [cheers]

bcmaxx
03-02-2012, 09:25 AM
You have to relay the h4s when u do them or they will melt your
Headlight switch, which is a Real pain in the ass to replace,

I didnt and got lucky, well somewhat, wiring and headlamp switch survived a year, but high beam switch melted solid