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2008 TL Base WDP (68k Miles)-Brian's Tron Car build

Hello all! I just recently bought myself a WDP TL March of this year. My best decision ever! Great thing is that all the maintenance was up kept and all services have been performed including the recalls.
I Shall be posting on a different thread on my progress of this car. Some of you may recognize my car as the "Tron Car"

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This is the place for a progress thread. Whale come!
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As promised, some of you guys wanted to see pictures of my car soo here we go!

Plastidip Emblems on day two
a close up

LEDs Me love

Carbon Fiber Vinyl Wrapped (I had this redone with a better job though)

Rear Bumper, the exhaust plastic thingey



ON This is a Graphite Plasti Dip Color

This didnt last too long (maybe a max of 30 minutes LOL)

I've installed 6k Fog LEDs in this, made it so the combination is: DRL + Fog, Low beam + independent Fog, High Beam + Fog & DRL



Oh yea, SOoo this happened as well My use for this is LED Puddle lights, it will only come on if I open my doors, I don't wanna look too ricey

a quick night shot

another one
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I then came across Death Metal's https://acurazine.com/forums/third-g...le-led-750671/ thread and felt very inspired This happened on 4 doors

Here is a better shot!

then.....BOOM full LED Conversion
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Thanks! Im really excited to share with everyone my progress!
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Hey, did you carbon fiber wrap your aspec rear bumper? I really want to try those lights in the trim. Still not sure how you got it to be perfect or if you double wired it.
Also, you should make some room in your inbox. =)
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what blue LEDs did you use inside?
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Good job on the wrapping.
Want to do my grill? $$$
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Car looks great seems well taken care of
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hmmm plasti dip
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Welcome Brian....the LED's really look good.


I've merged your 2 threads together. Since we're talking about the same car, let's have just one big progressive thread.

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This was kind of a while back, but i believe they were T3 Neo Wedge Bulbs. I used a combination of blue and white on the Nav and Climate Ctrl. As for the radio, I believe I used those 5050 SMD LEDs along with here is a photo of how it looksFor the LEDs on the door handles, they were 3mm Blue straw hats, with 1k ohm resistors. For the foot well LEDs, I literally just took out the diffuser and changed out the resistor to .5k ohm.


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what blue LEDs did you use inside?
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Speaking of Grill

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^^^ Very nice-can't go wrong with Carbon Fiber.
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super nice, man....loving the updates.
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Agreed - nice work - i need to jump on getting those interior LEDs upgraded for the steering wheel and radio/ac as well, mine are starting to look quite dated...lol
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you mind linking the leds you used for DRLs and Fogs? Are they both 6k? and do the fogs color match your stock HID's?
pic if possible plz, thanks in advance!
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you mind linking the leds you used for DRLs and Fogs? Are they both 6k? and do the fogs color match your stock HID's?
pic if possible plz, thanks in advance!
if he's running the stock D2S bulbs - they are rated at like 4300k - so a 6K fog bulb will have more blue tint to it and not match entirely with the main D2S.
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if he's running the stock D2S bulbs - they are rated at like 4300k - so a 6K fog bulb will have more blue tint to it and not match entirely with the main D2S.
yeah that's what I'm after. I have my stock D2S's and have been on the hunt to find matching fogs for agggeesesssss
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Unfortunately I made a mistake of running 6k HIDs for my D2S. Thought I might be able to match my LED fogs but I was wrong. I will be switching them out to 5ks
As for LEDs I went on amazon, they have a ton for dirt cheap
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I recommend checking out Diode Dynamics for LEDs - i have them in my DRLs, lower Fog Lights, Switchback turns - great company with a 3 year warranty
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I recommend checking out Diode Dynamics for LEDs - i have them in my DRLs, lower Fog Lights, Switchback turns - great company with a 3 year warranty
How's there kelvin rating when compared to stock headlight bulbs?
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i wouldn't imagine much difference for the D2S - they sell D2S bulbs in the same rating at 4300k. They go more by lumens output rating, rather than the kelvin temp solely.
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Love the side mirrors i did the same thing..

Small mods looking great!
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A small yet tasty new little mod, I present to you: Carbon Fiber Steering Wheel


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I have a new project that's pretty rad!





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The steering wheel looks excellent.
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I did a little photoshoot and basically this is how the car is looking as of today!
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^^^Those are 80 mm correct?

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^^^ 70mm actually, I have done some major redesigning on my headlights and I shall be posting new photos soon!

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^^^ Ah okay. im looking to have the halos sit a bit wider on the low beams, so im gonna use 80mm

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Enjoy guys! I also did a quad projector setup, totally overkill but it's all for the fun! Also I have the type s diffuser

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What do you think of removing the two ambers reflector in the headlights ? Will it looks better ?
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What do you think of removing the two ambers reflector in the headlights ? Will it looks better ?
Personally, for my taste, I like the Type S clear with the amber
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YEEEEAPPP Morimoto mini H1 Projectors wiht 5000k HIDs
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