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Old 09-12-2016, 11:33 AM
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Old 09-12-2016, 01:25 PM
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As much as I want to like this...
I like the simplicity and look of the 20 year old Honda engineering.
Don't kill me, Bob!
As an NSX owner, I agree with you.
The HID lights on the 02-05 were a nice touch but the new LED products I feel throw the car out of character.
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I like LED's but for some reason to me they look out of place on the NSX, makes the NSX look ricey.
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Yup, definitely controversial in some corners. I've still got the original tails for if I change my mind about the LEDs. The front corner lights were in fair-poor condition in the first place and if not for the LEDs, I would have purchased some JDM clear fronts to replace them. For now, we'll see how it goes.
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i like the leds lol.
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Been tooling around using the LEDs the last few days. I really like the way the red lights follow the contour of the rear of the car. I'll like them better once I reprogram the ambers to flash instead of roll. Just waiting for the programmer so I can do it.
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The rear LED tails remind me of the NES game Rad Racer I use to play as a kid. I'm split with the tails, but your car overall is
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Do you plan on doing the arc headlight mod?
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Not for $2100. I'm going to do the Morimoto LED mod for at least my low beams. $110 for the bulbs.
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Not for $2100. I'm going to do the Morimoto LED mod for at least my low beams. $110 for the bulbs.
Watching closely on this one, want a bit more light out of my F150 & don't really want to spend the $1,200+ on OEM LED headlights from a higher trim.
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Not for $2100. I'm going to do the Morimoto LED mod for at least my low beams. $110 for the bulbs.
im not going to do the quad lights. I'm only going to replace the low beam projectors.
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im not going to do the quad lights. I'm only going to replace the low beam projectors.
Are you going to do the low-beam upgrade from Arc-Light, if not the quads? No doubt he does excellent, high-quality work, just look at the tails and bumper lights. But almost $2100 for the quad fronts? I'd rather spend the $110 shipped on the LED low-beams, and I can buy a hole saw attachment for my drill for a few bucks to do the cut. Looks pretty easy to me and is easier than doing the rear LEDs (that was a BIG job, won't be doing that again). I can then spend the remaining $2000 on something else.

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Watching closely on this one, want a bit more light out of my F150 & don't really want to spend the $1,200+ on OEM LED headlights from a higher trim.
I'll be posting here once I do the upgrade.
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Are you going to do the low-beam upgrade from Arc-Light, if not the quads? No doubt he does excellent, high-quality work, just look at the tails and bumper lights. But almost $2100 for the quad fronts? I'd rather spend the $110 shipped on the LED low-beams, and I can buy a hole saw attachment for my drill for a few bucks to do the cut. Looks pretty easy to me and is easier than doing the rear LEDs (that was a BIG job, won't be doing that again). I can then spend the remaining $2000 on something else.



I'll be posting here once I do the upgrade.
i plan on just doing my low beams it runs about $1600. I've done hids but they do son much because they're still halogen projectors. I want actual hid projectors. My goal is to modernize everything with this car plus I'm never selling it so I figured what hell why not lol.
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^^^^^^^
Arc-Light just dropped the quads to $1500. Now I have a decision to make. I see you went for the quads.
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^^^^^^^
Arc-Light just dropped the quads to $1500. Now I have a decision to make. I see you went for the quads.
im only going to do the duals for $1k.
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Bob, I bought the 2stroke morimoto (assuming those are the led you're referring to?) LED for the fogs on the V. I can tell you I'm impressed with quality and light output.
If you buy through The Retrofit Source they had a coupon code of 20% off using STEADYMOBBIN
I bought those and the Osram CBI at a substantial discount with free shipping.
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^^^^^^
Those are the LEDs I'm looking at. With that discount, that's only $102 for the bulbs and hardware. For that little, it's worth a try and if it doesn't work out, I can still try the more expensive HID retrofit. Thanks for the tip on the discount!

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im only going to do the duals for $1k.
I'm looking forward to your progress. If it works out for you, I will consider spending the coin. In the meantime, I'm going to save a little and experiment with what I can get out of the LEDs.

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I was actually planning on going the morimoto route until the retrofit mod came out. From all the pics I've seen it looks to be worth it.
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Indeed. For me, it'd have to be a winter project since the lights have to be shipped out. My NSX spent a month down this summer waiting for lights, and I am now making up for lost time. I'll be putting the car away for the winter upon my return from NSXPO next month. My plan is to install the LEDs in the next week or two, so I have ample opportunity to test.

Are you going to NSXPO, by the way? You're lucky in that you live close enough to the Amtrak Auto-Train to allow that to carry your car down. For me, it'd just take me too far out of the way, so I'm just going to drive my NSX down.
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anytime, my friend...
I am extremely impressed with them...I'm contemplating replacing the HID retrofit I did on my wife's SRX now because I like the simplicity of the LED bulbs.
Also kinda nice to not need to fool around with a relay...not that that's so difficult but it adds another point of failure!
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Indeed. For me, it'd have to be a winter project since the lights have to be shipped out. My NSX spent a month down this summer waiting for lights, and I am now making up for lost time. I'll be putting the car away for the winter upon my return from NSXPO next month. My plan is to install the LEDs in the next week or two, so I have ample opportunity to test.

Are you going to NSXPO, by the way? You're lucky in that you live close enough to the Amtrak Auto-Train to allow that to carry your car down. For me, it'd just take me too far out of the way, so I'm just going to drive my NSX down.
I'm actually putting my car down until spring. it's getting a lot of mods done. So I won't be making nsxpo unfortunately. If I were to go I'd just drive. I don't mind the miles. I'm currently at 191k. I've driven up and down the east coast a few times. Even down bourbon st in New Orleans with all the drunk people yelling rev your engine lol.
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How she sits as of 1/21/2017.



Done a bunch more mods I'll share soon.
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Jeremy - how do you like the 2 stroke morimoto compared to aftermarket HID?
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Done a bunch more mods I'll share soon.
Such a tease. Please share! LOL
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Teasing another mod, for which I'm in negotiation. Suffice to say, let's just say that @p.diddy has been a bad example to follow. Fingers crossed.
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Teasing another mod, for which I'm in negotiation. Suffice to say, let's just say that @p.diddy has been a bad example to follow. Fingers crossed.
glad i could help spend your money lol.
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Used Whipple (ie old) Comptech supercharger. This setup came with an AEM V2, 550cc injectors, and both low and high boost pulleys. Plan is to run low boost with a tune to the AEM rather than the stock Comptech fueling solution. Using the AEM should help with the CTSCís tendency toward heat soak with assertive use.

Canít wait to get it on the car!

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Nucking Futs.

I love it! Can't wait for the results.
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Nice, Bob.
What kind of numbers would you be making to the wheels with that?
I knew a local guy that had 2 Veilside NSX with superchargers on them, he loved them.
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Previous owner got 367 whp on high boost setup, 325 whp on low boost in hot weather. Iím expecting around 350 given Iím going to be using bigger injectors and and AEM V2, but weíll see. I need to get a baseline dyno at some point so I know what Iím starting from, which is more important.
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Definitely don't go high boost unless you add supporting items like meth injection.
It's going to run hot. Definitely get a conservative tune.
And just FYI.. boost may not kill it, but if somethings not 100%, it'll be sure to bring it to an early death.
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Those SC kits are pretty tried and tested, for the NSX. Bob isn't risking much. Yes, it'll all come down to the tune.

Though if he does blow the engine... good luck finding another.
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those cars have a J32, right?
Does their design suffer the same heatsoak that the 3G does?
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C32... the NSX had an exclusive engine, all to itself.
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