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Old 06-16-2011, 10:21 PM   #1
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How to tell if you have litronics?

Is there a visual different within Litronic and non-Litronic headlights on the 986?

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Old 06-16-2011, 10:41 PM   #2
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litronics are xenon projectors. regular headlights are reflectors.
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Old 06-16-2011, 10:42 PM   #3
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I was looking for a little more detail (I don't know the difference between those two things...)
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Litronics have clear turn signal lenses, and halogen has amber lenses. Litronics also have ride height sensors on the lower control arms.
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Old 06-17-2011, 03:53 AM   #5
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Not sure these answers have helped the original poster, as 2003+ halogens also have same reduced amber for turn signals as litronics.

Litronics have a approx 2.5 inch round circle from which the main beam projects a very focused light. You can see this clearly when looking at the headlight, even if it is not on. Non-litronics look like regular headlights.
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litronics looks like this:


see the round projector in the middle that carguy mentioned?

regular (halogen bulb) headlights look like this:



Now if you're asking if there's a difference in the light they produce, basically you'd be looking at that normal, slightly yellowish light coming from regular halogen lights, and a whiter, more focused beam coming out of litronics.

Hope we've been able to help, if not please be more specific in what you're looking for.
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IIRC, litronics also have headlamp washer jets and the Halogens don't as seen in the above photos.
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^Litronics retrofit kits do not have the headlight washers.
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Old 06-17-2011, 02:03 PM   #9
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Ok, that has helped a lot.

I think I have the litronics then, as I have the washers. Where is the washer switch located?

I'll take a closer look latest and see if mine has the projectors.

Thank you very much!
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Ok, that has helped a lot.

I think I have the litronics then, as I have the washers. Where is the washer switch located?

I'll take a closer look latest and see if mine has the projectors.

Thank you very much!
I believe you press forward on the windshield wiper stalk, versus pulling back. I may be wrong though.
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Old 06-17-2011, 05:10 PM   #11
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I just looked and it seems I do have the litronics. Awesome.

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