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Old 11-12-2020, 08:48 AM   #1621
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The diagrams Paul posted are not quite right...the first one is to turn the AE's off when headlights are on and the second was for a more specific application.
This is the flash to pass relay diagram if you have original halogen high bulbs:

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No worries, Paul!

The second one would work, but I think Tony has the single throw relay. I’m not 100% sure either, I guess.
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IIRC, the LED AE ring is epoxied in, as well. It shouldn't be too hard to dig (dremel?) it out, though.

The AE on mine wasn't epoxied in. It was held in by the black retainer ring, which was epoxied to the lens that was epoxied to the aluminum base. The black ring and the lens were no longer epoxied so everything came out with no issues. We'll have to wait an see if the other one is like that too.

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Also, to remove the nut, try some heat. Get a small butane torch and heat the post so you don't damage the reflector bowl. Careful, now...

I used wd40 and a heat gun, I got it to the point where the WD40 was smoking, and still no go. What I'm going to do is unscrew the assembly (with the lens, AE, and the high beam iris) off the post and leave the post in there.

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Old 11-16-2020, 04:34 PM   #1624
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Recently inherited a water-damaged 986 and brought her back to life. Now getting the mod itch and just stumbled across this. A shame Im so late to such an awesome upgrade. If they ever come back in stock, add me to the list (or if any other members have a set theyre selling, let me know).
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Hey folks -- any thoughts about bolting the ballasts to the back of the light housing and having it live in the fender well?
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Hey folks -- any thoughts about bolting the ballasts to the back of the light housing and having it live in the fender well?
That's the general consensus, it's in the pdf instructions and other posts within this thread. I's also what the factory did on the Litronic headlights.
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I have a pair Particleweave converted for me. Some scratches on lens. I only track the car now so I want to sell.
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Old 11-17-2020, 07:02 AM   #1628
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Recently inherited a water-damaged 986 and brought her back to life. Now getting the mod itch and just stumbled across this. A shame Im so late to such an awesome upgrade. If they ever come back in stock, add me to the list (or if any other members have a set theyre selling, let me know).
If you're up for it you can also follow the basic instructions in this thread and make a similar pair of headlights using Bi-Xenon projectors like the Morimoto Mini. This is a pair I made last winter and then late this summer I finally got around to wet sanding, polishing and clear coating the outer lenses. I acquired a set of junk Litronics and some badly burned amber halogen lights. I used the Litronic reflector bowls and inner shrouds with the halogen housings. If you just use the halogen lights, you can get shrouds for the projectors similar to those Porsche uses on its current models.
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Old 11-18-2020, 10:18 PM   #1629
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That's the general consensus, it's in the pdf instructions and other posts within this thread. I's also what the factory did on the Litronic headlights.
Has anyone designed a mount for this yet?
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Has anyone designed a mount for this yet?
No need. The ballasts always have at least one bolt hole for mounting. The headlight rear covers also have some unused bolt holes that just need to be drilled out. Itís all fairly self explanatory once you see it
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If you're up for it you can also follow the basic instructions in this thread and make a similar pair of headlights using Bi-Xenon projectors like the Morimoto Mini. This is a pair I made last winter and then late this summer I finally got around to wet sanding, polishing and clear coating the outer lenses. I acquired a set of junk Litronics and some badly burned amber halogen lights. I used the Litronic reflector bowls and inner shrouds with the halogen housings. If you just use the halogen lights, you can get shrouds for the projectors similar to those Porsche uses on its current models.
That looks great. Im pretty handy so I may look into this further. Thanks!
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