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Unread 06-22-2012, 05:02 PM   #1
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Busy Day For the Fusion

Well I FINALLY had a day to rip apart the car. I took off the grille and shipped it out to my buddy to color match it. Can't wait!! Glad that there is that black grille cover that the chrome grille snaps in to so I can actually drive it!

I also confirmed the aim on my retro with the EvoX-R. Didn't take the time to do the retro today though. I installed both my headlight and fog light dual relay harnesses and put in some yellow fogs and 5000K HIDs for now until I get the retrofit done.

Overall it was a pretty easy bumper removal. Headlights super easy to take in and out too.

Pics of Homemade Box for Grille


No Grille Look/Morimoto 5000K Low and 3000K Fog






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Love yellow fogs!

I wish I had the $$$ and experience for a retrofit...
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Love yellow fogs!

I wish I had the $$$ and experience for a retrofit...
Honestly for our cars it's simple. Can be finished in a day. Cost maybe $300-$400 at full price for parts.
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Maybe for you generation...I have a first gen...lol
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Maybe for you generation...I have a first gen...lol
Yea true. Can still be done in a day if no painting. I'll be doing a retro on my gf's 09 SE.
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The guy on FFC that did a first generation said he wouldn't even consider doing another one unless he was substantially compensated. I took that to mean it was a PITA...
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The guy on FFC that did a first generation said he wouldn't even consider doing another one unless he was substantially compensated. I took that to mean it was a PITA...
Based on what I saw, it is not harder than the one I have had the most trouble with, haha. I still think retrofitting any fog light is harder than any headlight. The key for the Fusion is finding a light that is not permasealed...that stuff is what will make ore break a retrofit. I am going to try and find good aftermarket lights and I will report back. If it isn't bad, I don't mind doing them cheap for people.
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Well I await your results then!
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