Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

BtownVolvo

My Projector Retro By Rz Designs

90 posts in this topic

Got them in the mail today and naturally couldn't wait to put them on. As a side note, I'm a sucker for a well packaged box and Rye pulled it off.

On to the pics:

a257dcff.jpg

I painted my housings with a high-temp "aluminum" paint since my reflective surface wasn't looking too hot.

cdba3169.jpg

Final product. Looks a little wonky, but it's just the lighting and iPhone pics:

34bf02e2.jpg

Before (E-codes and 5k HIDs):

122fca94.jpg

04ea8b36.jpg

After (4.3k HIDs):

89e68a24.jpg

76dd4dc4.jpg

I've since aimed them up a little more. High beams are ridiculous. I can finally see shit at night. What a concept!

Overall, the kit was awesome. It did take a little bit of fabbing and wiring, but nothing bad at all. Super pleased with how it turned out. I'll try to get a better daytime pic tomorrow and post it up. Until then, nice work RZ!

Cheers!

5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Looks awesome Reid.

Now I'm that much more excited for the 850 kits to be released by Rye

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Negatory....get some better pics bro....doesnt look right

4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Better daytime pic. Ignore the rest of the ugliness:

0e4b9b07.jpg

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Better daytime pic. Ignore the rest of the ugliness:

0e4b9b07.jpg

Hmm... Still not totally sold on the look.

4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hmm... Still not totally sold on the look.

Neither am I. :( Too much of a gap around the trim piece for the projector.

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Neither am I. :( Too much of a gap around the trim piece for the projector.

Well there's supposed to be a trim piece that you can put there, but I opted to leave it off. I like it better without.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You need to shoot your compare photos in manual or time value.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The light output looks great, but the headlights themselves look fubar. Do you have a pic from further away?

3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You need to shoot your compare photos in manual or time value.

They're iPhone pics. :rolleyes:

I think they'll grow on you guys. Gimme some time to get some more shit done and I'll grab better pics. Until then, hate away!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

not liking them at all....function fine, cosmetics negative 10

just doesn't look right...doesn't flow with the car....maybe going a dark color in the bowls and the HID surrounds would help, along with dark corners?

something else needs to be done....looks out of place

2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

the output is fantastic.

as for the look, it seems the projector has to sit further back in the headlight to get rid of the gap around the projector shroud.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

not liking them at all....function fine, cosmetics negative 10

just doesn't look right...doesn't flow with the car....maybe going a dark color in the bowls and the HID surrounds would help, along with dark corners?

something else needs to be done....looks out of place

Black headlights and corners are the equivalent to black wheels. No.

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

not liking them at all....function fine, cosmetics negative 10

just doesn't look right...doesn't flow with the car....maybe going a dark color in the bowls and the HID surrounds would help, along with dark corners?

something else needs to be done....looks out of place

His car is surprised.

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Black headlights and corners are the equivalent to black wheels. No.

YES! Nice one.

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Similar Content

    • By RobT5M
      It's all for sale. 
      I'll be checking back frequently because I have stuff for sale and will be adding more each week/end. 

      Prices are mostly OBO (just in box me) and mostly before shipping unless stated (shipped).   
      It's kinda like a yard sale, toss me a price if you don't like mine and ill either say no or ok.   
      If its on here its because its an extra part no longer destined for my car or I no longer need, so im not attached. 

      All my stuff is tested unless stated, I don't sell shit. 

      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
      For the SC901's 
      I have at least 1 full combo of the SC901 - 4x100w Amp - Dolby Processor - Center speaker - CD cassette
      If anyone's interested, you should throw me a number in a PM before the set gets broken up.  
       
      SC901 #1 PN 8682113 - $100 shipped
      Have Radio Code - Tested

      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
      SC901 #2 PN 3533946 - $100 shipped
      Have Radio Code - Tested 

      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
      IPD P80 ~98 Upper poly mount, plenty of life left - $20 shipped SOLD
      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
      4x100w C70 Amp - $60 +S

      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
      White injectors with approx 160k on them - $36 shipped - SOLD
       
      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
      C70 Fogs - $40 +S

       
       
      I'll post more as I find it.  

       
    • By EastsideR
      I need one Volan rim. Let me know what you guys have out there.
    • By Tommy.
      I have a used R Clutch kit from my m56 the first time I did my swap. When I swapped originally I put this clutch on brand new from Tasca. On the drive home my RMS started leaking pretty bad, losing about a quart every 150 miles. I had no choice but to stop and keep refilling it so I could get home from Massachusetts. About 800 miles later it was home.
      A few weeks later I bought a brand new kit from Tasca again ready to install it when I pulled the motor again. I put the brand new one on and took this one off figuring it would be saturated in oil. The material on the clutch seems to be okay and it was not soaked, just had a bit of residue on the disc surface which has been cleaned thoroughly since then.
      Take that for what it is and if anyone wants it $200 +shipping OBO.
      Sorry for the long post, and I will get pics up tonight when I get home from work.
      Thanks
    • By TIZIO AKA 1 HND MEC
      I have a set of ABM projectors on black paired with corner lamps(total of 4 pieces) in near perfect condition, all tabs are intact, $250 plus shipping.
    • By Tommy.
      Need an 850 blower motor, like the title says. No rattling/squeaking (I already have that now)

      must be good working condition

      Correct me if I'm wrong, was there someone on the forums who rebuilt these?

      Thanks!