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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    When I did mine, I had put masking tape on the garage door and marked the center of the stock light beam as best as possible for reference. Once I had the conversion done but the lens not baked on I put both headlight assembles (without the lens) back on the truck to see where they were pointing...
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    Looking up window sticker

    In the market for a slightly used Ford and I'm looking for a specific factory package. Is there a site I can go to input the vehicle's VIN number that would provide the window sticker?
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    Remote Start Facts (2011 - 2015 only)

    LedZeppelin - Contact Hoffman Ford in East Hartford. They were able to enable the feature for me. Ron was the Service Writer I worked with. Correction. Chris is the Service Writer.
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    Remote Start Facts (2011 - 2015 only)

    They will not be able to cut it. You'll have to go to a Locksmith. I had mine cut for $7.00.
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    Those photos were taken with iPhone. No doctoring involved. Although I can buy the argument the photo could be a little misleading. There is no comparing to the HID over the stock halogens. In addition I felt the cost was reasonable and I didn't feel opening up the headlights were all the...
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    Remote Start Facts (2011 - 2015 only)

    Do you have the Remote Start setting options in the information menu?
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    Hi sorry for the delay in responding. There isn't kit. Pieced the system together, everything sourced from The Retrofit Source. Morimoto EvoX-R Projectors D2S Osram Bulbs Morimoto XB35 Ballasts 9006 Relay
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    I just wanted to say thank you to tonystewart for posting instructions and a parts list on retrofitting the stock halogens to the HID. All I can say is AWESOME!!!! The light output and improved visibility is not even comparable. before after
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    2013 Sport total loss...

    I was thinking the same thing. I could use some parts off that.
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    Remote Start Facts (2011 - 2015 only)

    For me, I bought the keys from Jason, had them cut at a locksmith for a few bucks each and programmed them myself. The hardest part was finding a dealership willing to be educated. Three dealerships refused to even look at the documentation that I had.
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    Remote Start Cluster Options versus Model Year

    2013 XLT Settings> Vehicle Settings> Remote Start> Climate Control> Heater A/C Front Defrost Rear Defrost Duration System Heated Seats Dealer Enabled
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    Fixed my HIDs to work on Auto

    How long after the retrofit did you start experiencing problems with the passenger side headlight?
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    Halo Headlight/Fog idea

    Here is a mock up that I put together. Not sure if I really like it. The halo ring is a different color than the LED strip.
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    LakersCentral - What are you using for halo's? I'm trying to add halo's and LED's but not liking how it's turning out.
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    Not sure I follow you mean by installing from the bottom. I do have everything apart. What I did do was install the projector on the headlight housing first, then the bulb, and then the igniter. For the other side maybe I'll try assembling the bulb and igniter onto the projector first then...
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    Those are the ones that I have. The connector for the bulb is kind of big. Makes for a tight fit from the back of the bulb to the headlight housing.
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    Thanks. How did you mount the ballasts to the the side of the headlight housing? Double sided tape? If so any recommendations on type? I was going to mount with screws but I afraid moister will get in.
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    tonystewart - How did you connect the power the high beam solenoid? Through the factory connections? When you adjusted the projectors with washers where you moving the beams inward? Something like the / \
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    Adding Remote Start

    jmr061 had a video posted on his Facebook page but looks like he took it down. One of the members Riley has the instructions sheet from Ford. If you PM he'll send you them. You need to purchase a 5 button blank IKT. The 5 button has the lift gate button and the 2x for the remote start...
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    Adding Remote Start

    Just wanted to say thanks again the help. It took going to three dealerships, two refused to look at the documentation that I had. With some persistence the third dealership did review the documentation. $30 later I was on my way with the remote start activated. My advise is to be persistent...
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    Halo Headlight/Fog idea

    Headlight LED Halo Hi, I'm going to be opening up the headlights to upgrade the projector for HID's. I figured while I'm in there I would add LED Halo's. Does anyone have any experience with Halo's? Any recommendations on which product to go with?
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    Adding Remote Start

    understood.
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    Adding Remote Start

    got ya. I was thinking the antenna extended the range.
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    Extended Service Plan (ESP) prices comparison thread

    Just purchased a ESP from Joel Hawley. Thanks to blwnsmoke for posting his contact information. None of my local area dealers could come close to Joel's pricing. $1545 for 7yr, 100K miles. Joel is definitely recommended. jhawley@tworiversford.com
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    Adding Remote Start

    No Explorer. I meant where does the antenna plug into on the Explorer?
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    Adding Remote Start

    Where does the antenna connect too?
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    Adding Remote Start

    jmr061 - I spoke to a dealer. They said I needed to get the 100 Series Remote Start System. Ford part number BB5Z-19G364-A Here it is on Ebay...
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    Adding Remote Start

    LOL, I just looked to see what they were going for on Ebay.
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    Adding Remote Start

    I too have called several dealers in my area. They all have said that they cannot simply turn on the feature through programming. I will make another attempt and explain that I can provide a video to show them how its done. My Explorer already has the hood switch installed. So I'm almost...
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    Adding Remote Start

    Thanks for jmr061. Is there a wiring harness or connector under the hood for the hood pin switch to plug into or would it have to be hard wired into the ignition?
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    Adding Remote Start

    So can I just purchase the key with the remote starter, have the key recut and then go to the dealer to have the key programmed?
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    Need some feedback before making a purchase

    Looking to purchase an Explorer Hi, I am in the market for a current generation Explore. I'll probably end up with something used like a 2011 or 2012. I just started my research so I figured I would come to the Explore forum and ask the experts. Anything major to look out for? What are...
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