95 jeep headlights. wondering if anyones ever done this

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95 jeep headlights. wondering if anyones ever done this

looking to put in either projectors or haloed projectors in my jeep. its a 95 grand cherokee. so i can swap in some pure white led’s anybody have any experience with this? looks like it can all be done for about 350 but i don’t wanna jump into it if it’s not doable. any help would be appreciated

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Why not just do a proper HID retrofit?

You can spend less a lot less than $350 and still get better performance than what you were planning with the LEDs in projector route.

IMO - To date, I haven't seen 1 PNP LED headlight upgrade that's worth the money.

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figured the hid’s wouldn’t last as long. and even the hid route the cheapest i’ve found on my jeep was somwhere around 280

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zach8935 wrote:
figured the hid's wouldn't last as long. and even the hid route the cheapest i've found on my jeep was somwhere around 280

It's not that difficult if you have the steps laid out and have done your homework.  There's also tons of resources available to you.  It doesn't have to be that expensive.  This was what I was thinking...the DIY retrofit. 

$50 - B stock Morimoto H1 HID projectors

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/closeouts/b-stock-morimoto-mh1-6-0-projectors.html#.VGE2I_9OWUk

$15 - You'll need some shrouds

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/components/shrouds/mini-gatling-gun-projector-shrouds.html#.VGE2j_9OWUk

$30-150 - You'll need an H1 HID conversion kit with the harness (do some research on that one, buy on ebay @ $30-50, or directly through TRS @ $150, or DDM @ $40, whatever)

$20 - for some epoxy (JB putty & weld) or use the bolt method

 

Best case scenario on a budget - $115.  In a nutshell...You'll need to remove your headlight assembly.  Bake it to soften the adhesive to remove the lens.  Use a dremel to cut into your reflector, re-install it on your wagon, install projector with putty once beam pattern established, remove and epoxy with JB weld.  Bake lens back on.  Then re-install.  Boom - done.  About 6 hrs of work.

 

If this is your first retrofit and you're afraid of ruining your only set of headlights, I would buy an aftermarket set.  I see them on ebay for about $100 a pair for a Grand Cherokee.  You can also go to a local junk yard and buy a used set in good condition for under $100.  It'll be up to you if you want to install halos, paint your reflectors & shrouds, and any other customizing.

Here's mine.  I kept it as OEM looking as possible.