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Boss 302 12 to 13 HID headlight conversion is complete

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  1. cobra1718

    cobra1718 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    OK finally have finished the conversion to HID headlights on my 12 Boss. I will try to post some pictures and explain the process but the key of course is to find a decent price on a set of 2013 HID headlight which is not easy. I found mine on ebay for a much lower price than I could buy from Ford. I bid on them and won. I was very fortunate that they where like new. To continue I started my research on how all the wiring was going to happen. I read several different threads from several different web sites to try to educate myself. The wiring was different for sure since the headlight had the H13 bulb and now I have an HID headlight with a DS3 HID bulb. First let me tell you that Ford was zero help. I couldn't buy the headlight connector or any 3 pin connectors for the parking/turn signal bulb. This process of calling, reading and trying to find a resolution to issue finally landed me with Joseph (tuxedoblack11) who was already making a wiring harness for the F150 trucks. Without his help and expertise I would have never been able to accomplish this switch out. If you need to convert your 2010-2012 Mustang to HID headlight he can either provide you with all the wiring necessary or even help with finding a decent priced set of headlights (if available) So we worked for weeks finding the correct connectors to work with the 13 Headlight and the end result is a easy to wire and install 13 headlight using his harness that he has developed in the last two months. So....if you need help with parts or have questions PM myself or tuxedoblack11 he is the expert.

    Stock

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    the harness
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    some pics of the install

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    the finished car

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    I am also going to link to photobucket which has more detailed pictures of the install and in another post I will post pics of the LEDs. Any questions please PM me or Tuxedoblack11

    HID Install 4-2013 Photos by Robk17th | Photobucket
     
  2. Z25OH

    Z25OH WINGING IT Established Member

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    Looks WAY better, nice work man!
     
  3. cobra1718

    cobra1718 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    here are some low quality pics I took with the phone in the garage. Hope to have better pics soon.

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  4. RUgoinup?

    RUgoinup? We will NEVER forget! Established Member

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    Kudos!
     
  5. BPatterson

    BPatterson Active Member Established Member

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    How much do you have invested in this total?
     
  6. kona12

    kona12 Member Established Member

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    that looks so good nice job
     
  7. shadowstang03gt

    shadowstang03gt New Member Established Member

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    looks really good. i would do this, if it didnt cost so much.
     
  8. KingofQueens

    KingofQueens New Member Established Member

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    Seems like both of you did a great job. Since yours is non hid to HID, hows the conversion from 2012 HID to 2013 HID?
     
  9. supercharged680

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    ive been wanting to do this for a long time now!!
     
  10. cobra1718

    cobra1718 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    PM tux he can probably do a harness as long as you have the headlights
     
  11. tuxedoblack11

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    All you'll need from me is the new 16 pin plugs and ill include a diagram on how to remove your old 4-pin hid plug. Then re-pin the 16 pin with your original 4 pins, plus the two additional pins for the LEDs. Sounds complicated but is very very simple, Pm me for any more info!
     
  12. tuxedoblack11

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    Excellent write up man, appreciate it a LOT!
     
  13. VETTEHUNTER

    VETTEHUNTER No cure for this disease. Established Member

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    Looks great. I'm so glad I was able to steal a set of '13 headlights. Ordering the harness tonight. Can't wait to do this!! :D
     
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    looks awesome with CO paint :rockon:
     
  15. NinjaBum

    NinjaBum Active Member Established Member

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    For comparisons sake if I found some used, how much do the headlights cost new from Ford again?
    Tuxedo, were you ever able to work out a lower price for a pair?

    Great work guys. Looks killer.
     
  16. Stevedotmil

    Stevedotmil Aim Small/Miss Small Established Member

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    This looks great. I haven't seen anyone else do this.
     
  17. VETTEHUNTER

    VETTEHUNTER No cure for this disease. Established Member

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    Tousley sells them for $936 ea. I believe. Check out seller: "Allstarautolightsnorth" on ebay.. I was going to grab a set used from them if I didn't come across the ones I was able to get for less. Message them if you don't see any listed and they will throw a set up for you.
     
  18. VETTEHUNTER

    VETTEHUNTER No cure for this disease. Established Member

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    Now that the plug and play conversion harness is available, I'd imagine you will see quite a few people doing this.
     
  19. cobra1718

    cobra1718 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Did you get that harness ordered yet?
     
  20. VETTEHUNTER

    VETTEHUNTER No cure for this disease. Established Member

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    I meant to do it before work today but got sidetracked and now I'm at work till 4am... Going to order it first thing in the morning.


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