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So I ordered the Vland LED Audi style headlights for my X and have no idea how to install them. I have the SSS package on my car that already has the dual beam projector HID's so I take it that might have something to do with why it's so difficult to figure them out. Has anybody bought these headlights and tried to install them with the SSS projector headlights already installed? Just lookin for some input and guidance from somebody who's already tried this.

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I have the SSS headlights and all I did was use the part of the harness that plugs right in and left the other half that controls the headlight vertical adjusters unhooked. Worked just fine. Even used the shitty HIDs that came with them. I have since upgraded. But it worked.
 

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I have the SSS headlights and all I did was use the part of the harness that plugs right in and left the other half that controls the headlight vertical adjusters unhooked. Worked just fine. Even used the shitty HIDs that came with them. I have since upgraded. But it worked.

So they fit, it just renders the leveling system obsolete? Also what HIDs did you end up going with? I want to get these and the tails for my FE...
 

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So they fit, it just renders the leveling system obsolete? Also what HIDs did you end up going with? I want to get these and the tails for my FE...
There is a way to incorporate your factory leveling motor but it requires opening the headlight. I’m compiling parts to do a write up on how to so & also solve the turn signal/drl conflicts (drl being too bright making it hard to see the turn signal)
 

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There is a way to incorporate your factory leveling motor but it requires opening the headlight. I’m compiling parts to do a write up on how to so & also solve the turn signal/drl conflicts (drl being too bright making it hard to see the turn signal)
Very interested in both of these fixes!
 

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There is a way to incorporate your factory leveling motor but it requires opening the headlight. I’m compiling parts to do a write up on how to so & also solve the turn signal/drl conflicts (drl being too bright making it hard to see the turn signal)
Very interested in both of these fixes!
The leveling system requires opening up the vland head light to remove the manual adjustment mechanism, then simply swapping over the leveling motors & the turn signal conflict is solved by a switchback module, I’m using the morimoto XChange driver. I’m just waiting for my motor to go back in so I can test it out and take the pics for the write up.
 

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I'm planning on picking up a set of these soon too. I also have an SSS model is it just the leveling system that doesn't plug n play?
 

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Hmm I've browsed a few different listings and some say they're h7 while others say D2S. I'm guessing it depends on which ones we order or the listings are incorrect.
you would need to order ds2 if you plan on keeping the stock ballast or you can order h7 ballast if you plan to upgrade. the sockets are the same from what i've experienced.
 

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The housings will both take H7 and D2S...First I used the h7 bulbs that it came with because I did not want to deal with retrofitting the OEM HID/Ballast. After finding then combining 2 different wiring harness, then drilled the hole where the ballast would mount and got to use my OEM HIDs.
Links to the harnesses:

Wire harness procedure: Ballast--->Matsushita to 9006 Male connector---->9006 Female to H7 Male connector----->H7 Female(this the existing VLAND wiring).
Hope this helps...I did not want to hack my OEM headlights in case I wanted to revert back in the near future..
 

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Hey I’m about to build some vlands myself and just got them in the mail. I’m wondering why you needed these adapter wires? Why can you just take the whole OEM HID ballast and bulb systems and place them into the Vlands without changing any wiring? Does the setup with the adapters use the connector on the end of the ballast rather than the flat side of the ballast? I haven’t had a chance to take the oem headlight assemblies out yet.
 
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