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Old 01-02-2013, 12:38 PM   #18
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Thanks for this DIY!!...I used it to install my RS Headlights from Ofer last night...This picture above was the hardest part about taking the bumper off...

Yes sonny, that part was my hardest/worst part.. big pain in the but! But im glad you got it all installed.. mind posting some pics? I like to see people finished job and congratulate them on there hard work!
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:49 PM   #19
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Yes sonny, that part was my hardest/worst part.. big pain in the but! But im glad you got it all installed.. mind posting some pics? I like to see people finished job and congratulate them on there hard work!
Here you go man!!... Pics were taken with a cell and could have been better...Your diy was very helpful!!!

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=268650
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Old 01-20-2013, 03:33 AM   #20
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Looks great! Ordered Halo lights with Ofer... can't wait to install mine. Your pics and instruction will be greatly appreciated. Great job and thanks for sharing!
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:50 PM   #21
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Here you go man!!... Pics were taken with a cell and could have been better...Your diy was very helpful!!!

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=268650
Thats awesome sonny. It looks fantastic!! Especially with the matching fogs.

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Looks great! Ordered Halo lights with Ofer... can't wait to install mine. Your pics and instruction will be greatly appreciated. Great job and thanks for sharing!
Good luck on it.. Post some pixs up when you get it done. And let me know if have any questions!
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:07 PM   #22
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cant wait to do it

thanks alot for the guide
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:43 AM   #23
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I'll be doing this soon, great job on the DIY!!
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Old 02-24-2013, 02:22 PM   #24
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I used this to do my own swap-out yesterday. Just wanted to throw in a few extra thoughts for people. None are necessary; just notes I made while doing this.

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Flashlight (for seeing in the wheel well)
Needle-nose Pliers
Scissors/Knife (for cutting zip ties)
Zip Ties

Step 3: Those bolts are 10mm.

Step 6: The first bolt is a 10mm.

Step 10: These bolts are 7mm. For the inside bottom bolt, you'll definitely want an extension.

This is pretty obvious (if you aren't me): Do steps 5 through 7 for one side, then turn your wheel and do 5 through 7 on the other side. Otherwise, you'll do what I did and have to turn the wheel every step. Yeah, I didn't think that through.

Steps 6 and 7: You are pulling the plastic of the wheel well back to do this. The pictures will make a lot more sense when you start looking in there.

Installing new headlights: I used needle-nose pliers to get the bottom inner bolt for the lights (the one you need the extension for). There's a gap between the tube and the actual bolt hole which is almost large enough to get the bolt in. If you turn the bolt a little bit, you can actually work it into the hole so that you can set the socket driver on there pretty easily.

I don't know about you guys, but I used a couple of additional zip ties to fix the wire harness that runs to the driver-side headlight.

Thanks for the DIY Guide. Without it, I'm not sure I'd have been brave enough to give this one a go. Took me about 3.5 hours to do (with no assistance). If I were going to do it again, I expect it would take me 2 hours or less (I spent a lot of time in those wheel wells trying to find things, taking pictures, and the like).
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:05 PM   #25
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:50 PM   #26
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2SSRS, since you bumped and have done extensive R&D on this, can this tut apply to an 2SS? I still haven't pulled the trigger on on this, but I really want the Hallos on my car. It's clear I won't be able to do anything with out taking off the bumper, but I want to do my research before I tear open the front of the car.

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Old 03-02-2013, 04:13 AM   #27
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So how do I know which harness I need? On the GEN5DIY website, there are 2 options, ones $90, and ones $170. I am doing OEM RS lights. During the day, I want no lights on at all. I would like the halos to come on when the parking lights are on, and would like control over the the foglights with the HIDs on. Which harness do I need? Ready to buy ASAP, need by next week. Thanks!
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:05 PM   #28
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LS3,
If you want no lights on during the day, I believe you will wanna go with the $170 harness. Here is a great thread to better answer your question.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=172655
It even has a video of how the $170 harness works.
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Old 03-14-2013, 03:27 PM   #29
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Just finished my installation yesterday
This thread was very helpful, Thank you.
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:59 PM   #30
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Just finished my installation yesterday
This thread was very helpful, Thank you.
Rafael, that looks SICK!!

You did a great job man, glad i could help you out!!
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Old 03-21-2013, 05:35 PM   #31
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here is a quick video about the non rs to rs harness from ofer

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Old 03-21-2013, 06:39 PM   #32
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So how do I know which harness I need? On the GEN5DIY website, there are 2 options, ones $90, and ones $170. I am doing OEM RS lights. During the day, I want no lights on at all. I would like the halos to come on when the parking lights are on, and would like control over the the foglights with the HIDs on. Which harness do I need? Ready to buy ASAP, need by next week. Thanks!
The lesser harness will keep the lights on in the day time, the outer will not.

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LS3,
If you want no lights on during the day, I believe you will wanna go with the $170 harness. Here is a great thread to better answer your question.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=172655
It even has a video of how the $170 harness works.
Thanks for the help.

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here is a quick video about the non rs to rs harness from ofer

Thank you.
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:09 PM   #33
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Rafael, that looks SICK!!

You did a great job man, glad i could help you out!!
Thanks! I would've never done the installation without this thread. Thanks again.
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:47 PM   #34
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Nice DIY !!!!
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