Acme Retrofit Kit
BI-XENON PROJECTORS: The ACME projectors may be inexpensive, but they really do deliver real performance at the right price. Here, their standard bi-xenon projectors come standard with a clear lens and a curved cutoff shield to produce a wide, bright, and respectably sharp beam pattern. Based on older Morimoto designs, they may not be the cream of the crop by today's standards--but that doesn't mean they can't hold their own. For the price we really can't argue otherwise, and besides; unless you're a real headlight nerd like us you probably wont notice the difference that spending twice would deliver down the road anyways.
ACME 35W SPEEDYSTART BALLASTS: Speedy Gonzales has nothin' on the ACME SpeedyStart 35w ballasts when it comes to warm up time. These go zero to full intensity in just 3.5 seconds! So good in fact that we've discontinued the once popular "FastBright" ballasts in their favor. Their external igniters and high voltage wiring is shielded to help mitigate EMI interference (radio static) so it's unlikely that these ballasts will disturb your afternoon rock block! They may not have some of the bells, whistles, or warranty that the more expensive options offer, but they certainly check the box when it comes to bang for the buck.
ACME H1 BULBS: Are no joke. Precise alignment, accurate color temps, and ultra-low failure rate. They truly are the standard others strive for!
WIRE HARNESS: As one of the most important parts in any HID lighting upgrade; don't skimp out when it comes to your wiring. It doesn't matter how good your ballasts are. How good your bulbs are. If your harness is a piece of crap, when it gives out your headlights are gonzo. Morimoto's harnesses are the best on the market and easily worth their premium price compared to cheaper alternatives. No matter which one is right for your application, the harness features triple-sealed central relay packs, 14ga stranded copper wiring, over-molded fittings, and plug-n-play functionality. This will ensure everything properly (and permanently) works with your vehicle's original in-cabin controls.
OPTIONAL CANBUS HARNESSES: Instead of a traditional relayed harness that draws power from the battery, Morimoto's Standalone Canbus harnesses use two individual sub-harnesses to keep a load on the factory wiring. Recommended for vehicles that recognize when a bulb is out, these contain a series of capacitors and resistors to trick the car into thinking nothing has changed and help you avoid annoying "bulb out" warnings. We generally recommend them for use on most modern European applications instead of normal harnesses since they do a great job at providing stable power to the ballasts and canceling bulb out warnings.
OPTIONAL PRECISION BULB HOLDERS: Designed by Morimoto in California, the new MotoHo1der utilizes a three-piece design that's way more effective but virtually no bigger overall than the old clip setup. The clever three-piece design provides even pressure on the back of the bulb, ensuring perfect alignment. To be honest, we think it's the single best upgrade to the projector that's ever been conceived since it helps make the most of the awesome 7.0's on the road. Well worth the extra few bucks in the grand scheme of things!
OPTIONAL LED HALOS: Though LED halos may not be for everybody, if you're looking for the cleanest, most simple, most reliable setup, we highly recommend the Profile Performance Pivot Halos. Not only are they the brightest, most uniformly lit halos currently on the market, but they double as a switchback turn signal with your blinker circuit. The integrated controllers are extremely easy to setup with only three wires (white, amber, and ground) and allow you to run the white mode continuously until interrupted by the signal äóñ at which point they will blink amber. Once the signal stops, the Pivot ring will automatically switch back to its pure white mode.
OPTIONAL HOUSING SEALANT: Protection is priceless! When you're putting together a set of high-end headlights, the last thing you want is moisture in 'em the first time it rains outside. RetroRubber is the most effective way to make sure the original seal is fully restored. For the small price, why anybody wouldn't prevent their new headlights from fogging up is beyond us. It'll be the best twelve bucks you've ever spent.
PROJECTORS: 2x ACME Standard H1 or ACME Super H1
SHROUDS: 2x Your Preference
HID BALLASTS: 2x ACME SpeedyStart 35w
H1 HID BULBS: 2x ACME Standard
WIRE HARNESS: 1x Your Preference
OPTIONAL PRECISION BULB HOLDERS: Morimoto MotoHo1ders
OPTIONAL HOUSING SEALANT: 1x Morimoto RetroRubber
OPTIONAL LED HALOS: 2x Profile Pivot
WARRANTY: 1 Year
APPLICATIONS: Universal / Size Allowing
PROJECTOR WIDTH: 88mm
PROJECTOR HEIGHT: 73mm
PROJECTOR DEPTH: 139mm (includes bulb holder)
PROJECTOR LENS: 2.5 Inches (diameter)
MOUNTING SHAFT: 20mm diameter (H4/H7 direct fit)
MINIMUM HOUSING DEPTH: 115mm
WIRE HARNESS: Match your original bulb size
SHROUDS: All styles (centric rings included if req'd)
LED HALOS: Varies according to shroud style
APPLICATION: HID and LED projectors are street legal in the USA for Fog Light use only. Not compliant with DOT / FMVSS108 and not street legal in the USA for Headlights. Legal for off-road use in Snowmobile and ATV headlights and off-road racing use only auxiliary or forward lighting. International street legality varies by country. For detailed clarification on street use, CLICK HERE Note: This usage regulation is not unique to ACME projectors. All LED and HID projectors from all other brands, regardless of marketing claims, are prohibited from street use in halogen headlights in the USA.
HOMOLOGATION ECE: NO
DOT/SAE/FVMSS108: NO (NOT STREET LEGAL IN HEADLIGHTS IN USA)
BALLAST INPUT: 9-32VDC
BALLAST OUTPUT: 85VAC 35/50W
BALLAST MAX V: 23kV (at start-up)
BALLAST LIFESPAN: 2000 Hours
BALLAST WARM UP: 3.5 Seconds
BALLAST INPUT CURRENT: <5 AMP
4300K BULBS: Warm White (~3000 lm)
5000K BULBS: Pure White (~2800 lm)
6000K BULBS: Cool White (~2500 lm)
8000K BULBS: Crisp Blue (~2200 lm)