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Hi guys and gals.
I had planned on putting leds in my smart and have decided since I need to clear up the lenses on my headlights I am going to do a led projector retrofit.
Is the projector size 2.5 inches or 3 inches?
I have used 3 inch led projector units on a scooter I have and love them(they are brighter then hid and have a wide beam path plus they are dual beam)
I want to do the same on my smart as I plan on doing a led bulb in the stock high beam spot to use for drl function.

thanks in advance.
 

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I don’t think you understand.
I’m wanting to change the stock projector units out for pre built led ones but I need to know if the stock one is 2.5 or 3 inch in size.
Like these.
 

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Sorry, I guess I didnt understand. Have you though about removing the headlamp lens off the car. Heat up the lens, in the oven. Remove the outer lens. Measure the opening. Then reseal the head lamp again.

You might find a salvage broken on. Measure it. There’s very little space, behind the stock headlamp. Will the led fit in the smart car? It looks like a long fixture.
 

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Well I currently don’t have access to my smart right now(in the shop for engine work) that’s why I was asking.
Since it’s not too hard to remove the headlights I may remove one and see what size the low beam projector unit is.
That way I can order the correct ones for it.
I’m also doing led fog lights(found a pair just need to measure the mounts to make sure they will fit)
 

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Well I currently don’t have access to my smart right now(in the shop for engine work) that’s why I was asking.
Since it’s not too hard to remove the headlights I may remove one and see what size the low beam projector unit is.
That way I can order the correct ones for it.
I’m also doing led fog lights(found a pair just need to measure the mounts to make sure they will fit)
There are LED bulbs for the fog lamps. Nothing to modify. Nothing to replace. Except the bulb.
 

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That would be great if mine had the housings already.
The ones I found bolt in the same place so they don’t need no mods to the car or them to fit.
 

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For the fog lights I plan on doing a separate switch to work them but I’ll likely tap into the running lights circuit so they have to be on before the fog light relay can be triggered.

the led projector units I’ll be using in place of the factory low beam projectors will work on the stock wiring but they will be dual beam.
 
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