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So the other day I was putting steel braided lines on my 636 and I noticed a stud on the back of the headlight assembly that looked very familiar to me. Then I started looking a little closer. The rear of the headlight housing looks exactly like the rear of the headlight assembly of my 300. This got me wondering if they were interchangeable. I have a set of projectors intended for the 300, but I never got around to installing them because opening up the housing is very time consuming. However the 636 comes with projector headlights from the factory. So last night I got my 300 and my 636 in the same place and started disassembling.

This is the 300's headlight assembly.
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Back:

This is the 636's headlight assembly.
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Back:

These are the mounting studs that got me thinking about this.

The only modification needed to make this work is to flip this spacer around to the front.


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That's pretty awesome. Can we get some more pictures from different angles?
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We had a discussion about this a while back. Cool to see it actually works.

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That's pretty awesome. Can we get some more pictures from different angles?
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Thanks for being curious and trying this out. Good info to know! Looks great.
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That looks like it fits really well! I am thinking great alternative for getting a projector lens vs a retro fit. Nice work!

Anyone know what an assembly would cost?
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This is just great.
I had been expecting someone to actually try it out.
Definitely worth it over tinkering trying to disassemble the optics to install a projector kit.
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What year is your 636, now im thinking of just buying the headlight and a set of hids. might cost about the same but beats making a costly mistake.
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What year is your 636, now im thinking of just buying the headlight and a set of hids. might cost about the same but beats making a costly mistake.
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How much do the 636 headlights cost?

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