Welcome to the forum bro, I just got mine 2 days ago and am a local Houstonian. Let's hook up and do a photo shoot!!! -J
I tried replacing my high beams, but it's too complicated for me. I guess I'll just take it to the dealership again.Welcome to the forums.
For the light kits, they are fairly easy to install with the patience and the right tools. A hair dryer will work well unless you have experience with a heat gun.
My wife actually made fun of me when I bought a 9500 ix to replace my V1 in the F because I told her it matched the interior better.I would be glad to help you out with any of the Escort radar detector products. The 9500 ix is a great unit and it even has a blue display that matches the IS-F gauges perfectly!