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Old 10-12-11, 06:17 PM
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What's a good headlight option?

I've had stock headlights that didn't give off enough light, and I've had cheapy eBay projector headlights that fell apart.

I want something a bit nicer, now, damn the cost (to some degree.) What would you guys recommend buying for my FC? Links to places where I could buy your recommendations would be much appreciated!

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The answer is in the search button. Or try the group buy section in this 2nd gen forum.
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Oh, nice. I didn't know there was a group buy going on right now!


I've been here over 5 years, though. Pretty sure I'm properly acquainted with the search function, and was hoping that by specifying what I've done in the past, I could not wade through a bunch of **** posts advising me to just get stuff off eBay

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Old 10-13-11, 08:11 PM
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i got some glass adapters from summit racing and some blue h4 hella bulbs, like them way better then the h.i.d.s that i had and paid way too much for, universal adapters were $100 and the bulbs $18



http://www.summitracing.com/parts/SUM-899270/
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/HLA-H71070201/

nothing too fancy but far superior to stock imo.
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Old 10-13-11, 08:14 PM
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h4 conversion headlights should be less then $50 with bulbs
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Originally Posted by Steves13b View Post
i got some glass adapters from summit racing and some blue h4 hella bulbs, like them way better then the h.i.d.s that i had and paid way too much for, universal adapters were $100 and the bulbs $18



nothing too fancy but far superior to stock imo.
There is now way those blue bulbs are better than hids in a correct setup.
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i said i like them better then the particular pos hids i had. only ones i hve seen for around 50 were the plastic ones that always fade and oxidize pretty quick. was just showing an option, sorry to bother you cool guys.
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Originally Posted by MmSadda View Post
Oh, nice. I didn't know there was a group buy going on right now!


I've been here over 5 years, though. Pretty sure I'm properly acquainted with the search function, and was hoping that by specifying what I've done in the past, I could not wade through a bunch of **** posts advising me to just get stuff off eBay
The search is like panning for gold. But you've got to shake through that mud to find those nuggets. Otherwise you're asking folks to dig through that mud for you. I've been through a number of those threads, so maybe you could use my name to help you filter throught the ebay bs.

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Sakebomb (damn the expense)
2nd gen group buy.
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Originally Posted by Steves13b View Post
i got some glass adapters from summit racing and some blue h4 hella bulbs, like them way better then the h.i.d.s that i had and paid way too much for, universal adapters were $100 and the bulbs $18



http://www.summitracing.com/parts/SUM-899270/
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/HLA-H71070201/

nothing too fancy but far superior to stock imo.
thats what i had in my firs S5 and my old 85 300zx. Love it better than the hid.
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Old 10-14-11, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Steves13b View Post
i said i like them better then the particular pos hids i had. only ones i hve seen for around 50 were the plastic ones that always fade and oxidize pretty quick. was just showing an option, sorry to bother you cool guys.
not bothering us, most of the H4 conversions are glass, few are plastic. Car's lights are down most of the time so I would think it would take many, many years to fade
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Hella makes a very nice h4 conversion housings, then there is sakebombs and turbo II rotor's retro-fit housings. O almost forgot raybrigs are very nice h4 conversions, but they are only set up for LHD regulations, so if you tried to use them here, you will be blinding people
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+1 for the H4, i got lucky and picked mine up from a junkyard for $1 each, total of 2 dollars. then went to walmart and got a pair of the silverstar bulbs, couldn't be happier. its far superior to stock sealed beams
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i have silverstars that have probably only been used less then 10 times if anyone wants them
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i have silverstars that have probably only been used less then 10 times if anyone wants them
How much would you want for them? Just bulbs, right? Shoot a PM my way!
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Originally Posted by Jross427 View Post
Hella makes a very nice h4 conversion housings, then there is sakebombs and turbo II rotor's retro-fit housings. O almost forgot raybrigs are very nice h4 conversions, but they are only set up for LHD regulations, so if you tried to use them here, you will be blinding people
Came in to post the hella and raybrig. had a pair of hellas on my old jetta and they were excellent and i've heard nothing but good things about the raybrigs, which i plan on getting for my fc when money allows it.
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