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Old 08-04-2010, 07:42 PM   #1
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1st Gen Aftermarket Replacement Headlights

I'm tired of my HLs turning yellow & I'm tired of polishing them. Anyone have any input of the OE style replacement headlights? How much different is the beam quality over stock?

They cen be purchased for about $70 for the pair, the stock OEM ones the best price I found was $145 ea. For $70 for the pair I'd say it's worth not having to polish every 3 months or so for a couple of years but if they're junk I'll have to go with new OEMs. I'm not a fan of aftermarket body parts because of past experiences & avoid them when possible.

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I'm tired of my HLs turning yellow & I'm tired of polishing them. Anyone have any input of the OE style replacement headlights? How much different is the beam quality over stock?

They cen be purchased for about $70 for the pair, the stock OEM ones the best price I found was $145 ea. For $70 for the pair I'd say it's worth not having to polish every 3 months or so for a couple of years but if they're junk I'll have to go with new OEMs. I'm not a fan of aftermarket body parts because of past experiences & avoid them when possible.

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just as a side note, i didn't buy mine for a replacement, i bought mine to do a HID conversion. but its still the best deal around, unless you get a used set somewhere
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just as a side note, i didn't buy mine for a replacement, i bought mine to do a HID conversion. but its still the best deal around, unless you get a used set somewhere
Thanks, ebay is where I was looking too but I have checked the local suppliers yet for their pricing. Usually not very much more & if that's the case I'll pick them up locally.

Not going to do a projector conversion so I'm trying to find out how the beam profile is compared to the OEM HLs.


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i found these and they seem reasonable i suppose

http://www.slickcar.com/accessories/...ccessories.asp
I'm sorry to say (I don't like to recommend ebay) but you can find those same "diamond clear" HLs for 00' on ebay for much cheaper & with corner lights. They even have the black housing ones. I guess they don't look too bad but the black housing ones for 01 up look stupid IMO.
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