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2012+ aftermarket headlights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by firetaco18, May 6, 2013.

  1. May 6, 2013 at 3:22 PM
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    firetaco18

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    Anyone find aftermarket headlights for the '12+. All I can find is retrofit. I want to throw in some projector lights with BHLM but dont want to drop $800+. Any suggestions? Thanks!
     
  2. May 6, 2013 at 3:25 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Check Ebay. I saw some on there that arent retros.
     
  3. May 6, 2013 at 3:36 PM
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    The correct way to "throw in some projector lights" is by doing or buying a true retrofit.

    The spyder and other ebay crap (even if they do offer 2012's now) have terrible scatter and a cutoff line that helen keller could tell you is a joke. they also have always had worse halogen output than stock, and throwing hids in them is just gunna blind others, and not net u the quality of lighting u think ur paying for......also, they leak 90% of the time.


    Save ur money and do a retrofit, or pay someone.......in the end u will be much happier
     
  4. May 6, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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    X2. Good info.
     
  5. May 6, 2013 at 5:22 PM
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    ok that is what I figured, may just pay to do it right.
     
  6. May 6, 2013 at 5:24 PM
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    D2S from TRS is pretty simple I've been told
     
  7. May 6, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    in the end, u will save money.

    good luck, and dont go cheap......do it right the 1st time, and u wont have to "fix" anything later.

    I speak from experience with retrofits, and reading many issues right here on TW about the ebay/spyder projectors.

    Moose has done some extensive work to "fix" and majorly improve on the design of a set of spyders......Ill look for a link
     
  8. May 6, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    If you know what you're doing. And nothing wrong with aftermarket. Just change the projector and you're set.
     
  9. May 6, 2013 at 5:28 PM
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    I saved money by getting replicas and throwing in TRS projectors.
     
  11. May 6, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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    so u retrofitted quality projectors into a housing that had inferior projectors.

    same as moose

    good job :cheers:
     
  12. May 6, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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    Yup. Because legit JDM projectors are costly. And you still need to find LHD projectors. Unless you get ahold of EDM projectors which cost more than JDM.
     
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    good stinkin man
     
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