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Angel Eyes Projector vs. Eagle Eyes Projector

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Tacomzz09, Nov 15, 2009.

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Angel Eyes or Eagle Eyes?

Poll closed Dec 15, 2009.
  1. Angel Eyes

    14 vote(s)
    29.2%
  2. Eagle Eyes

    34 vote(s)
    70.8%
  1. Nov 15, 2009 at 10:10 PM
    #1
    Tacomzz09

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    Hi guys, I am just wondering which one would be recommended in your opinions,

    Thank you all.

    Angel Eyes
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    Eagle Eyes
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  2. Nov 15, 2009 at 10:19 PM
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    Tat2dTaco

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    you should add "Retrofit" to the choice.
     
  3. Nov 16, 2009 at 7:06 AM
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    Viet2100

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  4. Nov 16, 2009 at 7:33 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    I have Gen 2. Would like to disable the dots. No fogging, yet. Plug n play. IIRC, gen 1 needs to be wired to parking lights. Supposing gen 3 is plug n play. Not sure, someone with those will have to chime in. Rest is just personal preference as far as choice.
     
  5. Nov 16, 2009 at 7:39 AM
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    8th sin

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  6. Nov 16, 2009 at 1:56 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Whatever ones you like better. All those are pretty much made by the same people one won't be better than the other. I'd just do the BHLM and a proper projector retrofit if it were me.
     
  7. Nov 16, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    Viet2100

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    what do you mean by proper?
     
  8. Nov 16, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    Tacomzz09

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    yeahh, im actually feeling for gen 2 and 3, about gen 1 ive heard they made the truck look cross eyed when you look at it at front view lol
     
  9. Nov 16, 2009 at 8:20 PM
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    DanGer

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    I would vote for neither
     
  10. Nov 16, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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    topgun155

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    I choose Eagles not because I have them, but because I have heard that the LEDs don't work our burn out quick in the angels and they are not plug and play.
     
  11. Nov 16, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    haha yeah then Eagles FTW lol, thinking bout adding some 8000k HID's on them too
     
  12. Nov 16, 2009 at 9:16 PM
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    There are no LEDs in the angel eyes in the gen 2 headlights... They're CCFL (cathodes).
     
  13. Nov 17, 2009 at 3:01 PM
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    I'm pretty sure that the three lights on the inside of the angels are LED. I also thought that only the Eagles has CCFLs. The eagles HALOs are so much brighter I thought the angels just has neon strips.
     
  14. Nov 18, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    Gen 1 are the ones with the 3 leds on the inside & are not ccfl & are not plug n play. They have to be wired to parking lights.

    Gen 2 has leds under the angels. I want to disable them. These are ccfl & are plug n play.

    Gen 3 has blinker under the angels & leds under the angels curving up along the outside of the light. IIRC, these are also ccfl & are plug n play.
     
  15. Nov 18, 2009 at 10:04 AM
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    You're confusing yourself.

    Gen 1
    • 3 LEDs near grille
    • LED angel eyes
    • Incandescant eyebrow

    [​IMG]

    Gen 2
    • 4 LEDs near the bumper
    • CCFL angel eyes
    • CCFL eyebrow (someone correct me if I'm wrong)

    [​IMG]

    Gen 3
    • 4 LEDs curving up like the new Audis
    • LED angel eyes
    • No eyebrows

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Nov 18, 2009 at 11:38 AM
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    Ok now I get what your saying. My bad.
    Either way I have heard not so good things from the Gen 1.
     
  17. Nov 18, 2009 at 5:40 PM
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    yosh2000

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    he means using OEM projectors...not egay stuff...

    OP, the angel eyes will be dim, the eagle eyes will be a lot brighter. i personally would go w/ the eagle eyes if you only have a choice between the two only...but ultimately im w/ Tat2dTaco...!
     
  18. Nov 18, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    None. BHLM + Silverstar bulbs. Bright white light, looks less tacky and "toy store" than all this stuff.
     
  19. Nov 18, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    Viet2100

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    I know exactly what he meant, thanks yosh. But, I was trying to see if he knew what he was talking about :rolleyes:

    I'm not sure what your problem with eBay is, but I find a lot of stuff useful on eBay. You send people there to buy Philips HID capsules :confused:
     
  20. Nov 18, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    dont have a problem w/ egay..i have a problem w/ egay aftermarket headlights (and hid kits), as i have taken a set apart and seen how cheap the sealant they use on them is...not to mention all the posts of headlights leaking are from those who purchased aftermarket headlights on egay. and those "projector" headlights on egay suck...why else would you retrofit OEM projectors in there...:D

    i too purchase on egay a lot, but specific stuff. and i send people to egay because they can get OEM phillips bulbs for $74...which is an excellent price...i dont send them for aftermarket bulbs...

    back to the OP...do yourself a favor and put some 4300k bulbs in there...this will give you the most light on the road. also, dont forget that those projectors might use a different bulb than H4s...
     
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