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Anyone tried the Projector Headlights?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by badguybuster, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:06 AM
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    badguybuster

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    I was on ebay and saw some of the Projector headlights for my Tacoma, the look pretty sweet. Is anyone running them? Opinions?
     
  2. Apr 29, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    yea i have a set of black projector halos installed
     
  3. Apr 29, 2009 at 2:29 PM
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  4. Apr 29, 2009 at 2:31 PM
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    i opted out on those and went with the BHLM and am much more satisfied with the looks but my buddy felt the need to one up me by getting these so, when he gets his in i will give you a review from him
     
  5. Apr 29, 2009 at 2:57 PM
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    i ssw pics of some guy who had them on here and the heat from the light melted the clear housing... if its cheap its probably cheap for a reason
     
  6. Apr 29, 2009 at 2:57 PM
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    Mine were around $170 for the pair and they're worked well for me.
     
  7. Apr 29, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    I <3 mine. No melting, even with my e46 3" projectors and HIDs.
     
  8. Apr 29, 2009 at 3:11 PM
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    well maybe the guys i saw were just a bad pair? idk
    Viet2100 yours look badass in your sig!
     
  9. May 4, 2009 at 8:11 AM
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    does anyone have a pic of the cut off on there projectors?
     
  10. May 4, 2009 at 8:26 AM
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    My $.02 is halos look very out of place on anything except BMWs haha
     
  11. May 4, 2009 at 8:36 AM
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    That should do it.
     
  12. May 4, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    Do you mind if I ask where you got them? And what bulbs you are running?
     
  13. May 4, 2009 at 8:59 AM
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    Ebay, and the stock bulbs that came in 'em. No HIDs in there.

    Bought them from the seller "k2motor" and had no issues at all.
     
  14. May 4, 2009 at 9:58 AM
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    you like them over the stocks?
     
  15. May 4, 2009 at 10:50 AM
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    I definitely like the look a whole lot better. Light-wise, the stock headlights with HIDs are tough to beat.

    On-road I keep the fogs on with these, and offroad isn't much of a concern for me. ;)
     
  16. May 4, 2009 at 10:59 AM
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    thats what i was wondering.....but what if i combined projectors and hid?

    i dont know god damn it how bout i give you twenty bucks and you drive up here(or push) and let me see what they look like in the dark:D
     
  17. May 4, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    :laugh:

    As for HIDs, I haven't opened these up to figure how to wire that up just yet. They're plug-and-play and are sealed so it would take a bit to get these hooked up for HIDs. The stock headlights use 1 bulb for hi/low whereas these are separate.

    It's on my to-do list, but it's pretty low as I'm working on all suspension stuff lately. :)
     
  18. May 4, 2009 at 4:29 PM
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    I think the halo's look better then the stock headlights. I've never had a problem with them.

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