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Discussion in 'Lighting' started by wingshootin, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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    I just had my headlights done by a tinting company today with a 35% protective film cover. It does look great but damn if it isnt dangerous. I put 7500 purple bulbs in it and that isnt doing much better than stock. I went out for a little while tonight and tested them out. Without the fogs on you cant see anything. With the fogs on it is like they were with the factory bulbs. With the brights on you still cant see anything. I will be replacing them with a black headlight with clear lenses to give me the BHLM look. Anybody need any stock headlights with the film cover on them?

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  2. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:06 PM
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    Why don't you peel the film off?
     
  3. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:09 PM
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    I was going to but I am going to go with my original plan and get black projectors for it. Probably will while i wait for the new lights to get in.
     
  4. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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    if you wanna try the bhlm, im in cola as well. i have been thinking about it. just nervous to jump by myself.
     
  5. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:14 PM
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    Yeah I have a spare set that I want to do BHLM to. I am in cola as well. At USC.
     
  6. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    you guys wanna try to get together and do this??
     
  7. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    We can do that. I just dont want to trash these headlights by screwing up on the mod.
     
  8. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    It looks pretty dangerous to me. I really don't understand those who would trade their night-time driving security for "good looks."
     
  9. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    The looks are great but I would rather live a few more years lol.
     
  10. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:19 PM
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    me either thats why i've been kinda hesitant..
     
  11. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:20 PM
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    yeah i would be down. I have spring break next week though so I wont be around town, but after that I could do it anytime. It might have to take a few days because I think they are supposed to dry for at least a day. thats what i hear. and the longer you wait after a day, the better. Again, thats just what i heard from experiences.
     
  12. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:21 PM
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    We can do yours first and then figure out what went wrong before we do mine hahaha.
     
  13. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    haha then we can do mine after you do yours. haha
     
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    yeah, thanks. What do a set of lights run from toyota anyway?
     
  15. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:24 PM
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    well there's three of us... were gonna be doing rock paper scissors in somebody's driveway!!
     
  16. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    not sure, but you can usually find some on here for 100 or a little more.
     
  17. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    no clue but you can get some nice aftermarket lights for around $150-$175 on ebay.
     
  18. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    Have you tried using the stock bulbs, vice purple ones? :rolleyes:
     
  19. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:27 PM
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    yep. got mine for 135 shipped off ebay. I'm going to do the BHLM and HID retrofit the stockers and then stick them back on and sell the ebay ones for a few bucks.
     
  20. Mar 2, 2010 at 4:28 PM
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    wings, you in the avenues?
     
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