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I prefer Stock Headlights over Retro Projector am I the only one

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ColoradoTaco, May 28, 2013.

  1. ColoradoTaco

    ColoradoTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ive had both over the past year and im leaning towards stock l know you get more light output left to right and directly in front of you but the dam cut of make it feel like im missing something. Am I alone in this preference.?
     
  2. JoeTacoma02

    JoeTacoma02 Well-Known Member

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  3. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    I had retrofits and am back to halogens now. I had a lot of problems making my retros work so I went back to the simplicity of halogen bulbs. I loved the output of the retros though. As far as lighting goes, I would take retros over halogens any day but I won't have bi-xenon projectors again.
     
  4. ColoradoTaco

    ColoradoTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the replies. I agree with the simplicity part trying to get the cut off lines level and even in a 13 is a pain in the ass the alignment ring doesn't fit. worrying about the stupid cut off (hi/lo) spring sticking leaving one light in bright mode.
     
  5. meantaco

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    To be honest I don't like my retrofit. The light output isn't that good. And if I could turn back time I would have spend that money on other things...
     
  6. adio

    adio Do. Or do not. There is no try. -Master Yoda

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    been almost a year since I did the retro on my 08. went with the easier and simplier D2S set up. no problem so far, plus it's a lot easier to get it back to stock form. as for the cut off, love it. to each his own I guess.
     
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    I'll keep my stock headlights with Sylvania Extra Vision bulbs. I have never had a vehicle that has this good of light output from factory headlights.
     
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