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Spec D Headlights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ZachPrerunner, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. Apr 1, 2018 at 9:00 PM
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    ZachPrerunner

    ZachPrerunner [OP] Sometimes she goes, sometimes it doesn’t

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    Before someone mentions below that retrofits are much better in terms of light cutoff, projector quality, durability, etc., I’m curious to see how well the Spec D Tuning Black projector headlights are. I’m currently running Depo headlights, but I managed to strip the adjusting screw, so the headlight “bounces” while driving. I know some users have reported a yellowish OEM style appearance. For those that have installed them, were you pleased for the cheaper price point? I’m okay with having to seal them up with a layer of clear silicon as I had to with the Depo’s. Thank you for any input!

    Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01EZYZXQM/ref=cm_cr_arp_mb_bdcrb_top?ie=UTF8
     
  2. Apr 2, 2018 at 9:20 AM
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    TRSAndrew

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    On par with any other generic "halo projector" style headlight. Stick to OEM and do a retrofit. :)
     
  3. Apr 4, 2018 at 6:56 PM
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    ZachPrerunner

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    I have a set, don't like them, high been lense is deformed from heat, sent them a note about it and got ignored
     
  5. Apr 10, 2018 at 8:29 PM
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    Any pictures? Also where do you live?
     
  6. Apr 11, 2018 at 6:22 AM
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    I live in the mid west, it was on vacation in Texas when I noticed the problem after driving at night with Hi beams on for a long time, Ill post pictures later, Im glad I saved the recall OEM lights for when these go all the way, another thing is they seem to go thru low beam bulbs a lot, about once a year and Im carful putting them in
     
  7. Apr 17, 2018 at 9:26 AM
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    hes mine, this happened with in 2 months , sent them an e mail, never heard back

    melt2.jpg
     

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  8. Apr 17, 2018 at 9:28 AM
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    happened to both sides

    head 2.jpg
     
  9. Apr 21, 2018 at 8:33 PM
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    Im running Spec D on my 02 and the seal on the top of the side lamp was bad and caused it to get filled with water after about a month.
    Other than that they are okay for the price.
     
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  10. Apr 23, 2018 at 11:52 AM
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    johnpauljones359

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    did they replace your lenses ?
     
  11. Apr 25, 2018 at 9:18 PM
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    Id get those and put new projectors..
     
  12. Apr 30, 2018 at 3:02 PM
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    CrznErick

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  13. Jun 20, 2018 at 2:30 PM
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    johnpauljones359

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    never got a reply to my email to them, replaced another low beem bulb last week, they seem to last a year and Im carful putting them in
     
  14. Dec 11, 2018 at 12:29 PM
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    I just installed a set on Friday and didn’t seal the housing they started to fill with condensation within about 2hrs of night driving. Bulbs are not that bright also
     
  15. Dec 15, 2018 at 5:22 PM
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    nope, mine are dim too, never any water but just the melted lense
     

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