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Jun 30, 10:00pm - #213286 
wehhooooOO MTec's Installed

After hearing all the good things about MTECH and the frightening things (finger prints and accidental droppage causing premature burnout), I decided to nut it up and get them cause I am tired of my fogs outshining my headlamps. I took pics but since Houston has been pissed on for several days and the lights in my garage are pretty bright you can't really see how much better they are than the stock sylvania lamps...and I was too lazy to take pics when it went dark out cause its humid as hell and wet everywhere, the mosquitos would probably give me some kinda of encephylitis or west nile spineyes but rest assure I am totally satisfied with them and the awesome light output. Should have done this sooner grin my thanks to the EverythingCelica store!
My only advice to those wishing to install these in the future is go buy the game "Operation" and latex gloves; then practice practice practice laughsilly ...it takes great paitience to get them in without bumping them against the housing. I was lucky and had one slight bump when a neighbors dog ran into my garage rofl bulb was fine though. I CAN SEEE great mod thumbsup


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Jun 30, 10:03pm - #213287 
good you like it~

cos i like my PIAAs more than my old MTECHs... grin grin


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Jun 30, 10:04pm - #213288 
nice, they are just bulbs right? Or is it the sockets too? I want to get the MTECH set up. thumbsup COngrats. Can't wait for pics.

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Jun 30, 10:06pm - #213289 
^^^pics are in the celica store.

i am not sure wut you mean by sockets... ?


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Jun 30, 10:20pm - #213290 
Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
nice, they are just bulbs right? Or is it the sockets too? I want to get the MTECH set up. thumbsup COngrats. Can't wait for pics.


yeah the come prefab with the connectors standarrd for the bulb type, unless you are talking about the socket that the low beams plug into just carefully remove the rubber boot...unclip the metal brace then wiggle the old bulb out of the black socket, replace with new bulb then reverse the disassembly... ecelica has detailed info..

Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
good you like it~

cos i like my PIAAs more than my old MTECHs... grin grin


for the price $71 shipped and the fact I got Highs, Lows, and Fogs for a bit more than I paid for two Piaa H3 Amber Ions bulbs ($42) I couldnt justify the cost of piaa all the way around grin I have the Piaas still installed and will used my MTECH fogs for reserve when the Piaas burn out...been almost a year for the Piaa's.


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Jun 30, 10:25pm - #213291 
yeah I meant the connectors. My friend for some super white bulbs for his tacoma and he had to replace the light housing cause they used to much power and shit.

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Jun 30, 10:29pm - #213292 
Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
yeah I meant the connectors. My friend for some super white bulbs for his tacoma and he had to replace the light housing cause they used to much power and shit.


nothing that involved just unplug then genlty replace the old bulbs and boom you're done...took me 30 minutes...good manual dexterity and small hands would help thumbsup


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Jun 30, 10:41pm - #213293 
My one foglight bulb had premature burnout, but I think it had more to do with me accidently stepping on the bulb & popping it. cry

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Jun 30, 10:46pm - #213294 
^^^
I think you stepping on the bulb *may* have had something to do with it - happywink

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Jun 30, 11:02pm - #213295 
i don't agree, i think it was the bulb. couldn't be his fault! happywink

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Jul 1, 8:43am - #213296 
^^ rofl
mtecs thumbsup i need some cry

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Jul 1, 8:47am - #213297 
Originally Posted by Sultan
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I think you stepping on the bulb *may* have had something to do with it - happywink


It may be just coincidence, but I think that MIGHT have had something to do with it happywink

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Jul 1, 9:07pm - #213298 
Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
nice, they are just bulbs right? Or is it the sockets too? I want to get the MTECH set up. thumbsup COngrats. Can't wait for pics.


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Jul 1, 9:17pm - #213302 
Pics have done no justice but it is a spineyes night and day difference.


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Jul 1, 10:07pm - #213303 
grin grin

love the Ion Piaas~ wee~~~ i have them too~ thumbsup


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