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adrian Jul 27, 9:34pm - #234204 

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Question on MTEC bulbs

I was wondering if anybody has had any problems with the bulbs they sell at the celica store? My friend got some cheap ones from a local store for his car and they melted some wiring stuff on his headlights somehow. I think the were APC lights, i know APC but still i wanted to get some from MTECH but was wondering if that still happens with these. LET ME KNOW. THANKS
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Chaz Jul 27, 9:56pm - #234205 
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MTEC's are awesome I have them on my car. You won't have any problem thumbsup

(unless you touch the bulb of course) spineyes

they won't melt anything

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CELIBORGY Jul 27, 9:59pm - #234206 
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mtech bulbs are very nice. ecelica store has the best price for them thumbsup

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xXMaGNuSXx Jul 27, 10:00pm - #234207 
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the APC bulbs prolly used high wattage filaments. The MTECHs are great becuz they provide the brightness of a 100W+ bulb but only draw the same amount of power as the stock bulbs which are 55W/65W for the lows/highs respectively.

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Yea they are awesome thumbsup You heard about the 3 people that had problems. But im sure there are 100's of happy consumers that have them too and love them like me grin.
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GTStick Jul 28, 5:51am - #234209 

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Theyre great bulbs, had mine for 4 months now and have nothing but good things to say about them, so go for it thumbsup
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ravertony Jul 28, 5:34pm - #234210 
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had them for a week now, they light the road a nice white.. wish they were a bit more blue, im lookin for MTECH cosmo blues.. thumbsup thumbsup
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tWiSteD Jul 28, 7:48pm - #234211 

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They're fine, unless you touch the bulb (like i did rolleyes)

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Gen7fan Jul 28, 10:04pm - #234212 
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Had mine for over a year now, love em. No problems, ecelica is about the only place to get them, other stores like Matrix that had them are out of stock.
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VSGTS14 Jul 28, 10:05pm - #234213 

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awesome bulbs..

install them correctly and you won't have problems...
that's where you hear stories because people mess them up and think nothing of it.

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adrian Jul 29, 12:04am - #234214 

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THanks alot
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StoneSour Jul 29, 12:17am - #234215 

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Does anybody know where there's a guide for install?
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Larry_GTS Jul 29, 7:15pm - #234216 
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I have HID headlights , which MTECHs will I use ?
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Sultan Jul 29, 7:18pm - #234217 

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^^^
not sure about MTECH but when I got my PIAA's there are many options...

- high beams
- Fog Lights
- Turn Signals
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isaac Jul 29, 7:24pm - #234218 
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Originally Posted by StoneSour
Does anybody know where there's a guide for install?


in the INSTALL GUIDE section...
https://www.celicahobby.com/installs/index.shtml
( check EXTERIOR - LIGHTS rolleyes )

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isaac Jul 29, 7:26pm - #234219 
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Originally Posted by Larry_GTS
I have HID headlights , which MTECHs will I use ?


9005 (High Beams) and H3 (Fog Lights)

https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/lights_external.html

Your LowBeams are HID (as you mentioned), so bulbs are not an option for you

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