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headlight burnt out #258608 Aug 24, 10:00pm Aug 24, 10:00pm
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headlight burnt out
does anyone know what kind of bulbs goin in a 2001GT? my passenger light is out (low beam) when i popped the Hood it looks like the who projector had to come out...and it looks expensive cry cry

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: sean2857] #258609 Aug 24, 10:05pm Aug 24, 10:05pm
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o don't worry you just have to put in a new "H7 sized" Bulb thumbsup

here this should help you out..
(Low Beams) - How to replace
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_142976_0_collapsed_2__1.html


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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: Erick] #258610 Aug 24, 10:07pm Aug 24, 10:07pm
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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: morris] #258611 Aug 24, 10:09pm Aug 24, 10:09pm
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and ecelica store has some MTECH's thumbsup

MTEC H7 Krypton Super White (pair)
https://www.celicahobby.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=28&products_id=116

Your Price: $26.00 + S&H
List Price: $59.00


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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: Erick] #258612 Aug 24, 10:10pm Aug 24, 10:10pm
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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #258613 Aug 24, 10:12pm Aug 24, 10:12pm
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buy from the ecelica store or get PIAA's-

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: sean2857] #258614 Aug 24, 10:25pm Aug 24, 10:25pm
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Give yourself plenty of time to replace the bulb. It's a tight fit. I learned from my manual how to replace it. Brake lights are a lot easier... :-)

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #258615 Aug 24, 10:27pm Aug 24, 10:27pm
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thanks a lot guys...that freaked me out when i took the side cover off to get at the bulb only to find a projector and nothing else.when i saw that i assumed i had to replace the whole projector and that i was gonna have to pay like 200 bucks.. a rfiend of mine just put a set of piaa;s in his truck. those things are BRIGHT...i think i'll pick up a set of them when i get paid this week:-D.plus i think its amusing when people blind me because they think i have my high beams on... then i turn mine on:-D fun stuff thumbsup thumbsup

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: sean2857] #258616 Aug 24, 11:20pm Aug 24, 11:20pm
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maybe you have to reaim your low beams confused it's real easy.. you just use a philps screw driver on the metal part.. um. here look at this pic.. its the circular metal thing.. happywink the rusted one tongue

1870195807-stock projector holes 02.jpg

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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: Erick] #258617 Aug 25, 6:07am Aug 25, 6:07am
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if you're doing piaa, make sure you get the extreme force... thumbsup

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: ragingpaseo] #258618 Aug 25, 6:56am Aug 25, 6:56am
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Or just go with e.celicas MTECHh's! My friend has them in his celica and they look agressive

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: RookieGTS] #258619 Aug 25, 9:43am Aug 25, 9:43am
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ok i figured out what i'm gonna do...i'm gonna get the HID kit from xenondepot.com . they have an 8000K kit for 349.99 :-D

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: sean2857] #258620 Aug 25, 3:59pm Aug 25, 3:59pm
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8000K kit from XenonDepot doesnt use Philips ballast that is why it is cheaper...correct me if i am wrong.

why go over 4300K?

if you want more bluish color, go with 6000K.

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: booyaolian] #258621 Aug 25, 4:00pm Aug 25, 4:00pm
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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: booyaolian] #258622 Aug 25, 5:03pm Aug 25, 5:03pm
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Originally Posted by booyaolian
8000K kit from XenonDepot doesnt use Philips ballast that is why it is cheaper...correct me if i am wrong.

why go over 4300K?

if you want more bluish color, go with 6000K.
You go over 4300k for looks.

8k would be more blue than 6k.


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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: slidr] #258623 Aug 25, 11:03pm Aug 25, 11:03pm
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i e-mailed the guy at xenondepot about the lights because they're prices kinda cunfused me... heres what he said

" 1) The XenonDepot line of HID conversion kits (4300k and 6000k) are comprised of genuine Philips components. These components are more expensive thus causing the price of the kit to be more expensive.
2) We have had excellent results with our Xtremem line of HID conversion Kits. (6500k & 8000k) This kit like the XenonDepot one will also include a complete wiring harness, and custom moulded bases to ensure proper fitments. Furthermore, you are covered by a legitimate one year warranty.
Both kits are an excellent choice! That choice is up to you!
In terms of brightness, the lower the K, the brighter the color output. So the 4300k would be the brightest.

Regards,

Frank"

so 4300K is the brightest...

does anyone have the 6500K?? if so, how bright are they compared to the stock celica headlights?

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: sean2857] #258624 Aug 25, 11:18pm Aug 25, 11:18pm
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in my opinion, 6000K has the best look.

but i will go with 4300K because it is the brightest.

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: sean2857] #258625 Aug 25, 11:22pm Aug 25, 11:22pm
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i had 6000k and thumbsdown go 4300k for Performance.. if you want blue/purple you might as well just get colored bulbs imo tongue

but don't expect to have the nice flicker effect OEM hid headlight housings have... the key is it's all in the design of the projector and projector shield.. tongue

our celi's won't give the purple/blue unless you go higher k thus hurting light output on the road.. yah my 6000k looked sorta purple but so did the ground tongue

also expect to get highbeamed at for the "UFO"'s/flares/hot spots our headlamps have..that aren't noticeable with stock but. to see what i'm talking about check this out..

Difference of Stock vs HID Celica headlamp pictures
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...&PHPSESSID=

so basically to get true hid output.. either get an OEM celica housing so its street legal =P

or retrofit a projector to produce the same results.. not legal but it works grin

in my opinion get 4100-4300k and seal up those holes in the projector a bit =P

also..
HID Banned in USA - FYI
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_182627_0_collapsed_5__1.html


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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: booyaolian] #258626 Aug 25, 11:24pm Aug 25, 11:24pm
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i'd like to go with the 4300K but they only carry 6500K and 8000K in the xtreme kits...the philips kits are 450 dollars...cant go that high this week:-P

Re: headlight burnt out [Re: sean2857] #258627 Aug 25, 11:38pm Aug 25, 11:38pm
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well good luck
thumbsup installation is easy too


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Re: headlight burnt out [Re: falkkor] #258628 Aug 26, 6:10am Aug 26, 6:10am
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Originally Posted by falkkor
Sylvania Silverstars!

sorry, but they're dimm. until you've tried PIAA or MTECH, you're living in the dark ages...

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