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Aug 24, 11:00pm - #258608 
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

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Aug 24, 11:05pm - #258609 
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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Aug 24, 11:07pm - #258610 

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Aug 24, 11:09pm - #258611 
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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Aug 24, 11:10pm - #258612 
Slyvania Cool Blues are awesome & a lot cheaper. thumbsup

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Aug 24, 11:12pm - #258613 
buy from the ecelica store or get PIAA's-

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Aug 24, 11:25pm - #258614 
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... :-)

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Aug 24, 11:27pm - #258615 
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

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Aug 25, 12:20am - #258616 
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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Aug 25, 7:07am - #258617 
if you're doing piaa, make sure you get the extreme force... thumbsup

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Aug 25, 7:56am - #258618 
Or just go with e.celicas MTECHh's! My friend has them in his celica and they look agressive

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Aug 25, 10:43am - #258619 
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

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Aug 25, 4:59pm - #258620 
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.

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Aug 25, 5:00pm - #258621 
Sylvania Silverstars!

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Aug 25, 6:03pm - #258622 
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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Aug 26, 12:03am - #258623 
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?

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Aug 26, 12:18am - #258624 
in my opinion, 6000K has the best look.

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

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Aug 26, 12:22am - #258625 
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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Aug 26, 12:24am - #258626 
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

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Aug 26, 12:38am - #258627 
well good luck
thumbsup installation is easy too


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Aug 26, 7:10am - #258628 
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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