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Sep 5, 1:34pm - #267308 
MTEC Output

Is 4,350k okay?

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Sep 5, 1:40pm - #267309 
I think the bigger concern is the 55W. MAKE SURE they are the 55W bulbs. The 100W bulbs WILL melt your headlight assembly/wires/etc.

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Sep 5, 1:50pm - #267310 
SPEC: 12V / Consuming 100W -> Producing 150W
STYLE: Super White H.I.D. Bulb
OUTPUT: 4,350K


That is the MTECH lighting package that celica store sells, so you saying that 100w melts the headlight. Then celica store is selling MTECH bulbs that melt our headlights???

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Sep 5, 2:20pm - #267311 
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1862374707_0_collapsed_5__1.html

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MTEC bulbs are rated at the same class as PIAA. They are NOT some cheap bulbs you see on the market. MTECH bulbs are made with the latest technology and highest quality.

MTEC's white light closly matches that of sunlight:
MTEC 2x is bright and is a significant upgrade to stock.
MTEC 4x is slightly brighter than 2x and shines a further distance.

Because of the technology that MTECH uses in it's bulbs, MTECH 2x runs cooler than stock and MTECH 4x runs at about the same temperature as stock

Off-brand bulbs that are available at your local pepboys, target, autozone..etc run at a higher temperature than stock - even with the correct wattage installed. For those off-brands, you should use caution.


Because MTECH Bulbs are manufactured in JAPAN, they are Genuine JDM.
Specialized for racing. Extra long life. Simple fabrication.

Many Genuine Toyota Service Centers not only recomend going with MTECH or PIAA when upgrading your vehicle's headlights - they also sell the lighting inside thier parts department.


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Sep 5, 4:20pm - #267312 
May have been a different brand then.

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Sep 5, 10:33pm - #267313 
Is safe then to have MTECH bulbs.

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Sep 5, 10:44pm - #267314 
What is polarg m4???

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Sep 5, 11:56pm - #267315 
"POLARG" is the manufacture
"M4" is the Part Number

"POLARG M4" = 194/168 Wedge Bulb.

The 194/168 WEDGE BULB is used in the 2000+ Toyota Celica's...
[*] Front Side Markers
[*] Parking lights
[*] License Plate Lights

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

The POLARG brand M4 wegde bulb looks like this...

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Sep 6, 2:48pm - #267316 
Thanks isaac for answering my questions. Hopefully i will get the MTECH kit.

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Sep 6, 6:57pm - #267317 
I have almost the full MTECH kit and I love the look. I don't know how long I had them installed (several months) with no problems. They do run hotter than stock, no question about that. The whole headlight assembly is warm to the touch sometimes and it's not due to engine temps, because the Hood is sometimes colder than my headlight assembly. Nothing with the harness/wires even looks fazed with the MTECHs. As good as new so I don't care especially if they heat up the condensation present before in my headlights.

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Sep 7, 11:33am - #267318 
Originally Posted by Miketrd
SPEC: 12V / Consuming 100W -> Producing 150W
STYLE: Super White H.I.D. Bulb
OUTPUT: 4,350K


That is the MTECH lighting package that celica store sells, so you saying that 100w melts the headlight. Then celica store is selling MTECH bulbs that melt our headlights???

that was the same question i had before...

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Sep 7, 1:22pm - #267319 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
Originally Posted by Miketrd
That is the MTECH lighting package that celica store sells, so you saying that 100w melts the headlight. Then celica store is selling MTECH bulbs that melt our headlights???

that was the same question i had before...


i guess there would be A LOT of complaints if they melted the headlights rolleyes

please post a link to that, I haven't seen one complaint yet - nor have I witnessed anything like that on my car that has had MTECHs for the past TWENTY MONTHS now wave


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Sep 7, 1:38pm - #267320 
nope, haven't had a problem yet...

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