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which lights? #318762 Nov 5, 9:21am Nov 5, 9:21am
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which lights?
ok.which headlights are better MTEC or PIAA?? and whats the difference in cost and quality? are they both street legal in NJ???

Re: which lights? [Re: drivethru1986] #318763 Nov 5, 9:36am Nov 5, 9:36am
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go mtec = cheaper, good quality thumbsup
piaa = more expensive, a little better quality but very little difference

Re: which lights? [Re: gts2k] #318764 Nov 5, 12:22pm Nov 5, 12:22pm
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both the same
would you rather pay 20 bucks for bulbs or 70, when they are just as good as one another?


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Re: which lights? [Re: VSGTS14] #318765 Nov 5, 12:40pm Nov 5, 12:40pm
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had a side by side comparison of mtec and piaa extreme force. piaa is much brighter at a higher cost...

Re: which lights? [Re: ragingpaseo] #318766 Nov 5, 12:48pm Nov 5, 12:48pm
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^^^Much brighter and a lot more clear. But if you have a budget, MTECs. thumbsup

MTECs and PIAAs are both street legal, even in NJ. I think the only limitation is HIDs, but i'm not certain.


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Re: which lights? [Re: Sancho] #318767 Nov 5, 1:15pm Nov 5, 1:15pm
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I have PIAA and those are the only thing I will ever use! They are very bright and very clear. I suggest to all that want to pay for them.

Re: which lights? [Re: SeeULater] #318768 Nov 5, 1:29pm Nov 5, 1:29pm
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whats the expected cost for PIAA's as opposed to MTEC's?


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Re: which lights? [Re: drivethru1986] #318769 Nov 5, 1:39pm Nov 5, 1:39pm
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Re: which lights? [Re: SeeULater] #318770 Nov 5, 1:55pm Nov 5, 1:55pm
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go for the HID's... i got a set from xenondepot.com. it should be here in a few days. i'll post some pics when i get them:-D the kit runs about $350

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