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Nov 17, 2:32pm - #329041 
Bulbs for Xmas

I plan on getting a full lighting package for christmas. I want high beams, low beams, turn signals, the works. Any suggestions? I want to get HID's. Or aat least somthing really bright, super white, mabey with a blue tint to it like the lights in Porsche's. Thanks.

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Nov 17, 2:35pm - #329042 
definitely get hids. its a lot brighter, last a lot longer than stock halogen bulbs, and they look awesome.

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Nov 17, 2:43pm - #329043 
Any links on were I can buy some?

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Nov 17, 4:12pm - #329044 
Get HIDs... maybe Tony will be kind enough to post a link to where he got his. grin

HIDs are only for your lows though. Get MTEC bulbs for your highs and Polarg bulbs for your parking lights. They sell both in the EC store. thumbsup


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Nov 17, 4:39pm - #329045 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
Get HIDs... maybe Tony will be kind enough to post a link to where he got his. grin

HIDs are only for your lows though. Get MTEC bulbs for your highs and Polarg bulbs for your parking lights. They sell both in the EC store. thumbsup


I got mine from eBay. Just get the kit with D2R bulbs. These bulbs have built-in shields. Also, the you can use the stock retainer on the base. The so-called rebased bulbs requires modifications to the stock spacer or use picture wires to tie the bulbs to the housing. As for the ballast, get Hella. Some with come with ignitor built-in, some with external ignitors. It doesn't really matter. There are plenty of room in the headlight areas.


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Nov 17, 4:41pm - #329046 
hmm dont HIDS point in an awkward direction though???

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Nov 17, 4:43pm - #329047 
Originally Posted by RookieGTS
hmm dont HIDS point in an awkward direction though???


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Nov 17, 5:26pm - #329048 
Originally Posted by RookieGTS
hmm dont HIDS point in an awkward direction though???


The sloppy look some HID kits have on our cars is caused by the two holes on the top of the stock headlight housing. This is what causes the "UFOs" with MTECs. The shields that come with the set Tony mentioned should prevent that, I think.


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Nov 17, 5:29pm - #329049 
Originally Posted by RevMonster

Originally Posted by RookieGTS

hmm dont HIDS point in an awkward direction though???


The sloppy look some HID kits have on our cars is caused by the two holes on the top of the stock headlight housing. This is what causes the "UFOs" with MTECs. The shields that come with the set Tony mentioned should prevent that, I think.


Nope. The two holes need to be covered to fix the "UFOs". Aim your headlights down a bit and they won't be as noticeable.


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Nov 17, 5:35pm - #329050 
Hmm... interesting. What did you use to cover yours (if you did)?


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Nov 17, 5:41pm - #329051 
I bought some thin brass plates from a local hobby shop. But, we were running late when I was installing the headlight inserts. So, I didn't get it done.


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Nov 17, 7:29pm - #329052 
Were could I buy HID's that will work on my car? Besides eBay.

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Nov 17, 7:38pm - #329053 
I'm just wondering if you want the real HID's...
Do you?


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Nov 17, 7:51pm - #329054 
Yeah. I want top of the line.

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Nov 18, 1:29pm - #329055 
Originally Posted by KickScrew
Were could I buy HID's that will work on my car? Besides eBay.

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Nov 18, 2:35pm - #329056 
what about these? Will they work good in a celica?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayIS...164886&rd=1

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Nov 18, 4:36pm - #329057 
i belive you need ot buy the whole hid setup, comes with ballasts ect. that jsut looks liek the bulbs. i hear most kits are liek 600 total. What is the UFO thing ur talking aobut, any pics? I have the HIDs that came stock with my 04 gts, and they headligth housing is abit bigger, is this becasue of this ufo thing?

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