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Dec 7, 11:55pm - #346292 
Notice Headlight transformation.

I noice that the newer Celicas, 04-05 have different headlights, i mean if you put a 05 and a 00 side by side you will notice a difference. Can someone tell me what it is?
Other than the HID of course. The 04-05 one seems to have better looking lights. The insde seems to have blueish reflectors of something.

It would be great if someone post a 00 and 05 Celica side by side headlight pic up.

Thx.

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Dec 8, 12:12am - #346293 
there's a difference in color now.

the newer 04-05 come with color coded headlights


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Dec 8, 12:13am - #346294 
oh, it might seem as though they are transforming - only because the front bumper have changed in design.
it gives a different perspective.


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Dec 8, 12:23am - #346295 
It's a factory part, i wanted them but couldn't order them


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Dec 8, 1:07am - #346296 
it only comes with the new action pack, right? spineyes

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Dec 8, 7:05am - #346297 
yea, if you get t-actipon package you get matchign headligths insides. loosk kinda spiffy. want t do it to my hids but deff dont want to put it int he oven wink

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Dec 8, 9:16am - #346298 
It's easier than you think. grin

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Dec 8, 9:54am - #346299 
i am sure i coudl do it. but 1st my dad woudl kill me if anything happened. 2nd, ther eis no way i coudl afford a new hosuing if i mess it up. i hear hid housing are insainly expensive.

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Dec 8, 10:43am - #346300 
So theres no way to get our pre-04-05 headlights to be same as the newer ones?

We cant order them from oem either?


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Dec 8, 11:05am - #346301 
I think its with the Tsunami Edition. My '04 (action package) doesn't have the painted lights. I don't think I'd want them anyway with the T-Cloud color.


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Dec 8, 12:06pm - #346302 
exnihilo isnt urs a tsunami. i thought all ones with that kit were. i have seen an 04 with the standard action package. wonder why urs dindt coem with it. ur car looks sweet btw. U can buy the HID style and probably the painted ones fomr toyota. go to your dealer. You will ahve ot give htem your 1st born, a kidney, 1/2 liver, and maybe a finger or too. but thats not to bad wink

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Dec 8, 4:02pm - #346303 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas

exnihilo isnt urs a tsunami. i thought all ones with that kit were. i have seen an 04 with the standard action package. wonder why urs dindt coem with it. ur car looks sweet btw. U can buy the HID style and probably the painted ones fomr toyota. go to your dealer. You will ahve ot give htem your 1st born, a kidney, 1/2 liver, and maybe a finger or too. but thats not to bad wink


Thanks, I'm kinda partial to it! OK, well, I don't have HIDs, and I thought there were two flavors of '04 Action Package. I've never heard anyone mention the name TSunami in connection with my '04; the dealer guys were pretty much in the dark about the whole thing anyway (pretty much the price I paid was a non-action pack price, so I don't even think they knew it had an action pack). So I'm pretty sure I've got the "non-TSunami" '04 action package. I think Mr. RagingPaseo once posted the name of the "other" '04 package. I think its pretty much the same as the TSunami without the HIDs and painted lights though. Sorry, doesn't help much, huh?


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Dec 8, 6:09pm - #346304 
^i'm confused... spineyes

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Dec 8, 6:18pm - #346305 
elegant or mechanical are the older style. judging by your profile, you've the tusnami ation pack. it came with the plastic muffler tip, right?

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Dec 8, 6:47pm - #346306 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
elegant or mechanical are the older style. judging by your profile, you've the tusnami ation pack. it came with the plastic muffler tip, right?


Yah, fugly fake plastic tip. Maybe I've just got an incomplete tsunami. I definitely don't have the HIDs. Its entirely possible they put the package on at the dealer and it was missing the HIDs. The "description" sheet they put on the car in the dealer lot says nothing about an action package. Oh well, I thought you had posted once the name of the "other" package, but now I'm thinking maybe you were just saying it was the "aggressive" TRD package.


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Dec 8, 6:54pm - #346307 
Originally Posted by ExNihilo
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
elegant or mechanical are the older style. judging by your profile, you've the tusnami ation pack. it came with the plastic muffler tip, right?


Yah, fugly fake plastic tip. Maybe I've just got an incomplete tsunami. I definitely don't have the HIDs. Its entirely possible they put the package on at the dealer and it was missing the HIDs. The "description" sheet they put on the car in the dealer lot says nothing about an action package. Oh well, I thought you had posted once the name of the "other" package, but now I'm thinking maybe you were just saying it was the "aggressive" TRD package.


OK, here's the deal. I pulled out the original sheet that was on the car. It does say "Color-Keyed Head Light Assembly", which I obviously don't have. It doesn't mention HIDs, or action package. So I'm pretty sure its just supposed to be a tsunami, only I don't have the painted lights. Like I said, I don't miss having them.


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Dec 8, 7:11pm - #346308 
tusnami doens tocme iwth HIDs its not a possible option combo atleast nto for 04. all "T's" came with painted headlights though. so as far as you not getting hids, thats standard.

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Dec 8, 7:13pm - #346309 
yea so it soudns liek they jsut forgot to put the painted ligths on urs. becaue you ahve the full "t" body kit and the semi rasied Hood scoop. al of thoise, together with we spoiler you ahve and tailights and the headlights (which you dont have) is the T kit. as long as ur happy. i loved the kit. unfortiunatly there were no "t" kit gts' ther so i had to get reg body style. deff like it though.

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Dec 8, 7:16pm - #346310 
hombred--If you want to paint your headlights I can help you man...it's real easy to get the headlights open. I was pretty apprehensive to put my headlights in the oven too but it's not very hard thumbsup


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Dec 8, 7:54pm - #346311 
Originally Posted by ExNihilo
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
elegant or mechanical are the older style. judging by your profile, you've the tusnami ation pack. it came with the plastic muffler tip, right?


Yah, fugly fake plastic tip. Maybe I've just got an incomplete tsunami. I definitely don't have the HIDs. Its entirely possible they put the package on at the dealer and it was missing the HIDs. The "description" sheet they put on the car in the dealer lot says nothing about an action package. Oh well, I thought you had posted once the name of the "other" package, but now I'm thinking maybe you were just saying it was the "aggressive" TRD package.

eh...what the heck is "aggressive" TRD package? confused anyhow, HIDs are not standard with your tusnami kit, it's another option to add-on. however, you mentioned that the sheet stated colored headhights, and it didn't come with it. i would take that celica back to the dealers for a replacement or refund!!! wave

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Dec 8, 8:03pm - #346312 
ufceli, waht color did you paint yours. i dont knwo waht color i woudl do. also woried aobut the motors and stuff for the auto aiming hid stuff. i think i may jsut leave it the gray. i am prob going to get gunmetal rims and the tailights are gray. so it goes together.

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Dec 8, 8:23pm - #346313 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
eh...what the heck is "aggressive" TRD package? confused wave


Oh well, it must have been some one else. Thanks for the advice.


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Dec 9, 10:38pm - #346314 
Well I didnt paint mine...I bought some headlight inserts off of Tater (pre-painted)...but I had to put them in the oven to open them up and install the inserts. BTW--they are painted black thumbsup


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Dec 11, 9:15am - #346315 
There would be no point putting the HID version in the oven. You wouldn't have to since they come already with the gunmetal look. I would take that slip back to the dealer & get them to order the color keyed headlights, since that's what you paid for...

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