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MTECs blew out on me #364432 Jan 3, 2:52pm Jan 3, 2:52pm
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MTECs blew out on me
Welps, its been 2 years of reliable service with my MTECs. Just last night, the driver side H7 blew out.

I really love the overall performance that the MTECs provided my Celica. Compared to my teammates' hyperwhites, my hyperwhites were the brightest and the whitest.

So I'm in the market for new H7s, you guys have any suggestions on what to get? I'm thinking about getting new MTECs and just use one bulb (because only one of my H7s blew out.) Im also considering Piaas because I heard that you can get a lifetime warrenty on them (or something like that).


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364433 Jan 3, 2:57pm Jan 3, 2:57pm
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I was checking out the eCelica Store and the price for the H7s is fucking great.

gonna compare some more smile


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364434 Jan 3, 3:03pm Jan 3, 3:03pm
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has anyone heard of these?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayIS...;category=36476

It states that they produce an "ultra violet" light. i also like that it covers burn-outs. plus other listed information that seems important. thumbsup


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364435 Jan 3, 3:08pm Jan 3, 3:08pm
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well the general consensus is piaa, sylvania silverstars, and mtecs. piaas are $70 thumbsdown, i owned some silverstars and they were a dul yellow at $40 thumbsdown...i've never been disappointed with mtecs... thumbsup


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: ct] #364436 Jan 3, 3:12pm Jan 3, 3:12pm
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Thanks CT. I've bought my MTECs off of eBay, and have not been disappointed with them.

The only reason I'd go with Piaas is for the warranty they give, plus XMangt1 has a nice Piaa setup going on thumbsup


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364437 Jan 3, 3:33pm Jan 3, 3:33pm
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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: RookieGTS] #364438 Jan 3, 3:34pm Jan 3, 3:34pm
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I've had nothing but trouble with my MTECS, try going PIAA


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364439 Jan 3, 3:49pm Jan 3, 3:49pm
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Originally Posted by Zero
Thanks CT. I've bought my MTECs off of eBay, and have not been disappointed with them.

The only reason I'd go with Piaas is for the warranty they give, plus XMangt1 has a nice Piaa setup going on thumbsup


what warranty does piaa give?


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: ct] #364440 Jan 3, 3:51pm Jan 3, 3:51pm
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i have full PIAA xtreme white with EVERY bulb in my headlight and fogs and i freakin love it
only other setup i would do is full MTEC


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: ryizzle] #364441 Jan 3, 3:52pm Jan 3, 3:52pm
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i have PIAA and they are wonderful...but i have never really heard anything bad about MTECs

Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: ct] #364442 Jan 3, 3:54pm Jan 3, 3:54pm
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Well over here, my friend sold my other friend some Piaas and he was given a warranty on them.

This was at Tweeter, who are also Piaa dealers. My friend who works at tweeter told me that Piaa gives warranties (lifetime?) for any light products you buy from them. Whether they burn out, dim, or anything else caused by the bulb itself - they will replace the bulbs for brand new ones.

Also, MTECPOWER from ebay, and many others, offer a LifeTime Warranty on MTECS. so after searching and deliberating, I am gonna get me another pair of MTECS. thumbsup


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364443 Jan 3, 4:33pm Jan 3, 4:33pm
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hell i get replacement bulbs from isaac...he only lives 10 min away rofl


Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: ct] #364444 Jan 3, 4:36pm Jan 3, 4:36pm
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i have a full PIAA xtreme white like Billy, minus the foglights. they're great thumbsup thumbsup

Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: PnOy2nv] #364445 Jan 4, 12:41am Jan 4, 12:41am
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hey zero ill buy a bulb from you since you only need one and i only need one grin

or if you haven'y bought it yet we can go half grin


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: EuRoBoYGT] #364446 Jan 4, 12:44am Jan 4, 12:44am
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^^^hey that sounds like a good plan. i'll check on that. thumbsup


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364447 Jan 4, 12:47am Jan 4, 12:47am
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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: EuRoBoYGT] #364448 Jan 4, 12:52am Jan 4, 12:52am
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^^^hey you know what, I think i'll do that.

i was high one time and i bought those "hyperwhite" bulbs from autozone (you know, the ones that comes one bulb a package?)

well, i can use that and ship it to you. all you have to do is pay half the price of the total (item price and shipping price); does that sound good to you?


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364449 Jan 4, 12:57am Jan 4, 12:57am
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well s long as it shines like the mtecs since im in the same predicament ans you i have one silverstar and one mtec


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: EuRoBoYGT] #364450 Jan 4, 1:01am Jan 4, 1:01am
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wait, i think i forgot to state that: I will be using the single bulb package that i bought from autozone to ship the other "single mtec" bulb to you.

in reality, this should cut shipping price in half from the TWO BULB package, right? rofl thumbsup


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Re: MTECs blew out on me [Re: Zero] #364451 Jan 4, 1:20am Jan 4, 1:20am
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ok sounds good pm when ever ur ready and you have the price or you can email me at euroboygt@yahoo.com thumbsup


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