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Aug 17, 3:42pm - #36728 
New Guy (needs advice)

Hey guys-

This is the first time posting here. I've purchased a couple of items from this site and am very pleased with the whole process. Great site, very informative, lots of amazing machines and knowledgeable people. Its good to be in contact with so many Celi owners!
ok now for my dilema... i bought some nokya xenon bulbs for my headlights at this joke of a store called cusom modifyied here in Hayward ca, where I live. Anyway two months later the bulbs burn out and i check my headlights and both connectors are melted almost completeley off! i got an estimate from toyota they said it would cost me $1800 to get them fixed. I purchased the extended warranty for 7 yrs and because i changed the headlights it voided my warranty. I ordered the H.I.D kit sold here on ecelica.com and i was wondering if i could hotwire the system on without these connectors? Will it work?


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VSGTS14
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2005 Subaru WRX STi

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Milford, NJ
Aug 17, 6:19pm - #36729 
damn those nokias...
idk dude...
that really sucks... frown frown confused


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vaio23
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2003 Spectra Blue Toyota Celica
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2003 Toyota Celica

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Baytown, TX
Aug 17, 9:22pm - #36730 
Some thing happened to my old car. What I did is buy some upgraded wiring harness for that particular bulb and cut the original harness off and splice the new ones on. Did changing the bulbs void all your warrenty or just for this particular incident.

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PBCelica02
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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Pacific Beach, CA
Aug 17, 11:55pm - #36731 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
damn those nokias...
idk dude...
that really sucks... frown frown confused

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Pnoiracerz
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2003 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica GT
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Aug 18, 9:33am - #36732 
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Evan
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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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Washington
Aug 18, 9:35am - #36733 
put back your stock bulbs and take it to another dealer.. voila, your warranty is intact grin


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2001 Toyota Celica GT

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San Antonio, TX
Aug 18, 2:52pm - #36734 
Is the whole wiring melted, because that happened to me and they gave that same price, all you have to do is buy new connectors or new plugs from the dealer, if i were you i would check that first, there only $10. The dealer only wants more money from you just buy the plugs thats it. thumbsup

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Satoshi
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2000 RED Toyota Celica GTS
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Japan
Aug 18, 4:57pm - #36735 
Originally Posted by EvanJ
put back your stock bulbs and take it to another dealer.. voila, your warranty is intact grin

good idea grin


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