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Aug 25, 7:12pm - #39358 
New Style of Headlight Trim

Hi, Folks

I have modeled a new style of the interior headlight trim with a similar look to the dual-projector headlights that I build but at a fraction of the expense. This trim piece is a direct replacement for the clear plastic piece that many Celica owners have to great effect painted to match the color of their car. The installation of this piece requires that the headlight be cooked open and the turn signal reflector trimmed slightly to install. What I would like to know if there is much interest in this mod for the Celica? If there is demand for this item I will consider producing them in prime so you can decide what color you wish to paint them. For now Im posting the pic below and the following link. LINK
As soon as I get a pair of these on someones Celica, I will post pics of them so you can get a better idea of what they look like. All constructive input is welcome. So let me know what you think.
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Aug 25, 7:20pm - #39359 
i'll be ur guinne pig wave oh here i fix the link for ya!!!

fixed link!!!


so the highs will be on projectors??? cool i want!

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Aug 25, 7:23pm - #39360 
Wow. I am very interested in this. Have you decided on a price yet?

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Aug 25, 7:24pm - #39361 
its really sweet! thumbsup


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Aug 25, 7:30pm - #39362 
Originally Posted by celica2kgts
so the highs will be on projectors??? cool i want!

Actually all of the lights stay the same. This part is just a trim piece to give the headlight a look similar to the dual projector headlight.

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Aug 25, 7:39pm - #39363 
i'd buy it...if the price was reasonable.

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Aug 25, 7:47pm - #39364 
Most impressive!


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Aug 25, 8:06pm - #39365 
Nice!! i would like to know the price too~


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Aug 26, 12:08am - #39366 
Looks very nice. thumbsup I am sure it will spark a lot more interest if you have ball park price. I am definitely interest in seeing the final product. smile


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Aug 26, 1:24am - #39367 
it looks wicked! i need a price to see if i can afford them hopefully not too expensive.

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Aug 26, 5:47am - #39368 
Originally Posted by tempest
it looks wicked! i need a price to see if i can afford them hopefully not too expensive.


In order to make it worth my while, the price would have to be around $275 for the pair primed and ready for paint. thumbsup

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Aug 26, 7:32am - #39369 
the pic in ur sig can you get a front angle of that one (the one painted black)????

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Aug 26, 8:23am - #39370 
Originally Posted by celica2kgts
the pic in ur sig can you get a front angle of that one (the one painted black)????


This pic is from the ECelica gallery. Keep in mind that Celica in this pic has dual projector headlights and not he insert shown at the beginning of this thread.

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Aug 26, 9:21am - #39371 
Very nice. One question I have though. Is Does it hurt the headlight to not be protected or is there some type of clear plastic that protects it like the original one did. I would consider buying it if it doesn't affect the headlight in rain, sleet, snow you know the harsher elements. Thanks

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Aug 26, 11:31am - #39372 
I think you will still have the clear outside plastic cover that protects the lights, you will only have to replace the clear plastic trim that many people paint which is inside the actual headlight.

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Aug 26, 2:09pm - #39373 
wow, very impressive.. and not a bad price, either. I would definitely be interested in something like that thumbsup


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Aug 26, 5:06pm - #39374 
Originally Posted by Bartiks
Very nice. One question I have though. Is Does it hurt the headlight to not be protected or is there some type of clear plastic that protects it like the original one did. I would consider buying it if it doesn't affect the headlight in rain, sleet, snow you know the harsher elements. Thanks


Like vaio23 replied, you will still have a sealed headlight complete with the original outer lens. The only part that is being replaced is the internal clear plastic trim. If you were asking about the dual projector headlight shown in my sig, the projectors are sealed units but a big rock could destroy the glass lenses if they take a direct hit.

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Aug 26, 5:10pm - #39375 
with ur setup headlight can it be possible to put a set of projectors for the highs? i mean would there be a spot to mount them do you think?

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Aug 26, 6:01pm - #39376 
It is unlikely that you would be able to get anything in there. The Inside of the headlight does not have much vertical space.

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Aug 26, 6:39pm - #39377 
so you don't think anything could be molded to it?

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Aug 26, 6:46pm - #39378 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
its really sweet! thumbsup



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Aug 27, 5:33pm - #39379 
Originally Posted by celica2kgts
so you don't think anything could be molded to it?


There would be no chance of getting anything better than the stock high beam in there.

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Aug 27, 6:40pm - #39380 
still cool i'm interested!

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Aug 27, 7:06pm - #39381 
Wow. That looks so nice.

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