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booyaolian
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booyaolian Sep 9, 4:43pm - #43607 
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UpgradE

I wanna upgrade my headlights...high beams...low beams...and the foglights with MTEC...

will i have any problem after i replace my OE light bulbs with MTEC? such as bulb burning out...or water going in...

any advices would be great...thx in advance!!!

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Grand-Touring-Dan Sep 9, 4:44pm - #43608 
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as long as you install them right, the nope.
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booyaolian Sep 9, 4:55pm - #43609 
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thanks DAN!!!

so how long do MTEC light bulbs last? how often do you need to replace them?

and also...i just bought a pair of celica foglight from someone...should i get it installed at Toyota Dealer or at a bodyshop that does this installation?

thx!!!
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Blue_Jaggon Sep 9, 5:28pm - #43610 

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I did mine myself...taking the bumper off isn't that bad just dont loose screws and bolts...if anything goes wrong with your mtecs contact someone here and they hook you up...
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Elec-FuYu Sep 9, 6:39pm - #43611 
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they lasted 4 months now and still going well...but i am changing to HID soon...either today or tom... grin grin

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swthrtracer Sep 9, 6:53pm - #43612 
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I had one burn out, after about 3 months. I have street glow now, we will see how those do.

And DONT TOUCH THE BULBS when installing them!

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Elec-FuYu Sep 9, 6:55pm - #43613 
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Originally Posted by swthrtracer
I had one burn out, after about 3 months. I have street glow now, we will see how those do.

And DONT TOUCH THE BULBS when installing them!


so true so true!!

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CooKie_MoNsTeR2k Sep 9, 7:09pm - #43614 
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Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by swthrtracer
I had one burn out, after about 3 months. I have street glow now, we will see how those do.

And DONT TOUCH THE BULBS when installing them!


so true so true!!


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Steven Sep 9, 7:50pm - #43615 
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If you touch them, use rubbing alcohol or a soapy water solution to clean them.
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booyaolian Sep 9, 9:53pm - #43616 
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Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu

they lasted 4 months now and still going well...but i am changing to HID soon...either today or tom... grin grin


did you pay $500 for your HID? from Toyota dealer? who is gonna install HID for you?

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booyaolian Sep 9, 10:25pm - #43617 
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this is a dumb question but i really want to know about it...why not touch the bulbs when installing them?

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i just ordered MTEC package from ECelica store...

what are the things that i need to be careful with MTEC?

thx!!!
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SR71 Sep 10, 2:32am - #43618 
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If you touch the bulb with your hands the oil in your skin will create a hot spot on the bulb and cause it to burn hot on that spot causing it to burn out.

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