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Brighter Lights #57159 Oct 31, 7:59pm Oct 31, 7:59pm
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I apologize for all the ?sss. I am a new celica owner and member and do appreciate all the help from you guys. I want to put brighter lights HID's or Blue HID's. Any recommendations, like wattage or choice

Re: Brighter Lights [Re: redrocket2] #57160 Oct 31, 8:19pm Oct 31, 8:19pm
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Im not sure exactly of which choice is the best but i read somewhere that philips aint badd. Also Catz. Hope this helps!

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To my knowledge HIDs are no longer available aftermarket per a Federal Law ...

Get MTECs, they are a lot cheaper and really bright white ... PIAA xtreme whites are also good.

You can get teh MTECs here grin

https://www.celicahobby.com/catalog/default.php?cPath=28


Re: Brighter Lights [Re: RicePowered] #57162 Oct 31, 11:27pm Oct 31, 11:27pm
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look up about CATZ. now becuase you can't buy HIDS they make somthing that is similar to HIDS but it has no ballast (spelling). . check it out though, i think it is like 1/2 the price or full HIDS as well ..


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Re: Brighter Lights [Re: redrocket2] #57163 Oct 31, 11:48pm Oct 31, 11:48pm
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PIAAs or MTECS cheap reliable easier way

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I bought my MTEC's from this site.
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I've had streetglow, Nokya & now MTEC
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Thank you all. You guts have been a big help!! rice

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eek I mean you guys have been a big help, Sorry frown

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Originally Posted by redrocket2
eek I mean you guys have been a big help, Sorry frown


no biggie, but next time you make a typo you can fix it by clicking the "edit" button on the top right of your post:

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Originally Posted by redrocket2
I apologize for all the ?sss. I am a new celica owner and member and do appreciate all the help from you guys. I want to put brighter lights HID's or Blue HID's. Any recommendations, like wattage or choice


I have McCulloch hids 5300k...

The lower the color temp the whiter and brighter the hids will be. The whitest is 4000k, but the only problem is it will be a tad bit yellow. Mine (5300k) are pure white with a hint of blue. 6000k-7000k are probably the prettiest of all the hids, they are bright and have more color to them. And the 8000k has the most color but then again you lose the brightness, and you might as well get the mtecs instead.

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How do you think these lights - http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2439908240&category=33710 - will compare with the MTEC's?

They're the same wattage, but the color temperature is 4800K instead of 4350K. Also, they're filled with Xenon, not Krypton.

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Originally Posted by Doppelganger
How do you think these lights - http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2439908240&category=33710 - will compare with the MTEC's?

They're the same wattage, but the color temperature is 4800K instead of 4350K. Also, they're filled with Xenon, not Krypton.


those will not be as bright as the mtecs, read my post above, the smaller the color temp the brighter the light is smile

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