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Thoughts on MTEC #63911 Nov 29, 6:03pm Nov 29, 6:03pm
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Thoughts on MTEC
I've just gotten my beautiful Celica GTS and have many plans for it already. What I want to know right now is about MTEC headlight bulbs that are offered at the CelicaStore. I want something right now as a substitute for HIDs. HIDs are out of my range as of this time, I will save for true HIDs later. For the ones that already have these MTEC headlight bulbs, how are they? Are they that bright as in the pics provided by the CelicaStore? Do you have pics of your car with the lights? These bulbs are 65/45=130/110 lighting temperature output of 4350k? How satisfied are you with these bulbs? I have heard that some have even mistaked them for true HIDs. Sorry for the long write up, I just need final thoughts to make my decision on the purchase of these bulbs. Even thought I have searched and read all of the threads on MTEC, I need my fellow Celica owners to give me their opinions. Any input would be much appreciated.

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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63912 Nov 29, 6:06pm Nov 29, 6:06pm
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welcome to the board wave ...i would like to kno too...gonna buy some soon


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63913 Nov 29, 6:07pm Nov 29, 6:07pm
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get the Super Lighting Package from the ECelica store...you wont be disappointed. Your brights turn into white police spotlights...normal lights are very bright and the white makes the car look even better. A MUST BUY!


i dont have any pics of them yet.


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Deseck] #63914 Nov 29, 6:15pm Nov 29, 6:15pm
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They are very good and will last you a long time. Not to mention that they are a beautiful blueish/whiteish color, and that they blind the people that look into them. thumbsup

Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63915 Nov 29, 6:16pm Nov 29, 6:16pm
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Thanks guys. Does it light up the road/ground real good?

Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63916 Nov 29, 7:07pm Nov 29, 7:07pm
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If someone decides to post some pics-please post seperate with the three below if possible or you can post any pic of your car with the MTECs:

-1)normal low beam
-2)hi beam
-3)fog light

Thanks

Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63917 Nov 29, 7:17pm Nov 29, 7:17pm
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GENUINE JDM BULBS (MADE IN JAPAN)
BY MARUTA SHOJI CORP. (MTEC)

H.I.D. (HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE)
XENON PLASMA WHITE CLASS HEADLIGHT BULBS

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CONSUMING 55W --> PRODUCING 100W

4,350K

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Unlike some other high wattage bulbs which will burn the wirings, these MTEC bulbs are standard wattage ones which are the same as the stock ones, but they output even brighter and whiter than other high wattage bulbs because MTEC bulbs are made to be the newest generation in the market.

 
The bulbs are Made in JAPAN!!! MTEC bulbs are rated at the same class as PIAA in Japan. They are NOT some cheap bulbs you see on the market. The bulbs are made with the latest technology and highest quality.

The white light closly matches that of sunlight.

Specialized for racing. Extra long life. Simple fabrication.

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


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63918 Nov 29, 7:18pm Nov 29, 7:18pm
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there are more pictures here...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/ins_mtecvsstock


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63919 Nov 29, 7:20pm Nov 29, 7:20pm
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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63920 Nov 29, 7:21pm Nov 29, 7:21pm
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Many MTEC foglight pictures and discussion posted here...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Number=177194


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63921 Nov 29, 7:25pm Nov 29, 7:25pm
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All the photos of lighting from 2003 in this link are of MTECH lighting...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/staff_isaac


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63922 Nov 29, 7:26pm Nov 29, 7:26pm
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Here is more MTECH lighting pictures...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/album01


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63923 Nov 29, 7:26pm Nov 29, 7:26pm
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Actualy... if you just type "MTEC" into the picture gallery search, you will come up with several photos wave
https://www.celicahobby.com/photos/search/MTEC&submit=Submit


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63924 Nov 29, 7:27pm Nov 29, 7:27pm
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ok... I could be doing this all night with the discussion and pictures available here about MTEC lighting... but I have much better things to do than to whore a thread grin


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63925 Nov 29, 8:25pm Nov 29, 8:25pm
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wow isacc thanks for the info that helped alot...ordering mine soon grin


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63926 Nov 29, 10:31pm Nov 29, 10:31pm
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Thanks for the links, but I have actually viewed and read all of those (excluding your car gallery)before starting the thread. I would more prefer night pics of the lighting even though one gallery you listed already had them but they are too close. Is this one at high beam?-

https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/album01/DCP_0100_001


Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63927 Nov 29, 10:45pm Nov 29, 10:45pm
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DAMN if that info Isaac gave didn't help then I don't know what will!! This is just another prime example of the good people we have on these forums, I'm so glad that I found this site. thumbsup grin smile cool wink wavex100!

Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: DaBigTickett] #63928 Nov 30, 3:04am Nov 30, 3:04am
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I still gotta order my dang MTECs... been lagging on the mods.

Btw, did everyone here who bought MTECs replace the fog lights as well? It has always been my understanding that amber lighting is the best to cut through fog (as if thats what they are used for anymore). tongue


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63929 Nov 30, 3:40am Nov 30, 3:40am
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Is this the link you guys are looking for?
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/inst_mtech3

FULL MTEC LIGHTING INSTALLED (H7-LOW :: 9005-HIGH :: H3-FOGS)
For comparison between SUPER WHITE and GOLDEN YELLOW...
Passenger side: MTEC H3-FOGS SUPER WHITE
Driver side: MTEC H3-FOGS GOLDEN YELLOW

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MTEC Shuper White Fogs...
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MTEC Golden Yellow Fogs...
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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63930 Nov 30, 7:47am Nov 30, 7:47am
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These bulbs are one of thumbsupthe best thing for your car. Not to mention the safety upgrade these bulbs will provide.



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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: isaac] #63932 Nov 30, 9:58am Nov 30, 9:58am
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Ive got the MTEC Golden Yellow Fogs, they rock! smile

Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63933 Nov 30, 12:03pm Nov 30, 12:03pm
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PIAA and MTEC make great bulbs...
I have MTEC lows and PIAA fogs and highs...very bright..love them.

MTEC are worth it.


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I think they look awesome and are a great deal! thumbsup

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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63937 Dec 1, 12:15am Dec 1, 12:15am
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i love my MTECS...if i could id have sex with em laughsilly spineyes


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Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Eman] #63938 Dec 1, 12:16am Dec 1, 12:16am
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If you think MTEC's are good, try HID's. MTEC's are great bulbs.

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i love my MTECS...if i could id have sex with em laughsilly spineyes

Re: Thoughts on MTEC [Re: Celikilla] #63939 Dec 7, 4:11pm Dec 7, 4:11pm
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My thoughts on MTEC's: never buying them again. The fogs burned out way to early. My fogs went out after 3 months. I have been given reasons(excuses) as to why they may have burned out early; i touched the housing when i installed them; i hit the housing against something when i installed them; it's my driving conditions. I was so damn careful when I installed them. I acted like I was handling a bomb. WHATEVER, I am never going with MTEC's again. I think I am going to go with PIAA.

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