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Nov 29, 7:03pm - #63911 
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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Nov 29, 7:06pm - #63912 
welcome to the board wave ...i would like to kno too...gonna buy some soon


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Nov 29, 7:07pm - #63913 
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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Nov 29, 7:15pm - #63914 
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

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Nov 29, 7:16pm - #63915 
Thanks guys. Does it light up the road/ground real good?

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Nov 29, 8:07pm - #63916 
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

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Nov 29, 8:17pm - #63917 
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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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Nov 29, 8:18pm - #63918 
there are more pictures here...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/ins_mtecvsstock


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Nov 29, 8:21pm - #63920 
Many MTEC foglight pictures and discussion posted here...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Number=177194


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Nov 29, 8:25pm - #63921 
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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Nov 29, 8:26pm - #63922 
Here is more MTECH lighting pictures...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/album01


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Nov 29, 8:26pm - #63923 
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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Nov 29, 8:27pm - #63924 
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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Nov 29, 9:25pm - #63925 
wow isacc thanks for the info that helped alot...ordering mine soon grin


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Nov 29, 11:31pm - #63926 
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


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Nov 29, 11:45pm - #63927 
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!

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Nov 30, 4:04am - #63928 
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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Nov 30, 4:40am - #63929 
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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Nov 30, 8:47am - #63930 
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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Nov 30, 10:49am - #63931 
sweet...i like


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Nov 30, 10:58am - #63932 
Ive got the MTEC Golden Yellow Fogs, they rock! smile

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Nov 30, 1:03pm - #63933 
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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Nov 30, 1:06pm - #63934 
I think they look awesome and are a great deal! thumbsup

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Nov 30, 1:51pm - #63935 
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Thank you all. This indeed is a great forum. There are extremely helpful people unlike others (honda etc.) this is the best club I've joined. Thank you very much. Also expect my order soon. thumbsup

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Nov 30, 4:21pm - #63936 
huge difference eek

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Dec 1, 1:15am - #63937 
i love my MTECS...if i could id have sex with em laughsilly spineyes


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Dec 1, 1:16am - #63938 
If you think MTEC's are good, try HID's. MTEC's are great bulbs.

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Dec 7, 5:11pm - #63939 
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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