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Old February 8th   #1
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Headlight Opinion?

So my OEM headlights (inside painted black) have moisture in one of them pretty bad. I could re seal them, but aftermarket ones (with projectors) aren't very expensive so I'm leaning towards buying some new ones this week.

Need some opinions on a couple of them:

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Version 1 LED Halo Projectors: (these have a "bubble" on the lens to help the projector. I'm not too keen on it, though)





DEPO Projectors:



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1st and 2nd are fine
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I like the 1st 2 options as well. However I will forewarn you not expect "wow amazing" results from these aftermarket projectors. The ones in the eclipse suck compaired to anything but stock headlights. They are very marginally better than stock, and just slightly better with real HIDS (the ones with ballast not the tinted halogens). I didn't expect them to be wow amazing, I just need something to replace the cracked and fogged OEM lights I had.
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Don't get the depo ones, they are junk..............................andthesearetheon esIamgetting,wedon'tneedtohavethesameones. J/K Depo seems to be the ones to get plus they don't have the played out HALO/LEDs.
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A lot of the aftermarket lights are made by a company called TYC-Genera. I still have vendor relationships with them, so if you can get me exact application (year, make, model, trim level, engine, trans), I can find out if I can get them cheaper than you find them.
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I'm not really a projector fan anymore. I love the stock look but blacked out. I couldn't really pick one out of the two. I think I like the Depo ones better personally.
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The Halo ones look ok. Whatever you buy, use chrome bulbs so the yellow/orange doesn't show. The first two would look so much better if they had used one.
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I like the second or the third in the spyder projectors section.

The second one with amber looks alright but it gives it a "JDM" look.

The third I think would look really good with your silver and black scheme on the exterior of the car.
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the last one. random LEDs and halos in cars that didn't have them from the factory looks tacky, and the last one has the cleanest all around look IMHO.
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The only thing about the last one I don't like is that it has the most chrome.

I can't stand chrome.
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i think they would look great on your silver and black car though. i'm not a fan of chrome on late model cars myself, but i don't think this will be too much.
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Chrome sucks, that is why I didn't suggest them either.
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The only thing about the last one I don't like is that it has the most chrome.

I can't stand chrome.
Depo's are also proven the easiest to open paint and seal back with no issues .
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What does a pair of factory lights with blacked out housings look like?
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Chrome has it's place and accented on any black car Import, muscle or whatever can look good. My wife had a chrome lip on here wheels, tinted chrome tail lights and a bit of chrome on her headlights of a mainly black and pink Prelude and it looked great. It's easily over done as I've seen on many trucks. Muscle pulls it off the best. One day, you'll see a lot of polished chrome under the hood of my Z. I think chrome accents under the hood is dead sexy... under the hood of any car.
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I don't really like any of them. I like stock or the black stock versions but that's about it on our cars. That and retrofits but those are PRICEY.
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Well, I just ordered the first set.

I like keeping with the "blacked out" theme, so they fit better than the others. In a perfect situation, I would have the money to shell out for some retrofits but like duh09 said, they're usually $700+.
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Just found these retrofits on SRTforums. Ugh... if only they weren't so expensive.







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those retros look about a million times better than either of the aftermarket ones...

could you not make some using OE housings modded to fit TSX projectors?
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