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Old 01-27-2013, 02:19 PM   #1
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Default Anyone buy these headlights?

I found these on Ebay and they are made by Depo. I was wondering if anyone has purchased these?


http://www.ebay.com/itm/DEPO-JDM-BUG...d326ed&vxp=mtr
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:27 PM   #2
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Thank god we don't have a search function or a product review section.
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:10 PM   #3
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I didn't even realize Depo made replica housings of these. That's awesome! Makes me want a bugeye again.
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:35 PM   #4
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I dont know for how long they have been making these JDM replicas but Its the first time I hear about them, but I dont go much in the member gallery threads (I am most often here in elec. and lighting). IMHO it is kind of nice they did these replica.

Now you dont have to pay premium price for JDM headlights that you need to hack anyway to make them proper for us (rhd lhd conversion or retrofit). Now you can get these instead as a base for retrofit. But even if you retro some good projectors, unless they are bixenon you will still be relying on the depo high beam reflectors which are likely not the same quality as oem.

The real jdms on the plus side already have leveling motors and ballasts (HId versions that is). What kind of sucks is now our JDMs will start being less and less exclusive Maybe the prices for jdm will drop a bit?
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:34 PM   #5
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Thank god we don't have a search function or a product review section.
Too bad I have never seen these. You search and try to find them. Anyways, I was thinking about buying these and trying them out. They are pretty cheap to buy new!!
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:59 PM   #6
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they do look decent. If you happen to get them let us know how they are.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:03 PM   #7
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I will. I have a set of bi xenon at my house I might try to put in them as well. But I'll see how the output is first
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:20 PM   #8
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It would be interestimg to know if they are sealed with something that can be baked easily like oem headlights or the kind of permanent bond harder to crack open.
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:51 PM   #9
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Osram Nightbreakers anyone? A friend recommended me these but I don't know too much about them... I want a whiter light but not a xenon conversion.

Also, anyone tried powerbulbs dot com? I saw some Osram Nightbreakers 90+ that looked appealing...so far it's the best price I found.

Any info or opinions would help and no I do not work for either company
I just mentioned. Thanks!
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:45 PM   #10
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This has absolutely nothing to do with the thread? You will have better luck starting your own or search for and post in a thread somewhat related to the bulbs you are looking for.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:42 PM   #11
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they would be great starting points for some retro's...makes me want to get them and do a set like I have been wanting
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:01 PM   #12
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im usually leery of buying aftermarket headlights.. retrofitting is usually the best of both worlds. but if these are proven to be good (adjustability, fitment), id definitely buy them asap
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:10 PM   #13
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Check "the bugeye thread"

There's some good discussions regarding these in there
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:11 PM   #14
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But we do.... ohhhhh
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Old 02-02-2013, 03:04 AM   #15
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im usually leery of buying aftermarket headlights.. retrofitting is usually the best of both worlds. but if these are proven to be good (adjustability, fitment), id definitely buy them asap

Depo makes OEM quality stuff, and i actually believe they are an OEM supplier.
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Old 02-10-2013, 12:03 AM   #16
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any updates?
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