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Old 01-04-2007, 03:43 PM   #1
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Default Eurospec projectors, is there such a thing.

I was talking to someone local about Projectors and HID's.

He mentioned when he had a Honda that he was able to obtain eurospec Type R HID's for his civic.

Since it is RHD lights they performed great without possibly hindering oncoming traffic.

I think the effect is minimal from researching the topic, but still, if I had a choice I would rather have RHD lights.

Has anyone every heard if this is a possible source.

If the part exists, those Euro folks don't seem to have picked up on the possibly making money as well as the JDM people I think, because I don't think I've ever seen them.
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Old 01-04-2007, 07:14 PM   #2
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Pretty much 99.9% positive that NO such beast exists.

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Old 01-04-2007, 08:17 PM   #3
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I can assume the euro 2nd gens have crappy lights, like our current U.S. counterparts?

I'll probably go to the dark side and just get the LHD lights. Oncoming traffic be damned.
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Old 01-04-2007, 09:49 PM   #4
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I can assume the euro 2nd gens have crappy lights, like our current U.S. counterparts?

I'll probably go to the dark side and just get the LHD lights. Oncoming traffic be damned.
Wait, what?

Your current lights are LHD (assuming you are in the U.S.). The JDM ones are RHD.

I know for the pre-facelift 1st gens, the europeans got glass headlights with much better optics than ours. Not to mention they got spiffy city lights......
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Old 01-05-2007, 01:04 AM   #5
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I can assume the euro 2nd gens have crappy lights, like our current U.S. counterparts?
No, even the regular style lenses are much much better than the USDM. DOT standards here were lax and we got ripped because of it. Makes no sense if better lights had to be designed anyways, honestly.

And you're backwards on RHD/LHD.

BTW- mainland europe is the same as the US. Only the UK drives on the opposite side like Japan.
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Old 01-05-2007, 06:39 PM   #6
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No, even the regular style lenses are much much better than the USDM. DOT standards here were lax and we got ripped because of it. Makes no sense if better lights had to be designed anyways, honestly.

And you're backwards on RHD/LHD.

BTW- mainland europe is the same as the US. Only the UK drives on the opposite side like Japan.
Oops, yes, I mean lhd vs rhd.

I wouldn't have to ask these questions if Subysouth didn't abandon us.
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Old 01-06-2007, 04:45 PM   #7
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Do you have any pics of the usdm lights on the Legacy?
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Old 01-06-2007, 04:51 PM   #8
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No, even the regular style lenses are much much better than the USDM. DOT standards here were lax and we got ripped because of it. Makes no sense if better lights had to be designed anyways, honestly.

And you're backwards on RHD/LHD.

BTW- mainland europe is the same as the US. Only the UK drives on the opposite side like Japan.
Yes, the main difference between EDM headlights and USDM headlights is where the law says light should be focused. A lot more light is required under US traffic law to be directed upwards to illuminate signs and the like vs. the European laws that calls for more light to be directed towards the front.

That's why on older cars in the US, the beam pattern looks pretty diffuse, while on a European car of the same vintage, the beam pattern is more focused to the driver's field of view.
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