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Old 08-24-2012, 08:44 PM   #1
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Default ebay headlights dont flame..

I bought the car with them on, even has taillights not sure from where but looks good and work awesome.

Here is my problem, the headlights are dual halo, projectors.

Low beam work awesome, but high beam Doesnt, i dont have money to replace them since im moving out of the country, just trying to get the car running för my dad to use as work Car.

The high beams are really extremely dim, high beam signal on cluster is always on when lights are on.

Have any of you tinkered with ebay headlights and have this same issue?

Sorry för bad grammer, i been up 30 hours with 2 hours of sleep..

Thanks!
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Old 08-24-2012, 09:58 PM   #2
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I think you will have more luck in electrical and lighting section:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=84

post your question there and see if someone can help you. Good luck,
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Old 08-25-2012, 09:16 AM   #3
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Some of our headlights are ground switched. You might need separate (low and high) relays and a harness.
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:57 PM   #4
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These headlights aren't known for good lighting quality. Your options really depend on your budget, time, and skills.

1) sell and buy OEMs. You should find those in the Classifieds
2) sell and buy Morettes/Prodrives etc. Hard to find, might take you a while
3) take a weekend off, get projectors from TRS, and retrofit a beautiful HID pair of bixenons.
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Old 08-25-2012, 01:25 PM   #5
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Aside from those lights being really crappy, they were also known to be wired incorrectly. It's possible the previous owner didn't know or care enough to bother correcting it. I don't have specifics for you any more, I used to know the actual wires that had to be swapped, but if you search this forum you might find some old threads with the info. What's important is that the center pin on the headlight connector is the common power for low and high beam, and the outer pins are the low and high beam switched grounds. It shouldn't be too hard to figure out and make it right.
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Old 08-25-2012, 06:35 PM   #6
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damn ebay headlights strike again...Looks awesome but are loads of crap
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:08 PM   #7
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Except they don't look very awesome haha
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:50 PM   #8
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aftermarket driving lights and fog lights

the bugeye lights are just plain **** and ya cant make them un****

tried....didnt work

aftermarket lights and done
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:31 PM   #9
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Quote:
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Aside from those lights being really crappy, they were also known to be wired incorrectly. It's possible the previous owner didn't know or care enough to bother correcting it. I don't have specifics for you any more, I used to know the actual wires that had to be swapped, but if you search this forum you might find some old threads with the info. What's important is that the center pin on the headlight connector is the common power for low and high beam, and the outer pins are the low and high beam switched grounds. It shouldn't be too hard to figure out and make it right.
Sweet il take a look, its prob like u said its wired wrong because the high beam signal stays goes on when headlights is on. If anyone knows more info on this let me know
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:33 PM   #10
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It has the stock fog lights, but Doesnt have the connection för them just the pins. Was going to fix that, could be a easier fix then fixing high beams
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Old 08-26-2012, 12:47 PM   #11
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aha i fixed them! i searched and searched here and it was one of you that did a post about 2-4 years ago, you didnt really do a picture but jsut to repin the two black wires to the middle and move the one in the middle to where the black one where. they actually look pretty good, the pattern isnt that bad. Thanks now i have another issue of fog lights...
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