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Old 03-10-2004, 02:00 PM   #1
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Default Cheap Projector Headlamps

I think that most people will agree that the light output on the 02-03 WRX's isn't stellar. These are a good, cheap alternative.
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They sell them through several vendors including ebay.

They look nice and illuminate the road very well, much better than stock. They are a reflector-style projector, I don't know if most people will appreciate. They come with halogen bulbs but they would be better with xenons or even an HID kit.
They claim "no mods required." You do have to splice a couple wires first and takes all but 10 minutes.
I've had mine for 3 months now and enjoy them immensely. I bought them $125 shipped, but I bet you could find an even better deal.
If you have the money go with a higher quality product; STi, Morettes, or Prodrives. But for those on a limited budget, or if you're looking for something unique, they are perfect.

1 note: I did get flashed often by oncoming traffic so adjustment is necessary, not too hard.
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Old 03-10-2004, 03:34 PM   #2
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We used to sell those at my place of employ. If they are wired correctly (ie: the low beams are the outside beams and the inside beams are high beams), the pins don't fall out of the connectors, and the covers over the turn signal portion doesn't just fall off, I will be extremely suprised- there is a reason some vendors sell them for as little as $49.99 plus shipping on eBay .


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i'd buy them if they wernt so fugly
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they look "f"amazing with paint. then again thats my opinion, which could be as worthless as yours.
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"Reflector-style projectors"?
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I agree they are low quality but if you need more light for almost no money...

Yeah, like I said, I wouldn't buy them again
The "more" light part is highly arguable. I'm predicting that with a set of nice bulbs, there will be more output out of the stockers than those can produce.

Oh yeah and the getting flashed at part is moreso an indication of poorly aimed lights as opposed to increased light output.
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Oh yeah and the getting flashed at part is moreso an indication of poorly aimed lights as opposed to increased light output.
I fixed that, btw, you're right I just aimed them

I can see WAY better with these lights, especially when aimed properly. It is truly night-and-day. Everytime I follow my friends somewhere, when we catch up they always claim how bright they are.

"Reflector-style" uh, I'm not sure what that means either. I guess real projectors look like a "bubble." These are multi-faceted reflectors like stock. Excuse my lack of describing-skills.

Any other questions? I'll try and borrow my friends dig-cam and post some pics for you. I polished them and they look really good now, one of my next mods is to paint them.

Edit: I changed my mind I WOULD buy them again, I got all the wiring down, aimed properly, polished up nice and purty and they were a good investment, IMHO.
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"Reflector-style" uh, I'm not sure what that means either. I guess real projectors look like a "bubble." These are multi-faceted reflectors like stock. Excuse my lack of describing-skills.
Yeah, just to clear things up if there's still any confusion -- reflector style elements basically look like a bunch of little mirrors angled everywhere. Projectors look like a dark glass pool ball.
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Thank you...

Oh, btw, for anyone interested they use H7 bulbs, IIRC.
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