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Okay so my parents are going to be buying me a new Volant CAI and hopefully new headlights for xmas. (Yay!) So I was wondering what headlights I should go with? Is there a popular Ebay store that you guys buy your headlights from? Thanks all
 

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i got headlights for sale in the forums throw me an offer i can't refuse and u'll have em by next week!
 

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i got headlights for sale in the forums throw me an offer i can't refuse and u'll have em by next week!
Ya I was checking those out earlier today, there cool but I just can't afford $300 dollar headlights. Which is why I am going with $100-$140 Ebay ones. Just don't know what ones to get >.<
 

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get the ones that resemble ST170's. they have the best cutoff that we have seen. you can had HID down the line and not have problems with glare. they are easy to wire up too! get the black ones[thumb]

good luck!
 

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You have a link to a pair? I've looked through pages of ebay headlights and don't remember seeing a pair that look like ST170's. Sorry if I'm being a PITA lol
 

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these are MACH-alikes (which I prefer out of the ebay headlights) and these are ST170-alikes. They don't really look like ST170s but the layout's the same (blinker by the grille, highs in the middle, low beams on the outside).

MACH-alikes


ST-170-alikes
 

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ive owned both. the ST170alikes are better quality. like i stated before, the cutoff line is so much better. also, the halos are brighter. IMO, the cutoff is sharper than real Mach HID's. this is cuz the projector glass being water clear. the real Machs arent.
the only thing i dont like about the ST170alikes is that its a pain to aim them. the aiming dial is not easy to get to.
also, the st170s are begging for eyebrows. i put eyebrows on mine before they even touched the car.
 

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alright, i gotta ask. whats the point of the 4 LEDS in the top corner of the mach alikes?
 

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these are MACH-alikes (which I prefer out of the ebay headlights) and these are ST170-alikes. They don't really look like ST170s but the layout's the same (blinker by the grille, highs in the middle, low beams on the outside).

MACH-alikes


ST-170-alikes

Thanks for the pics now I know what I'm suppose to be looking for haha






ive owned both. the ST170alikes are better quality. like i stated before, the cutoff line is so much better. also, the halos are brighter. IMO, the cutoff is sharper than real Mach HID's. this is cuz the projector glass being water clear. the real Machs arent.
the only thing i dont like about the ST170alikes is that its a pain to aim them. the aiming dial is not easy to get to.
also, the st170s are begging for eyebrows. i put eyebrows on mine before they even touched the car.
I heard that my local Les schwab will aim your headlights for you. Would I be better off taking them there to get them aimed of doing it myself? Thanks for the help, I'm probably going to go with the ST170 alikes because the LEDs in the Machs looks really pointless.


EDIT: Is it just me or do the Mach type headlights look kinda cool in the Ebay pic? Anyone have these installed on there car with pics so I can see how they look? Thanks again everyone +Rep to you when I can figure out how haha
 

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i still dont understand... whats the point of the blue LEDS in the housing?
 

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i still dont understand... whats the point of the blue LEDS in the housing?
I believe the LEDs are more for our Euro friends across the pond who have to have a "city light" (kinda like a daytime running light)
 

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ahhh okay. thats kinda weird =p i thot it might be for lighting up the housing blue or something
 

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I have the 05-07 black projectors with the halos. They work great and look awsome. Personally I wasn't looking for a set with halos, just the projectors. I love them either way. Just remember to get better bulbs that what they come with.
 

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if I was to ever get a set of ebay lights I'd crack them open, shave the LEDs, and seal em back up. I don't like the look of them at all. But the city light in my ST170s.....mmmmmm [:D] lol
 

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@ loudfocus01....The lights look slick, whats the cost & are the turn signals in the assembly? Also, did you buy a different grille to eliminate the stock turn signals?

Please show some links to buy the the stuff if possible.
 

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Nice lousdfocus, any night shots? And that emblem is pretty sick, you paint it urself? I've been looking for a new one that'll look btr on my car. The lights look good I can't wait till xmas! lol[woot]
 
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