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<A HREF="http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1839564600#PAYMENT" TARGET=_blank>http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1839564600#PAYMENT</A> <P>Is this a good deal? Buy now for $12 US. Tt says it will replace OEM bulbs, I kinda thought Xenon required some new hook-ups...<BR>What would be a regular price?<BR>Seems like a super safety upgrade at little cost.<P>
 

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I couldn't resist. <BR>I bought them on the Canadian ebay.<BR>Hope they are good. I actually bought the hi&low beam set I found for $20 US. Sounds cheap. Hope I'm not disapointed...<P>
 

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Let me know what you think, I was thinking of getting a pair of those <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"> .<P>
 

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Not sure. I know that I bought some "cool blue" headlight bulbs that are I think also not really legal. I'm not sure where the "cool blue" came from. They were not blue. They were not brighter (that I could tell). They seemed no different than stock other than they did not have the standards to back it up. <BR>Well I'll give the bulb swap-a-roo one more shot. If these bulbs suck too than I'll just stick to what was designed to be in the car.<P>
 

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here's something to read about light bulbs...<BR> <A HREF="http://lighting.mbz.org/faq/" TARGET=_blank>http://lighting.mbz.org/faq/</A>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by steve s:<BR><B>here's something to read about light bulbs...<BR> <A HREF="http://lighting.mbz.org/faq/" TARGET=_blank>http://lighting.mbz.org/faq/</A> </B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>That's pretty interesting. If these bulbs I just bought are the real deal I don't want to wreck oncomming traffic's night vision! That would be dangerous to both of us! If theses bulbs are all that they are supposed to be I'll definately shine it against the garage door and maybe aim them down a tad if it seems really bright. Nor do I want a ticket, have enough of those <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif"><BR>Well more light power is what I'm going for, so I do hope they are better than stock or its $30 US (includes S&H) down the drain. Sounds like most bulbs without new HID hookups are rarely effective. Not sure how long ago this was written so it possible that there has been new advances in xenon bulb replacements. To tell you the truth I'm only assuming these are going to be non-filimate bulbs since there is xenon gas in them. <BR>Trail & error I guess! I'll keep ya' all posted later on to their effectiveness. If anyone else has experience or links that would be great to share <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>Thanks!<P>
 

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Actually that article raises an interesting question. Are HID lights really safe? Sounds like they are good for the guy (or gal) behind them, but not the person comming toward the beams. Sounds blinding. <BR>Maybe this is the reason high quality luxury cars such as Volvo has not incorporated this technology into there current production cars. Volvo has a safety reputation to uphold. Sounds like many motorist discourage the use of HID.<BR>Any thoughts on that?<P>
 

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glad u liked it <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif">, but donno how long ago it was written. sin on the brickboard.com has hid with euro lens and says they're awesome...but i've spent too much on car already so i'll just get some decent regular bulbs and slap on some euro lens. the new s60r is supposed to have hid...
 

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I had the blue lights in my 850 and liked them. The ones I had were not the "ghetto blue" ones, but they were just a hair on the blue side. The light was whiter but the overall output of the bulbs were lower than the stocks (they have a blue coating that limits light, which is why they have to run more higher wattages). I liked them... didn't seem to blind other people (asked friends to tell me). As for real HIDs... when they first came out on the BMWs etc they all used projector lenses and an auto leveling system in them so that when the car was on a hill it wouldn't completely blind traffic. Now people have just gotten used to them and some car companies are not even using projector lenses (Acura). I think your pretty safe... There are guys with 4runners (no projector and high up) that do the real conversion and they don't have any problems with them either.<P>
 

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Got them!<P>First thing I noticed was on the packaging they said "This halogen bulb is for "Off-Road" or "Show Car" use only." haha. Oh, well.<BR>They are nice, worth 20 bones USD. They are brighter and have a nice colour. Single filiment with Xenon gas with 3800K colour temperature. As long as they don't fry my electrical I'll stay happy <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><BR>Made in Korea so I guess thats why they are 80% cheeper than the PIAA versions <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P>
 

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if u'r concerned with the "off-road use/show-car use only"...u could make sure the lights are aimed slightly lower, just enough so it's not blinding to on-coming traffic..
 

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Hey do you have any pictures of your car with the new headlights on? I would like to see them <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>
 

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I'm going to aim them against the garage door and make sure they are a little down and even. They aren't super bright like a HID kit but I think I can notice a difference. Love the colour. Both high and low filiments are encased in a full blue bulb. Probably coated. Silver ends on the 9006s. <BR>Not sure if it is even company branded? The packaging says "EURO WHITE XENON" then in small "tuned by STC". Couldn't find anything on the web about them... <BR>But I'm happy <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"> man they were cheap! That was my first ebay purchase (started small to test the waters) and it was easy. No wonder why everyone is ebay this and that!<P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by xtremepsionic:<BR><B>Hey do you have any pictures of your car with the new headlights on? I would like to see them <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I only have a film camera right now, the digital from work went missing along with a portable CD burner <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/frown.gif"> Alot of people have been let go and I think they taking some office stuff with them!!<BR>But, I'll shoot some film pics of the auto and scan them after development. I want to take a pic of an engine sticker I made on my fuel rail too for someone in another thread. <P><BR><P>
 
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