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    Projector head lights, any good?

    The reflectors on my lights are shot so need replacing, looking at options for replacement/upgrade? I like crystals but too expensive!
    What do you think?
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    I have crystals on my Nautic R, and like them a lot. However, I've been looking at photos of black projectors on different coloured R's, and I have a set on my black C70 T5. Think I'm swapping them round this weekend, as I do like the look of the black projectors particularly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quicksilver View Post
    The reflectors on my lights are shot so need replacing, looking at options for replacement/upgrade? I like crystals but too expensive!
    What do you think?
    I know what you mean! When I had my P1 the lights were crap so I upgraded to these....

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/S70-1996-2....c100005.m1851

    As you can see they come with front indicators

    When fitted to your car they will look like this....(here's mine)...



    Side lights...




    Beam pattern is razor sharp!!






    These were fitted with 6000k HIDs, though if I were you I'd fitted LED with ballasts as they are instant and have more lumens output = more light on the road.

    If you ask me, 361 for the above set is an absolute bargain.

    These LED bulbs would go in nicely (if H7?) https://www.aurorabulbs.com/products...conversion-kit
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    Oh, my former car too...........awesome, and still kicking myself for selling her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by foammanmark View Post
    Oh, my former car too...........awesome, and still kicking myself for selling her.
    Then you already know the answer to your question.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeT5 View Post
    Then you already know the answer to your question.
    Wonder if she's still in Manchester with Abdul?

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    I've always liked the look of them it was the performance over standard that concerned me?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quicksilver View Post
    I've always liked the look of them it was the performance over standard that concerned me?
    I have LED side light bulbs and standard dipped beam bulbs in my black projectors on my C70 T5, but I have an HID kit to fit. Lee's/my former car is on HID's.I
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    Quote Originally Posted by foammanmark View Post
    Wonder if she's still in Manchester with Abdul?
    Yes she's still with me

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    It was a credit to its former owners

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeT5 View Post
    I know what you mean! When I had my P1 the lights were crap so I upgraded to these....

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/S70-1996-2....c100005.m1851

    As you can see they come with front indicators

    When fitted to your car they will look like this....(here's mine)...



    Side lights...




    Beam pattern is razor sharp!!






    These were fitted with 6000k HIDs, though if I were you I'd fitted LED with ballasts as they are instant and have more lumens output = more light on the road.

    If you ask me, 361 for the above set is an absolute bargain.

    These LED bulbs would go in nicely (if H7?) https://www.aurorabulbs.com/products...conversion-kit
    Thinking off geting the leds

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    Would it be a straight swap

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    Would they fit in the crystal headlights

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    Quote Originally Posted by abdul View Post
    Yes she's still with me
    That's good to know. How many miles is she on now joi?

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    Quote Originally Posted by foammanmark View Post
    That's good to know. How many miles is she on now joi?
    158k

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    Quote Originally Posted by abdul View Post
    Would it be a straight swap
    Yes. You'd obviously need to remove the HID ballasts too. Plug and play!

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    Would they fit in the crystal headlights
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    Quote Originally Posted by abdul View Post
    158k
    Think she was ITRO of 136k when I had her. My R is about to roll over 191k and I'm looking forward to 200k as I've never done that in a car before.

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    T5 number one is on 216 k , still drives like a new car . And goes like a shell , I cross everything I have that it won't explode lol.

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    Which other led bulbs will fit the interior

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    On topic, do these projector lights have the electronic hight adjustment?
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