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Old 06-14-2010, 08:46 PM   #1
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Default Anybody running these headlights?

Just got in my set of Touge Run sealed beam conversion headlights, basically its a PnP kit to be able to run H4 replaceable bulbs in your round sealed beams. They have a definite difference in level of brightness as far as the eye is concerned, I will snap some pix once it gets fully dark out tonight.

94-97 Sealed Beam Kit

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Cost about $50 or so shipped, and comes with 2 bulbs. All of it is PnP. I figure if they take a **** on me, I'm out the cost of a nice set of H4 bulbs basically? Plus everybody seemed to be pretty content with their Garage Vary knockoff lip so why not try it?

Anybody else running these? Any issues with durability yet?
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They look just like the ebay special headlights. I tried them, hated them, and replaced them with e-codes. The e-codes were awesome.
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e-codes are on ebay I assume?
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Hmmmm no love for these huh?

Pics of you guys lights in the night possibly? See what kind of bulb you are running and the brightness?
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E codes are european code headlights...different beam pattern that is not DOT legal for cars...?

Best lights I've ever run were Hella E-Codes...have them in both of my cars. Still, those are cheap...curious as to how they hold up.



BTW...need a response on that PM sir. Trying to be patient here.




EDIT: Why are they listed as 94-97 only?
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E codes are european code headlights...different beam pattern that is not DOT legal for cars...?

Best lights I've ever run were Hella E-Codes...have them in both of my cars. Still, those are cheap...curious as to how they hold up.



BTW...need a response on that PM sir. Trying to be patient here.




EDIT: Why are they listed as 94-97 only?
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Local guy that bought my panasports runs these and likes them. They look kinda sharp in person.
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i want a set that has projector housings in them......
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I have Autopal 100w bulbs with an extra ground wire. Holy bright! The added ground helped them out a good amount.
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Need to try this extra ground. Where did you ground at?
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I just put a bolt in one of the many extra bolt holes from stripping the car. All I remember is it was an M6 bolt
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Ground wire splice to eyelet to bolt?
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Buy some 10 gauge wire and just run a separate ground for the light that goes to an eyelet, then put an eyelet on the OEM ground wire to give the rest of the system a better ground. I just cut the ground portion of the OEM plug off to get it out of the way.

Hopefully this ramble gives you an idea.
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Those lenses will crack and the light pattern sucks. E-codes FTW!
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The autopal's? I've had them for a year in the jeep and Mata. The Mata hasn't had many miles put on it but the jeep has... most being over rough ground without issue. If one of these die, I'll make the switch over to the e-codes since they are the right ones
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