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Old 09-21-2008, 01:13 AM   #21
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i paid around $50 for a set. look around, you will be able to find a bunch. im also going to try some integra round headlights. will see how well that works.
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i paid around $50 for a set. look around, you will be able to find a bunch. im also going to try some integra round headlights. will see how well that works.
The integra headlights are only "round" because of the bumper, once they're off the lights are one big piece with two circular protrusions from them...the bumper lays over that piece hiding the rest...doubt they would work for this. I'll try to find a picture.

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^What he said

And Integra projectors suck anyways. Ask me how I know.
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You should make these DIY headlight brackets and lights a group buy
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^What he said

And Integra projectors suck anyways. Ask me how I know.
Consider this asking...

EDIT: It just occurred to me that I have no idea how I knew that about Integra headlights, I've never had/worked on/desired any type of honda, in fact I hate them with a passion.....weird.
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Old 09-21-2008, 02:42 AM   #26
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You should make these DIY headlight brackets and lights a group buy
in that case i would have to talk to my fabricator and see if we can have brackets cut out on his plasma cutter... maybe make lights optional and do a GB on brackets that would attach to oem **** like moss kit? although it would be cheaper to use "my style" brackets but cut professionally
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in that case i would have to talk to my fabricator and see if we can have brackets cut out on his plasma cutter... maybe make lights optional and do a GB on brackets that would attach to oem **** like moss kit? although it would be cheaper to use "my style" brackets but cut professionally
Going that route would cost more and thus lose about half your sales, especially since you just showed us how to make them for like $7 plus the lights . Figure out a way to make them $100 or less with lights and you wouldn't be able to keep up with demand.
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for me to just bolt up and not have to fab up the brackets and source the lights would be worth ~100
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Old 09-21-2008, 03:19 AM   #29
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well... "fabbing" took me roughly 15 minutes... times that by two for other side and whole thing should take about 3-4 hours tops including removing oem stuff.

by the way, it seems like my car likes to run on high rpms now i can already feel that whooping extra .5whp i gained with additional air (yes, its really free-flowing now)!

next step after i finish passenger side would be to make some covers for whole thing to have at least SOME aerodynamics...
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next step after i finish passenger side would be to make some covers for whole thing to have at least SOME aerodynamics...
Won't the cover's act as parachute's of sort since they are fixed and don't retract anymore? Which would mean that they're more aerodynamic as is...right?
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ghm... problem is that they are ALWAYS open now so there is pretty bad drag...
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ghm... problem is that they are ALWAYS open now so there is pretty bad drag...
If you boxed in the lights so the air went around them instead of into them (like the plastic shroud on the stock light) I would think that would be your best bet drag wise...
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Consider this asking...

EDIT: It just occurred to me that I have no idea how I knew that about Integra headlights, I've never had/worked on/desired any type of honda, in fact I hate them with a passion.....weird.

Before the Miata I had a 96 Integar GS-R. I installed HID's specifically for projectors and the glare was unacceptable so I went back to halogens.
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If you boxed in the lights so the air went around them instead of into them (like the plastic shroud on the stock light) I would think that would be your best bet drag wise...
thats what im planning to do out of abs plastic
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I cant see the pictures, and I really really want to see them.
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Consider this asking...

EDIT: It just occurred to me that I have no idea how I knew that about Integra headlights, I've never had/worked on/desired any type of honda, in fact I hate them with a passion.....weird.
I came to my conclusion based on the Integra in my driveway.


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Before the Miata I had a 96 Integar GS-R. I installed HID's specifically for projectors and the glare was unacceptable so I went back to halogens.
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Old 09-22-2008, 01:20 AM   #37
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I came to my conclusion based on the Integra in my driveway.
Honda's are bad...mmkay?
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I cant see the pictures, and I really really want to see them.
i can see them just fine.
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Honda's are bad...mmkay?
Mine is reliable.
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Mine is reliable.
you know what? my girls '97 integra havent had a single problem since we bought it over 2 years ago!
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