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Old 11-05-2015, 11:08 PM   #41
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And, thus, yet another phrase is added to my personal list of "things not to type into Google Images."
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Well they were from vatozone.
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Old 11-05-2015, 11:21 PM   #44
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If you can pull the headlight assembly from a current-gen Mercedes vehicle for $70, you can retire tomorrow just by re-selling them on eBay.

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Can confirm, cracked one on my C63, it was 1,400 for just the housing....
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Cut a hole for the other one. Super jankily wired them up. Took it outside. They are ******* awesome without the smoked lenses. They are awesome with out them. Hoping the HIDs shine through the smoked lenses better.

I'll find out.
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They are head lights, their only purpose is to shine light so you can see. Why would you tint the lens to block the light? Would be stupid to go through the trouble to UPGRADE your headlights and then put a tinted lens on them that blocks some of the light.
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Them things were ~$45 each without HID kit, right?

I wonder, these are called fog lights but they look like they have solenoid wiring and a cutoff shield from the photos.

CBX HID Bixenon Projector Lens Fog Lamp with Hi/Lo Beam Waterproof HC003 for Mitsubishi Cars Light Bright as Hella G3-in Light Source from Automobiles & Motorcycles on Aliexpress.com | Alibaba Group

I have grown to like high beams that actually function proper. I'd loose no sleep over lost pop-ups, in fact I'd be glad to be free of the rattles, shakes, and weight.

I might just order a set of these Chinese things...
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They are head lights, their only purpose is to shine light so you can see. Why would you tint the lens to block the light? Would be stupid to go through the trouble to UPGRADE your headlights and then put a tinted lens on them that blocks some of the light.
1 reason. The lenses I currently have are tinted. Don't want to buy new ones. No other reason.
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Sell them, buy clear version.
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Ever tried to sell ebay ****? It ain't easy. Especially when its already been stripped apart.

As stated. If it doesn't work I will get getting clears. But if it works I wont spend extra money.
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Not sure what works/ doesn't work means. It will just be less light with tint, more without. You did a good job upgrading the housings to projectors, and upgrading the light source too to get more lumens. Tint is just knocking some of that benefit away.

But I like being able to see really well, I appreciate a god HID/projector conversion.
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Work: acceptable lighting output. Better than before. Phone pictures don't show it well, but the light output is similar with the tinted lense, but just a little more dull.

Going to try and borrow my dad's DSLR soon.
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Not sure what works/ doesn't work means. It will just be less light with tint, more without. You did a good job upgrading the housings to projectors, and upgrading the light source too to get more lumens. Tint is just knocking some of that benefit away.

But I like being able to see really well, I appreciate a god HID/projector conversion.
No need to be a troll about it...

Aidan I might buy your ebay **** if the lenses work on stock housings. (If you decide to get clears)
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You can have my ebay housings too. I'll let you know. I get up to seattle every few months.
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And, thus, yet another phrase is added to my personal list of "things not to type into Google Images."
A non images search for "titty bar lights" gets you:

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There are times, few and far between I admit, when I envy people with cars.
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There are times, few and far between I admit, when I envy people with cars.
Because we can drive to titty bars?
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No, you *have* to drive to titty bars. The rest of us can walk, bike, or take the train.


Just enjoy the imitation American cheese slices and move along. These aren't the droids you're looking for.


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Here is a picture of the same headlights in another car.



So far the hardest part has been connecting the lids to the hood. I'm doing something to the singular bracket, but accidentally built it out of steel sheet metal instead of aluminum

I'll finish it tomorrow and update.
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Headlight lids secured. Bumper needs to go back on, turn signals wired and setup. Still waiting on the HIDs to show up. Almost done. This project took way to fukin long.








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