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Old 09-28-2011, 06:18 PM   #1
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So my dilemma is, I have no headlights for night driving. Trying to find an alternative that would allow me to manually open the covers and insert a semi-functional headlight assy that would keep the popo from pulling me over. Was looking at the low-profile assy and modding them as a quick removal assy, but that's a rather costly mod. The passenger side has the least clearance... Suggestions?

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Old 09-28-2011, 08:09 PM   #2
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i bought low profile driving lights from pep boys. screwed them down and the light shines through where my turn signals used to be. that's how i drive at night. they really do light up the road good, and i have driven to (and around)houston with no problems. lights cost $25. so easy, i take them off in 2 mins. at the track. i'll take some pics later.
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I'll say they worked pretty well when you were driving behind me.
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I say do something like sluz4 did when he had his miata. should be able to rig some kind of harness and mount quick for easy removal.

http://s263.photobucket.com/albums/i...=miataguy2.jpg

Mount in turning signal locations.
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piaa 3000? or china equivalent...
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AAh Those are my lights! Ive been planning on doing a low pro setup with the PIAA 3000s for years now.
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piaa 3000? or china equivalent...
Now that would work! Sweet...
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^^^ Those look great, but don't you have extensive ducting utilizing the turn signal holes? Are you going to compromise cooling by doing something like this?
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pssh ducting. Re-route your ducting to the mouth and ball hard like ThePass and I.
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I want a cheap, square pop-up light.
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That crossed my mind. As nice as they look, I'd have to mod the duct fins to fit them in. But for normal night driving I would not need the ducting... Unless I was doing the ALMS series! Which by the way is where I am at currently getting intoxicated...


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pssh ducting. Re-route your ducting to the mouth and ball hard like ThePass and I.
is this a DIY sort of thing or something you can buy? looks like you chop the back off a clear eBay housing?
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IL Motorsport has these, you probably find them in the US too.
Not cheap in Germany though :P

http://www.ilmotorsport.de/shop/arti...d=4367&lang=DE

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is this a DIY sort of thing or something you can buy? looks like you chop the back off a clear eBay housing?
DIY, you just remove the signals and make a plexiglass lens and mount the PIAAs behind them. Rather simple.
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