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Old 04-10-2004, 02:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just emailed the guy I bought my Celis tail lights from asking him for a quote on xenons. After looking at a few sites I wasn't excited to pay $1800 or a 1/10th of my cars price for lights. But this guy said
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I do have halogen angel eyes in stock. They have ellipsoid projection lenses that give the appearance of xenon
Is that true? Do they really look like xenons or do they look like my $18 super whites I got at autozone?
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I just emailed the guy I bought my Celis tail lights from asking him for a quote on xenons. After looking at a few sites I wasn't excited to pay $1800 or a 1/10th of my cars price for lights. But this guy said
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I do have halogen angel eyes in stock. They have ellipsoid projection lenses that give the appearance of xenon
Is that true? Do they really look like xenons or do they look like my $18 super whites I got at autozone?
ummmm i dont think so. real OEM xenons have this shine to them unlike "bulbs" do. nothing compares to the real deal
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No, nothing will be just like real Xenons, but the newer OEM Angel-Eye ellipsoid halogens do have the same lens structure, and if you get some good white bulbs like SilverStars, it will look a helluva lot better than the pre-01 stock headlights.
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