Quad headlight conversion

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Quad headlight conversion

Postby muneo » Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:22 am

Have you guys seen this headlight conversion

http://cgi.ebay.com/RaceDesigns-Celica- ... dZViewItem

It looks cleaner than others I've seen before.
It might actually look good on a black alltrac but I emphasize MIGHT...
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Postby GT4RC » Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:26 am

i smell the need for some photoshopping....
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Postby Simba » Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:42 am

They'd look decent in carbon on dark cars, but with the hella projector housings rather than those cheapass reflectors.

Don't think I'd run them. I like how the car looks with the lids closed. I could abide a lower-popping dual light conversion, though. Did that on a MkIII Supra years back.

Molding them into a CF hood with no light cutouts would be unique, as well.

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Postby theUNYTEDone » Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:31 am

holy shit, that's exactly what i've always wondered about.
i think with a little more fine tuning in the design department, they could be awesome!!!

maybe some color-coding fiberglass/CF could make it paint match to most colors of tracs?
+1 for the housings.
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Postby Highway » Tue Jun 12, 2007 10:15 pm

$$$$$ :cry:
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Postby Gary ST165 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 12:16 am

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Postby CSAlltrac » Wed Jun 13, 2007 2:05 am

Somebody should photoshop and color match the housing. :shrug:
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Postby Tazka » Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:17 am

Omg, thats just one of the gayest things ive ever seen done to these cars. :shoots:
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Postby eddie_gt4 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 11:20 am

Tazka wrote:Omg, thats just one of the gayest things ive ever seen done to these cars. :shoots:

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Postby theUNYTEDone » Wed Jun 13, 2007 12:07 pm

i think it'd be awesome with a CS hood and bumper. 8)
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Postby mike325ci » Wed Jun 13, 2007 1:45 pm

i'm not feeling it... i like the poppies-- a reminder of the bygone days of motoring when cars were good. ...plus, how could you not like how this looks?
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i mean, shiiiiieeet, a lot of us remember the glory days of celicas in WRC, and they were rockin' the poppies with pride!

you know when they switched the NSX from poppies over to the new style now (looks similar to the ones pictured above in original post)? i liked the old style better, cleaner lines...

i don't really feel these either, but this might be a good mid-way between having a pop-up but not all the way:

SW20 MR2 with Rev6 conversion:
http://www.revision6.com/forms/Product.aspx?ID=298
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although if you were to ask me for some critical feedback on that-- i'd say make the lines cleaner-- i don't like how the circle housings' tops stick past the hoodline. also maybe putting a clear lexan type of cover on the assembly will clean up the lines more.

kinda like this MR2 (sorry for all the MR2 references, I just know them better...):
http://www.trueleo.com/flushmount.htm
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also, the bottom portion of the assembly breaks the line of the front faux-cf piece-- keep the lines there...
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Postby theUNYTEDone » Thu Jun 14, 2007 12:11 pm

the neeltec car is like that first MR2 you posted.

and no, you can't beat the WRC St185...but meh, i just happen to fancy the craftsmanship of the pieces and the way they look.

knowing me, though, i won't have them... :P
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Postby muneo » Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:31 pm

It may not be your cup of tea but if you were looking to save some front end weight and not completely destroy the striking looks of the car this may be a decent compromise.

With this you could remove:

Headlight motors and wiring,
heavy sealed beam headlights,
plastic trim,
metal headlight hood covers,
Faux carbon strips,
misc brackets and screws.

Replace with:
Painted fiberglass headlight cover,
four small headlights

Thats gotta be worth 25-35 pounds of crap off the very front end of the car. True, I can personally loose the 30 pounds and offset the difference but I'd rather blame the car for being a fat ass opposed to me. :D
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Postby Tazka » Sat Jun 16, 2007 10:01 am

That's a bad excuse to ruin your car appereal if it isn't a race car.
And i think you can remove the headlight motor's w/o replacing pop-ups with those frog eyes, all though then they would be allways popped up.

But offcourse it's your car and you do what ever you want.
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Postby Wicked Toys » Sun Sep 16, 2007 1:31 pm

I was walkin round the other day n found these. Not my taste but just showin options.

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