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    christmas present?

    did anybody get any neat christmas presents for there catera this year? i got new black projector headlights and new trunk struts.
    here are some pictures of the headlights. they look great on the black cateras.





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    Re: christmas present?

    I was expecting some Steinmetz sideskirts but Visualillusions let me down. Lights look good, what brand are they? How do they work?

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    Re: christmas present?

    unsure of the brand. they come in an unmarked box and say nothing on them. they are the ones on ebay. they work great. much better than the stocks i had on before. the high beams are vastly different

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    Re: christmas present?

    Todd, those lights look great. What was involved in changing those out .....wiring , mounting ....ect.

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    Re: christmas present?

    Very Nice. Thnx for the photos!

    On Ebay, it said they fit the 96 - 99 Catera. The 96? Maybe there is one.


    Barry

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    Re: christmas present?

    Quote Originally Posted by 05z71clunker View Post
    Todd, those lights look great. What was involved in changing those out .....wiring , mounting ....ect.

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    Z71clunker
    one wiring change must be made in the drivers side headlamp before installation. very easy. email me and i can send you the instructions. they are in a word document. mounting is pretty straight forward. you have to remove the 3 screws from the old headlamps. only one is hard to get to. using a 10" extension on a socket wrench though makes it pretty easy. then you need to remove the turn signal socket from the old ones and reuse it on the new ones. you also need to reuse another plastic peice. it screws into the back of the headlight. it appears to stabliize the entire assembly and keep things from shaking around. im not sure why the new ones dont come with these but its not really a big deal. overall its pretty easy. probably took me about an hour.

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    Re: christmas present?

    Thanks
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    Re: christmas present?

    here are a couple of more pictures of the headlights. i added a blue light bulb in the extra little accessory light spot.


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    Re: christmas present?

    thier sweet

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    Re: christmas present?

    what is visibility like with those?

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    Re: christmas present?

    the light output is vastly different than the stock headlights. the low beams are very nice and the high beams are amazing

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    Re: christmas present?

    oh good...and can you put sylvania (spelling is horrible) silverstar lights in those for the blue-ish xenon-ish look?

    im so freakin' tired of only being able to see what is right below my foglight bar...lol

    and when the high beams are on all i can see is the top of telephone poles...lol

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    Re: christmas present?

    the lights in the pictures are the sylvania silverstars.

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    Re: christmas present?

    oh...then i guess you can!

    can you post a link to the exact lights you ordered...there are some there for $269 and some for $299 and i think i saw some for even $399.

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