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Old 20th-October-2009, 03:20 AM   #1
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Halo headlights

I have been considering getting some modern looking lights but i want to think what every body thinks.
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Old 20th-October-2009, 03:24 AM   #2
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theres a member on there that has some halo lights on here. i think he said they gave horrible light cause its just that little halo not a beam...most everyone said they were importish type stuff as well...i thought they looked kool

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Old 20th-October-2009, 03:26 AM   #3
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Old 20th-October-2009, 03:38 AM   #4
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I've been thinking about a set for my 67' also. Not sure about the quality though? I think lighting should be okay, the halo is run off another switch, the headlight lights up normally or at least it should.
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Old 20th-October-2009, 07:53 AM   #5
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These are made for imports !
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Old 20th-October-2009, 07:56 AM   #6
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My son gave me a pair for Christmas and I put them in. They dont work very well for light even though they are Halogen lights, but they do get alot of attention at dusk when I run my parking lights. In my opinion, the lights are just for fun not for driving light improvement.

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Old 20th-October-2009, 09:50 AM   #7
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I have a set-didnt wire the lil light that gives the halo effect, I just wanted brighter headlights and w/o the lil light they look fairly stock...imo
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Old 20th-October-2009, 09:54 AM   #8
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I got a set of Slyvania "Ultra whites" for mine. Much brighter than stock, and no weird blue glow!

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Old 20th-October-2009, 11:52 AM   #9
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I was going to mention ....Slyvania silver stars

I got them in the 72 man.. what a difference..... bright white light.... better than Halogen....


I dont care for the diamond cuts.. the look cheap to me

here is a nice discussion and a cool tid bit about KenWorth lights(big truck)


http://www.binderplanet.com/forums/s...d.php?p=588914


the sealed beam you want is a H6024 Slyvania silver star
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Old 20th-October-2009, 12:49 PM   #10
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As usual, for me, it comes down to a CONSISTANT theme for the car - are you planning on some 18 inch rims, air bag lowering, some other very high tech "appliances" on the car (LS1 engine, competition style suspension, modern graphic paint, etc, etc,) - then I think these headlights might fly. But from the pics, your car looks pretty stock, the wheel/tire combo and stance old school, so I think these are going to stick out as an out of place "add-on". These aftermarket lights, as mentioned, don't offer great lighting power, and they are generally really cheap in construction (and they're usually illegal as well). All food for thought.
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I was going to mention ....Slyvania silver stars

I got them in the 72 man.. what a difference..... bright white light.... better than Halogen....


I dont care for the diamond cuts.. the look cheap to me

here is a nice discussion and a cool tid bit about KenWorth lights(big truck)


http://www.binderplanet.com/forums/s...d.php?p=588914


the sealed beam you want is a H6024 Slyvania silver star
Yeah, SilverStars work great on my daily driver. Really a noticible difference, helps with deer spotting.
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Old 20th-October-2009, 02:14 PM   #12
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Thanks for all the input. Im still not sure if I want to, they arent really expensive so it wouldnt be a huge loss if I did and didnt like them.


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As usual, for me, it comes down to a CONSISTANT theme for the car - are you planning on some 18 inch rims, air bag lowering, some other very high tech "appliances" on the car (LS1 engine, competition style suspension, modern graphic paint, etc, etc,) - then I think these headlights might fly. But from the pics, your car looks pretty stock, the wheel/tire combo and stance old school, so I think these are going to stick out as an out of place "add-on". These aftermarket lights, as mentioned, don't offer great lighting power, and they are generally really cheap in construction (and they're usually illegal as well). All food for thought.
It kind of will match a theme because the car color is blue and I have plans in the cab to mount blue neon tubes inside for better cabin lighting. I will run a long tube under the dash and smaller 10in tubes under the the bucket seats to light up the passenger foot area. this will over all give me better light in the cabin to find stuff. All of this on top of my dome light that will eventually turn into LEDs.



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Old 20th-October-2009, 02:35 PM   #13
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Thanks for all the input. Im still not sure if I want to, they arent really expensive so it wouldnt be a huge loss if I did and didnt like them.




It kind of will match a theme because the car color is blue and I have plans in the cab to mount blue neon tubes inside for better cabin lighting. I will run a long tube under the dash and smaller 10in tubes under the the bucket seats to light up the passenger foot area. this will over all give me better light in the cabin to find stuff. All of this on top of my dome light that will eventually turn into LEDs.



Well, if I had to be totally honest though, I would still plan on a different, more contemporary wheel/tire/stance if you are going to add all of that stuff, or it's going to look a bit out of place on an otherwise totally stock looking car. I'd be careful with these changes, they don't seem like they go with your pictures. That's a SUPER clean Nova, all JMO but why not put the $ and energy towards some American 5 spokes or other traditional rims and some mild lowering, and leave the rest alone? "Know when to say when" might be the best advice here!
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Old 20th-October-2009, 04:09 PM   #14
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Those look pretty cool for YOUR car. Its matches the color of the car. Most halos that I've seen are white and not blue. I think those are the lights I'm going to have to get for my HID set up I'm going to be doing on the Nova.
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Old 20th-October-2009, 10:29 PM   #15
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the halos on my car go with the theme very well, and the light bulbs in the are extremely bright, i can see every thing, theyre the H4 conversion, major improvement over any sylvania light, IMO

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