View Full Version : FK Automotive lights
03-02-2004, 04:09 AM
How are FK automotive tailights (clear/red) in comparison to OEM and other aftermarket.. are they just as good as hella, zkw?
03-02-2004, 11:15 AM
they're not as good as oem, but they're better than all the japanese knock off parts. Let's just say FK is the upper end of the scale for aftermarket quality.
03-02-2004, 03:57 PM
that's cool... they won't fog up or anything liek that will they?
03-02-2004, 09:02 PM
I recently bought some FK Ellipsoids w/ AE from Tunerworks. These seem to be good quality, although I have not seen to many ZKW's for comparison. They headlights are made by DEPO.
I am having problems installing the drivers side with my Dinan CAI. Anyone else install euros with a Dinan?
03-02-2004, 09:20 PM
A little off topic, but does anyone know how much they sell the replica red/clear taillights for at pacific mall? I wouldnt mind stopping by cuz at least then I can see how good (or bad) they are in person.
03-02-2004, 10:37 PM
Gotta ask you guys with OEM lights...did you actually pay retail for them? I got quoted at the dealership, $200 PER rear light, $100 something per front corner. WTF is that bullshit? Ridiculous..
03-03-2004, 03:19 AM
I was quoted $210 (taxes extra) per rear light for OEM (at dealership) and I thought that was decent. Nothing but OEM for lights.
03-03-2004, 03:33 AM
yeah i heard a lot about Pacific Mall having tailights for a good price... but as fas as quality goes i wanna know the same thing myself
03-03-2004, 04:43 AM
But i mean...they're just lights, pretty much plastic? I just don't understand how they're so expensive :)
03-03-2004, 04:47 AM
you basically paying for the quality of the lights. a lot of aftermarket parts (yes, even lights) are plain shit, they bleed into other seciotns, water leaks into them etc...
03-03-2004, 11:29 AM
If the lights are cheap, the plastic where the bulb holders are supported start to melt over time! Check the lights carefully before you buy any lights. I got @#!%ed 2 yrs ago when I decided to buy cheap taillights but I learned my lesson!!!!!
03-03-2004, 11:25 PM
My last aftermarket lights flooded with water and froze in the winter! (on my civic hatch-yes, I was a ricer once!). They were completely screwed. Never again will I buy aftermarket lights.
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