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Old 05-19-2006, 01:21 AM   #1
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pic of ebay one piece headlight on the car

from this particular picture it looks nice.
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Old 05-19-2006, 02:11 AM   #2
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i like it....what colour is that car?!
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Old 05-19-2006, 02:50 AM   #3
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Looks allright in the picture, but in reality the quality is grabage.
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Old 05-19-2006, 04:52 AM   #4
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One piece headlights rarely fit flush to the fender by the turn signal... looks like he modified some wrap around headlight trim to cover up the gap? it looks good because he tinted the plastic, just like how the front windshield is tinted. (photoshopped?)

ALTHOUGH, those don't look like the typical 1-piece headlights (the turn signal).. looks almost like depo's with turn signals, and he blended them in photoshop. What makes this even more suspect, is that it looks like the left turn signal is missing. If it is, how can they be 1-piece?

These are the typical 1 piece headlights:
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Old 05-19-2006, 11:12 AM   #5
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The thing that bugs me about these shitty e-bay lights is how small the damn projectors are ... they just don't look right in the housings, compared to the OE or ZKW look.
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Old 05-20-2006, 04:06 AM   #6
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i found another car that has same headlight, it doesnt seem like a photoshop to me though. what do you guys think. the headlight certainly do not look like the ones from ebay.

both cars are from korea.
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Old 05-20-2006, 08:13 AM   #7
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they look okay. Don't ask me why, but they look sorta cheap.

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Old 05-20-2006, 11:30 AM   #8
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Here are some other pics, I like them.



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Old 05-20-2006, 12:58 PM   #9
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mpower1226 - I think you're right. I like them, especially the tint on them. Nicer styling than ZKW's even, too bad it's plastic. I assume that trim around the turn signal is replacable so it allows the one-piece headlights to fit both coupe and sedans.

Gamite - they look cheap because it's a plastic housing, not glass.

kuds - those are different 1-piece headlights you posted up.
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Old 05-20-2006, 01:03 PM   #10
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those are nice. I can't say i like them better than my setup, but i could see other people prefering these.
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Old 05-20-2006, 02:18 PM   #11
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the ones on the 2 japanese cars dont look like the ebay ones,

the ebay ones shown on the third car are brutal, ass ugly, I've seen them in real life to, they look terrible and ridiculously cheap looking,

the two jap cars look ok in hose pics, but i think it might just be a good angle,
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Old 05-20-2006, 11:24 PM   #12
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the ones on the 2 japanese cars dont look like the ebay ones,

the ebay ones shown on the third car are brutal, ass ugly, I've seen them in real life to, they look terrible and ridiculously cheap looking,

the two jap cars look ok in hose pics, but i think it might just be a good angle,
they are KOREAN cars, not japs.
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Old 05-21-2006, 12:03 AM   #13
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they are KOREAN cars, not japs.
bah, just two different types of Chinese anyway.
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Old 05-21-2006, 12:23 AM   #14
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Since we are on this subject, can anyone tell me if the ones in this auction are good finish or are they just cheap:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/92-98...66946013QQrdZ1

I was planning on buying them, but after seeing this thread, I am starting to look at other options.
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Since we are on this subject, can anyone tell me if the ones in this auction are good finish or are they just cheap:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/92-98...66946013QQrdZ1

I was planning on buying them, but after seeing this thread, I am starting to look at other options.
They're a very inexpensive alternative to the stock headlamps. But nowhere near the quality of the glass headlamps (ZKW, Depo, or Bosch). Those headlights are all plastic, even the "chrome" on them is just paint. It looks 'cheap' to the eye... but so do stock headlights.
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