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Old March 22nd, 2013, 02:57 PM   #1
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Projector headlights replacement..?

Since my headlights are now foggy and burn marked, I was thinking to get some projector replacements -- any suggestion appreciated. (It's for a '98)

Anyone knows or tried those:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/170928693463?

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Old March 24th, 2013, 08:56 AM   #2
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At almost $1000 plus another $100 for shipping (and the fact they are now OOS) I'd think you might be better off looking for a set of used bi-xenon lights from a wrecker. Although I'll admit I haven't check on used prices.
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Old March 24th, 2013, 03:40 PM   #3
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I've looked at those as well, they look cool and would update an older Boxster but my main concern would be fitment. I'd like to see them in person on a Boxster before I bought.
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Old March 24th, 2013, 06:08 PM   #4
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my main concern would be fitment.
Yep, that's why I was curious if anyone here had tried them, or even seen them installed. But I agree with Tom, at $1100 it's kind of silly, (I can think of many $1K mods I'd rather do before some fancy headlights).

So on that note -- has anyone done this fix/mod (although it won't fix my hazy lights, it should at least make them a bit brighter than stock):
http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarti...4-ELEC-HID.htm
http://www.ebay.com/itm/321033781274?

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Old March 24th, 2013, 06:24 PM   #5
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I don't see any feedback on similar P-car headlights. If he was selling lots and people were pleased you'd think there would be some feedback.

As for adding HIDs, using your current lens they would be a waste.
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As for adding HIDs, using your current lens they would be a waste.
How come..?

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Old March 25th, 2013, 07:04 AM   #7
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The original headlights on my '99 Boxster were hazy and looked old. I took my time and looked around and eventually found a near new looking set of replacement OEM's for $500. The instant they were installed my car looked ten years newer. That's, price wise, kinda in between trying to clean up your old ones and the eBay variety.
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Old March 25th, 2013, 05:26 PM   #8
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Here's a nice set with the clear side markers. Shipping is a bit steep, don't know what the reserve is and they're in PR but if you could pick them up for $350-400 you'd be in business.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/porsche-head...64e485&vxp=mtr
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Here's a nice set with the clear side markers.
Hey Ron, thank you so much for that link! The ad says that it's for a "996 1999 tru 2001" -- I got a 986 1998... so will they fit?

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Hey Ron, thank you so much for that link! The ad says that it's for a "996 1999 tru 2001" -- I got a 986 1998... so will they fit?

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I believe the head lights are the same but you might call Sonnen Porsche in Mill Valley to check.
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