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    1st gen headlights?

    bulbs or sealed beam units? i cant remember, if they are bulbs what number are they?

    sarah has the car so i cant check.
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    sealed i believe, i can unpack mine later and get a number if no one else does.

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    Sealed 4x6's

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    thanks guys, no need to go to the trouble Austin i'll contact my contact and get some new units, these are deadly at night. its like driving with two candles up front.

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    I hear ya. I upgraded mine to Sylvania Silverstars I think they're called, they're not a ton better, cost $20 each. They're a little better but it's really not super significant. I hear they burn out quickly though, we'll have to see.

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    Sorry to upset all you Americans but your wrong if he is in the UK and he has a GTO they are not sealed they are standard H4. As for his local Euro spec 3000GTs I'm not sure. I replaced my entire units anyway as the reflective material was heat damaged. I now have a Narva H4 4x6 healight with 6000K HIDs.
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    If you can wait till I get home tonight [it's 9:30 am at the moment] I can install ASA Europe and tell you what the correct part number is for the Euro spec versions. But I'm fairly sure only the USDM ones had the sealed units. Australian delivered 3000GT was H4.

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    thanks Joe i'll go check!

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    yes they are H4's the car is here now and was able to check.

    going to try some xenon bulbs see if that makes a difference?

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    the xenon bulbs will make very little difference as the jdm lamps dont have a central diffusser like european lamps, get a Hella lamp conversion about 90 the difference is amazing.


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