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I personally am bummed that Kia didn't use projector headlights. I was driving the other day and noticed that even the toyota matrix has them. Also they are safer and more luxurious looking. IMO. I can't wait till companies start making this stuff. But honestly I hate waiting... and waiting. If I can get 20 people to buy projector headlights, then I think the Tarmac Kia guys can help. So I will be the first to sign up.

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agree 100% with ya bro. i think it looks cleaner with projectors. IMO, kia rushed the forte koup and put it on the market too soon and didnt have it prepared like, say, a civic si. i think kia should have waited til they made a lip kit, projectors, etc.. as an option on the car before they put it on the market. if the civic si wasnt so damn expensive, i would have gotten one of them BUT the koup is much more affordable so there ya go lol sorry for the ramble but totally agree with you. if you find any, lemme know! ^_^
 

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Is a cleaner, brighter, high intensity discharge kit not a decent alternative? I know my lights arent being directed through a lens but my 6,000k HIDs look sick.
 

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Yeah I have the 6k's too, but i love projectors and in black....uauuauahghgh nutted my pants. ahahha. Plus for cop reasons too.
 

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the projectors do throw a nice beam of light... I had the aftermarket projectors on my 95 Honda accord (my previous car) w/ halos 5,000k... that shiz looks sooooooo sweet...

 

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I'm sorry, i don't know much about these. Would you want to put an HID in a projector? The same dope light, projected?
 

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Check out lightwerkz.net go into gallery and look for Forte. HID Projector Headlight Retrofit for Subaru, Honda, BMW, Scion and More | LightWerkz.net

I have emailed them to make your lights like the one in the pictures its about $1000. To rich for my blood, but I did find someone locally who could do it for about $550.

Here is the email repsonse I got back from Lightwerkz:

"Hi Jamie
You would need to provide us with the headlights.
We have all sorts of projector options.
Labor runs $600 on this model.
Projectors run anywhere from $175-$410. Shrouds are an extra $80 if you want them to look like the ones in the gallery.
The HID system is $189 and the wiring harness is $50.
Painting is generally $100 extra. "
 

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Check out lightwerkz.net go into gallery and look for Forte. HID Projector Headlight Retrofit for Subaru, Honda, BMW, Scion and More | LightWerkz.net

I have emailed them to make your lights like the one in the pictures its about $1000. To rich for my blood, but I did find someone locally who could do it for about $550.

Here is the email repsonse I got back from Lightwerkz:

"Hi Jamie
You would need to provide us with the headlights.
We have all sorts of projector options.
Labor runs $600 on this model.
Projectors run anywhere from $175-$410. Shrouds are an extra $80 if you want them to look like the ones in the gallery.
The HID system is $189 and the wiring harness is $50.
Painting is generally $100 extra. "
Ouch!
 

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yeah but they look sick as hell.

@YL Groper: reason for projectors is so you do not blind people with the glare from HID in reflector housing. The projectors are designed to have proper cutoffs. Just google "projector cutoff" and you will see the difference.
 

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I love my S2000 retrofits. Absolutely worth the cost, and no regrets.

Don't cheap out when it comes to lighting. Those ebay projector headlamps
have huge hotspots and low output, even with HIDs.

OEM projectors, retrofits, or stock halogen reflectors - period.

 

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I love my S2000 retrofits. Absolutely worth the cost, and no regrets.

Don't cheap out when it comes to lighting. Those ebay projector headlamps
have huge hotspots and low output, even with HIDs.

OEM projectors, retrofits, or stock halogen reflectors - period.


gad damn these look secksie :eek:
 

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I love my S2000 retrofits. Absolutely worth the cost, and no regrets.

Don't cheap out when it comes to lighting. Those ebay projector headlamps
have huge hotspots and low output, even with HIDs.

OEM projectors, retrofits, or stock halogen reflectors - period.
Is that thing lowered? It looks so sexy.
 

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Good god, projectors on our cars looks so DAMN SEXY! :D Dear lord, I need a lighting guru to help me retrofit projectors... I'd never spend 1000+ for headlights....
 

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Looking to purchase one of these cars so I may as well put my 2 cents into projector housings:

Had regular JDM headlight housings:


add on a set of these:




and you get this:


Bought them off a group buy from sr20-forum.com for $200 shipped.
 

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