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You could buy these and use a retro kit from Lightwerkz or BlackFlameCustoms to get the right lenses and such right? I just like the JDM bulb locations and setup. Especially since Morrette's are long gone.

I ask, because that's what I'm thinking of doing...
No retro-fitting needed, unless that's your bag baby.

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No retro-fitting needed, unless that's your bag baby.
After reading the first couple of pages, I was just worried about fitment of HIDs. I also love the work that BFC's does and the products that Lightwerkz has. Is fitment 100% good to go? And are the lenses cleared or "hazy?"
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You could buy these and use a retro kit from Lightwerkz or BlackFlameCustoms to get the right lenses and such right? I just like the JDM bulb locations and setup. Especially since Morrette's are long gone.

I ask, because that's what I'm thinking of doing...
You can, but the reviews on these are full complaints that the actual housing keep cracking, making them bad frames.

And Morettes are still in production.
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DEPO makes OEM quality replacements, have you not been able to find a set?


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You can, but the reviews on these are full complaints that the actual housing keep cracking, making them bad frames.
Only the 1st batch. We are well beyond that now. I got the last halogen set from the second batch in June of '13. No cracks! And don't fall for the HID ones. They are sticking HID bulbs in halogen optics. If you want HIDs then gut 'em and put HID optics in them not just HID bulbs.

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DEPO makes OEM quality replacements, have you not been able to find a set?


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Is there a Canadian distributor for Depo or Spec-D headlights?

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Do NOT get the spec-Ds!!! They are complete CRAP!!! You would be better off duct taping flashlights to your front fenders. I compare both of them here starting at post #14 With lots of pictures. My evil plan(build thread) I got the Depos from E-bay. They ship anywhere. More info than you will ever need is here...Depo bugeye jdm replicas - NASIOC Don't let the cracking and wiring problems discourage you. All of the bugs have been worked out after the first batch. If you have any more questions about the Depos or want more pictures I am your go-to-guy! Good luck.

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OOps...I saw you have a Blob-eye. Depo is still the one to go with.

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Depo is usually my first recommendation if you don't want to purchase another set of OEM replacements

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I will look them up on your website Nick, but my shipping address is in Toronto, Canada.
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I will look them up on your website Nick, but my shipping address is in Toronto, Canada.
We don't offer complete replacement headlights, but you should be able to purchase them through most major automotive parts stores. I imagine you can find them on Amazon or ebay

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@Fidrat http://www.ebay.ca/itm/300916903150

these what u have? i want black headlight and dont wanna pay for JDM, but at almost $400 thats only 100 shy of what i can get JDM lights at? are there cheaper ones im not finding? they dont have to be HIDs or fancy whatever. im cool with normal bulbs. just want the black look

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@Fidrat http://www.ebay.ca/itm/300916903150

these what u have? i want black headlight and dont wanna pay for JDM, but at almost $400 thats only 100 shy of what i can get JDM lights at? are there cheaper ones im not finding? they dont have to be HIDs or fancy whatever. im cool with normal bulbs. just want the black look
Yes, That's them and that is the guy I got them from. Truly plug and play. If you can find true JDMs for $500 bucks you are a better man than I. Keep in mind true JDMs are not plug and play,make sure they're for LHD. If not you have to convert them. I'd stay away from HIDs. Too complicated and I don't care what other people say, they blind people and they should be banned to off-road only.

The dims should come on with the brights. If you install them and they do not there is a very simple fix. Some need the fix and some don't. Here it is...How To: Easy 2002/03 Subaru WRX 4-HI Mod I also recommend you disable the DRLs. I think they are stupid and the bulbs will last longer. Here is how...How To: Disable DRL 02-03 WRX - NASIOC

Bottom line...If you can get new true halogen LHD projector plug and play JDMs for $500, go for it! If not the Deops are an excellent choice.

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yea im like an hour away from JDMRacingMotors in Montreal(lucky me, local pickup discount). so they will probably be RHD models, not the LHD model u speak of.

how bad/hard of a job is it to fit the RHD's?

im not set on HID's. sure they're neat, and i agree they can be too bright. its just these stock lights are soooo fugly.

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yea im like an hour away from JDMRacingMotors in Montreal(lucky me, local pickup discount). so they will probably be RHD models, not the LHD model u speak of.

how bad/hard of a job is it to fit the RHD's?

im not set on HID's. sure they're neat, and i agree they can be too bright. its just these stock lights are soooo fugly.

It's a incredible PITA And it rarely comes out right. It involves taking them apart in an oven,cutting a shield out of tin from a template, installing the shield and gluing them back together. Not worth it unless you got the lights for free. That way if you screw them up no harm no foul. Here are the details...http://www.scoobymods.com/showthread...-rhd-2421.html

I don't recommend it.
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