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      10-18-2014, 12:14 PM   #1
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I found these online.

I want to upgrade my stock headlights. I like the black interior and the look of LED's I see on Audi's and some Mercedes.

I'm just not sure if these will look cheesy on my car. And the price seems rather cheap as compared to bi-xenon replacements.

So, cheesy or not?
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      10-18-2014, 01:57 PM   #2
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Trust your instincts.

Keep Audi lights on Audis.
Keep Mercedes lights on Mercedes (and Kias).

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      Yesterday, 02:59 PM   #3
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i would say stay away they look cheesy, but it you like them go ahead its your car sir.
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they could at least take out the amber if they were going to make those.
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Seems like every car now has the "me too" row of angry eyebrow LEDs. I'd probably stay away from adding them to a car that didn't come with them, although the idea is pretty cool. They seem a bit too blue to appear integrated with the HIDs, and I agree with heeblet... would have been nice for them to offer an amber delete version.
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there is a different version of the Sonar branded lights - now with upgraded halo light that looks 10x better than this linked headlight

The depo e87 e82 projector version is pretty good too

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You can get spyder headlights with either black or silver inner part. Both look good. You can also get rid of the amber turn bulb and replace it and get that clear euro look.

Those leds look tacky
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I hate those lights. I think they look really cheap and Ebayish. If you want to change the headlights then go for the Euro style. Everything else just ruins the look of the car.
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