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Old 12-13-2009, 11:56 AM   #1
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Hella Headlight Conversion?

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/HLA-003427291/

are these like....an H4 bulb conversion or what?
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

kinda but ours are 4x6 i think
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

nope i know for a fact that there 6 x 7...and i entered my car into the summit part finder =P
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Old 12-13-2009, 02:15 PM   #4
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

those are great! get an h4 relay harness also. and some silverstar ultra bulbs from your local autozone.
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

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kinda but ours are 4x6 i think
#1, you have a Camaro. Yours are smaler
#2, the 92/92 'birds do use the smaller size, due to the different nose.

To the OP, I'd be skeptical. I've tried lamps like those & the light output sucked. Maybe those Hellas would be better, but I dunno. I'm just going to do a full HID conversion on mine.
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links? i saw the ones on carid.com for like $150...but with that kit id still have to buy the hella lamps..
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

From what I understand, the ones that say they are D.O.T. are nothing more than H4 conversions. The ones that are e-code/ece headlights have a slightly different shaped housing (but still fit) and project light from halogen bulbs better. Think of the e-codes as focusing the light better instead of scattered.

82-90 firebirds are 6x7, 91-92 are 4x6.

I have hella e-code 4x6's and they are very good quality, a lot better design than the ebay H4 conversions. I've had both. Haven't got a chance to try out the hella's yet.

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links? i saw the ones on carid.com for like $150...but with that kit id still have to buy the hella lamps..
In other threads about this, yes. But sorry, I'm not going to sit here & search for them, then post them for you. When you can just do the searches for yourself.....
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

http://www.carid.com/product.php?pro...t=86531&page=1
this ^^
plus the hella lamps??
good???
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

how would these hella lights fair up against the HID conversions ive seen on Ebay? the $80 7x6 HID kit that is....
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

The Summit Racing link goes to a bare, empty housing. It is up to the buyer to decide what lamp to put inside it.
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

oh, i thought that it came with the conversion of some sort to wire it up to a H4 bulb. so it would kinda seem better to just go with the Ebay cheapo kit? cuz thats what im really starting to lean towards, that is if its a legit kit
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oh, i thought that it came with the conversion of some sort to wire it up to a H4 bulb. so it would kinda seem better to just go with the Ebay cheapo kit? cuz thats what im really starting to lean towards, that is if its a legit kit
Your not very likely to find a COMPLETE kit, of bulbs and housings.

Most likely, you'll need to buy the bulbs you want, then the housings that fit your car.

Buy those Hella's (if you want) then buy the bulbs separate. Either from Summit or elsewhere.
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/HID-8...Q5fAccessories

says its all there. sounds like it too.
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says its all there. sounds like it too.
Go for it. When you get it in, let us know how well it actually lights up the road & get pics from the drivers position!
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

so would the 7x6 work? cuz theres a bunch of those
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Go for it. When you get it in, let us know how well it actually lights up the road & get pics from the drivers position!
those are the same fake ebay "projectors" with black reflectors. probably wont light up the road well since black isn't very good at reflecting light.
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Re: Hella Headlight Conversion?

Hella E-Codes conversions are very good lamp housings. I have a set for my Camaro.

I think the only ones that are better are the Cibie E-Codes. I had Cibie conversions on my 2nd Gen.

BTW, why would someone install conversions and run Silverstars? There are better bulb choices out there.

I would fab up an upgraded headlight harness per the tech article here. For H4 bulbs, you'll also have to rewire the plug or buy a ready made conversion plug.
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