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Old 10-01-2013, 12:14 PM   #1
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Okay guys so is there actually a difference between halo lights and projector lights? I see them used both interchangeably and as separate things. I want to put some on my fourth gen but I don't know what I am supposed to be searching for
Something like this http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5916
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Those projectors look horrible on an early 4th gen.
The difference between a halo and a projector is, a halo is an accent light, while projectors are actual head lights and do what the name says "project" light.
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Those projectors look horrible on an early 4th gen
All mater of opinion, I like them. Thanks for the answer though
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Halo-


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I think it would look okay with a headlight bezel, but without nah looks bad.
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I was gonna look at a smoked cover to go along with them, I think I'd look pretty sweet
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I never understood why people black out their headlights. You're effectively ruining your ability to see and be seen in the dark.
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I never understood why people black out their headlights. You're effectively ruining your ability to see and be seen in the dark.
Yeah, it's like walking into a dark room and closing your eyes.
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I never understood why people black out their headlights. You're effectively ruining your ability to see and be seen in the dark.
Not blacking out. A light tint to hide the main assembly. Blacking them out is dumb
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I'd have to see what you're talking about. I don't think any tint in front of headlights is a good idea.
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I'd have to see what you're talking about. I don't think any tint in front of headlights is a good idea.
I can't show you what I mean but I mean just a light smoke so that you can't really see inside because it will be dark from the hood being there and stuff but still light enough to see the halos and the lights when they are on. More or less reinforcing the shadow from the hood
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Are you planning on putting a lens between the lights and the elements? Is that what you plan on smoking/tinting? Otherwise, what else can you smoke?
Also, those lights are not meant to be headlights.
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Also, those lights are not meant to be headlights.
Wait what?
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Wait what?
he's saying that halos are not to be used as headlights, projectors are made to be used as headlights
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he's saying that halos are not to be used as headlights, projectors are made to be used as headlights
But they are projector headlights with the halos around them, I am confused
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But they are projector headlights with the halos around them, I am confused
No need to be confused. The projectors ARE headlights/driving lights. The halos around them are just accent lights. Like I said in this threads 2nd post. And also the pic examples that Superman posted earlier, Can be, just projectors, just halos or both, which is what u are looking at, or have.
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Halos are for looks, the projector part is for function
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Halos are for looks, the projector part is for function
Well I'm confused why he said they are not for driving then since they are projectors
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The Angel Eye Mod link shows Pilot Automotive Driving Lights.
Those are not meant to be Headlights. They are also not projectors. They are not focused at all, they are meant to be additional driving lights, at best, fogs (which I and a couple others have used them for in the past).
Real projectors are not $25 and can't be bought at your local PepBoys.
Here's real projectors retro-fitted for the 93-97 Camaro:
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A bit out of my price range but thanks for saving me from that though, I hadn't even though of them both being headlights. Also PepBoys lol... never even seen one, we don't have any around here
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