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Old 03-01-2009, 03:41 PM   #1
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Lightbulb HALO RINGS

i ordered a black LS with the regular headlights and i was wondering if i could order the headlights with the halo rings and have them installed. IF anyone knows i would really appreciate it
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Old 03-01-2009, 03:46 PM   #2
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i ordered a black LS with the regular headlights and i was wondering if i could order the headlights with the halo rings and have them installed. IF anyone knows i would really appreciate it
Not from the dealer that we know of yet, but the aftermarket should have them available shortly after launch.
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Old 03-01-2009, 04:06 PM   #3
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The halo lights are HID. I looked once for a conversion kit for another car and couldn't find a conversion for any car that was certified street legal. I have HIDs on my Enclave and love them. The only down side is there is no flash to pass with HID. It has something to do with the time it takes for them to come on or some such. When offered as an option HIDs are usually about $500. They come with the RS package only on the Camaro.
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The halo lights are HID. I looked once for a conversion kit for another car and couldn't find a conversion for any car that was certified street legal. I have HIDs on my Enclave and love them. The only down side is there is no flash to pass with HID. It has something to do with the time it takes for them to come on or some such. When offered as an option HIDs are usually about $500. They come with the RS package only on the Camaro.
thing is... you can't get the RS package on a LS model

my suggestion would be to wait for somebody to wreck a RS car & gank the lights, switch, & control module from that car. at least that's what i'm gonna try to do
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or you could go 1lt but that would cost about 3500 more with rs
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Meh, I don't like the look of the halos/projectors anyway. Give me some plain old halogens with some nice bulbs.
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Old 03-02-2009, 03:14 AM   #7
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Halos all the way they look great
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Old 03-02-2009, 07:25 AM   #8
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The halo lights are HID. I looked once for a conversion kit for another car and couldn't find a conversion for any car that was certified street legal. I have HIDs on my Enclave and love them. The only down side is there is no flash to pass with HID. It has something to do with the time it takes for them to come on or some such. When offered as an option HIDs are usually about $500. They come with the RS package only on the Camaro.
From what I understand, the only HIDs that are street legal are the ones that are factory installed.
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Old 03-02-2009, 08:12 AM   #9
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That's not true here in Texas. If you put HID bulbs in a halogen reflector-based headlights, then you may get pulled over for hindering other drivers. My Son wanted HID in his GMC truck so he got aftermarket projector-based headlights then got the HID kit that included the HID bulbs and the ballasts. His truck looks very sharp with those headlights and they do not blind other drivers any more than a factory lexus or bmw.
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Old 03-02-2009, 08:40 AM   #10
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Xenons and halos are the only way to go with the new Camaro. Halogen is technology of the past. Though I must say my bimmer has the ORIGINAL halo technology all others are copies but I like them on the new Camaro. IMO
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Old 03-02-2009, 12:13 PM   #11
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Xenons and halos are the only way to go with the new Camaro. Halogen is technology of the past. Though I must say my bimmer has the ORIGINAL halo technology all others are copies but I like them on the new Camaro. IMO
To the OP, if you just want the regular halogen lights with the halo rings they will be available from the after market for around $100-$150 for just the halos and you will have to break the seal of the headlight so if your not comfortable doin that then you could also buy an aftermartket headlight that already has them installed for about $250.

Beemer drivers are so full of themselves... Halos were invented from the aftermarket and actually first made to fit on a motorcycle headlight for a custom bike in a show. Who's the copycat???
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Old 03-02-2009, 02:34 PM   #12
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Beemer drivers are so full of themselves... Halos were invented from the aftermarket and actually first made to fit on a motorcycle headlight for a custom bike in a show. Who's the copycat???
your full of it buddy
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Old 03-02-2009, 06:36 PM   #13
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To the OP, if you just want the regular halogen lights with the halo rings they will be available from the after market for around $100-$150 for just the halos and you will have to break the seal of the headlight so if your not comfortable doin that then you could also buy an aftermartket headlight that already has them installed for about $250.

Beemer drivers are so full of themselves... Halos were invented from the aftermarket and actually first made to fit on a motorcycle headlight for a custom bike in a show. Who's the copycat???
oh...aight preciate it
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Old 03-05-2009, 07:46 PM   #14
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At the presentation i went to, they explained why the Factory HIDS would be better then aftermarket, he did a great job explaining them , but im sure the aftermrket would be able to achieve the same. The rs package is the option that im most happy about ordering. It is truly beautiful to see those HIDS
Do you mean highbeams, or flash? like when it flashes several times
When i was there, i pressed the highbeam several times, and there was no delay, its very bright. The shutter on the HIDS is very cool.
When the HIDS are on, they are a pure white and stay the same height no matter how far you go, when you have the high beams on, the light hits a nice blue and its very powerfull, the shutter goes up or somthing to. Very cool HIDS.
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Old 03-05-2009, 07:48 PM   #15
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I am sure it won;t take someone long to figure out how to put halos in the standard light housings...
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Old 03-05-2009, 07:51 PM   #16
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I think when you guys see the side by side comparison of a camaro with hids on and the halos on, i think for alot of people, not all, but for alot, they will want HID projector headlights after. I didnt really care for the HIDs before, i did, but i didnt truly appreciate it until i got to see it in person and understand why the ones from the RS package are great
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:36 PM   #17
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Beemer drivers are so full of themselves...
I know! they're a bunch of pompous d**che bags!

if i can get a set of replacement camaro headlights for fairly cheap i'll prolly work on setting up a HID/Halo upgrade kit for all us non RS peoples
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Just as an example, this is my 2008 crew cab. I paid $215 to the door for both headlights. The aftermarket headlights came with new bulbs(H1 for both low and hi beam). The low beam is a projector and looks identical to HID projector beams and I hooked the LEDs and halos up to a switch so I can leave them turned on when the truck is off if I want to. Of course the guys talking about the factory equipment are going to say its better than aftermarket stuff but that what GOOD aftermarket companies do is IMPROVE on the factory equipment.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:52 AM   #19
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were did you get those from? I like the look of it.....
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Old 03-06-2009, 10:14 AM   #20
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It's my understanding that the halo rings are the low beam headlights? They are not just running lights. The center of the ring is used for high beam?

Also, hate to burst anyone's bubble, but LED headlights will eventually surpass Xenon and HID for headlights. They'll be cheaper, near-indestructible, offer better lighting, lower power usage, and unlimited implementation of design. It's coming (already on top end Cadillac's in next model year I believe).
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It's my understanding that the halo rings are the low beam headlights? They are not just running lights. The center of the ring is used for high beam?

Also, hate to burst anyone's bubble, but LED headlights will eventually surpass Xenon and HID for headlights. They'll be cheaper, near-indestructible, offer better lighting, lower power usage, and unlimited implementation of design. It's coming (already on top end Cadillac's in next model year I believe).
no the halos are just accent lighting, you still have high and low beams in the HIDs
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Im sure the aftermarket will have headlights closer to the concept style
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Here is a better pic of them during the day. Halo lights are purly cosmetic. They are bright but not bright enough to be the daytime running lights. Thats why I ordered a factory switch from the parts counter and put it on the dash. It looks factory but performs like I want it to and not when some engineer THINKS they should be on.
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Old 03-06-2009, 04:32 PM   #24
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I have a question. I keep seeing pictures of Camaro's while driving with the halo lights on.
Here's an example. Is this what the halo's will look like while the car is driving or did they do something different to these cars to make the halo light up?

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Old 03-06-2009, 04:40 PM   #25
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If I am not mistaken, I believe the RS uses the Halos as the DTRLs.
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