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Old 09-16-2012, 09:15 PM   #1
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ZL1 Front Nose Lights

Anyone know the part number or where to get some different bulbs to change these to HID's like the headlights? The mismatch looks awful to me when I see it at night.
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Old 09-17-2012, 12:49 PM   #2
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Old 09-17-2012, 01:51 PM   #3
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Old 09-17-2012, 01:55 PM   #4
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HIDs will melt the plastic housing. Just FYI.
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:29 PM   #5
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there is a 24w HID kit out there that will supposedly not melt the housings but it is $200. I ordered some 5000k LED bulbs to try but they have not came in yet.

I can't see paying $200 for a 24w HID kit in a light that is just a daytime light basically.

I do hate the mismatch though.

the light is actually a psx26w but you are supposed to be able to make a p13w work I guess.
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:35 PM   #6
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I found some plasma kits, but I'll wait to see what Ivan has in stock.
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Old 09-17-2012, 04:59 PM   #7
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Oracle makes HOD lights that are a much brighter white than stock. Not sure how hot they burn. What other options are out there that won't melt the housing?
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:54 PM   #8
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Been following this thread. Has anyone checked these out:
http://www.phastekperformance.com/20...l1-p13-h11.htm
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:49 PM   #9
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Been following this thread. Has anyone checked these out:
http://www.phastekperformance.com/20...l1-p13-h11.htm

I purchased this set several months ago. The P13s are great for the driving lights but the H11 LEDs have very weak output. I sent the H11s back for a refund. The H11s are good for show but not for use as an actual fog light. I have since installed PIAA Plasma Ion Yellow in the fog light position they are yellow as fog lights should be.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:58 PM   #10
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HIDs will melt the plastic housing. Just FYI.
Yep. Thats why I got the Non-RS lamps. Has glass instead of plastic.

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Old 09-24-2012, 10:09 PM   #11
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Are the daytime lights the same bulb as the fog lights? Want to have all 3 of my lights the same color, bottom two are yellow.
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Are the daytime lights the same bulb as the fog lights? Want to have all 3 of my lights the same color, bottom two are yellow.

no the fogs are H11's and daytime running light are a new bulb PSX26W which you probably won't find very easy.

The fogs you could just roll a 4300k hid kit in or get some bulbs that match close. I tried hoen 5000k halogen bulbs ($38 as opposed to $60-80 for the hid kit) they are not perfect but way closer

I am trying some V-led 5000k p13w's for the fogs ~$50.

you can modify the p13w really easy to fit in the housing but it fits a tad lose so you have to douple o-ring or zip tie or tape them in place.

I tried to go the cheap route ~$90 but the match is not going to be exact just 90% better than it was.
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I am running these plasma p13 bulbs in my SS/RS DRLs. The plastic lenses haven't melted yet.

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no the fogs are H11's and daytime running light are a new bulb PSX26W which you probably won't find very easy.

The fogs you could just roll a 4300k hid kit in or get some bulbs that match close. I tried hoen 5000k halogen bulbs ($38 as opposed to $60-80 for the hid kit) they are not perfect but way closer

I am trying some V-led 5000k p13w's for the fogs ~$50.

you can modify the p13w really easy to fit in the housing but it fits a tad lose so you have to douple o-ring or zip tie or tape them in place.

I tried to go the cheap route ~$90 but the match is not going to be exact just 90% better than it was.
I am runnin the same bulbs in my fogs and I think they look pretty good. They are way better than the yellow stock bulbs anyhow
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I googled the new lights and they came up on ebay. It looks like the exact same as the fog lights, which set did you buy for the daytimes?


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no the fogs are H11's and daytime running light are a new bulb PSX26W which you probably won't find very easy.

The fogs you could just roll a 4300k hid kit in or get some bulbs that match close. I tried hoen 5000k halogen bulbs ($38 as opposed to $60-80 for the hid kit) they are not perfect but way closer

I am trying some V-led 5000k p13w's for the fogs ~$50.

you can modify the p13w really easy to fit in the housing but it fits a tad lose so you have to douple o-ring or zip tie or tape them in place.

I tried to go the cheap route ~$90 but the match is not going to be exact just 90% better than it was.
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I googled the new lights and they came up on ebay. It looks like the exact same as the fog lights, which set did you buy for the daytimes?
Nope. fogs on the ZL1 are H11. I am not sure if the older modles used the P13w as fogs or not.

the daytime running lights are PSX26W. on ebay they will tell you the P13W are the same becasue you can make them work but I have them in my hand they are not exact.

there is a plorizing get than needs sanded off, on tab just needs a tad dremeled off to go in and out easy, the locking mechanism of the conector did not latch.

they will plug in, they will fit the socket but they are just a bit lose so you need to take up that play.

I bought P13W 5000K from V-led's because they in pictuers were the best color match I found but the fitment is not perfect.

Maybe someone will chime in with a better solution but all my reseach led me to the fact you just have to make these bulbs work for now.
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Old 09-25-2012, 01:46 PM   #17
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Nope. fogs on the ZL1 are H11. I am not sure if the older modles used the P13w as fogs or not.

the daytime running lights are PSX26W. on ebay they will tell you the P13W are the same becasue you can make them work but I have them in my hand they are not exact.

there is a plorizing get than needs sanded off, on tab just needs a tad dremeled off to go in and out easy, the locking mechanism of the conector did not latch.

they will plug in, they will fit the socket but they are just a bit lose so you need to take up that play.

I bought P13W 5000K from V-led's because they in pictuers were the best color match I found but the fitment is not perfect.

Maybe someone will chime in with a better solution but all my reseach led me to the fact you just have to make these bulbs work for now.

That is what I'm reading too on the DRL's: http://store.ijdmtoy.com/Chevy-Camar...Bulb-a/425.htm
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Old 09-25-2012, 04:50 PM   #18
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I purchased this set several months ago. The P13s are great for the driving lights but the H11 LEDs have very weak output. I sent the H11s back for a refund. The H11s are good for show but not for use as an actual fog light. I have since installed PIAA Plasma Ion Yellow in the fog light position they are yellow as fog lights should be.
How do those yellow plasmas look? Can u show us a pic? Have always liked yellow fogs...
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