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Old 06-15-2016, 05:42 AM   #1
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Headlights?

The low beams on this car suck. High beams work fine. Has anyone addressed this issue and if so what have been the best solutions?
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Old 06-15-2016, 06:11 AM   #2
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No doubt they suck. I haven't worked on that issue yet. But I will before Daylight Savings comes back later this year.
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Old 06-15-2016, 08:52 AM   #3
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We did an upgrade to our Z/28, and went with the OEM RS lights, yes they add 4LB with the harness, but then replacing the front crash bar saved 11LB, so it made up for the extra LB we added.

Here we are at a club meet.
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:19 AM   #4
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those do look nice!
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:31 AM   #5
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We did an upgrade to our Z/28, and went with the OEM RS lights, yes they add 4LB with the harness, but then replacing the front crash bar saved 11LB, so it made up for the extra LB we added.

Here we are at a club meet.
Halos are a MUST on any 14-15 Camaro IMO. They look SO good as the running lights.

Nicely done, guys!

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Old 06-15-2016, 11:33 AM   #6
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We did an upgrade to our Z/28, and went with the OEM RS lights, yes they add 4LB with the harness, but then replacing the front crash bar saved 11LB, so it made up for the extra LB we added.

Here we are at a club meet.
What did the conversion cost? Also, how much work is involved in the conversion?
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Old 06-15-2016, 12:29 PM   #7
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those do look nice!
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Halos are a MUST on any 14-15 Camaro IMO. They look SO good as the running lights.

Nicely done, guys!

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Same to you and TY.

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What did the conversion cost? Also, how much work is involved in the conversion?
I cant post a price here, and if you find a set of lights at a dismantelers there not that bad, on a Z its a harder to change out, you have the extra parts on the front, the hardest part is holding the wheel extensions out of the way as you remove the front bumper.

Here is a pick to help you.
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Old 06-20-2016, 05:04 PM   #8
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You wouldn't happen to have a step by step on how to do this mod? Obviously just the real painstakingly hard part on removing the bumper.
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Old 06-20-2016, 07:04 PM   #9
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Same to you and TY.



I cant post a price here, and if you find a set of lights at a dismantelers there not that bad, on a Z its a harder to change out, you have the extra parts on the front, the hardest part is holding the wheel extensions out of the way as you remove the front bumper.

Here is a pick to help you.
I could tear it down. It's the putting it back together part that may not go so well. :-) I am not totally mechanically inept, but not anywhere near as capable as a lot of guys on this forum. I am in complete awe of those who do all (or most) of mods on their cars.
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Old 06-20-2016, 10:54 PM   #10
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Not sure I agree. Some things you want to keep original....




Loved the pictures, they speak volumes!! Can you tell me about the tow hook?



My father was a great man. Intelligent and insightful...after rebuilding a tranny once, we ended up with too many bolts. He looked at me and said..."Sometimes manufacturers put in extras." I think it was easier than to cry and take it apart again. But the transmission never worked better!! So, I'd at least take a crack at it....
Your Father sounds like a good man, and it's never to hard.
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Old 06-07-2019, 05:46 PM   #11
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Agreed 100% Z/28 Head-lamps suck big time.

Gonna most likely pull the trigger on these HIDs and Fog Lamps.

Please Advise.

https://www.gen5diy.com/collections/...-rs-headlights

https://www.gen5diy.com/collections/...og-light-kit-1
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Old 06-08-2019, 08:41 AM   #12
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I swapped my bulbs for the sylvania ZXE. Worked fine for me. Fast forward to the end, I have a couple of still shots.

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Old 06-08-2019, 09:00 AM   #13
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Yup ill have to invest in new lights as well, just costed me a spliter last night on the highway ...
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Old 06-08-2019, 04:02 PM   #14
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I swapped my bulbs for the sylvania ZXE. Worked fine for me. Fast forward to the end, I have a couple of still shots.

Nice DIY 1970judge, but in the past I have found that upgrading the bulbs will damage you connecter, that's why on our 2010 car we did the headlight update to the RS units.
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