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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #60 on: June 28, 2017, 12:05:49 PM »
cool thanks for the update.  :)

I think the hid retrofits are probably the best option but they are full sized  :secret:


A friend of mine did two small HIDs on his.  I am looking for the info and will edit the post when I find them
Its a circa 2007 kit from the club I think.  Could be replicated though

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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #61 on: June 28, 2017, 01:18:50 PM »


I'm still in doubt about these.
They are light and allow for an air intake.
I really hate how they do look though

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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #62 on: June 28, 2017, 02:42:50 PM »
East Bear.  Great way to make an FC look like a frog.
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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #63 on: June 28, 2017, 03:47:40 PM »
Yeah, i know.

The popups take a lot of space and weigh a lot.
I need it to be street legal, and i also dont like the permanent open popup style too.

We'll see once i get started  :D

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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #64 on: June 28, 2017, 03:58:29 PM »
Make fixed struts so you dont need the motors

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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #65 on: June 28, 2017, 04:36:43 PM »
Could be an option  :D

Speaking of options..

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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #66 on: June 28, 2017, 05:38:34 PM »
OK those are either 300zx or Lamborghini diablo headlights  :P

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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #67 on: June 28, 2017, 09:50:34 PM »
The popups take a lot of space and weigh a lot.
I need it to be street legal, and i also dont like the permanent open popup style too.

0.02 but if you're keeping it on the street then the weight doesn't matter as much since you're not pursuing full racecar.  I decided the weight was an appropriate trade to keep fit and finish like OEM.  There's half a dozen ways to loose 10 lbs a hell of a lot easier IMHO and cobbled together ish tends to look, well... cobbled together.

I like z browns solution a great deal, they just don't have the correct optics for what I'd want to do and would be one more reason to get stopped for a hood pop here in CA.   The bang for the buck of the pop up HID conversions isn't quite there for me.
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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #68 on: June 28, 2017, 10:12:39 PM »
0.02 but if you're keeping it on the street then the weight doesn't matter as much since you're not pursuing full racecar.  I decided the weight was an appropriate trade to keep fit and finish like OEM.  There's half a dozen ways to loose 10 lbs a hell of a lot easier IMHO and cobbled together ish tends to look, well... cobbled together.

I like z browns solution a great deal, they just don't have the correct optics for what I'd want to do and would be one more reason to get stopped for a hood pop here in CA.   The bang for the buck of the pop up HID conversions isn't quite there for me.

You are right, and i still dont know where i'm going with this, i'm kinda all over the place.
I'm a bit of an idiot when it comes to shaving weight
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maybe i'll learn some day.

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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #69 on: June 29, 2017, 09:51:55 AM »
cut sugar and you will cut weight like crazy! YOUR OWN WEIGHT! lol  ;) :D
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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #70 on: June 29, 2017, 09:52:42 AM »
cool thanks for the update.  :)

I think the hid retrofits are probably the best option but they are full sized  :secret:


A friend of mine did two small HIDs on his.  I am looking for the info and will edit the post when I find them
Its a circa 2007 kit from the club I think.  Could be replicated though




This looks like the moss miata kit, im sure you could adapt a miata kit to work
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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #71 on: June 29, 2017, 10:44:35 AM »
cut sugar and you will cut weight like crazy! YOUR OWN WEIGHT! lol  ;) :D

Im already a lightweight at ~60kg so no need for that

Are there any really nice looking setups available really?
I like the 300zx headlight setup, but i havent seen any really nice setups besides closed popups.

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Re: Fixed headlights for a FC
« Reply #72 on: July 22, 2018, 01:33:45 PM »
Could be an option  :D

Speaking of options..



anyone know more info on this? this is pretty badass!
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