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Old 02-16-10, 12:00 AM   #16
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I think you guys are exagerating things a bit. I have a 92 with silverstar ultra and I can see just fine. Maybe you guys are getting older and need glasses not better headlights. Yeah HID will help but I do not think the stock lights with a good bulb are all that bad. When I was a teenager I had a datsun pickup you talk about bad. Might as well not have lights.

Here is a good link that compares some light bulbs. Its a honda forum

http://www.honda-tech.com/showthread.php?t=2694520
Uh...no. I stand by my affirmation that once you go to HID, you will not switch back to Silverstars (unless the cops make you or you are insane). I tried Silverstars temporarily until I got my ballast working, and I saw a definitive difference as night and day.

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Old 02-16-10, 12:05 AM   #17
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I agree that HID is better but the stock with a good bulb is not that bad.
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Old 02-16-10, 08:04 AM   #18
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i dont care what u have in ur 92, i have had all 3 set ups
stock assembly with silverstars
stock assembly with hids
eagle eyes with silverstar ultra
the fluted glass on the stocks are garbage for hids and without hids they suck
i am giving u advice on what is the best set up cuz i have had every option but hids in my eagle eyes, have you?
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Old 02-16-10, 01:00 PM   #19
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Actually I do not disagree with any statement Python said as a matter of fact I agree with them. All I did was state that the stock lights are not all that bad. Just an opinion.
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Old 02-16-10, 01:01 PM   #20
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Sam - keep this post non-combative please, I've removed some of your posts.
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Ok I'll behave next time. My apologies to Python.
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Old 02-16-10, 01:15 PM   #22
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I'm thrilled with the stock headlights on my '96 LS4, but the '90-94 guys need all the help they can get:
http://www.danielsternlighting.com/t...ys/relays.html
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Can't help you with the bulbs, but cleaning your lenses can make a huge difference as well. I used the 3M kit and it worked great.
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Want another opinion?

retrofit projectors from a newer model, its a huge DIY project or you can pay someone a grip to do it for you.

Its the most expensive and/or most time consuming of them all, but it also yields the light output of modern non-reflector based headlights basically from going blind to seeing everything.

Im nowhere near done on mine but just as an example. 2009 ls460 to 1993 ls400
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Can't help you with the bulbs, but cleaning your lenses can make a huge difference as well. I used the 3M kit and it worked great.
The OP has a 90 LS400 that has glass headlight lenses. The 3M and similar headlight restoration kits are for cars with plastic headlight lenses like your and my 2000 LS400.
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Old 02-17-10, 09:03 PM   #26
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I concede the 1992 LS400 headlights suck. I have been using the fog lights all the time (I took out the orange covers) that I forgot how much they suck. Today I turned off the fog lights and they suck, no other words for it. I apologize once again for even arguing with anyone on this site. I guess I'm the fool

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u need sunvisors + brakes? i have from a 92 .

just get some HIDs plus 3k HID fogs.

i got 4300k for my lowbeams and i love it, pure white with a very light purplish tint on the edges. had to once drive with only my foglights on due to my relay and good thing i had HIDs or i wouldnt have seen SHIET without them..
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i got a hid kit for a 9004 bulb...75 plus shipping, ill tell u what. if u dont like it after install ill let u send it back and ill refund ur money. its just sitting in my garage sam. the offer is there should u want that option.
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Will the hid work good with the stock lenses?
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Old 02-18-10, 07:36 AM   #30
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No I do not need a new sunvisor I was complaining about the design of the sunvisor. The fact that it does not extend when you have sun on your side window.

I fixed the brakes with aftermarket parts. But all the toyotas I own (4 of them) have or had the front rotors warpped so obviously its a design flaw with toyotas. I also had a 2007 camry (that I have sold) and its rotors were slightly warpped. I bought all the cars used and they were warpped when I bought them so I do not know how they drove them but my bet is that the toyota rotors are not designed with enough safety factor, including lexus.
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