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10/11/11 2:41pm - Original Message: 'headlights'
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Since my 78 L-48 has little collector value with both the engine and tranny having been replaced at some point, I am going to do something of a resto-mod.  It's going to look stock, but I plan on updating all the parts that originally were, how should I put it, under-engineered?

With that in mind, has anyone update their headlights?  My originals are slightly brighter than a pair of candles, I'd like to know what contemporary options are out there.


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10/11/11 9:25pm - Reply: 'Re: headlights'
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TJ, you might want to check this high intensity upgrade..........

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c3-tech-performance/2464419-awesome-headlight-upgrade-not-hid-3.html    Keep move down to see the final results........pretty cool!



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10/11/11 10:50pm - Reply: 'Re: headlights'
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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I think Brian(redwingvette) converted his '73 to electric headlights, using Fireturd motors and stuff.....

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/565523/1973-chevrolet-corvette


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10/11/11 11:23pm - Reply: 'Re: headlights'
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If you don't want to do too much, I replaced my stock headlights with the halogen high and low beam units. They are plenty bright and no real work. I did the HID conversion on my Mustang (now THOSE headlights stink!) and they work very well. The problem is that there is a lot of wire and components to hide, and not much room. Just my .02!
 
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10/12/11 1:44am - Reply: 'Re: headlights'
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Thanks, that's what I was looking for!

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