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Old 08-27-2014, 02:10 AM   #1
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Eagle Eyes angel eye removal

I bought a set of Eagle Eye projector headlights w/ angel eyes for my 01' convertible. The headlights look great, but the angel eyes aren't really bright. I got some Orion V4s to put in, but now I'm not so sure I want to bake the headlights to open the lens only to find out the original halos won't come out, or that the V4s won't fit right.

Anyone have any experience with this? I'm already $500 invested into this, and the poor quality of the EEs almost makes me want to cut my losses and sell em in favor of used OEM Projectors or something.
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Old 08-27-2014, 07:25 PM   #3
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Old 08-28-2014, 04:36 AM   #4
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I am not sure what you mean by eagle eyes angel eyes? They are just angel eyes. We call Eagle eyes when it comes to the rear Led lights. It's better off with Depo headlights with FR-X projectors retrofit.

I am pretty sure some vendors here have them as a set (pre-installed angel eyes + projectors + d2s hid + depo p46) around $600-700.
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I am not sure what you mean by eagle eyes angel eyes? They are just angel eyes.
Eagle Eyes is the brand of headlights that I bought. They came with very dim angel eyes that I want to swap out for Orion V4s.



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im in a somewhat similar situation. i have opted to get rid of my aftermarket headlights (similar to your "eagle eyes", but even worse) and replace them with the retrofitted stock headlights and v4s. u may wanna just cut your losses unfortunately.
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im in a somewhat similar situation. i have opted to get rid of my aftermarket headlights (similar to your "eagle eyes", but even worse) and replace them with the retrofitted stock headlights and v4s. u may wanna just cut your losses unfortunately.
Wow if yours were worse than EEs they must be pretty awful. Not quite what I wanted to hear though :'(

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im in a somewhat similar situation. i have opted to get rid of my aftermarket headlights (similar to your "eagle eyes", but even worse) and replace them with the retrofitted stock headlights and v4s. u may wanna just cut your losses unfortunately.
This is the best way to go

OP, might take a hit but getting OEM lights (even if halogen and putting in projectors, see projector retrofit in my sig) and then adding the umnitza angel eyes it will be a lot better than eagle eye headlights which are known to be junk.
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