Projector Headlights: does your car have it?

Different projector headlights for different vehicle makes and models

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Projector headlights for Nissan MaximProjector headlights for Chevrolet CobaltProjector headlights  for Mercedes Benz R170 SLKProjector headlights w/ LED for Dodge NeonProjector headlights for Mini CooperProjector headlights w/ LED and amber reflector for Ford F150Projector headlights for Toyota CamryProjector headlights w/ LED for Scion TCProjector headlights for BMW E46 328I / 325IProjector headlights for Mitsubishi Eclipse
Projector headlights for Nissan Maxim
Projector headlights for Nissan Maxim
Projector headlights for Chevrolet Cobalt
Projector headlights for Chevrolet Cobalt
Projector headlights  for Mercedes Benz R170 SLK
Projector headlights for Mercedes Benz R170 SLK
Projector headlights w/ LED for Dodge Neon
Projector headlights w/ LED for Dodge Neon
Projector headlights for Mini Cooper
Projector headlights for Mini Cooper
Projector headlights w/ LED and amber reflector for Ford F150
Projector headlights w/ LED and amber reflector for Ford F150
Projector headlights for Toyota Camry
Projector headlights for Toyota Camry
Projector headlights w/ LED for Scion TC
Projector headlights w/ LED for Scion TC
Projector headlights for BMW E46 328I / 325I
Projector headlights for BMW E46 328I / 325I
Projector headlights for Mitsubishi Eclipse
Projector headlights for Mitsubishi Eclipse

Projector Headlights: does your car have it?

You may be driving on the road one day and you might see some weird looking headlights. There is a small little ball in it and a blue light coming out of it. You have probably only started noticing it recently, what you are looking at is a projector headlight. They usually come with cars that have Xenon lights installed on them. The purpose of these projector headlights is to angle the beams so they do not blind oncoming traffic. You have probably seen people with these halo projector lights. Those have CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent lamp) rings around the projectors; they really do not provide any lighting for the road, but only show something that is aesthetic to the eye. Without the projectors headlights congruently working with your HID kit you might as well drive around with your high beams. I have actually known instances where people’s high beams are less brighter than their low beams, reason being the light from their reflector lenses are scattered all over the place. If you are one of these people you probably have people flashing the lights or giving you the finger quite often. I would highly recommend you getting projectors for your vehicle if this is the case. The light will be a focused beam, one of the best projectors, in my own opinion, for HID’s are on the BMW and Acura vehicles. Many people actually retrofit by taking the projectors of those vehicles and installing it on their own. Doing this is very complicated and requires quite a bit of work and is definitely recommended getting done by a professional. LED lights also accompany the projectors sometimes. If you have seen the new Audi vehicles you probably have noticed on the bottom of the headlight a line of little bulbs. These little bulbs are consisted of LED’s tiny little bulb that output a lot of light for their size, best thing is they last forever! Many people see this and want this on their vehicle so they buy the halo projector headlights with LED. You can also get them in different colors including black, chrome, and clear housing. It all depends what sort of look you are trying to get for your vehicle.

Now, there are a lot of companies that sell these lighting products; from replacement headlights, tail lights to brake lights. Name it and they surely have it! But before giving your car a makeover, choose wisely where to get your lights from and where to have it done. Do some research or better yet ask your friends, rather that diving into the pool of trial and error. Hope this little overview will gear you toward a better choice in picking the best headlights for your ride.



If you have any questions about projector headlights you can write an email and send it to darrelwailer@gmail.com. You can also visit http://www.aftermarketevolution.com.

Comments 3 comments

nicee 4 years ago

very useful thanks a lot


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Paolocruz 3 years ago from Philippines

Seriously high beams can cause accidents. It's irritating and seriously blinding to the eyes. If the reason for having an accident is the blinding light of the headlight, can we sue the driver?


ramu 3 years ago

Lol, nice comment above

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