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Old 09-05-2004, 12:53 AM   #1
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On Thursday i'm getting some Angel Eyes installed (Hella Optilux 2500) are these lights dependable? or are there any problems i should know about. Hubby hasn't got time to do it so i got a stereo guy to do it 100 for lights 50 for instalation
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He doesn't have enough time to change out some light bulbs? I'd do it yourself for that kind of cost. However I don't own them, so I can't help you.


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I know there is more to it than just unplug the original and plug in the Hella'*, that'* why i don't what to try it myself. And like most women i want it now , and the hubby is busy with the other business and won't be able to do it for a few weeks. So with my OT i will have someone else install them.
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I don't know about other people, but both of mine are cracked, and one has condensation in it...

They still work (oddly enough)... but I rarely use the driving lights, I mainly have them just for the halo effect.
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mk.. *'up to you man. I thought it would be plug 'n play on the newer b'villes. Oh well, I once again stand corrected.


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Update: lights have been on back order since August 1 looking at another 2 weeks
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Angel Eye'* are still back ordered. Anyone know where i can get some Hella Optilux 2500?
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mk.. *'up to you man. I thought it would be plug 'n play on the newer b'villes. Oh well, I once again stand corrected.


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Justin, we're talking about entirely replacing the housing, lamp, reflector, lens, etc. Not just a bulb swap.

Deb, we have at least 5 angel eyes running here. Someone will chime in soon on a good source. Try to decide how you want to power them. Most use the factory wiring for the lights themselves, then tie the halo'* to the parking lamps.
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Thanks Bill.... I never thought about how to power them, but what you said sounds good.
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ok I have the angel eyes. I will give you my opinion and my dads opinion ( Certified GM electronics specalist) I wired the lights to the Factory foglight wiring. There is plenty enough gague to support the extra power that the 55w bulb produces, NOW for the debate. I tried to run the eyes off of the parking lights. But there only was a feedback power to the switch that I was running. It was not enough power to light the eyes. Now i know that others have done it, But not with a switch, i believe. I just found a 12v source tied to the ignition i used my heated windshield empty place in the drop down fuse block. The reason that it is tied to the ignition is that If the key is off the lights are off. I also ran my Grille Neons and the Underbody kit off of the same power source. they are all on differnt switches

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