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Headlights that is. I figured I needed to spark some conversation.

Good thing he is getting new ones.

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The stock headlights on the C5's are terrible at best. I can leave the brights on and people don't flash me. I upgraded to the super bright Silvastars with no success as they previous owner seemed to have had the same idea as me. I am overdriving the lights at 110km/h so it's about time I changed to new ones....and that's with the brights on!

What do others think of the stock C5 lights?

I don't know how many people are against fixed lights on C5's but I thought I would give them a try. Not my car.
 

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i tend to agree about the stock C5 lights... i'm just glad for long winter days in the summer. :D

you forgot to tell Riley that his camshaft is small too HAHAHAHA
 

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It's not the size of your cam but how you use it.
 

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And just who told you that. Would that be the same rational for a big block vs a small block in, oh say, a chevelle?

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Not the same rational at all, people can play with their bump sticks all day if they want but if you want some real balls, you've got to add cubes.:D
 

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I actually am very interested to see how the new lights look. Whanna do the swap at my place?

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I'll be up for that! They should be ready for purchase in a week or two. Then shipping. Then paint. Then install!
 

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Word on the street is that the headlights should be available for purchase in a week! Rockin.
 

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Headlights are ordered! They should arrive in 4-6 weeks! Just in time for Spring.
 

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WOOOOO! :canada:

Well I guess this is a good time to tell you it will take at least that long to have the snowbank in front of your shed to melt. of course i could be persuaded to move the snowbank so it melts faster. Then I get to play with th Bobcat.

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That's better than my plan! I was thinking we could just keep ramming the pile of snow with the go carts until we got through!
 

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So, the car is out and on the prowl. And I just found out the headlights have shipped! I imagine they should be here in a week or two. I can't wait! I'll post up when I get them!
 

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Well, I have the new headlights in and they are awe-some! I can finally see driving down the road. However, they were not quite adjusted right the first time and I was blinding people. Whoops! The second adjustment left them too low and I figured I needed another 100 feet on low beams when on the highway. I adjusted them a third time with the help of SilverVette and I'll have to test them again when it gets dark out. I'll keep you peeps posted.

Here is a picture with the surrounds not completely adjusted. I am working on a fix (you don't want to know the red neck fix I used to see what they would look like in their final position. I'll get some better pics on Thursday and hopefully find a stock C5 to compare light output pics.

Lights mounted in the car:
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Shrouds in!

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looks great Riley! I like the setup wayyyy better than the ones that stick up like bubbles!!
 

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Thanks guys! As for the pony's, boy, I am wracking my head to think of when that could be. It's at least a few raises away. :( I would LOVE some more ponies though.

As for the lights, I got to flash my brights at some drunks J-walking across the street to tell them to hurry up. It was actually quite hilarious as I had my windows down and could hear the typical guy grumbling from the fellas and I think one of the girls must have looked at the lights because she let out a Wooo! HA! Drunks.

More pics to come of some night shots. I hope the headlights are set to the right height so I can leave them, and use them. Oh! Plus I still have to hook up the terminators, although they won't look quite right as I have to paint the cut off shields on the lights and don't really feel like doing that right now.
 

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This may be opening a can of worms but I would also like to hear from the people who don't like them or about what headlights they like.
 

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