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C5 Headlight Replacement


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Has anyone out there replaced there stock C5 headlights with projector len's headlamps, thinking about doing it but not familiar with them, installation etc.???

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Your headlights will work correctly again if you have someone repair the slop in your linkage.

I am not sure I would throw in the towel on the hideaways just yet, unless your heart is set on a fixed headlight.

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Ya what happened to Cody? Haven't heard from him in quite some time now. Gary, aka (y2krtaf) here has installed the ACA headlights on his "OLD" C5. They looked really good. I think there might be a little trimming but nothing to bad. I would shoot him a PM. He shouldn't mined I told ya too.

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Your headlights will work correctly again if you have someone repair the slop in your linkage. I am not sure I would throw in the towel on the hideaways just yet, unless your heart is set on a fixed headlight.

Guess I didn't know he was having a problem. I don't get out much. If you're talking about the fixed lights then Gary won't have any info on those other then removing them. He installed new retractable lenses.
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I installed the Depo's (fixed_ on my car, and the ACA's (flip up) on Cody's car. I can say that they both throw drastically more light down range than the factory units. The Depo seemed to me to work a bit better, but they have the frog eye look. The overall quality of the ACA's seemed to be lower than that of the Depo's (truthfully I think Cody had chinese knock offs...).

Both were pretty easy to install, and I used HID bulbs in both for a better result.

Not sure what else there is to say...

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Just swapped my oems to ACA style with hids last month. Did it all myself, and I'm in a wheelchair. Since my forearms aren't gorilla size, I was able to remove the oem units without having to unbolt the hinges...easier to take out as a whole.

As for fixed projectors, I have no useful info.

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they're not too bad, but that's a matter of perspective. there is a little trimming involved of some non structural casting on the old housing frame to make room for the new lens housing. ive never done an install on the depo...thankfully.

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