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Hey guys,

Totally new to the forums and just spent the last hour reading a bunch of DIY's and a bunch of threads. I recently bought an '01 Honda Civic. Had a lot of stuff already done to it, so that's pretty cool.

One of the things I would like to do is get some new headlights instead of the stock headlight bulbs. But HID's are supposedly illegal?

So can anyone point me to a link where I can buy some bright headlights that will fit my car? I'm not into the blue or purple headlights. I want more like a diamond or crystal white color.

Any help would be much appreciated!

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Re: Want some LEGAL headlights for my '01 Civic

Try Sylvania Silverstars, you can get them at Autozone. Be prepared to replace them within six months to a year though. Aftermarket bulbs typically don't last very long.
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Re: Want some LEGAL headlights for my '01 Civic

philips xp from www.powerbulbs.com are the brightest legal 55w H4 bulb available on the market. its a clear bulb, whiter than oem, and much brighter. lasts about as long as the regular bulb too.
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philips xp from www.powerbulbs.com are the brightest legal 55w H4 bulb available on the market. its a clear bulb, whiter than oem, and much brighter. lasts about as long as the regular bulb too.
I have these on my car and they work great. Very bright and does not have any color tint to them.
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Re: Want some LEGAL headlights for my '01 Civic

Yah im thinking about buying the philips xp this week.
have heard great things about them
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Re: Want some LEGAL headlights for my '01 Civic

thats weird....ive never heard of hids being illegal at least not where i live anyways. As long as its not red, green....etc they tend to not care. I mean im riding with 4k yellow hids and my old lady has high and low beam 6k blue hids. Idk?
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alot of cops dont care, but yeah its illegal in every state. FL seems to be very lax with regard to lighting mods.
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Re: Want some LEGAL headlights for my '01 Civic

Thank you for all your replies...
@gearbox: Thanks for the link I'm gonna go ahead and buy from them... Just to make sure, this is what you're talking about right?:

http://www.powerbulbs.com/product_detail.asp?prod=43

And all I will need is the bulb right? There is no conversion kit or anything like that? Sorry if my questions are stupid haha...

Again, thank you for your help!
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Thank you for all your replies...
@gearbox: Thanks for the link I'm gonna go ahead and buy from them... Just to make sure, this is what you're talking about right?:

http://www.powerbulbs.com/product_detail.asp?prod=43

And all I will need is the bulb right? There is no conversion kit or anything like that? Sorry if my questions are stupid haha...

Again, thank you for your help!
yup thats them...just ordered them last night.
i live in canada so we'll see how long it takes.

ps. type in zxrcx111 for 10% off...save yourself some bucks
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those are the ones, straight plug and play same as stock bulbs.
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@ gearbox:
Sweet thanks for everything.

@ pattypatpatster:
Thank you for that coupon code! It worked and you saved me 10% on my order :0

Thanks everyone for all your help. This forum is amazing
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Re: Want some LEGAL headlights for my '01 Civic

guess i shouldve posted before, but here are some comparo pics so you know what to expect. this is H4 for 01-03 civic oem headlight.

stock GE H4 bulb



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