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Low-Rise pop-up headlight conversion

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I've seen these kits for MR2s where they fit 4 small HiD type lamps and then change the cams so that the lights only pop-up about a third of the height that they did with the original large lamps in. It actual looks pretty good even if it might sound a bit MaxPower. http://www.roguesystems.co.uk/forms/Product.aspx?ID=298 I think this would look great on the Esprit, updating the look of the headlights. Does anyone know of a kit for the Esprit? If there isn't someone should definitely make one.

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I don't think there is a kit available for the esprit like this. I would, however, purchase one if one became available. Mainly want the projectors for HID use.

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I've seen a number of tuned import cars, especially drift cars, with the halfway up headlights dubbed "sleepy eyes" so it's not too rare of a practice. There's gotta be a universal kit out there, but who knows if the Esprit qualifies as "universal".

I'd think it would be great to see an Esprit with headlights like that, even though I'm more of a stock guy myself.

And I've always wondered how flat non-flip up lights like on the 300ZX would look...

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Nice find Grant :lol: - I think they'll look pretty cool on my MR2

.... But not on an Esprit. Keep it original I say. They (Esprit) have the double beam set-up already.

Just my thoughts :lol:

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hi

guru kato has had one for about 2 years but not fitted it yet LOL, he is the man to talk to


OUR CURRENT COLLECITON :- MODIFIED LOTUS ESPRIT, FULL VEILSIDE SUPRA (BEAST 409.3bhp), NEW ADDITON TO THE TROOP, 1996 S CLASS MERC (FULLY PIMPED OUT, DUB EDITION)

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Jon Beckett has the 300zx lights on his esprit... think if you search project pheonix you should come accross it or he may post some pics if you ask nicely... Jon???

Mark


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i have messaged him, its the mod i NEED. been on about it to ppl for ages, good if he has

seen a tiny view of this mod now,,,mmmMMM seems different than i imagined, didnt realise they went down at such a angle.

then again just seen better pics, more complete, mmmMMM likey

Edited by karluk29

OUR CURRENT COLLECITON :- MODIFIED LOTUS ESPRIT, FULL VEILSIDE SUPRA (BEAST 409.3bhp), NEW ADDITON TO THE TROOP, 1996 S CLASS MERC (FULLY PIMPED OUT, DUB EDITION)

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Be aware that fitting HID to the headlights is illegal* in the UK, it's on the forum her to discuss it, somebody even posted the link to the VOSA site (might have been Troy).

*unless you have self levelling suspension or self leveling headlights and a headlight washing system.

Andy

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need a bit of viagra there boi!

BTW did you hear about the man who mistook hs viagra for his sleeping pills...went to bed and had 40 [email protected] :)

I heard the viagra got stuck in his throat and he woke up with one heck of a STIFF neck!!!!


89 White Esprit SE

...a few little upgrades....

93 RX7.....Silverstone

....slightly modded...Muahaha...

New Addition:

1990 300ZX TT......Hmmm

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Jon Beckett has the 300zx lights on his esprit... think if you search project pheonix you should come accross it or he may post some pics if you ask nicely... Jon???

Oh neat. Tracked down a small pic of it on his website. Not exactly what I imagined but it doesn't look bad at all. Can't wait to see the finished car with them.

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This is probably how the hid style would look if you're curious....

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I think it looks good....a "modern" update if you will.

Edited by Paul93Lotus

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I've decided I'm going to do this when I fit the V8 arches I have, just need to get one more light pod.

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Be aware that fitting HID to the headlights is illegal* in the UK, it's on the forum her to discuss it, somebody even posted the link to the VOSA site (might have been Troy).

*unless you have self levelling suspension or self leveling headlights and a headlight washing system.

Andy

here is the link to thhe topic

http://www.lotusespritforum.com/forums/ind...st&p=149785


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many of the 'tuners' that do this only for looks - it is not functional and have to be brought all the way up for night driving...

http://www.boompa.com/guide/240sx-sleepy-eyes/124

good vid - > http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4569557146607355869

Edited by Quikr

Lou Senko

Austin, TX

more, more, more....

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many of the 'tuners' that do this only for looks

This look they going for, is it the 'broken' look? The 'my headlamp motors have siezed again' look? The 'this is an MR2 with a bodykit' look?

Just daft. :)

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no its a cool look i think, and the way i would like to go as to remove the pop ups completely and get what i need will be alot of money.

and btw are all 355 rari's broken LMAO, they have the same look as standard.


OUR CURRENT COLLECITON :- MODIFIED LOTUS ESPRIT, FULL VEILSIDE SUPRA (BEAST 409.3bhp), NEW ADDITON TO THE TROOP, 1996 S CLASS MERC (FULLY PIMPED OUT, DUB EDITION)

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