View Full Version : who knows a lot about headlights?

12-09-2005, 08:30 PM
im looking to get some new headlights for my 97 a4 but have no idea what to get, im not looking to spend to much but still want something nice and good quality. Doeas anyone have any recomendations, is ebay a bad way to go?

12-09-2005, 08:49 PM
Most people will tell you not to skimp when it comes to headlights and I do not disagree with this, but I wasn't wanting to fork over $500+ on Valeo ecodes. I have a 90k service coming up soon. So, I went with some on Ebay. ( http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8010835209 ) They are two piece like my original headlights, so I didn't have to cut anything to install them. Your's are two piece I believe.

You may get what you pay for in this area, but I've been happy thus far. These were like $220 shipped.

One thing to note: My fogs were in the headlight housing. These have a light in the same location, but it won't accept the 55W halogen bulb. It only accepts a 5W bulb.

12-09-2005, 10:06 PM
i upgraded to valeo ecodes from my stock 2piecers.. probably the best thing for the look of my car, and they have soooo much better light projection....

i definately recommend going straight for one piece ecodes...

let me know if you have any questions...

12-10-2005, 04:44 AM
Get the one piece headlights on ebay or the classified section.

12-10-2005, 08:45 AM
i went the evil route, got angel eyes off ebay, search for my name and angel eyes and you'll see tons of day and night pics... check out my sig those are black one piece angel eyes.

12-10-2005, 09:17 AM
I got some ecodes off ebay for $260 shipped

12-10-2005, 10:10 AM
valeo or offbrand?

12-10-2005, 11:54 AM
More answers here.


12-10-2005, 12:01 PM
Get some used one peice lights.... There are always some available somewhere. I'll have some for sale probably near the beggining of the year...