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If i was to get some new headlights, should i go with the oem ones or should i get some projector ones, i have a white 1990 crx si. And if so could you please have a link or something attached to show me which one. thanks guys
 

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I'm usually not a big ebay guy,but look here.
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The only problem with aftermarket one i find is they dont seal very well.

Whatever you do, dont buy from APC.
 

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Savage said:
i don't know about your region but if a cop see's my halo since it's blue it's a ticket for me.
Easy way to fix that, join the fire department and get a blue light permit.
 

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Stay OEM. EDM, USDM, whatever, but aftermarket won't fit as well, and you have no guarantee that they're aimed properly. They may leak or collect condensation as well.

Dodo said:
Savage said:
I don't know about your region but if a cop sees my halo since it's blue it's a ticket for me.
Easy way to fix that, join the fire department and get a blue light permit.
If a cop pulls you over for a blue light violation, and you show him a blue light permit, he's going to want to know where the fire is.
 

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jfrolang said:
Stay OEM. EDM, USDM, whatever, but aftermarket won't fit as well, and you have no guarantee that they're aimed properly. They may leak or collect condensation as well.
Yea, stay OEM Honda.
Biggest problem with aftermarket headlights is condensation and leaking.
Plus the fact that i think "halo", "projector" or "black housing" headlights look horrible!
 

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jfrolang said:
If a cop pulls you over for a blue light violation, and you show him a blue light permit, he's going to want to know where the fire is.
Only if they're flashing.
 

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Dodo said:
jfrolang said:
If a cop pulls you over for a blue light violation, and you show him a blue light permit, he's going to want to know where the fire is.
Only if they're flashing.
It varies by state, but here's the Connecticut law:

§ 14-96p. Color of lights. Flashing or revolving lights. Authorized use of blue or green lights.

(a)(1) No person shall display upon any motor vehicle any light visible from the front thereof other than white, yellow or amber, or any light other than red, yellow, amber or white visible from the rear thereof, except a light used with any school bus, without a written permit from the commissioner. If the Department of Transportation obtains from the commissioner such a permit covering more than one motor vehicle operated by the department, it may display the lights allowed under the permit on each such vehicle without placing a copy of the permit in each vehicle.

(2) Any vehicle accommodating fifteen or fewer handicapped students may use a flashing red light or lights during the time such vehicle is stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging such handicapped students, any motor bus may carry a purple light or lights, any interstate public service vehicle may carry a green light or lights, any taxicab may carry a lunar white light or lights, and any interstate commercial motor vehicle may display green identification lights, in front thereof, as the commissioner may permit.

(3) A vehicle being operated by the chief executive officer of an emergency medical service organization, as defined in section 19a-175, an ambulance, as defined in section 19a-175, a vehicle being operated by a local fire marshal or a local director of emergency management may use a flashing red light or lights or flashing white head lamps and a flashing amber light while on the way to the scene of an emergency, except that an ambulance may use flashing lights of other colors specified by federal requirements for the manufacture of such vehicle. The chief executive officer of each such organization shall provide annually during the month of January, on forms provided by the commissioner, such officer's name and address and the registration number on the number plate or plates of the vehicle on which the authorized red light is or white head lamps and amber light are to be used. A vehicle being operated by a member of a volunteer fire department or company or a volunteer emergency medical technician may use flashing white head lamps, provided such member or emergency medical technician is on the way to the scene of a fire or medical emergency and has received written authorization from the chief law enforcement officer of the municipality to use such head lamps. Such head lamps shall only be used within the municipality granting such authorization or from a personal residence or place of employment, if located in an adjoining municipality. Such authorization may be revoked for use of such head lamps in violation of this subdivision.

(4) Flashing or revolving white lights may not be displayed upon a motor vehicle except (A) on fire emergency apparatus, (B ) on motor vehicles of paid fire chiefs and their deputies and assistants, up to a total of four individuals per municipality, and may be displayed in combination with flashing or revolving red lights, (C ) on motor vehicles of volunteer fire chiefs and their deputies and assistants, up to a total of four individuals per municipality, and may be displayed in combination with flashing or revolving red lights, (D) as a means of indicating a right or left turn, (E) in conjunction with flashing red lights on an ambulance responding to an emergency call, or (F) on the top rear of any school bus. For the purpose of this subsection, the term "handicapped students" means mentally retarded, hard of hearing, deaf, speech-impaired, visually handicapped, emotionally disturbed, orthopedically impaired or other health-impaired students, or students with specific learning disabilities, who by reason thereof, require special education and related services; and the term "flashing white lights" shall not include the simultaneous flashing of head lamps.

(b ) A blue light may not be illuminated upon a motor vehicle, except that a vehicle being operated by an active member of a volunteer fire department or company or an active member of an organized civil preparedness auxiliary fire company who has been authorized in writing by the chief executive officer of such department or company may use such a light, including a flashing blue light, while on the way to the scene of a fire or other emergency requiring his services. Such authorization may be revoked by such officer or his successor. The chief executive officer of each volunteer fire department or company or organized civil preparedness auxiliary fire company shall certify annually during the month of January, on forms provided by the commissioner, the names and addresses of members whom he has authorized to use a blue light as provided in this subsection. Such listing shall also designate the registration number on the number plate or plates of the vehicle on which the authorized blue light is to be used
 

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Dodo said:
jfrolang said:
If a cop pulls you over for a blue light violation, and you show him a blue light permit, he's going to want to know where the fire is.
Only if they're flashing.
Not sure how true that is.
Legally, I don;t beleive that any vehicle operated on public highways may have any sort of blue light, flashing or otherwise, with the exception of volunteer firefighters. I have had a couple buddies in the Vol. FD and they are very strict with the use of their lights.
Plainly speaking, no neon underbody lights, strobes or anything marked "For off road use only".

Of course as we all know, the "for off road use" policy is always followed and enforced. :lol:

Bottom line, stick with an OEM Honda headlight. They will fit MUCH better, will more likely be aimed correctly and will not be as likely to leak and get condensation on the inside of them!

OEM OWNZ! :D
 

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jfrolang said:
It varies by state, but here's the Connecticut law:

§ 14-96p. Color of lights. Flashing or revolving lights. Authorized use of blue or green lights.

(a)(1) No person shall display upon any motor vehicle any light visible from the front thereof other than white, yellow or amber, or any light other than red, yellow, amber or white visible from the rear thereof, except a light used with any school bus, without a written permit from the commissioner. If the Department of Transportation obtains from the commissioner such a permit covering more than one motor vehicle operated by the department, it may display the lights allowed under the permit on each such vehicle without placing a copy of the permit in each vehicle.

(2) Any vehicle accommodating fifteen or fewer handicapped students may use a flashing red light or lights during the time such vehicle is stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging such handicapped students, any motor bus may carry a purple light or lights, any interstate public service vehicle may carry a green light or lights, any taxicab may carry a lunar white light or lights, and any interstate commercial motor vehicle may display green identification lights, in front thereof, as the commissioner may permit.

(3) A vehicle being operated by the chief executive officer of an emergency medical service organization, as defined in section 19a-175, an ambulance, as defined in section 19a-175, a vehicle being operated by a local fire marshal or a local director of emergency management may use a flashing red light or lights or flashing white head lamps and a flashing amber light while on the way to the scene of an emergency, except that an ambulance may use flashing lights of other colors specified by federal requirements for the manufacture of such vehicle. The chief executive officer of each such organization shall provide annually during the month of January, on forms provided by the commissioner, such officer's name and address and the registration number on the number plate or plates of the vehicle on which the authorized red light is or white head lamps and amber light are to be used. A vehicle being operated by a member of a volunteer fire department or company or a volunteer emergency medical technician may use flashing white head lamps, provided such member or emergency medical technician is on the way to the scene of a fire or medical emergency and has received written authorization from the chief law enforcement officer of the municipality to use such head lamps. Such head lamps shall only be used within the municipality granting such authorization or from a personal residence or place of employment, if located in an adjoining municipality. Such authorization may be revoked for use of such head lamps in violation of this subdivision.

(4) Flashing or revolving white lights may not be displayed upon a motor vehicle except (A) on fire emergency apparatus, (B ) on motor vehicles of paid fire chiefs and their deputies and assistants, up to a total of four individuals per municipality, and may be displayed in combination with flashing or revolving red lights, (C ) on motor vehicles of volunteer fire chiefs and their deputies and assistants, up to a total of four individuals per municipality, and may be displayed in combination with flashing or revolving red lights, (D) as a means of indicating a right or left turn, (E) in conjunction with flashing red lights on an ambulance responding to an emergency call, or (F) on the top rear of any school bus. For the purpose of this subsection, the term "handicapped students" means mentally retarded, hard of hearing, deaf, speech-impaired, visually handicapped, emotionally disturbed, orthopedically impaired or other health-impaired students, or students with specific learning disabilities, who by reason thereof, require special education and related services; and the term "flashing white lights" shall not include the simultaneous flashing of head lamps.

(b ) A blue light may not be illuminated upon a motor vehicle, except that a vehicle being operated by an active member of a volunteer fire department or company or an active member of an organized civil preparedness auxiliary fire company who has been authorized in writing by the chief executive officer of such department or company may use such a light, including a flashing blue light, while on the way to the scene of a fire or other emergency requiring his services. Such authorization may be revoked by such officer or his successor. The chief executive officer of each volunteer fire department or company or organized civil preparedness auxiliary fire company shall certify annually during the month of January, on forms provided by the commissioner, the names and addresses of members whom he has authorized to use a blue light as provided in this subsection. Such listing shall also designate the registration number on the number plate or plates of the vehicle on which the authorized blue light is to be used
This isnt always true, vol. are only aloud to have blue lights flashing foward, but any color can flash in the rear. Thats why taillight flashers are so populer on cars around here. Thats why when i get the money im getting 2 flashers and putting them in the rear taillights of mine. Wig Wags of the headlights are aload as long as the chief gives you authoreztion to have them; He hasnt done so yet though. Mark, do you have any say on this.
 
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