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I just picked these up:

Black headlights

for my G6 because they use the stock bulb sizes and I already have HIDs for the stock headlights. I'm sure they're not everyone's idea of good, but I liked them and it was easier to buy these than paint my current ones like I wanted.

Just a heads up for y'all.
 

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I just picked these up:

Black headlights

for my G6 because they use the stock bulb sizes and I already have HIDs for the stock headlights. I'm sure they're not everyone's idea of good, but I liked them and it was easier to buy these than paint my current ones like I wanted.

Just a heads up for y'all.
someone else posted this on g6performance.com. i like them a lot but im gonna put the Eagle eyes on mine for the halos
 

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someone else posted this on g6performance.com. i like them a lot but im gonna put the Eagle eyes on mine for the halos
That's where I got the idea from ;).
 

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they look alright...but for $100 more you can have black EE's with projector bulbs, halos and LED's

good find though
That's the thing, I already have 45 bucks into my h11 HIDs and the eagle eyes don't use h11's, so I'd have to buy new bulbs (about 30 bucks for bulbs only). And I'm not a fan of doing something to a car that was taken from another type of car, i.e. port holes on non-buicks, led headlight strips on non-audi's, and halos on non-bmw's. (no offense to anyone). My GTO had the black headlights so in my book, these are all good IMHO.

Again, not trying to stir the pot, the eagle eyes look good, just not my tastes.
 

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Hey, I like these a lot! Please post pics once installed so we can see how they look. I might be interested in buying a set for myself personally as well.
 

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I'm liking those to. I understand already having the bulbs. I run Piaa bulbs (I like performance not looks), and they cost more then the cheap HIDs. I would also add eyelids.
 

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Just got them today and put in. I must say they look awesome in person! I've attached some pics and there was a lot of sun glare on the clear outer housing, so its hard to see the detail.

As for the install and fit, install is straight forward, it's just like changing the bulbs. The fit is really good, but not great. The driver side headlight is perfect, but the passenger side Is not flush by a hair. I would assume that most would never notice it, but I'm very anal when it comes to stuff like this. And yes, I tried playing with it a bit ;)

UPDATE:
These get two extra credit points for night driving!
1) the light pattern looks better since there's not all that chrome bouncing the light in crazy directions.
2) with my stockers, the light would flutter over little bumps and it was annoying, but for some reason it's gone with these.

Overall, I would give these a 97% out of 100. Sorry for the small size, it's all I can upload with my phone since I'm at work. I'll get a progression thread going soon with better pics.

UPDATE 2:
See my lower post about condensation. Unacceptable, so my rating is going down to 60%...

I cannot in good conscious recommend these. If one needs to seal up new headlights, one might as well take apart their originals, paint to what they want and re-seal.

UPDATE 3:
It's been a few weeks now since I got my replacement headlamp and no leaking or fogging. I just got a bad one the first time around. I'm still up In the air on if I would recommend these to anyone just because the quality control is crap and there is a risk that you may get a bad one too. I would say that make sure that where ever you order these from that they have a return/replacement policy.

So onto the pics:
 

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they look pretty sweet...
 

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Well... Some bad news, these aren't as great as I thought. The car had been through a few rains with these headlights in so I thought all was well. After my wash, by hand with a garden hose, one of the headlights filled up with some water. I didn't notice at first as it was not enough to be visible, but as the sun heated up the headlight, TONs of condensation.

I wasn't able to dry it out and for the most part the water was gone, but there are a few water marks on the inside. I then went out to the parts store and got clear RTV. I sealed the shit out of the headlight and only time will tell if it's fixed. Not real happy about this.

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With my headlights I removed one of the rubber covers from the back of the highbeam light to get rid of the moister. Mine is a Spyder but i tried resealing to no avail then I was like well maybe the light temp was causing it and bingo.. no more moister after allowing air to get in

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i hope you let them dry out before you hermetically sealed it
Yes I did. I even went as far as opening up all the light locations (taking the bulbs out) and running a blow drier on warm through there for a half hour. Then let them sit all night before I sealed the next day. We'll se what happens...
 

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With my headlights I removed one of the rubber covers from the back of the highbeam light to get rid of the moister. Mine is a Spyder but i tried resealing to no avail then I was like well maybe the light temp was causing it and bingo.. no more moister after allowing air to get in

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Was your problem with only one or both? Reason I ask is because my other headlight is fine even after the wash, so that led me to believe that the bad one had a leak.
 

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one of my rubber grommets on my new eagle eyes popped out and we got a rain so i had some water in mine too...i drained as much as water as i could out of the weep hole in the back but it didn't get it all so every morning i had condensation. to fix this i parked facing the sun throughout the day and luckily we had 3 or 4 nice hot sunny days in a row and it eventually heated it all up and no more condensation, even after i sealed it back up.
 

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Well, it only took a month... But I finally got my replacement light yesterday. I just got done putting it in and I'll let y'all know if the new one doesn't leak. I'm hoping it was just my bad luck that I got a bad one the first time out.
 

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So how'd the replacement light work out? Get anymore condensation?
 

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Pretty much all ebay headlights you will get condensation inside, right when you get them you'l have to seal the outside before installing.
 
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