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Old 05-09-2007, 11:01 AM   #1
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Where else can I get used clear headlights?

Tried eBay, I've been outbid. Tried here, eric95 sold to darkhamr before I could get a chance! Found a craigslist listing, the guy wants $700 (too much in my opinion ) So I'm willing to pay 5 to 6 hundred as I think that's what they should go for . Any place else I should try?

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try Rennlist.com and the Porsche Club of America classifieds.
Stick to your guns, even $500 is too much in my opinion. They are no different than the stock orange units that you can pick up for $100 anywhere.
Amazing that no one has come up with some kind of clip on device to at least hide the orange. Wish I had my own factory...
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This place may have some used ones. Great Porsche Warehouse:

http://www.dcauto.com/
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when you see a listing on ebay, email the seller and ask how much they want for it.
just 2 months ago i emailed a guy, he said 250 plus shipping.

later on they sold for 550
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When I first was looking for clear headlights, I went around to each Porsche forum and noticed someone posting that they had upgraded to Litronics. I noticed he had an 03 Boxster, which starting from 03, all Boxsters came with clear headlights, so I asked him if he wanted to sell his clear lights. Got em for $450, and then unloaded my amber headlights on fleabay. Then, later on, when I noticed one of my Boxster buddies was selling his car (which had litronics), I asked him if I could buy them from him before he turned his car in, and he told me to just come over and swap out my halogens for his litronics....for FREE!! Nice deal, and I love the Litronics. Don't pay more than 5 or 6 hundred for the clear halogens, because for a few hundred more, you can get used Litronics.
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Old 05-09-2007, 01:12 PM   #6
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Yes I think patience is the key. I'll wait. Thanks everyone!
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Try www.ebay.de the german site as many will ship DHL to the States and prices are usually lower.
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Old 05-09-2007, 08:59 PM   #8
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you are right, conad!

hey spyder...thanks for that website
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They are no different than the stock orange units that you can pick up for $100 anywhere.
F.Y.I. the old ambers are worth more then that,I sold mine on eBay for $305.
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Tried eBay, I've been outbid. Tried here, eric95 sold to darkhamr before I could get a chance! Found a craigslist listing, the guy wants $700 (too much in my opinion ) So I'm willing to pay 5 to 6 hundred as I think that's what they should go for . Any place else I should try?
Sorry.
I felt very fortunate to find a set locally and avoid shipping and duties. I wish you luck on your quest. I think I was destined to log in at that exact moment.
Thanks again eric95
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Old 05-10-2007, 09:43 AM   #11
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try this

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/PORSCHE-911-CARRERA-BOXSTER-CLEAR-HEAD-LIGHTS-NEW_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ33710QQihZ003QQitem Z130111476689QQrdZ1
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Old 05-10-2007, 10:38 AM   #12
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I'm the one bidding for that now. Thanks.
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Old 05-10-2007, 10:41 AM   #13
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dude, just send him an e-mail with your best offer before someone else out bid you...
you already have the budget set for it so why wait, right?
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dude, just send him an e-mail with your best offer before someone else out bid you...
you already have the budget set for it so why wait, right?
+1

That's a good route to go, I also never bid till the last few seconds of the auction and just submit my budgeted amount as my bid.


Of course you have another option . . . . . .


You live in the same town as unklekraker right?, he has clear headlights right? . .

Invite him over for a few drinks then excuse yourself and go outside and swap headlights

Of course there might be some "ethics" involved here . . . .

(and remember this is just between you and me)

j/k

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Of course you have another option . . . . . .


You live in the same town as unklekraker right?, he has clear headlights right? . .

Invite him over for a few drinks then excuse yourself and go outside and swap headlights

Of course there might be some "ethics" involved here . . . .

(and remember this if just between you and me)

j/k [/QUOTE]


travis, you are a devils child..hahahahahaha!

*note to self - don't go out drinking with conrad till he got his clear headlight
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travis, you are a devils child..hahahahahaha!





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dude, that's freaking awesome! nice comeback
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Old 05-10-2007, 11:55 AM   #18
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dude, that's freaking awesome! nice comeback

Just emailed the guy, he wants $700 for them. Forget it! Hehe... I'll just have to bring some drinks over to unkle's place...
Hey Gerry, how about Dave and Busters after work? Haha!
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Just emailed the guy, he wants $700 for them. Forget it! Hehe... I'll just have to bring some drinks over to unkle's place...
Hey Gerry, how about Dave and Busters after work? Haha!
$700 flipping dollars...deng, that is a lot

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Old 05-10-2007, 12:14 PM   #20
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$700 flipping dollars...deng, that is a lot

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*note to self - don't go out drinking with conrad till he got his clear headlight

Hey... I just ordered the Bentley manual from amazon for $50. It seems like a good manual from what I have been reading. Good price?

And we can go drinking and then switch headlights cause you know the amber would look great on your color! *snicker- snicker...

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