My headlight bulbs have been notoriously bad since I started driving my car. I chalked them up to '90s era technology but my dad talked me out of HID kits after converting EVERY car from his pickup to my mom's Camry, so I picked up some decent Phillips bulbs off Amazon.

Side note: The great thing about the bug eye Integra is that each eye is one beam. This is good, because the passenger side high beam requires removing a coolant reservoir.

It seemed like an easy task until I started doing it. I popped the hood, and tried removing the connector before taking the bulb out. No dice. After much forcing, I gave up and took the bulb out before using the bulb assembly as leverage to pull the connector out.

I then noticed that the bulbs were nasty. Not broken nasty, but filthy nasty - the filaments were corroded and the plastic housing was covered in grime. They were also labeled KOITO, meaning they were OEM Honda equipment. I put two and two together and realized that these were the bulbs that came with my car when it rolled out of the factory 20 years ago this month.

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Turned on the switch and they work! Hooray! I've mended something. But those lenses look a bit foggy, so it looks like I better get some sanding done.