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Old 07-16-2013, 05:46 PM   #1
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Hid help

Does anyone have a write up on how to convert to hid on a 95.5-97 taco thanks!
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Don't bother unless u do it right with retros. They throw light in on coming traffics eyes. And from personal experience hids can b a huge pain in the ass with not turning in half the time to ballasts going out.
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What's round eye headlights?
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What kind of after market head lights are good mine are terrible
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Decent write up. There's another one out there that is specific to your model year but I can't find it. Either way, this should help as the process is the same.
http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/lig...rojectors.html
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Hid's are garbage! Hate mine so bad! paid over $200.00 for a set and been two months and out goes the passenger side....too hard to diagnose I got wires headed everywhere. Ballast or bulb? nobody knows....And there really moody not coming on i'd say over 25 percent of the time.
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Hid's are garbage! Hate mine so bad! paid over $200.00 for a set and been two months and out goes the passenger side....too hard to diagnose I got wires headed everywhere. Ballast or bulb? nobody knows....And there really moody not coming on i'd say over 25 percent of the time.
Well, MY HID's are amazing. When done right, and when the components are purchased from a reputable source, they usually turn out just the same. Too hard to diagnose you say??? Well, I'm just spit balling here but why don't you try and take the bulb from your driver side, and put it in your passenger side :GASP: If you don't know what that will diagnose, maybe you shouldn't be doing things to your truck in the first place.
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X2, I love my HID's. I just bought the cheap kit off ebay. I did replace the ballast's with good quality ones. 3 years no problems! The bulbs dont go bad its the ballasts. Great for seeing deer/elk on the road.
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See idk like i wan hids but I don't wanna blind people either
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Yep that's what I'll do! Hey also this is off topic but do you think I should wait a couple months to make a build thread or go ahead and start one now?
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Yep that's what I'll do! Hey also this is off topic but do you think I should wait a couple months to make a build thread or go ahead and start one now?
Well you could wait 2 years like I did but its much easier to remember what mods you do if you post it to your build immediately. Haha.

And about your lights, I'd recommend retrofitting them. I'm biased obviously but it's the best way to go. For everyone on the road.
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