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95 HIDs

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by egan, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. Dec 26, 2010 at 9:36 PM
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    egan

    egan [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I haven't found anything for converting the sealed beam headlights on a 95 to HIDs. What would i have to do to get them? And is it a lot of work?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Dec 27, 2010 at 1:40 PM
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    i have a 97 but same stuff and i would like info as well if anyone knows
     
  3. Dec 27, 2010 at 1:51 PM
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    I had some in my old Nissan Hardbody. I got the lights of of Ebay then added the HID kit later. Search 6054 or 7x6 retro kits. they are there and can be had.
     
  4. Dec 27, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    I cut mines from the back and took out the old helogen light and glue the hid bulb back on
     
  5. Dec 27, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    i figured thats what i would have to do.
     
  6. Dec 27, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    it has held up pretty good. or just buy some already made in ebay
     
  7. Dec 27, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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  8. Dec 27, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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    You would have to buy new h4 headlight housings, and then xenon kit with h4 bulbs. :)
     
  9. Dec 27, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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  10. Dec 27, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    Haha, I just ordered them on Sunday, so I can answer those questions in about a week! Looks pretty straight forward tho, almost plug n play but you have to splice and replace the casing :)
     
  11. Dec 27, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    oh haha ok. But thats all i figured i would have to wire.
     
  12. Dec 27, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    Just ordered them on sunday, so I'll let you kno in about a week! The installl looks really easy, and straight forward. Just replace the casings and splice in the new HID kit.

    Please correct me if I'm wrong!!!:D
     
  13. Dec 27, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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    oops damn internet, sorry for the double post.
     
  14. Dec 27, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    Hey, I had a 96 and did a retrofit. The pictures speak for themselves.
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  15. Dec 28, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    Do you still have these? Care to sell? :)
     
  16. Dec 28, 2010 at 10:48 AM
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    i just ordered some new housing's off ebay that fit the H4 bulb, install was easy its just replacing the housings and then wiring up the HID kit as normal. i bought cheap housings at the time though and the light pattern is awful so i'd suggest buying a little higher end housing if you want a good beam
     
  17. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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    thanks, i wouldn't even have thought of that.

    and btw, your truck is awesome. i was looking at your build last night and love your bumper and sliders. nice work :D
     
  18. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    Sorry man. When I bought the new Tacoma, I took my retrofit apart and sold some parts. I kept the d2s bulbs, harness, and ballast. I plan to use them to do an FX-R retro on the new Taco. :D
     
  19. Dec 28, 2010 at 2:03 PM
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    People who throw HID bulbs into halogen housings make me shake my head. They produce an INSANE amount of glare to oncoming drivers. It is a major safety concern when you blind an oncoming driver. Do the bloody research and spend the necessary dollars to do a proper retrofit like ppham444. A projector is the ONLY way to do a proper HID conversion.
     
  20. Dec 28, 2010 at 11:16 PM
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    X2!
     
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