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Anyone using HIDs?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by 2004Taco, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Jan 7, 2009 at 11:42 PM
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    2004Taco

    2004Taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Is anyone using HIDs on there Taco? If so, where did you get them?
     
  2. Jan 8, 2009 at 12:00 AM
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    taco084gb

    taco084gb No matter where you go there you are.

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    Ya i bought some on the last group buy from slimcubby and I havnt installed them yet, but will this wknd and will let you know. There is people on here that have them and they like them so far. I bought them because I have them on my quad and there freekin awesome and bright as the sun. They are made by Trail Tech. The ones I have Im not sure who made them.
     
  3. Jan 8, 2009 at 12:01 AM
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    how much did you get em for and do they look pretty easy to install?
     
  4. Jan 8, 2009 at 12:06 AM
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    taco084gb

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    I paid $135 with shipping and to install them is not to bad mostly just reading instructions and I did ask slimcubby some info to Im not to good at electrical. But with his help I will beable to perform with no problem. Its a direct plug in set up with a couple of mountning screws to hold the ballasts in or double sided tape. I will use the screw setup more solid I think.
     
  5. Jan 8, 2009 at 12:20 AM
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    2004Taco

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    it should be easy. Im an electrician, but my buddy said his was a plug n play set up too.
     
  6. Jan 8, 2009 at 12:27 AM
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    taco084gb

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    Ya when I get home I will post some Pics of the setup. they are a direct plug n play kit other than boltin a couple of ground wires up
     
  7. Jan 8, 2009 at 12:54 AM
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    sweet. thx man.... pics would help.
     
  8. Jan 8, 2009 at 2:30 AM
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    taco084gb

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    Here are some Pics 2004TACO



     
  9. Jan 8, 2009 at 4:13 AM
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    Delmarva

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    all plug and play for Slim's set... easy install, etc.
     
  10. Jan 8, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    bcmedic

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    anyone find that the light is EVERYWHERE....i dont have a clean cut off...what am i doing wrong??
     
  11. Jan 8, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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    damn .. looks really easy! well when you get em in... lets see what they look like!!
    thx for all your help :)
     
  12. Jan 8, 2009 at 11:02 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    Thats because our trucks are not meant for hid's meant to be used with projectors better light pattern and not everywhere.
     
  13. Jan 9, 2009 at 2:48 AM
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    quick question.... who or what is slimcubby
     
  14. Jan 9, 2009 at 6:21 AM
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    Slimcubby is a member here that sells plug and play hid kits and hid offroad lights with built in ballast i have those and its an awesome out put.
     
  15. Jan 9, 2009 at 6:25 AM
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    joshryn09

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    i got mine from vvme.com , they came in 2 days...they ship express shipping and it was 66.99 after everything!! that is single beams with a halogen high beam, but they also have the dual bi-xenon bilbs!!! and they come with a 14 month warrantyy! i would deff recommend to anyone who is looking for an HID kit!
     
  16. Jan 9, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    you should try adjusting you headlights. after i put my HID's in my left light was pointing farther right than the right light itself was...haha but now they are fine and yes, there is a top cut off for the beam
     
  17. Jan 10, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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    i got my hids from Xebrite thier bi-xenon 50w and i couldnt be happier they have a life time warranty on bulbs and ballasts and they were only $145 he seems to always have a set posted on ebay i would check those out
     
  18. Jan 11, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    I purchased most of my conversion kit from Ebay. Ranging from 75.00 to 300.00. I have got to say the best steel is $175 lifetime warranty on bulbs and ballast. No problems so far, just great night vision.:)
     
  19. Jan 11, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    how do i find slimchubby?
     
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