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Converting Hella 500 55w Vs. 35w hid

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by mudthedoor, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. Sep 28, 2011 at 2:43 PM
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    mudthedoor

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    What wattage of hid should I get for my hella 500's I have six to do and was going to get all 35w, but i only use them while wheeling and I want them to be as bright as possible! :D
     
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    if you want the brightest then get 100W haha for offroad lights i would personally get the highest wattage possible
     
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    Well you answered your own question. 55 watts is brighter so /end thread.
     
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    exactly
     
  5. Sep 28, 2011 at 2:48 PM
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    lmao to tell you the truth I had no idea if it made a difference :p
     
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    I would go with DDM.
     
  8. Sep 28, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    i would i just dont like the way that ddm looks quality wise..
     
  9. Sep 28, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    And the cheap ebay junk kits look better how? Lol.

    I have had DDM on my quad for 3 years and I have never had issues except flickering that was cured by their accessory harness.
     
  10. Sep 28, 2011 at 2:58 PM
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    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    i was iffy about the quality when they came in a box with Chinese writing all over it.. but i think theyre a great product.

    these are 55wat 6000k bulbs in my hella 700s

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  11. Sep 29, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    DDD Shine bright like a hymen

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    I have the 55W from DDM in 2 of my Hella 500s and they work well. All of the connectors are water tight and appear to be good quality.

    Although I was disappointed that the 55W HID from DDM are shipped directly from China so they take about 2 weeks to arrive. Remember, with the Hella 500 you need the H3 bulb.
     
  12. Sep 29, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    does your bulb wiggle a little when its inside of the housing of the hella? all four of mine do but not very much. also, it only took me a week to get mine. the sunday everyone left pismo i saw them sitting in my room
     
  13. Sep 29, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    DDD Shine bright like a hymen

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    No, I bent the metal tabs in on the bulb housing to hold them solid, then coated it with silicone to seal it.

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  14. Sep 29, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    i did the same thing!! but they still wiggle even with the silicone
     
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