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H.I.D Offroad Lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by tommelleo22, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Dec 12, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    tommelleo22

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  2. Dec 12, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    memario1214

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    People are having issues with the plastic cracking and breaking. Other than that, I think that they are a decent light.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2010 at 11:24 AM
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    elblako91

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    What does it mean when it says-

    OVER 60 MIN OF RUN TIME

    in the description? :confused:
     
  4. Dec 12, 2010 at 11:34 AM
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    memario1214

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    It means... You get 1 hour. Good luck
     
  5. Dec 12, 2010 at 11:37 AM
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    Haha screw that ill just stick to my HIDed Hellas
     
  6. Dec 12, 2010 at 11:44 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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  7. Dec 12, 2010 at 10:21 PM
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    WhatThePho?

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    Just do the Hella converted to Hid. better quality housing.
     
  8. Dec 13, 2010 at 7:55 AM
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    yea hellas it is screw those then
     
  9. Dec 13, 2010 at 8:02 AM
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    Has anyone converted the Hella 550's to HID by retrofitting them??

    Can this be done?? Thanks!
     
  10. Dec 13, 2010 at 8:25 AM
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    Yeah, I'm very happy with my hella 500 conversion
     
  11. Dec 13, 2010 at 9:40 AM
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    Yea, I was just wondering if anyone had attempted to convert the Hella 550 series (Rectangular) not the 500 Series (Circle)?

    If the HID fits inside the housing I don't see why it wouldn't work. Thats me guessing though!
     
  12. Dec 13, 2010 at 9:49 AM
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    either retrofit shouldn't be that that difficult maybe google it because im sure someone else has tried
     
  13. Dec 13, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    It should be doable. The 550s are 3 1/4" deep, whereas the 500s are 2 5/8" deep. It should work just fine...
     
  14. Dec 13, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    the kragen HID lights are a decent light and back when they were $70 they were a good buy. now they are way overpriced for what you get. mine have held up just fine and they are bright as hell, but when stuff is made in China... it's like rolling dice
     
  15. Dec 13, 2010 at 10:49 AM
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    Yea nelson im just gonna retrofit some hellas my buddy just got rid of the car he had his 4 500's on so im gonna buy them off him and do some retrofitting but yea it is like rolling the dice anymore were all rolling dice daily being that everythings made in that shithole and if we buy something from the U.S. the price is insane..
     
  16. Jan 25, 2011 at 4:25 PM
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