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h4 hid kit 6000k 0r 8000k?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ak.rideon, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. Nov 18, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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    ak.rideon

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    yo, i am wanting to get a hid kit for my whip. i heard that philips makes a good brand but was curious of what you other taco drivers would suggest. what would be better a 6k 0r 8k kit? thanx
     
  2. Nov 18, 2010 at 6:47 PM
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    6000k will be a little brighter than the 8's, and is also much more popular. I sell them if your interested. PM me for prices.
     
  3. Nov 18, 2010 at 6:49 PM
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    rhodehard09

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    3" lift, allpro u-bolt flip kit,285/75/16 km2s, hella hid lights, hid conversions for headlights and foglights, led everything, debadged, 9145 reverse light bulbs, black tail lights, black headlight mod,trail-gear rock sliders, dynomax ultra flo muffler,satoshi with custom woven stainless grill,hella 100watt floods in grill, pioneer 4100 in dash dvd player, pioneer 800watt 4 channel amp, pioneer 4way 6x9s, pioneer 4 way 6.5s, 2 rockford p3 10's,rockford power 500.1 mono amp w/bass knob, 7 pin relocated, highlift and mount in bed, diff breather mod, led bed lights, secondary air filter removed,t-rex eyelids, mefab bumper bar, muddy under carriage
    really depends on the color you want.
    8000 is going to be a blue color, 6000 is going to be more white but will still have a slight blue tint.
    i bought my kits(3) off e-bay for like 45.00 and a year later they are all working fine......
     
  4. Nov 18, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    ak.rideon

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    thanx guys. anything good to say about the philips hids? i heard they are a good brand.
     
  5. Nov 18, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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    rhodehard09

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    yeah if you are getting "genuine" phillips and not "phillips style" or "phillips design" they are the best
     
  6. Nov 18, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    k. gotta give those germans props. haha
     
  7. Nov 18, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    go 6000k
     
  8. Nov 18, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    I've got 6000k in my headlights and fogs.

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    Light output:
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    I only run the headlights in town. I turn on the fogs for extra light off road or on empty highways.
     
  9. Nov 18, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    bearded weirdo, damn. those look pretty nice man. what brand of hids do u have?
     
  10. Nov 18, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    Go 6000k.... They have a slight tint of blue when you see the lense but the light output looks bright white..
     
  11. Nov 18, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    They're Xentec. A buddy of mine has been running them on his TrailBlazer SS for awhile and highly recommended them. You can get them for about $40-ish a pair on Amazon or a few bucks cheaper on eBay. They come with a 2 year warranty. Wiring was completely plug and play. The headlights took 20 minutes total to wire them in and mount everything. Th fog lights are the only problem I had. The H10 bulbs' O-rings were about a hair too large to fit. After an hour jacking with them, I realized it and carefully swapped the O-rings on the stock halogen bulbs for the ones on the HIDs and they went in perfect after that. I really like them. I've had them about a month so far.


    --I just noticed this is the 1st Gen forum, I stumbled in from the home page. :D
     
  12. Nov 18, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    Did you have to take out the headlights? how hard is the wiring?
     
  13. Nov 18, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    No, you can install the whole kit without removing the headlights. As far as wiring, it is very simple. It's all plug n play into the factory connectors and then for the bi-xenon kits you have to hook up power and ground to the battery to give source voltage to the inline relay. Very simple setup.
     
  14. Nov 18, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    I say go with a 6K kit cause I personally think the 8K kit is to blue. Thats just my opinion though. Just remember your not going to get the true HID effect unless you have good projectors.:cool:
     
  15. Nov 18, 2010 at 9:14 PM
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    looking to put opn some hids on my 98 taco the stock ones suck big time
     
  16. Nov 18, 2010 at 9:34 PM
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    BeardedWeirdo - Your lights look amazing. Can you specify what brand/model. Is it a HID kit?
     
  17. Nov 18, 2010 at 9:40 PM
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    Soo 8000k r super blue?
     
  18. Nov 18, 2010 at 9:52 PM
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    ww_firefighter- is that true what you said about hids and projectors? i havent heard that before. imo i think the hids look good with stock headlamps.
     
  19. Nov 18, 2010 at 10:03 PM
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    I didn't take the headlights completely out. I had removed them fully to do the BHLM previously and the gen 2's have a 4th bolt that's a PITA to get to on each light, but it isn't required. So I only have 3 bolts per light. I took all the bolts out just to give myself a little wiggle room, but you can do it with the lights still in. Wiring is extremely simple and plug and play...and even if you get your power and ground backwards it won't hurt the kits I have. Which is nice, but you shouldn't need that kind of extra protection.
     
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    I got mine through this seller. When you purchase, you give them the info for what bulb and color you want. My headlights are H4(low beam only) 6000k and the fogs are H10 6000k. I have a second gen. I'm not familiar with the 1st gen, so I don't know if it's different bulb sizes. Shipping took less than a week to get to Texas from them.

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