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Halo or hids ?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by taco-mia, Jul 6, 2009.

  1. Jul 6, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    taco-mia

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    I am getting ready to drive from Maryland to California and am not happy with the brightness of my headlights. I leave in 7 days and need to address this issue before I start my drive. I really like the look of the Halo lights but am hearing that they are not much brighter then stock. Should I go with a HID kit? Either way, what brand is good. I see these things cheap on ebay but I don't want to get scammed. Advice would be great right now because the clock is ticking...
     
  2. Jul 6, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    Incognito

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    I REALLY like the HIDS, and they are bright as hell. Many people can give you more info on them, because I don't have them on my truck right now. ;)
     
  3. Jul 6, 2009 at 5:11 PM
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    I have 50w 6000k hid headlights and fogs and love them! Super bright!
     
  4. Jul 6, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    yeah I gotta say I have the HID's in my truck and I couldnt be happier with them. I got a set off ebay (vme) made in germany and another off craigslist for the fogs (xentec) Just make sure you get the ones for both bright and dim. Ran into that problem with the first ones I got off craigslist so I had to buy another set off ebay. They were still bright enough but didnt like the fact I couldnt turn on my brights if I needed to!
     
  5. Jul 6, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    x2.
    But he wouldnt get them in time for his trip.
     
  6. Jul 6, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    Not much help with your headlight dilemma but are you PCSing to Cali?
     
  7. Jul 6, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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  8. Jul 6, 2009 at 6:44 PM
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    I know a couple people that have liked it there, you have San Francisco north and LA and San Diego south. Beale on the other hand...
     
  9. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:38 PM
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    Is Beale that bad?
     
  10. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:46 PM
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    Ummm... call me stupid, but Halo's are HIDs. They just have an LED ring around them.
     
  11. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:47 PM
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    I have just heard that when thet are in the halo format, they are not as bright.
     
  12. Jul 6, 2009 at 11:05 PM
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    Halos are just for looks. They're a ring, they look cool and thats about that. Its just like an LED flashlight, they don't illuminate shit. No function.
     
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