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Have You Been Flashed Today?!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ImInLoveWithMyTruck, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. Oct 1, 2010 at 3:01 PM
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    PLC721

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    i do on a daily basis, esp with my fogs on :D
     
  2. Oct 1, 2010 at 3:05 PM
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  3. Oct 1, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    Just my opinion
    I don't see how they are so necessary
     
  4. Oct 1, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    TexasTacoma37

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    I have way too many deer to avoid to not have HID's. They have saved my ass several times. IMO the stock headlights on these trucks suck. Maybe I'm just an HID snob because my last 2 cars had them.

    I installed some DDM tuning HID's and love them. Aimed them down due to my lift. Never been flashed for them. They shouldn't be banned just because some people don't aim them correctly.
     
  5. Oct 2, 2010 at 4:20 AM
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    Capita

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    We have a lot of Moose on the highway here and I have always seen them. Never once thought my stock headlights were that bad. Moose are really dark. The major reason people hit them is speed.

    If accidents are caused by them not being aimed correctly I think they should be banned. I know I get blinded by them at times by them not being aimed right and it is very difficult to see.
     
  6. Oct 2, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    I think HIDs should not be banned, I think they are really nice. They have its uses especially in very dark backroads. Like the other guys are saying have it aimed/adjusted properly and all will be well.

    Getting blinded by the lights of improperly aimed headlights is really annoying. Why cause a safety issue on the road?

    I do not know what the law on driving on high beams on the interstate in relation to other drivers on same traffic side is. I have experienced cars and some trucks behind me driving down the interstate with their lights shining way too high( or on high beam) and it does reflects onto the side mirrors. (Thank god for autodimming rear views). Don't you think as courtesy just have the headlights on low so as not to blind the vehicles ahead of you?
     
  7. Oct 2, 2010 at 9:38 AM
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    Eurosport

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    every night get flashed
    i do go with the fogs on all the time since halogen sucks ass
    i just flash them back with the real high beams then they keep quiet lol
     
  8. Oct 2, 2010 at 9:40 AM
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    I have never been flashed with my HIDs because I properly adjusted them for my lift. Took like two minutes. :)
     
  9. Oct 2, 2010 at 9:42 AM
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    Is it lifted, might make it a little worse. I just do a quick flash back to let them know.
     
  10. Oct 2, 2010 at 9:43 AM
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    @Derekabraham :thumbsup:
     
  11. Oct 2, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    i get flashed a lot but i only after installing HID's. with regular bulbs i never got flashed. i think its cause our light housing is so huge

    btw anyone need HID help and you're willing to drive to me, let me know
     
  12. Oct 2, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    good shit!
     
  13. Oct 4, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    I apologize to you all. i can see better and i too have to be very aware of deer down here in GA so i dont mind having my lights the way they are right now. i could be an "asshat" and ride around with my HID high beams on but i dont, or i could be a bigger "asshat" and turn on the daylighters along with the HIDS on highbeams but i dont. but no comment. horay for hids and for the people that give me the finger and cuss me out for not having my lights aimed properly they can go ahead n cuss out everyone else down here that has their lights not aimed properly.
     
  14. Oct 4, 2010 at 8:10 PM
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    I have 6000K HID's and people always flash their lights at me. It starting to get real annoying because they aren't even that bright[​IMG]
     
  15. Oct 13, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    do you still win when you blind the driver and he crashes the family car into a ditch and kills someone?

    great idea :rolleyes:
     
  16. Oct 13, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    i dont get flashed cuz mine are aimed low, if my fogs are on i sometimes do but i usually dont have them on w my headlights
     
  17. Oct 13, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    Had a guy flip me off get behind me and turn his highs on so I turned on my bumper lights.
     
  18. Oct 14, 2010 at 7:17 PM
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    I get flashed when I have these on

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Oct 14, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    crf69

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    ummm yeah
    when i get "flashed" ........i get even more "fance'd-itty flashity"



    and that's when they really don't like my light's fo-shizzle my nizzle
     
  20. Oct 14, 2010 at 7:43 PM
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    Wow, with a light cluster like that your definitely blinding people with them on.

    Best info I could find on HID legality.
    http://www.squidoo.com/hid-headlights
     

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