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hella 500ff or hella 500ff black magics?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by AsianAnts, Mar 9, 2011.

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hella 500ff or hella 500ff black magics?

Poll closed Apr 8, 2011.
  1. 1 pair Hella 500ff 4300K 55w spot & 1 pair Hella 500ff 4300K 55w flood

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    7.7%
  2. 1 pair Hella 500ff Black Magic 4300K 55w spot & 1 pair Hella 500ff Black Magic 4300K 55w flood

    12 vote(s)
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  1. Mar 9, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    AsianAnts

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    I cant decide..

    i have a 2011 mgm with the satoshi mod going on....i cant decide on the following...


    HID OPTION 1
    1 pair Hella 500ff 4300K 55w spot & 1 pair Hella 500ff 4300K 55w flood

    HID OPTION 2
    1 pair Hella 500ff Black Magic 4300K 55w spot & 1 pair Hella 500ff Black Magic 4300K 55w flood
     
  2. Mar 9, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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  3. Mar 9, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    i was thinking about the shieldz...but im not doing the conversion... someone else who does the conversions normally is doing it....

     
  4. Mar 9, 2011 at 5:05 PM
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    doesnt matter who is doing the conversion. the shieldz are basically a sticker you stick on the front of the light. its tint.

    edit: never mind. I didnt notice the black magics are converted to hid too. Definitely get the black magics. lol
     
  5. Mar 9, 2011 at 5:07 PM
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  6. Mar 9, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    no other opinions or suggestions?
     
  7. Mar 9, 2011 at 10:12 PM
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    is it more difficult to convert the black magics to hid than the regular 500 or 500ff?
     
  8. Mar 10, 2011 at 4:09 PM
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    from what ive been reading, just a tad bit more because of the cross member... however, im not the one converting...im getting it all done

     
  9. Mar 10, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    Black Magics. They'll look sweet behind black mesh
    I'm hopin' to fit the Rallye 1000 Black Magics.
    But no immediate plans to convert to HID.

    I'm gonna have to quit workin', if I ever want to get my "Mods To Do" list done :goingcrazy:
    AND stay the hell off TW :smash:

    CC
     
  10. Mar 10, 2011 at 5:07 PM
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    :amen:

     
  11. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    Who is doing the conversion and what bulb will they use?
     
  12. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    actually im not sure what bulb he gonna use lol

     
  13. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:29 PM
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    i have the black magics and have no complaints...much more rugged than the 500ff's, and they look much cleaner on my black truck
     
  14. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    sweeeet...u converted yours to HID or are they just regular.

     
  15. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    mine are just regular, but as far as the look and durability of the unit itself, ive been nothing but happy
     
  16. Mar 10, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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    I have rallye 1000 black magics....they are super bright and they are a real true white instead of the yellow tint white that come from the 500s. I love them. expensive though
     
  17. Mar 10, 2011 at 9:23 PM
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    i concur.
     
  18. Mar 10, 2011 at 9:39 PM
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    Just my opinion...but after all that is what you asked for right?

    Go with some Rigid Industries D2 LED lights. No converting, no running wires for ballasts, no warm up time, no bulbs burning out or ballasts not working, and they are MUCH stronger. They will also light up way more area in front of you than Hellas. Hellas will reach out a little further but they wont even compare up close. Plus they are much more efficient and also smaller to mount behind the grille. Oh, and did I mention...they are just BADASS!! haha

    I know they are pricey, but remember, YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR.
     
  19. Mar 10, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    ^^^ Only $190 a pair for those. Almost half the price as the rallye 1000. Im buying two sets next week :D
     
  20. Mar 10, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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    I think you have the D2's confused with the original duallys. The D2's are a brand new light inside of the original dually housing. They are much brighter utilizing six 5 watt LEDs with entirely new circuitry inside. If you are planning on getting two sets of the original duallys PM me first, I can get you a little better price on them. ;)
     
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