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HID Headlights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jimmygle, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. Feb 22, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    I'm looking to replace my OEM headlights with HID projectors with those LED halos. Does anyone have any recommendations on sites to order from?

    Maybe I'm searching for the wrong thing, but I'm having a hard time finding anything.
     
  2. Feb 22, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    since i have tinted headlight the 6000k should be ok right
     
  5. Feb 23, 2011 at 6:01 AM
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    Color wouldn't matter as much as whether it was 35w or 55w kit.
     
  6. Feb 23, 2011 at 6:03 AM
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    huh??? what you meann??? it still would be too bright and have a tinge of blue even it black housing with tinted lens
     
  8. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:48 AM
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    ummm yeah
    There is hardly any difference between 35/55 watt
     
  10. Feb 25, 2011 at 5:45 AM
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    huh??? what you meann??? if HIDs are going to be too bright then what difference does the color make?

    What I was getting at was...If your lens is tinted and the housing is black, then you might want to go with 55w instead of 35w or do 4500k or 5000k to compensate for the tinting and black housing as the higher wattage kit or a lower temp bulb will be a bit brighter in a black housing with tinted lense. Too bright or not is up to your own personal preference.
     
  11. Feb 25, 2011 at 5:49 AM
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    im talking about the headlight being tinted will it make it less bright???
     
  12. Feb 25, 2011 at 5:54 AM
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    Yes, depending on how dark the tint is and what the temp of the bulbs are...like 4500k being brighter than 6000k because of the color and 8000k dimmer than 6000k. The higher the temp the less output.
     
  13. Feb 26, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    soo i might have 6k in there will it be ok
     
  14. Feb 28, 2011 at 5:11 AM
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    Just drive it and see. If you need it brighter just take the tint off the lens or get lower temp bulbs like 5000k or 4500k.
     
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