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HID KITS

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by Phil Dammit, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. Sep 16, 2013 at 5:47 PM
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    Phil Dammit

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    Welp, had another ballast go bad again. Looking to just get another full set of HID's for driving and fogs and save my other three ballast and bulbs as spares. Came across these two sets, what are our thoughts on this supplier? Best part is the lifetime warranty.

    http://www.hidkitxenonlights.com/toyota/2005/tacoma-pre-runner/
     
  2. Sep 16, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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    PLC721

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    It will never work

    Just kidding:
    What about Slim Cubby or Morimoto Ballasts?
     
  3. Sep 16, 2013 at 6:06 PM
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    Phil Dammit

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    Honestly haven really researched that much. Have an old set that worked forever. Then switched to a new set that lasted 6 months. Every subsequent set has done the same.
     
  4. Sep 16, 2013 at 6:22 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    The Morimoto ballasts from the retrofit source seem to be about the most robust out there.
     
  5. Sep 16, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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    Phil Dammit

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    Hmmmm 160 for the HIDs not bad
     
  6. Sep 16, 2013 at 7:36 PM
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    HawaiiTRD

    HawaiiTRD "Some people feel the rain, others just get wet"

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    Yup. No complaints so far. OP are u going to retrofit? It's definitely the best way to go, and safest.
     
  7. Sep 16, 2013 at 8:00 PM
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    Phil Dammit

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    No I'm not going to retro and how is it safer?
     
  8. Sep 16, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    otherwise you're shooting light into the eyes of oncoming drivers
     
  9. Sep 16, 2013 at 8:26 PM
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    Phil Dammit

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    Its a bi-xenon light so invalid argument. What do you bradas na no how jus dem lites?
     
  10. Sep 16, 2013 at 8:41 PM
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    HawaiiTRD

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    The bi-xenon is just to shade the output when in low beam. The housings are not made for the HID output, which is why there is glare. The projector, specifically the lens, distributes the light in a straight even pattern that can be adjusted.
     
  11. Sep 16, 2013 at 8:43 PM
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    Phil a drop in HID kit, reguardless of bixenon or not, will cause glare to on-coming traffic
     
  12. Sep 16, 2013 at 8:52 PM
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    Phil Dammit

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    Hmmmm weird haven had issues with straight HID's for the 6 years, been running them. Ill probably stick with morimotos but Im not retrofitting, can give two shits about on coming traffic in a well lit city such as phoenix.
     
  13. Sep 16, 2013 at 11:59 PM
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    Well... regardless if your gonna retro or not, get the morimotos. I have 4 of their ballasts and they are running strong even after about 2 years and offroad abuse. You wont find a better ballast.
     
  14. Sep 17, 2013 at 6:30 AM
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    Phil Dammit

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    That seems to be the weakest link, looks like that is what I will do
     
  15. Sep 17, 2013 at 3:57 PM
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  16. Sep 17, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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    Phil Dammit

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    Phil your blinding innocent people and affecting millions of lives by not retrofitting
     
  18. Sep 17, 2013 at 7:27 PM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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  19. Sep 17, 2013 at 7:51 PM
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    lmao pat, stfu lol.:D




    Lol, maybe you should read what you preach :thumbsup:
     
  20. Sep 17, 2013 at 8:23 PM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    That doesn't make any sense.
     
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