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HID Lights

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by Dirtbag1, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Feb 23, 2011 at 2:24 PM
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    Dirtbag1

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    Trying to decide if I should have HID lights installed??? Plus and minus's
     
  2. Feb 23, 2011 at 2:27 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Pro
    35 watt kits are brighter than stock(no need for 55 watts)

    Con

    Light will scatter everywhere
    You will have to aim your lights correctly after the install
    Plenty of gay colors to choose from
     
  3. Feb 23, 2011 at 2:29 PM
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    Dirtbag1

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    will they last or will I have mechanical problems? Police issues??
     
  4. Feb 23, 2011 at 2:30 PM
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    All HID kits that didn't come on the car from the factory are illegal. You will have cop trouble if you get some retarded color and a 55 watt kit. A good kit will last a long time but they will eventually fail. I have had a DDM kit on my quad for 2 years now with no problems.
     
  5. Feb 23, 2011 at 2:31 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Could still have a bad ballast or bulb. Police can ticket you. Depends on the cop though and having a stupid color(over 6K) will increase your chances. I ran an HID kit in my last vehicle but won't do them in the Tacoma unless I do a proper HID projector retrofit.
     
  6. Feb 23, 2011 at 2:34 PM
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    ok, thanks much !!!
     
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