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HID lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by TonkaToyTaco, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    I had 10000K hid headlights and fogs at 35W. I figured I wanted something brighter so I went and bought 6000K headlights and 4300K foglights both at 35W. I did half the truck 10000K and the other half the new stuff and honestly I think the 10000K is brighter. Can anyone help me out here. Is the new stuff going to be better or should I keep the 10000K?
     
  2. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    CopDoctor

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    10000k? so basically purple... 4300k is pure white, it will be the brightest, with 5k and 6k behind it. higher the number, the more blue/purple it gets..ie less bright
     
  3. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    10000K is bright blue. And the 4300 I got actually look yellow.............. So you guys are saying stay with the 35W 6000K and 4300K?
     
  4. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    Ok awesome. Thanks guys
     
  5. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    when in doubt check the chart

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  6. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    That helps alot thanks. I forgot about the chart
     
  7. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    tacobo670

    tacobo670 if you have to ask, u can't afford it

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    --- ive been trolling through the LIGHTS section of TW n i cant find any info so maybe ill try here.

    i just bought an HID kit 8000K 55w, installed in one car. n i currently have installed HID 6000k 35W in tacoma, wanted to upgrade to 55W ballast only. so why would all 4 of the ballast flicker like im looking through a fish tank? i was thinking how could it be possible that all 4 of the ballasts are bad at the same time?
    they would flicker then stop. then one would flicker then the other n vice versa like they were challenging who could piss me off the worst so as causing me to take a baseball bat to my head lamp.

    any thoughts?
     
  8. Jul 14, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    tacobo670 if you have to ask, u can't afford it

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    ummmm wiring them to the battery??? they already are. thats how they get power right? idk, i dont remember the wiring diagram. they are from HIDgeeks.com -lame ass shit!
     
  9. Jul 14, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    tacobo670 if you have to ask, u can't afford it

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    ok i see wat u mean. but its on both vehicles. same symptoms. can explain????
     
  10. Jul 14, 2011 at 9:37 PM
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    so should i also make a "T" tap wire from the battery to the ballast? --and also leave the main HL connector still plugged in. its a simple fix i think.
     
  11. Jul 14, 2011 at 11:48 PM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    Sounds like you have a set of low-only HIDS- grabbing a relay set hooks the ballasts into the battery directly, instead of drawing power from your stock H4 connectors. The H4 connectors turn into nothing but on/off switches

    http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/HID-Kit-Wiring-Harness
    :thumbsup:
     
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