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HID Lights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jm3280, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    jm3280

    jm3280 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Whats up with the HID headlights, how much better are they? I got a price to install them and it was mid 300. What do they do that is so expensive.??
     
  2. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    Don't pay $300 for them... They are much brighter than stock as well as having better color at night than regular headlights. Pay the $70 or whatever and get some from them. Putting them in yourself isn't very hard.
     
  3. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    DDM tuning you can get a set for headlights and foglights for $100 shipped and it takes maybe an hour to install. Very easy.
     
  4. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    PLC721

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    there should be a group buy pretty soon...i think
     
  5. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    If you want to wait thats fine but DDM has them for about half of what the GB will cost... Just a thought.
     
  6. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    Ronin

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    Great Topic. I missed out on the recent group buys here on TW. What expierence people are having w/the HID? Has anyone had any bulbs burn out or any other issues or is everyone satisfied w/his/her purchase?

    Thanks OP for the topic.
     
  7. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    $300?!?! Oh hell no!!! I got my 55W HID kit for my headlights for around $150. A 35W kit for my fogs for about $70. Both very easy to install.;)
     
  8. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    I love mine. I just installed the hella500's and will be ordering HIDs for them next week. Should be about $45 for a 35W set.
     
  9. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    Ronin

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    "DDM" who, what, where, when. I know search is a person's friend...but just make it easy on me.
     
  10. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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  11. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:53 PM
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    I prefer Slim's GB. His customer service is top notch, and I would much rather take my business where the customer is treated well in a timely manner.

    A++ to Slim
     
  12. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    I was on slim's groupbuy from November, I had a ballast go out 2 weeks ago. He got a new one out to me lickety split... Very happy with mine.
     
  13. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    jm3280

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    wheres slims gb???
     
  14. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    When is slim having another GB.?
     
  15. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:03 PM
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    what jm3280 said.
     
  16. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:03 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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  17. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    I have their products in my 08 Civic Si, wife's Legacy, and my Aprilia. each about a year old, one bulb go bad, one call to CS and 3 days later a new bulb, mmind you I am on the opposite coast from them as well.
    Cannot go wrong with them.
     
  18. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:05 PM
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    memario1214

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    The user is Slimcubby... He usually has one every month. His last one ended 1/15. I don't know when he is planning another. someone shoot him a PM if you are interested. He posts his stuff in Buy / Sell / Trade - Group Buys. You can look at an old one for prices and such...
     
  19. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    The next HID group buy is April 1, as per Slim. I will be on that order.
     
  20. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    cant wait for that GB!!!! Ill be on it for sure
     
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