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HID newbie question - what about hi beams?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Raylo, Aug 23, 2009.

  1. Raylo

    Raylo [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The HID projectors I have seen for sale say that they are only for the low beams. Do they usually include regular halogen hi beams? Or no hi beam at all? I assume that HIDs might not be great for highs since it takes a few seconds to strike an arc and develop a stable beam. Wouldn't work for quick flashing....
     
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    When i got my hid kit, seller asked me if i wanted to get low+high or just low only, i ended up getting the lowandhigh combo, but high is regullar halogen light attached right next to hid bulb, i havnt seen a h4 bulb with low and high hid combo, its usally hid low regular halogen attached as high
     
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    Thanks for the info. I am more interested in actual replacement projector headlights than the kits that put HID bulbs in the OEM headlight housing. I assume they would include a halogen hi beam projector but the product info I have seen is silent on that point. I have a question to a seller on eBay.. perhaps he will shed some light on the subject. Sorry, I know this is lame humor....;-)
     
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    H4 do have HI & LOW on HID. There is two type of HID for HI/LOW
    1 - Is the HID with Halogen bulb.
    2 - Is the HID will control by a magnetic relay, when you want the HI Beam, the bulb will tilt up control by the magnetic. I have thaty one on my 09Taco . It work wonderful.

    Also like what you said, can buy a brand new set of Headlight housing, with seperate Hi,/ Low beam, but be careful which one you choose, the price around 225 to 250 are the best
     
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