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HID question

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by tgrandstaff38, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Sep 30, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    tgrandstaff38

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    Just seen this today and i am wanting to upgrade my lights. tell me if i got this right. i am going to order from ddm. Headlights 35 watt h4 bulbs and 6000k color. is that all i need for the taco headlights?
     
  2. Sep 30, 2010 at 2:59 PM
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    Go 55watt!
     
  4. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:02 PM
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    6k is nice, but I felt the 4300k allows me to see better in the rain.
     
  5. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:03 PM
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    Not if you adjust them alittle i have had mine for a year no problem!:confused:
     
  6. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    i have 6000 35w and i love them!!!! when i drive my girls acord with stock lights i feel like im blind...
     
  7. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:07 PM
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    lol ok dude weirdo :thumbsup:
     
  8. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    :tumbleweed:I have 20/20 but i guess i cant see!
     
  9. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:13 PM
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    Get the H4 High/Low bulbs. I just ordered the same exact set last week.
     
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    :laugh:
     
  11. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:19 PM
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    h4 high/lo ? whats the difference in the reg? is it worth the extra 20
     
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    Why is a higher bulb better with Projection lights?
     
  13. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    so my hid will be running at high and low? and is bixenon different bulbs or are they the ones that come with it?
     
  14. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    do you mean the watt of the bulb? and how it effects in a projector?
    if you going to get a higher watt bulb, get projection headlights this way you dont glare other drivers on the road. * plus you driving in a truck, their a height different you could be straight up blinding their rear view mirror + side mirror* if you got regular stock housing headlamp get 35w you can see better than fine. The projector give the headlamp a cut off so you don't end up glaring everyone.

    :) plus i'm not sure if stock headlight even handle 55w, dont wanna melt any part of the housing headlights
     
  15. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:39 PM
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    bi xenon? same bulbs you get in the kit at ddm? and the high/low does that mean that the lights will be on with high and low beam?
     
  16. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    For high and low beam you will need Bi-Xenon, it will give you hi/low. I Have 35w H4 Bi-Xenon 6000k for my lights, and 6000k H10 for fogs
     
  17. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    i know this sounds dumb but basically bi xenon = h4 hi/lo?
     
  18. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:50 PM
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    Thank you i will be putting in my order shortly after i get my system installed. i know this is off topic but i was messin around in the truck today and i just realized all the wires going to my battery look like crap. anyone got a good way to tidy that up/make it look better?
     
  19. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    I sure wish one person could provide all the answers in one post, instead of needing us to almost beg for answers!

    I hope tgrandstaff38 gets his answers... I will only add that 4300K gives more light on the road than 6000K and 35 watt HID is as bright as 135 watt halogen, no need for 55 watt with HID. DDM is in San Diego, I have gone in there, was not impressed with the lack of help offered... basically told me to go look online and pick what I wanted first! All I asked was for what choices were available for my truck.
     
  20. Sep 30, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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