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HID question

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by SoutheastTaco, Mar 4, 2010.

  1. SoutheastTaco

    SoutheastTaco [OP] Resident Jackass

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    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    godofspeed Proud Washingtonian

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    I would do a Projector retrofit. Instead of putting HID kit in. With a projector retrofit the beam will be directed to where they are suppose to. If you just stuck a HID kit in, IE ballast and bulb. The light will be scattered.
     
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    SoutheastTaco [OP] Resident Jackass

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    the ddm kit does not show an application for the 9003 bulb. does another one work?
     
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    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    for the ddm tuning kit, get the H4 Hi/low bulb, pick your wattage and pick your color. i just got their kit (35 watt, 6000k) and love it. it lights up the whole road, 180 degrees in front of you. i actually prefer it to the projectors. my brother has projectors, and as soon as you hit that cutoff line...no more light. with these, you have a greater field of vision.
     
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    colin, whats the biggest difference between the 35w to the 55w? do you have any pics?
     
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    Not to intrude on the question.. But the difference is brightness. I had 35 watt and then went to the 55 watt and there is a huge difference. But you are blinding more people and it will attract more cops for sure. The 55 watt will also make the color change for example 8k which has a blueish hue to it will then turn white because the 55 watt is way brighter. Hope this helps.

    Here is 4 55 watt HID's 8k low beams.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Oskie_78 Everything's BIGGER in TX!

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    okay, im sold on the ddm 10,000k
     
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    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    I have their 55w 4300k and they're amazing. Put out tons of light, and especially useful on those night runs. Their service is awesome too
     
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    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    looks liek they covered it pretty well.:) you'll be fine with the 35 watt. even they are so much brighter than stock. and yeah, i wouldn't go all of the way up to 10000k if you still want good visibility. 8000k would be good though
     
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    i like the plug and play:D
     
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    holy glare batman...this is the exact reason PNP kits SUCK!!!

    listen to godofspeed, he knows what he is talking about...!
     
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    1TUFFTRD WTF

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    ^^^ thats why there bad ass... what cuz the picture has to much glare they suck:confused: stooopid
     
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    ^ glare is sic knar...sorry i forgot....:rolleyes:

    its called a cutoff line for a reason....driving around w/ your what appears to be your brights (not talking about the amount of lumens on the road, but the cutoff) is just stooopid....
     
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    1TUFFTRD WTF

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    i would hope coming from the dude that has got glare in his pic!:D
     
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    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    i have 55W 6k headlights and 35W 3k fogs and just ordered a set of 55W 6k lights for my hella's. It puts out a ton of light. Makes it sooooo much better for night runs.
     
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    ^ you must have missed the thread in my sig.....;)
     
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    Those lights are blinding the shit out of me just from the picture. I can't even imagine what they'd be like on the road. There's nothing badass about that. It's pretty stupid actually.
     
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    The H4 is NOT the same as the 9003. The filament is in a different spot of the bulb.
     
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