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HID Selection- Help please.

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by NickM, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. Oct 12, 2013 at 6:29 PM
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    NickM

    NickM [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey Guys, I have done lots of looking here and on HID Planet. I was set on the Morimoto H1 6.0. After hearing the H1 has a limited throw on some vehicles now i'm unsure. Here is my deal - I know that the FX-R's are better. I'm not comfortable with mounting and aligning them myself. I don't have the money do pay for it to be done either. I have narrowed my selection down to Mini H1, and Mini D2s. Ergg. Back and forth. they are so close in price and performance seems similar. H1 more bright and wide, D2s more even distribution. ANyone have any advice? Putting them on my 2011 taco.

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  2. Oct 12, 2013 at 6:32 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    You hit the nail on the head. H1 is slightly brighter and D2S slightly more even spread.


    I opted for the D2S for the even dispersion as well as the fact that IMO the larger shrouds look better in relatively larger Tacoma headlamps. I don't like how tiny the H1 mini projector shrouds look. Might be a small difference. But maybe enough to sway you.
     
  3. Oct 12, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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    Do you consider your mini d2s better than halogen? were they difficult to align and mount? I've watched vids but I'm curious from a taco owner. Do you ever wish you had more light down the road?
     
  4. Oct 12, 2013 at 11:31 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

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    I've not heard of a single person who didn't find either mini adequate. They are far superior to your stock halogen output.
     
  5. Oct 12, 2013 at 11:37 PM
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    I'm running the mini H1's.
    after running stock halogens, aftermarket halogens, and HID's in a reflector housing, these are an exponential increase in performance over the others.

    I have 0 complaints with mine
     
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