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HIDs without Projectors?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Brian0718, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Feb 7, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    Brian0718

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    How many people are running HIDs without projectors? What HID kits are you running? Do you have any head on pics @ night? Thanks
     
  2. Feb 7, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    503TRD

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    People do it, but everyone recommends not too...it creates a really unfocused light and glare for oncoming drivers...I actually believe it is "illegal" to do it w/o projectors...Hopefully somebody can correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  3. Feb 7, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    i did it without projectors, and yes they are annoying at night, but I aimed them low to offset the light glare.
     
  4. Feb 7, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    AriZonaD54

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    I have HIDs with no projectors. They do scatter light everywhere, but if you aim them down (as to avoid issues with glare and distracting on-coming traffic) they still provide WAY more beneficial light over halogen(s). Well, that is, if you go with a respectable spectrum. I run 5k. And with all that being said, I am currently doing a HID projector retro!

    Here's a few pics;

    Complete darkness -
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    Light provided from a crappy flood light -
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    5k HID foglights -
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    5k HID headlights and foglights -
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  5. Feb 7, 2011 at 4:08 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    i have the stock housings with a 6000k kit from ddm. 35watt. I have passed planty of cops at night and never been pulled over. I get a ton of compliments from people I know saying how bright my lights are when im behind them or pass them or somethnig. Haha I may be retrofitting mine soon though.
     
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