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My New HID's

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by SRQ TACO, Jun 29, 2009.

  1. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    SRQ TACO

    SRQ TACO [OP] "You've Got Red on You"

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    Got them off egay. What do you guys think?

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  2. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    senor taco

    senor taco ROLLIN ON RUST

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    I like.
    what kind r they?
    How much?
     
  3. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    GotLift37

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    holy glare batman.
     
  4. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    SRQ TACO

    SRQ TACO [OP] "You've Got Red on You"

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  5. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    Yeah, nice glare! :goingcrazy:
     
  6. Jun 29, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    them aint even real HID's lol, they dont have a ballast or anything. just bulbs, they look alright i guess
     
  7. Jun 29, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    humanoid

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    Ahahahahaha! I didn't even click on the link! Thread fail!
     
  8. Jun 29, 2009 at 8:31 PM
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    SRQ TACO

    SRQ TACO [OP] "You've Got Red on You"

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    Technically HID's dont need ballasts to be HID's all HID is High Intensity Discharge ...

    ONE SET OF EURODEZIGNS 8500K BLUE
    XENON HID BULBS
     
  9. Jun 29, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yeah but what they are saying is that those are just regular bulbs with a blue tint to them.:cool:
     
  10. Jun 29, 2009 at 8:42 PM
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    rossk35

    rossk35 Do Work Son!

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    fail on glare and on the bulbs. you know nothing about hids because they must have a ballast.
     
  11. Jun 29, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    So you believe everything the auction states? So if he said that the sky was green you would believe it? Do you know what HID stands for? High Intensity Discharge. Here's an excerpt ripped from Wikipedia. You sir, need to do some research before making some asinine statements like the one above.

    Burner and ballast operation

    HID headlamp bulbs do not run on low-voltage DC current, so they require a ballast with either an internal or external ignitor. The ignitor is integrated into the bulb in D1 and D3 systems, and is either a separate unit or integral with the electronic ballast in D2 and D4 systems. The ballast controls the current to the bulb. The ignition and ballast operation proceeds in three stages:

    1. Ignition: a high voltage pulse is used to produce a spark — in a manner similar to a spark plug – which ionises the Xenon gas, creating a conducting tunnel between the tungsten electrodes. In this tunnel, the electrical resistance is reduced and current flows between the electrodes.
    2. Initial phase: the bulb is driven with controlled overload. Because the arc is operated at high power, the temperature in the capsule rises quickly. The metallic salts vapourise, and the arc is intensified and made spectrally more complete. The resistance between the electrodes also falls; the electronic ballast control gear registers this and automatically switches to continuous operation.
    3. Continuous operation: all metal salts are in the vapour phase, the arc has attained its stable shape, and the luminous efficacy has attained its nominal value. The ballast now supplies stable electrical power so the arc will not flicker.
    Stable operating voltage is 85 volts AC in D1 and D2 systems, 42 volts AC in D3 and D4 systems. The frequency of the square-wave alternating current is typically 400 hertz or higher.
     
  12. Jun 29, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    Glare would be w/e the stock headlights do.....

    Whatever. I'm bout ready to send them back due to them not being 8500K color temp.


    Also what headlights should I get since these stockers glare soo much? No retrofits please I'm trying to keep it under 140 for some headlights...
     
  13. Jun 30, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    stock headlights. your going to get glare on any housing not being a HID projector housing.
     
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    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    And to think that the only thing I was going to say was that the left light looked higher than the right, but I guess that doesn't matter any more.
     
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    where in srq ru man? im down in venice
     
  17. Jul 6, 2009 at 9:38 AM
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    You got scammed lol.
     
  18. Sep 27, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    I was planning on getting some. Are they white, because on ebay it says that they are 8500k which should be a deep blue?
     
  19. Sep 27, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    At least the 1st gens have a better cut off than us 2nd gens for stock headlights.

    Get HIDs if you really want bright lights.
     
  20. Sep 27, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    Just to clarify that some manufacturers have made HID systems in their production autos using a reflector housing as opposed to a projector. In fact the new 8th gen JDM Accord uses a reflector based HID system.

    Unfortunately, the OEM Tacoma reflector housing is designed for a halogen setup, not a HID system.
     
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