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Quick Question about HIDs

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by motorcraft, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Sep 21, 2010 at 12:48 AM
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    I'm brand new to the site and haven't made any real mods to my truck yet pics to come...so this may be a stupid question but, I've seen projector LED halo headlights w/ 2 places for bulbs. So does this mean I should not buy Bi-Xenon HIDs?:confused: Excuse my ignorance if the answer is obvious imma noob. lol.
     
  2. Sep 21, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    No, you'll need whatever size it takes for the projector low beams and I'd keep the halogens for your high beams. HIDs in your high beams will take to long to warm up for it to do any good if you want to flash someone really quick.
     
  3. Sep 21, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    the low-beams in those headlights are HID but the high beams are halogen. like others have said HID hi-beams would take forever to warm up unless you have bi-zenon
     
  4. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:20 AM
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    Thanks for the answers...Ok so for the projector bulb area I wouldn't be able to use H4 Bi-Xenon and leave the other spot empty would I?
     
  5. Sep 22, 2010 at 10:06 AM
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    NO, that is unless you know for certain that the manufacturer for your projector uses the H4 setup, different manufacturers use different bulb sizes, so check your application to see what size bulb it uses. H4s are for OEM housings. As for the other spot, I assume it is for your highbeam, I would use a halogen bulb. And once again you would need to find out what kind of bulb it takes. If you don't want to use your highbeams then leave it blank.
     
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