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See 4 lights now, Hella 4000 and Kragen HID together!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by David K, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. Feb 21, 2011 at 11:08 PM
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    David K

    David K [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Originally, Josh (of Stewart's Raceworks, Santee, CA) made my '05 Tacoma a custom light bar for my two HID lights... they cracked (the plastic housing) after on Baja trip with lots of washboard roads.

    Josh repaired them with fiberglass, but then I got a pair of Hella 4000 metal lamps (100 watt pencil beams) and installed them on my bar... The '05 Tacoma was changed to the '10, and the light bar was moved onto the new truck... The place the bar mounted had changed slightly and it wiggled a lot...

    Today, Josh modified the mounting location to stop the shaking and changed the two tabs to four... then did a great job with the wires and new light switches.

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    Stewart's raceworks is where Baja and desert racers get built, modified, repaired and made ready... Custom 'luxury' 4WD pre-runners like the Ford Raptor truck seen on You Tube are also made there!

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    Okay, back to my Tacoma and the modified light bar!

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    Easy to notice the difference in ligh color between the halogen (yellow-white ~3000ºK) and the HID (blue-white ~5,000ºK)


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    The blue switch is the HIDs and the red is the Halogens.


    Later tonight...

    STOCK TACOMA HIGH BEAMS:

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    ADD 7" HID EURO BEAM Kragens:

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    ADD 8" HELLA 4000 100 watt halogen Pencil Beams:

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  2. Feb 22, 2011 at 2:47 AM
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    A7XT

    A7XT Reppin UWYO

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    Lookin awesome man. Dang those are bright!
     
  3. Feb 22, 2011 at 8:04 AM
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    David K

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    Thanks!

    The 3 photos sure show how much more light the HIDs put out from the stock high beams... then add the Hella 4000 pencils to throw a beam way down the road.

    That was last night after I got home from Raceworks... I will do more photos when I get out somewhere away from the city!
     
  4. Feb 22, 2011 at 8:06 AM
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    Rucas

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    sparkles, fairys, and happy things.
    those switches are pretty tight.
    do you have a link to where you got them?
     
  5. Feb 22, 2011 at 8:12 AM
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    We just went to the Radio Shack in Santee and pulled them out of a drawer... They had red, blue, green and black illuminated switches.

    I asked Josh to make the HIDs work with the blue one (since there is a blue hint to the HID lights)... and the Hellas come on with the red one (the Hellas get hot, hell is hot, red is a hot color).
     
  6. Feb 22, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    Here are the two packages the switches came in (front and back). They were $3.99 each.:



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  7. Feb 23, 2011 at 9:08 PM
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    Who is ready for a night run?
     
  8. Mar 25, 2011 at 11:57 PM
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    Of course on a night run, I will need to lead! LOL
     
  9. Jul 29, 2011 at 3:01 PM
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    I am making plans to convert the two Hella 100 watt halogens to HID. Can anyone with a good color eye tell me what temp. color the Kragen HIDs are? I am guessing the Kragens are somewhere between the 4,300ºK and 5,000ºK color (hint of blue)?

    Here is my Kragen HIDs and the Hella 4000 halogens:

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  10. Jul 29, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    i would guess 4500k

    dang im putting 5 kragens on my truck with 3 kc daylighters, that is going to be crazy!
     
  11. Jul 29, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    I have the option of 4,300ºK or 5,000ºK HID bulbs for the Hella 4000s... I know 4,300 is the BRIGHTEST/ MOST WHITE color, but I may want the pencils and Euro beams to be the same color for max. effect... Since the Kragen Euros have a slight blue color, I was wondering if it was 5,000ºK.

    Thanks for anyone's input!
     
  12. Jul 29, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    eh i would say 4300k. but im no expert
     
  13. Jul 29, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    Looks good!
    I got those same switch's from waytekwire.com

    Let me know if you need future wiring, I am also in Santee :)
     
  14. Jul 29, 2011 at 4:54 PM
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    I'd be game for a night run sometime.

    I went to the dunes on the last full moon for a night cruise.
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  15. Jul 29, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    David K

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    Thanks!
    Our son Josh did it for me at Stewart's Raceworks... Baja Proven, for sure!
     
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