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Want to upgrade lights to HID?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by TEX357, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Apr 17, 2009 at 8:24 PM
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    TEX357

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    What do i need? I dont know shit about HID lights but i want to replace my stockers with them. I want those HIDs that piss people off or something a bit lighter(not as strong)..:confused:
     
  2. Apr 19, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    RedruM29

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    Hids are not legal if you do not retrofit the housing so be careful... blinding people is not cool, make your own retrofit or buy projectors(Hid compatible) and wire the Hids up. The wiring is not hard just do your homework and read up.
     
  3. Apr 19, 2009 at 10:37 AM
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    If your truck didnt come equipped with hid you can still get hit no matter if you retrofit them, its just when you use a projector the pattern isnt scattered its controlled alot better.
     
  4. Apr 27, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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  5. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    wanting to purposely blind people is a great idea retard.:rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
  6. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    lets not call people names, im sure he was just joking. HID's are simple. Just do your research and read other peoples write ups.
     
  7. May 4, 2009 at 11:44 PM
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    if your using hid reflector housing set up (plug and play), tacomas are high enough as is along with the beam pattern, so what you wanna do is point the light beam down a lil bit to limit glare and blinding ppl, cause trucks do so, enough as is. just make sure you dont angle the beam down so far that yo ucant see 10 feet in front you. gl.
     
  8. May 5, 2009 at 12:45 AM
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    i bought mine from the group buy. I love them. I installed them myself too. I do get flashed a lot :p
     
  9. May 5, 2009 at 1:59 AM
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    As long as the capsules come with a shield, you are fine. HID plug and play kits aren't as bad as some people say. Most of the time they have never owned a kit and just go by what the anal people say lol.
     
  10. May 6, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    The black rubber boot that sealed the H4 bulb, did you re-install with the HIDs?
     
  11. May 9, 2009 at 9:52 PM
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  12. May 9, 2009 at 11:30 PM
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    Sorry my response took so long! Yes I reused it. It fit fine with the HID's.
     
  13. May 10, 2009 at 11:46 AM
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    Thanks for the response. The wire harness I have, it does not seem possible to re-install the boot. I will have to play with it some more.

    Regards
     
  14. May 10, 2009 at 11:34 PM
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    Did you untwist the harness from the bulb and then put it on?
     
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