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white headlights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by SoCalBlack08, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:40 PM
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    SoCalBlack08

    SoCalBlack08 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so I saw a tacoma with these really bad ass looking white headlights(the lamp) and I want some. I dont know if they were those xenon lights or not but those are expensive so im look for a cheap alternative. does anyone have any suggestions? Brands, where to get, anything?
     
  2. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:43 PM
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    amaes

    amaes Cuz Stock Sucks

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    Get Some white HIDS. 4500k for the temp.

    ddmtuning.com has them for $30 for low beams and like $40-$50 for the ones that have both high and low beams.
     
  3. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:49 PM
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    hmmm...so are these just a bulb ?
     
  4. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:51 PM
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    dually

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    Not as many as the 98..
    No, its a system. HID..

    "HID is short for High-Intensity Discharge, which is an advanced, powerful and efficient lighting technology that's making the transition from the industrial to the consumer market. It works by creating an electrical arc, which then heats up a cloud of gas that's floating in the bulb. Usually, xenon gas is used because it creates an incredibly bright blue light that virtually matches the color temperature of noontime daylight. HID xenon lighting is far superior to traditional halogen lighting because it produces a brighter, more natural light that reduces eye strain and increases visibility."
     
  5. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:52 PM
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    humanoid

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    No, not just a bulb. They include the bulbs, ballasts, wiring kit and relay.
     
  6. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:53 PM
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    for 30 bucks? dont those usually run more than that? but wiring is to complicated lol
    also what do u guys think of the sylvania ones?
     
  7. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:55 PM
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    That price does seem a bit low. Too good to be true?
     
  8. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    I have those now and they are ok. But I'm ordering the HIDs this week I think because they are better.
     
  9. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    Not as many as the 98..
    They're actually very good HIDs. But sometimes, like most products like this arrive DOA... but they're pretty good about honoring the lifetime warranty.
     
  10. Jan 20, 2010 at 10:00 PM
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    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    It may look complicated. Everything is plug and play. You can go to their site and see instructions on how to install them. You just need to mount the ballast in a dry location, you can search where some TW members have mounted theirs to give you ideas.

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  11. Jan 23, 2010 at 11:40 AM
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    I just bought and installed a set of DDM hi\lo slim ballast 6000k . It cost me $86 with shipping I believe. They look great. A Tad to blue but not bad.. I would def go with the 4500k for the ultimate white look.
     
  12. Jan 23, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    I have the Sylvania Ultra. They are the brightest and whitest they got. I love them. :cool:
     
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