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Old 01-13-2012, 09:32 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Getting something less noticeable will reduce attention, but not the legality of what you are using. Nextras....go do some research.
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i just bought 8000k hids for my fogs to go along with my 6000k lowbeams. this way if they are too blue or something i don't have to have them on all the time. smart, eh?
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I just installed 8k hids on my lows and 8k in my fogs and my girl has only had one problem driving home with just the lows on. I think the cop thought she had her highs on and decided to pull behind her and flash between his/her high and low lights and then pull next to her and stare at her for a little and then drive off i think noticing it wasn't her highs lol. Here is a pic. Ive aimed them better since the pics lol.




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Old 11-29-2012, 12:52 AM   #34 (permalink)
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If I remember correctly its DOT law that a car without HID's from the factory is illegal and can be pulled, sticking to 5-6000k is usually fine because that's around what you would see on a factory HID car


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Old 11-29-2012, 02:52 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I just installed 8k hids on my lows and 8k in my fogs and my girl has only had one problem driving home with just the lows on. I think the cop thought she had her highs on and decided to pull behind her and flash between his/her high and low lights and then pull next to her and stare at her for a little and then drive off i think noticing it wasn't her highs lol. Here is a pic. Ive aimed them better since the pics lol.
Where did you mount your fogs? Daytime pics please.

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The main thing is to keep HID's in a projector and not in a halogen reflector. That's when shit gets ugly and dangerous.
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The main thing is to keep HID's in a projector and not in a halogen reflector. That's when shit gets ugly and dangerous.
Yes and no. Some cars (Acura, Nissan) offer HID in a standard (non-projector) housing, and they're legal. Conversely, I've seen some projector-types with aftermarket HIDs done poorly as well.
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They offered that before before the newer technology of projectors. They also have a cut off line unlike regular halogen reflector bowls. I will agree with you on the bad projector set ups though.
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It's all a personal preference, but IMO anything over 6000K (or 8000K 55 watt) produces less useable light that actually helps you see, and the blue/purple color gets distracting to other drivers, as well as it looking rice to me.
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Everything I've read about HID says if you retrofit them then, you are in fact breaking the law. That's why I've never attempted to do it.


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