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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-14-2011, 11:36 AM Thread Starter
 
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Well I got some sylvania h13xv headlights went in good and wirer hookup was good but when I tried my high beams they didn't do anything.could hear something under the dash when I tried to switch from low to high.so pulled them out and taking back to crappy tire.I sent a message to the company that makes the lights and want there thoughts about this.so what would be a good brand to get and number thanks for any help.
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post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old 03-28-2011, 03:36 AM
 
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Hey man, hopefully you got this figured out by now but I thought I would give it a shot. I would recommend tossing in a set of HID's. I got some about a year ago for my one '07, and it was only 10 days later that I put a set in my other '07. some guys dont like them because they bother their eyes when someone else has them, but they are beauty's. 6000 or 8000 k is all you need.

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Hey man, hopefully you got this figured out by now but I thought I would give it a shot. I would recommend tossing in a set of HID's. I got some about a year ago for my one '07, and it was only 10 days later that I put a set in my other '07. some guys dont like them because they bother their eyes when someone else has them, but they are beauty's. 6000 or 8000 k is all you need.
As I understand it, you're not supposed to put in HIDs unless you get HID lenses as well.

the OEM lenses aren't meant for HID bulbs and therefore don't focus properly causing drivers in the oncoming lanes to be blinded by your lights. I think I read that they're illegal too if you don't have the right lenses.....

That's what I read anyway... I'd like some HIDs for my '04 as well but I don't know where to start
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I have HID's in my 05' in both the headlights and driving lights. They are a 6000k bulb. If aimed properly they will not be nearly as blinding to oncoming drivers in the stock housing, I aimed mine down a little bit to minimize the blinding effect. I also would never go more than 6000k or any more than 35w, anything over that is just stupid bright and dangerous to others.

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I did have 10,000k when I started, but i sold those pretty quick, they were way too bright. I now run 6000k for driving lights and fog lights. The 6000k gives off a nice white light, not that shitty blue coloring. I aimed mine down and a little to the write, and never get blinked on the highway.

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I have a set of the 8000k H.I.D's in my 2010 I aimed them down from the stock aiming, I love how bright they are and love how the 8000k light up the highway signs and fire numbers, I haven't got flashed for them and I have met many of the O.P.P on the road not even a blink of the eye.

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What brands of HID's do you have lumberjack?

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To help anyone out here is the web site link
http://www.futurevisionhid.com/

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grants lights are very bright but an nice
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you guys do know that the brightest Hid is like 4300k and the higher you go the less light output you get. It might look cool with blue/purple lights but you aint nearly as bright as my 4500K HId headlights in a DOT approved HID housing. Nice and legal.
But my 6000k Hids in my fog lights are just regular housing and i get flashed all the time.



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