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    HID's question

    What is a good temperature to go with that wont get me in trouble?

    i live in maine and dont know if there is any laws. HID's is something ive been looking into for a bit and now im really interested.







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    Re: HID's question

    I run 5000K but I also have projector lens so they look factory.
    If you have the other kind(the bowl thing) I would not suggest it. With that lense type the glare is trully blinding to on coming traffic.

    I wanted to go 4300K but the only company that makes a nice cool looking yellow is Phillips.
    Dont buy them from ebay whatever you do.
    The first set I got from ebay from less the 50 bucks, the last 3 months. The ones I have now are real HIDs they are much brighter and are the color they say thay are.

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    Re: HID's question

    4k and 6k are you safest bet. hope you actually have projector lamp and not just regular headlamp being a pecker with lights that are too bright to be driving behind someone.



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    Re: HID's question

    i have a 2006 honda accord SE. i have just the xenon bulbs and they arent too bright, just changes color. think id be safe? heres a picture of the light fixture:

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    Re: HID's question

    That housing will get your can impounded if you get the wrong cop



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    Re: HID's question

    no you should not get HIDs, that's just being a prick to be honest. with that headlamp you're just gonna **** ppl off and it doesn't help your vision either. you should look at upgrading your headlights to a projector style lamp instead. than if that isn't enough than get an HID kit. ppl that have HIDs on regular lamps like yours I drive behind them with my brights on b/c that's exactly what it's like when you are driving behind someone.



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    Re: HID's question

    gotcha, any idea where i can get some decently priced projectors?




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    Re: HID's question

    I also angled my housing down just to be safe. And with my car being as low as it is I dont tick people off and I can see everything



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    Re: HID's question

    I just bought some yesterday because i had one headlight go dim so i thought it was worth a shot even tho they are cheap ones

    I was going to get 15ks but then i realized it wouldnt help make things any brighter so i ended up going with the 10k

    HID Xenon Headlight conversion kit H1 3k 5k 6k 8k 10k++ | eBay



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    Re: HID's question

    same here my car is only a couple inches off the ground so I know i'm not in anyones rearview.



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    Re: HID's question

    Quote Originally Posted by fasfocus00 View Post
    same here my car is only a couple inches off the ground so I know i'm not in anyones rearview.
    who needs rear view mirrors anyway i took mine off along time ago. Its not like it bothers me i got the best tint out there so no light gets thru haha



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    Re: HID's question

    i think i might give it a whirl, talking to a guy who owns an HID shop in maine. thanks everyone for your input.




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    Quote Originally Posted by 9515ROB View Post
    I just bought some yesterday because i had one headlight go dim so i thought it was worth a shot even tho they are cheap ones

    I was going to get 15ks but then i realized it wouldnt help make things any brighter so i ended up going with the 10k

    HID Xenon Headlight conversion kit H1 3k 5k 6k 8k 10k++ | eBay
    I hate to tell you this but those where the ones I used to have.. They stop being bright after a few weeks the just stop working after 3 months. I orderd 5K and they where blue instead of yellowish white



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    Re: HID's question

    DDM Tuning is the only cheap HIDs I would touch. I have used probably like 7 sets of them so far and they were all great. The only time I had a problem was with the fat ballasts once, the light was flickering. DDM replaced it for free though within a week. Also, I have a few buddies with HIDs in halogen housings, and it isnt terrible, I wouldnt ever do it though. I get flashed for my HID fogs since they arent a projector housing like my low beams, and my fogs are aimed a lot lower than a headlight would be. I would suggest getting yours retrofitted or finding an Accord with the same body style that came with projectors(if they did...). Do it right the first time dude.

    BTW, I have 5000k 55w lows and 35w fogs, and they are brighter than any other car I have seen or been in. They are sorta blue right at first when you turn them on, but go to a very very bright white.



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