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Old 01-25-2011, 04:19 PM
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Re: 2008 HID Conversion Recommendations

I have def been flashed but only about 1x a month...been over a year now and I am with you 2for3, I don't give a fawk!! they look great, are 10-fold better than the stock light output and 1/4 of the price of new housings...at night I will continue to ride dirty HAHA
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:21 PM
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I have def been flashed but only about 1x a month...been over a year now and I am with you 2for3, I don't give a fawk!! they look great, are 10-fold better than the stock light output and 1/4 of the price of new housings...at night I will continue to ride dirty HAHA
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:27 PM
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Re: 2008 HID Conversion Recommendations

If one cannot have OEM HID projectors, why not just aim them a little lower, that way no one is blinded?

that way everyone is happy

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Old 01-25-2011, 04:29 PM
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Re: 2008 HID Conversion Recommendations

I mean, it's common sense. When riding in my cousin's Slammed Toyota Supra, even halogens from trucks are bright when passing in the opposite lane. And it's even worse when the street is wet from rain.

Re-aim your lights after you install HID's. HID's have been around for a long time and they have not always been used in projectors by car manufactures.
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:34 PM
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Re: 2008 HID Conversion Recommendations

when everyone parks in front of a wall or garage door, about what height is the "cut-off" for your HID's in halogen housings? Mine is right at or a little below the hood...here is a pic, but this is misleading as my car was pointed upward (rear tires were lower than the fronts)...when it is flat, it is right below the hood line

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Re: 2008 HID Conversion Recommendations

the oem HALOGEN HID's in maximas, lexus, Infinity etc. had the cutoff shield panel that the OEM halogen housings DO NOT! That is the problem.......the cutoff shield didnt allow for scatter.
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Re: 2008 HID Conversion Recommendations

Either way, re-aiming them should work just fine. I'm not going back to halogens. I don't get flashed.

Nobody can stop people from using aftermarket HID's.
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Re: 2008 HID Conversion Recommendations

sorry but they do scatter. You have just been fortunate to have not been flashed. I had never been flashed either until my wife drove my Jeep behind me one night. It was awful! So I had her drive by me and I was blinded.
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sorry but they do scatter. You have just been fortunate to have not been flashed. I had never been flashed either until my wife drove my Jeep behind me one night. It was awful! So I had her drive by me and I was blinded.
Blinded by love??? Haha jk you def make a valid and true point but people will do what they want regardless. Too bad they dont make oem HIDs more affordable, then we'd all most likely have projectors
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Blinded by love??? Haha jk you def make a valid and true point but people will do what they want regardless. Too bad they dont make oem HIDs more affordable, then we'd all most likely have projectors

nope....just being honest. Look at your own pics....LOL
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I can't I'm blinded!!! Haha touchι
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Re: 2008 HID Conversion Recommendations

Yeah, there are OEM HIDs in reflectors but it's a different kind of bulb/capsule: D2R. They're designed for reflectors and the reflectors are designed to throw light in a proper pattern based on how and where the light is produced in a HID bulb. Halogen reflectors are designed to throw light based on the filament in a halogen bulb. Glare is unavoidable in a plug-and-play setup. Nothing beats an OEM configuration.
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