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Old 01-16-2010, 06:51 PM
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Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

I'm thinking about getting some HIDs for my reverse lights. I'm looking for some long term reviews from those of you who have them. Have you experienced any issues with warping tails (especially if you have tinted tails)? Any issues with the ballast/bulb lifetime since they don't have time to warm-up before they turn off? Also, any other info you could provide would be great. Thanks!
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:10 PM
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Re: Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

I am waiting for the same info...I have wanted to do this for a while now but the non p-n-p aspect and the limited amount of time for heat-up has stopped me. I only know of two peeps on here that did the HID's in reverse, so hopefully they will chime in!
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Re: Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

I've had reverse HIDs for a while now and havent experience or had any problems with them. I love them.. They work great at night when im backing up into my driveway and are super bright.

A few pictures and write up when I installed them.

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Old 01-18-2010, 07:05 PM
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Re: Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

Jeremy...I say we each buy a kit them meet up with Alf and do them together! Ill bring the beer!
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Old 01-18-2010, 07:13 PM
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Re: Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

I will do this mod when I can get a separate switch hooked up to turn them on when not in reverse.

You know to make tailgaters stop tailgating.
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Re: Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

Joe, do people really tailgate you, especially now that you've got the SRT?!
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Re: Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

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Jeremy...I say we each buy a kit them meet up with Alf and do them together! Ill bring the beer!

Sounds good to me!
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Re: Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

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Joe, do people really tailgate you, especially now that you've got the SRT?!
Hey sometimes in NJ, I am going 85-90 and ****ers be tailgating. Yes there is the stomp the pedal method but hey sometimes I feel like being a prick. And that's where this comes in handy.
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Re: Looking for reverse bulb HID conversion reviews

Hahaa I can see Joe be like "WTF is he doing behind me that Jerkoff....(Smiles) Switches the switch for the HID reverse lights and says in his head A**hole" then Smiles more" lol.
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Hey sometimes in NJ, I am going 85-90 and ****ers be tailgating. Yes there is the stomp the pedal method but hey sometimes I feel like being a prick. And that's where this comes in handy.
Sometimes? HAHA just playing
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I will do this mod when I can get a separate switch hooked up to turn them on when not in reverse.

You know to make tailgaters stop tailgating.
i was sort of tailgating some guy once on i-80 and he had reverse mounted KC lights that he turned on, brighter than headlights. pa state trooper saw him and he got pulled over, i got a nice laugh out of the situation
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