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Old 09-24-2009, 03:49 PM
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Those of you with HID highs

how does this work i thought you couldn't use HIDs for highs because they need to warm up and and when you switch to them you wont beable to see anything help me understand this i know im about to feel like an idiot for some reason
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Re: Those of you with HID highs

it def isn't recommended at all!!! when they first turn on they flash really brightly and then need a little time to warm up.

if you are somewhere where you will have your high beams on for a long period of time while driving then it makes sense to have them.

for flashing they are def not a good idea. the bulbs or ballasts will def die quickly if flashed all the time
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Old 09-24-2009, 03:58 PM
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Re: Those of you with HID highs

thats what i thought... and damn Irf are you ever off this site i think you were the first to respond on the last thread i started too
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Old 09-24-2009, 04:00 PM
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Irf is first to respond between the hours of 10am-5pm EDT.
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Re: Those of you with HID highs

Unless it's factory. My X5 had 2 sets of highs. The projector pattern changes for switched on (push the stick forward) perm highs. But to flash (pull the stick torward you) the inner round sets of lights flash with non HID halogens.
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Re: Those of you with HID highs

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Unless it's factory. My X5 had 2 sets of highs. The projector pattern changes for switched on (push the stick forward) perm highs. But to flash (pull the stick torward you) the inner round sets of lights flash with non HID halogens.
hmmm nate when i last checked the wk's didn't have bi-xenon lights LOLOLOL BUUUUUUUUUUURN!!!! LOLOL
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Re: Those of you with HID highs

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thats what i thought... and damn Irf are you ever off this site i think you were the first to respond on the last thread i started too

hehe yeah im on during work im glad to be able to help ya LOL
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Old 09-24-2009, 04:16 PM
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Re: Those of you with HID highs

Your better off going with some good quality halogen bulbs, This is the main reason why I didnt get high beam HID's, also because I'm in Canada by high beams use half the voltage and are my day time running lights, therefore, if I had HID's in my high beams they would flicker during the day and the ballasts would probably burn out.
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alright so heres another one for all of you with HID lows what bulds did you use in the highs to match your lows
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Re: Those of you with HID highs

i didn't hehehe just using stock high's
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alright so heres another one for all of you with HID lows what bulds did you use in the highs to match your lows
I have the silverstar ultra's in my high's and they look so yellow compared to the 5K lows. I rarely use them now though.
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