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Old 04-14-2011, 09:34 PM
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The projectors I was looking at weren't too cheap, and not the ebay ones that most get. I was looking at the Spyder projectors and putting a 55w 6000k HID in them, but I may just end up doing a retrofit. After I saw those pics of your output with them, and I got thinking, it would probably be worth it to spend about the same money and put the time into a proper retrofit.
 
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Old 04-15-2011, 01:25 AM
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Spyder is inclusive in the "cheap/ebay" category
 
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Old 04-23-2011, 02:06 PM
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i need help installing my halo lights
 
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Old 04-23-2011, 02:08 PM
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i have a 2000 f150 and i am having trouble wiring in my headlights could someone offer help
 
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Old 04-23-2011, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Evan123 View Post
i have a 2000 f150 and i am having trouble wiring in my headlights could someone offer help
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Old 04-23-2011, 02:57 PM
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i sent you an email raptor05121
 
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Old 05-23-2011, 11:38 AM
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Excellent post Raptor! That's the best "sum up" I think I've ever read on automotive lighting.
 
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Old 05-23-2011, 11:09 PM
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i have 2 questions. one, i understand theres a difference between the 3000k and the other ones, but is it brighter or dimmer then standard halogens? i want brighter then the stock halos, but i want the yellow color too.

and 2, is there a difference in the balasts from say a 12000k kit and a 8000k kit? basically, can you change the bulbs without changing other pieces from the kit?
 
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Old 05-24-2011, 01:06 AM
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Yes you can change the bulbs without changing other parts. 3000k is a foul weather bulb that is most effective as a foglamp, its a deeper yellow than factory and could get you in trouble with the law more easily. You want 4300k. It is whiter than stock but still with a hint of yellow.
 
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Old 05-24-2011, 12:31 PM
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thanks a million! im definitely getting some HID fogs!
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 05:19 AM
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~~~~~~~it is hard to read this post!
But the information is very helpful.........
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 12:49 PM
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...What's so hard about it?
 
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Old 08-27-2011, 02:31 AM
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BAMP OF ALL HOLY BAMPS.

I just spent the last two hours fixing links, adding pictures and much much more!!!! Words cannot describe how much my back hurts from this $20 Wal-Mart chair!

Added:

-Updated projector section with difference in single-beam versus dual-beam projectors
-Added info about LED headlamps
-Fixed links from my rearranged photobucket
-Expanded on the color spectrum and more
-Added a buttload of pics (because I know you guys like pictures more than text!)
-Typed A LOT of stuff to lessen confusion and make the whole article flow a lot more smoother.
-Removed some biased statements and rephrased them to a scientific standpoint.
-Added index of terms to the top.

Tomorrow I hope to begin working on the mess that is the Official Bulb Guide. I also plan to add a lot more bulbs to the lineup as well!

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Old 03-13-2012, 09:21 AM
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Luv my hid's on my 09 screw 4-4.. Factory lights weren't up to my standards!
 
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by mSaLL150 View Post


I don't care who you are, that's funny right there now.....
 
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