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Too HID or not?

Discussion in 'Electrical Wiring / Questions' started by Afterwords, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. Afterwords

    Afterwords New Member

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    Got a VE SV6 and wanting to install a set of HID lamps.
    My question is, would 100watt HID's damage the headlamps at all?
    Thx
     
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    EYY Well-Known Member

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    Yes, when the other drivers you're blinding run into you
     
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    Very much agree.

    Though I hate 4WDs with lift kits, reflector headlights and HIDs the most.
     
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    If you don't have projector headlights this is not legal to do, well in NZ anyway. as the non-focused HID lamps through too much light too high.

    Not sure about the temperature these run at but if it is any hotter than normal globes then you will need to be careful.

    In all honesty I ran factory HID's in my FTO and they are not any better than normal globes when run with projector headlights.
     
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    You say that be every red-neck doosh-bag bogan I saw in my recent visit to Melbourne (80% of the population) had ridiculous light bars on the front of their cars.

    And no not just big penis-extending 4x4's.
     
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    Realistically id say that half of the cars on the road down here have spotties or light bars.

    There's nothing wrong with spotties, lightbars and HID driving lights as they're wired through the high beam, and providing the driver can work out how to use them properly.

    Aftermarket diy installs of HID's ALWAYS end up blinding oncoming traffic.
     
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    with projectors etc should be ok not without, one thread I have read in the VE/VF Section has led's but not sure about ADR's on these
     
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    Yes, when ur car impact with another, i think so
     

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