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Unread 02-05-2008, 12:30 PM   #1
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Hella 500 / 500FF

What is the difference besides 5$ the Walmart here sells both, "500" for 60 pair of 2 or "500FF" for 65 pair of 2.

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Unread 02-05-2008, 04:49 PM   #2
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maybe it can be something with the wattage of the bulb or it can be the angle of the beam of light. meaning the regular 600 might be a driving light with a beam of light that is narrow and and see a far distance and the 600FF might be a fog light with a wide beam of light that doesnt shine as far.
fog light

driving light
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Unread 02-05-2008, 05:49 PM   #3
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well I have the 500's in fog and driving beam and there was a little bit of a difference in the price so maybe that is it
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Unread 02-05-2008, 06:04 PM   #4
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Well the box says they are both driving lights and both 55watts and the lens is a slight bit different is the only thing i can see the FF is more of a clear lens and the regular has older style headlight lines in it.
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Unread 02-05-2008, 06:46 PM   #5
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who knows mabe the FF means Flippin Fancy by having a different lense...

edit: opps my bad
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Unread 02-05-2008, 07:00 PM   #6
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Your prolly right on that being flippin fancy
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Unread 02-05-2008, 10:30 PM   #7
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Well the box says they are both driving lights and both 55watts and the lens is a slight bit different is the only thing i can see the FF is more of a clear lens and the regular has older style headlight lines in it.
that is the only difference between mine....the fogs have a fluted lense to spread the light better.
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Unread 02-23-2008, 08:06 PM   #8
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Did a little research of my own since I bought some today.

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Modern Free Form (FF) lighting technology perfectly coordinates the shape of the reflector with the light source, producing the most efficient possible light output. Fog lamps illuminate the roadway over a broad area without dazzling oncoming traffic, while driving lamps produce a farreaching, accurately directed light.
Supposedly the FF's put out 20% more light than standard Hella 500s.
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Unread 02-23-2008, 08:11 PM   #9
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Ahh sweet deal im still waiting to pick mine up ima get four of them and some kinda light bar anyone know where a cheap one is let me know otherwise ima just hit up KOR.
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