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post #16 of 25 Old 10-17-2013, 12:20 PM
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we get that you dont like them. however the dude asked a question as to why they are flickering.
I already answered why.


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post #17 of 25 Old 10-17-2013, 05:52 PM
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HID's require projector lenses. Our reflectors cause the light to scatter out sideways. They seem brighter but they're not and shine too much light in the eyes of oncoming traffic. They're also illegal to put in the wrong housing.

There is a kit to put the proper lenses and bulbs in the housing but it's kinda pricy.

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post #18 of 25 Old 10-18-2013, 02:24 AM
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HIDs are like the Pit Bulls of headlights. No matter how great the owners say they are, the poor bastard on the other end of them wants to bash them with a ball bat.

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post #19 of 25 Old 10-18-2013, 04:13 AM
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HIDs are like the Pit Bulls of headlights. No matter how great the owners say they are, the poor bastard on the other end of them wants to bash them with a ball bat.
Not bashing. I wanted to do that too. After researching and finding out how they work, i found out why they aren't a good idea. Besides, I can't afford the ticket or the cost of doing it right. LED auxiliary lights are less expensive and work better IMO.

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HIDs are like the Pit Bulls of headlights. No matter how great the owners say they are, the poor bastard on the other end of them wants to bash them with a ball bat.
Can't say I've ever wanted to bash a pit bull with a baseball bat...

HIDs on the other hand. Yes
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post #21 of 25 Old 10-18-2013, 06:36 PM
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Can't say I've ever wanted to bash a pit bull with a baseball bat...

HIDs on the other hand. Yes
Had some idiot in a Honda accord with HID's blinding me Monday morning,he met 320 watts of LED's all at once.

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post #22 of 25 Old 10-19-2013, 07:04 AM
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I purchased an HID kit from DDM tuning and installed it just as the directions said. The bulbs work perfectly fine when the car is not running but once I start the car and the car is running the bulbs start flickering and going crazy. I even installed a wiring harness with a 30 amp fuse and that didnt seem to change anything or fix the problem. I was wondering if anyone out there had any ideas on why this is happening and could help me out. Open to try anything. Thanks!!!
I was looking through my 4WD Parts catalog and found that TruckLite makes a pulse width modulation harness adapter for their LED headlights. Might be worth a look. Part no. P0196930 $32.99

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post #23 of 25 Old 10-19-2013, 07:20 AM
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Had some idiot in a Honda accord with HID's blinding me Monday morning,he met 320 watts of LED's all at once.
Haha, I love doing this.

Had a truck coming at me the other night with HID headlights AND fogs on. Snapped on my 2 10" bars and all of a sudden turned all his lights off lol.

Oddly enough the Duallys mounted to the headache rack stop people who tailgate as well.
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post #24 of 25 Old 10-25-2013, 10:26 AM Thread Starter
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I got them to work great. I bought a new relay harness and reground everything so one of those two things must have fixed it. I lowered the beam all the way down and havent had one person flash me. So they must not be blinding. If they blind you dont stare directly at them and you wont have a problem. If you stare at a halogen bulb it will blind you as well. Its just a little common sense. Thank you for the replies from those who werent hating, because after all in it did say <NO HATERS>
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post #25 of 25 Old 08-03-2014, 10:24 AM
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Do you have DRL's? You need to install an H13 HID anti-flicker relay.
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