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post #16 of 18 Old 03-15-2010, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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After talking to a few friends that are cops, they themselves mainly look for the "blue" tint which you start to see after 8000k, they aren't to worried about the whiter lights. That's why I went with the 35W, my buddy has 55W-7000k in his civic and they're way to bright.


Those pics don't include the FOG HIDS. I'll put some up against a flat wall asap.

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post #17 of 18 Old 03-15-2010, 07:02 PM
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Thanks for the pictures. It's bright but the light pattern is as expected.
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post #18 of 18 Old 03-17-2010, 05:24 AM
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... as far as the Motor Vehicle Act goes in Nova Scotia I couldn't find any laws against them. Only thing close was that you aren't allowed to have lights that interfere with oncoming traffic. So you just need to angle them down. Nothing stated brightness and/or color.
Like I said, I asked somebody who's an expert. He's not always gentle with his replies but his facts are impeccable:

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Yes, they're illegal in Canada because they cause the headlamps they're installed in to not comply with Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 108 and/or 108.1 Whether any particular province actually enforces this is up to the province (just the same as with individual US states.)

But even if they were legal, they'd still be a really stupid idea....[by angling them downward, he's] ... dropping his effective seeing distance to what might as well be zero. Geeze.

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