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HID's in off road lights (pics)

finally got my 55w DDM HID's into 6" off road lights. came out really well super bright but it seems the warm up time takes a good 7-10 seconds before there completely bright.
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do you have any pics of how much they light up? like into a field or something? those are pretty sick
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wow, it would be like switching on the sun haha
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Definitely need to see these out in a field or something
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Yes I need to see pictures of the out put on these things...
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That "warmup time" is normal IMO.
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Where do you mount all of these ballasts?
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How is the output compared to halogen bulbs? I planed on ordering some here soon.
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How is the output compared to halogen bulbs? I planed on ordering some here soon.
Well i have hids in my Headlights and if you ask me they are A LOT better than halogen bulbs. Really not even any comparison.
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Where do you mount all of these ballasts?
there slim ballasts, mounted behind the front bumper. i tries to splice wire on the output of the ballast but i think the voltage drop was to much. apparently the ballasts have to be really close to the bulb
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Well i have hids in my Headlights and if you ask me they are A LOT better than halogen bulbs. Really not even any comparison.
yeah i never had these lights with the original bulbs hooked up so i cant compare. i have notice the HID bulbs broadcast a lot better than my old 100w H3 bulbs and significantly brighter, but that was in a whole different housing.
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Well i have hids in my Headlights and if you ask me they are A LOT better than halogen bulbs. Really not even any comparison.
Yeah I have HIDs in my headlights, I was just wondering about the focus of the light I guess. Since it is going in a reflector housing I don't expect it to be great, but I was hoping it didn't scatter too bad. Also, are those 6000k?
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Yeah I have HIDs in my headlights, I was just wondering about the focus of the light I guess. Since it is going in a reflector housing I don't expect it to be great, but I was hoping it didn't scatter too bad. Also, are those 6000k?
I can see reflectors at a quarter mile on the road. And a hundred feet to each side with the housing it's in. The only problem is the street signs are blinding. Lol
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any pictures of these in use?
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Well i have hids in my Headlights and if you ask me they are A LOT better than halogen bulbs. Really not even any comparison.
Off topic I know... but how bad is the scatter with your headlight housings, assuming you have the truck in your avatar. I've been thinking about HID but with silverstars in there now I have a awesome super amazing pattern that I really dont want to loose.

To the OP, I want your grill. And I always wanted HID's in my 6" rounds. Thats wicked.
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need out put pics!!!!! good job man!
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Looks good man. Make me want to get on doing my hellas
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Looks great, can't wait to see the night pics!
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looking good man!!! im here in oroville your pretty close to me huh???
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ok low beams with fog lights
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and the off road lights
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looking good man!!! im here in oroville your pretty close to me huh???
yeah about 45 min to an hour away.
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Off topic I know... but how bad is the scatter with your headlight housings, assuming you have the truck in your avatar. I've been thinking about HID but with silverstars in there now I have a awesome super amazing pattern that I really dont want to loose.

To the OP, I want your grill. And I always wanted HID's in my 6" rounds. Thats wicked.
yeah i need to paint the grill its not as clean as it once was. lol and the lights are $10 at harbor freight.
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nice man im going to school here in oroville. its awesome i have 4 room mates and 2 of them have rangers!!!!! would you be down for a ranger meet one week down here in oroville?
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nice man im going to school here in oroville. its awesome i have 4 room mates and 2 of them have rangers!!!!! would you be down for a ranger meet one week down here in oroville?
yeah maybe one of these days. finals are coming up and im kinda strapped for time any time soon. as a fellow student im sure ur aware. lol
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Light output is nice
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