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new ights

getting 100 watts bulbs put in soon.

pros?
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bulbs put in where??? your headlights? cause that is a no no
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here we go again... many will say not to. a few will say to go for it. i'm one of the latter. i'd do it, but make sure you re-adjust your lenses down so you dont blind any oncoming traffic.
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More due to melting of your harnesses...
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well my friend ford04ranger 4.0 did and his didnt melt
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Why do this when u could go hid?
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Just a question

Why 100W? Having a hard time seeing with the legal 55W bulbs?

You should try Silverstars or Ultras if you're still on the OE halogens.
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where are you going to put them?
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im putting them in place of my normal headlights, and 100w cuz i do some offroading and its mainly at night,
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Why not just get some extra lights for off road use and keep your headlights stock/legal/not blinding to other road users?
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no what fun is that. lol, i may consider...
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Just go HID 55 watt kit, Less power consumption and more light.
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how much/hard/time consuming is it to install?
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Very easy. 20 minute install. I've installed over 10 sets here locally.
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i looked around, looks like i would have to put out about $150 on avg.
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Check on eBay bro. You should be able to find complete kits for around $60. I'll find u a set when I get home.
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i burned up my wires on my 99 with 100w bulbs. never again..
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well my friend ford04ranger 4.0 did and his didnt melt
Is he the same guy that just got suspended? Hes a tool haha

100w bulbs you risk melting your housings and frying your wires. 35w HIDs will put out more light than those will.
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dont most 100W bulb's actually draw the normal 55/65 or whatever it is, thats just how they rated how much more light they put out. ( even though they usually throw little more)
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It's really a dumb way to rate how muck light they throw.
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Yeah I think some of the blue tinted ones do claim higher wattage even though they aren't, the same way some of the blue tinted ones claim to be HID but aren't, but I assumed the OP was talking about genuine 100 watt power draw bulbs....
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