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Looking good. I have my HID's on the way. they'll be installed at the meet.
Indeed. What temperature did you order? I've been looking at getting a set of these...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/50W-SLIM-BI-XENON-HID-KIT-9004-4-Dual-beam-ALL-COLOR_W0QQitemZ140299303748QQcmdZViewItemQQptZMoto rs_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories?hash=item1402993037 48&_trksid=p3911.c0.m14&_trkparms=66%3A1|65%3A3|39 %3A1|240%3A1318

I could've sworn I saw that set listed at $149.00 free shipping lastnight?
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Indeed. What temperature did you order? I've been looking at getting a set of these...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/50W-SLIM-BI-XENON-HID-KIT-9004-4-Dual-beam-ALL-COLOR_W0QQitemZ140299303748QQcmdZViewItemQQptZMoto rs_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories?hash=item1402993037 48&_trksid=p3911.c0.m14&_trkparms=66%3A1|65%3A3|39 %3A1|240%3A1318

I could've sworn I saw that set listed at $149.00 free shipping lastnight?
I got 6000k's
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Idk I don't like how your in darkness until the other kit comes back on. The ballasts don't like shutting down and being turned right back on too, it seems like they wouldn't last as long as a low kit.
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Well lastnight I took the girlfriend out for dinner and tested out the new lights. I had 2 different cars pull over in front of me and let me drive by. I got flashed several times also. This never happened when I had the 8000k fogs... haha. I posted a couple inside shots from lastnight too, in my first post.
Well, its no joking matter sounds like you need to readjust or get rid of them... If cars INFRONT of you are pulling off the road you have some serious problems with either the aim or the pattern... Hope you are going to fix the problem before you potentially get someone hurt!
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Yea you need to fix that before nightfall man. Thats bad.
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Well, its no joking matter sounds like you need to readjust or get rid of them... If cars INFRONT of you are pulling off the road you have some serious problems with either the aim or the pattern... Hope you are going to fix the problem before you potentially get someone hurt!
It's not even that.. people were just being dicks about it. why slow down to 10 mph on a highway and block traffic? they were under the assumption that I was running high beams behind them..
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You still might need to aim them down some then if its blinding people
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It's not even that.. people were just being dicks about it. why slow down to 10 mph on a highway and block traffic? they were under the assumption that I was running high beams behind them..


Under the assumption you had your high beams on... EXACTLY!! Means you were blinding them, you just solidified exactly what I was saying. If you never blinded them with your HID heads, then you must be with the fogs unless you redid/reaimed both at the same time... I'd look into re-aiming them. Does it not make you wonder why all the sudden after adding new bright lights people are pulling over etc when you are in the area????
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I'm sure it was because I was on the other side of town, pretty much in gheto-ville. Both lights are aimed properly.. So ease off my back bro.
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I'm not on your back, I've been blinded by HID 'upgrades' several times, and there is nothing like being blinded by them.. I'm a big advocate of getting it done right, especially after the last time I was blinded by a set, while I was driving the fire truck emergency to a call and couldn't see for about 5 seconds... very scary stuff don't get me wrong I love HID's and they look bad *** and would love a set for myself, but I don't want to be 'that guy'
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Haven't we been through this recently?
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Being lifted doesn't help at all either.. What part of GA you in?
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That amount of lift isn't going to create a situation where your lights are impossible to aim properly. They will need to be adjusted a bit from the stock points but nothing you can't overcome. If people are being so blinded that they need to stop in the road, then you clearly have some adjusting to do.
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That amount of lift isn't going to create a situation where your lights are impossible to aim properly. They will need to be adjusted a bit from the stock points but nothing you can't overcome. If people are being so blinded that they need to stop in the road, then you clearly have some adjusting to do.
Never said they were impossible to aim. I aimed them down after the new torsion bars and after the HIDs..
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My suggestion then would be to park next to a "normal" vehicle with your lights shining on the straight and flat wall of a building or garage (maybe parked like 10-20 ft back). See where you lights are hitting the wall compared to a "normal" vehicle. Maybe they're fine and the people were just mental. But you might also find that they are are way out of whack. You don't want to the cause of an accident for something so simple.
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My suggestion then would be to park next to a "normal" vehicle with your lights shining on the straight and flat wall of a building or garage (maybe parked like 10-20 ft back). See where you lights are hitting the wall compared to a "normal" vehicle. Maybe they're fine and the people were just mental. But you might also find that they are are way out of whack. You don't want to the cause of an accident for something so simple.
Yeah true.. I've never had problems before lastnight. I barely aimed the fogs up. Maybe it's just the two different colors that wasn't too easy on the eyes?
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Could be, or possibly aiming the fogs up that lil amount is causing it to be really 'high' at a far distance? I like firerangers idea of parkin next to a stock vehicle and comparing the lights on a wall, never though of that.. you could ask ford, think they have a diagram for what they should be stock?
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I just published a how-to on how to check the aim, its in the how-to section.
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man even those new chevy's with a susp. lift give off crazy glare, and that's with halogens... and the dealers sell them like that w/o aiming the lights!!!
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Looks good

I really need to get into the HID game

how do you aim yuor foglights? I have never seen a adjustment screw down there.
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Mine were aimed all the way down. It's on the underside of the square. Just turn it loose to aim them up.
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O Ill have to do that I actually need to aim mine down.

It never seems like they are on cause they blind in with the headlights.
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I don't really like the blue tint but as long as you're happy... definately get them re-adjusted though. I just spent last night driving in front of Shane in pitch black and it's never so bright it appears to be high-beams... I actually like having his HIDs behind me 'cause they make it so I almost don't need my high-beams on... haha
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ohh sorry, I'm in Cumming, Ga if you were asking where I was from.
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