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Old 03-13-2012, 04:04 PM   #1
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Has anyone done the dual HID kit high/low beam into the driving lights on the 2008+ STi. If so how has it worked out for you?

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Old 03-19-2012, 06:57 PM   #2
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Anyone?
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Old 03-19-2012, 10:57 PM   #3
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You car does not have driving lights. Do not start throwing HID kits around in any light you can. Leave everything as is.
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Old 03-19-2012, 11:24 PM   #4
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You car does not have driving lights. Do not start throwing HID kits around in any light you can. Leave everything as is.
what they said.

OP: search for HID in the lighting forum and please educate yourself before you go buying some junk.
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:34 AM   #5
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You should also get 12000K lights too.
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Old 03-20-2012, 12:23 PM   #6
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wowwwww............. i want hid's in my dome light, turn signals reverse lights oh and do you guys know if they make hids to replace led bulbs in my wing
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Old 03-20-2012, 12:26 PM   #7
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Don't forget your HID underglow.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:06 PM   #8
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STOP misleading the newbs! They will ACTUALLY TRY ALL THAT!
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:13 PM   #9
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wowwwww............. i want hid's in my dome light, turn signals reverse lights oh and do you guys know if they make hids to replace led bulbs in my wing
there is a green 2001 or 2002 vette z06 by me that has hid reverse lights.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:34 PM   #10
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STOP misleading the newbs! They will ACTUALLY TRY ALL THAT!
Aahahahhaahahahahha.......so sad but the truth unfortunately
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Old 03-20-2012, 11:32 PM   #11
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there is a green 2001 or 2002 vette z06 by me that has hid reverse lights.
No way hahahaha
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Old 03-21-2012, 08:31 AM   #12
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Wow guys not a noob or a ricer.

If you want to help Im talking about the driving lights that are also high beams. If there called something else let me know.
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:31 AM   #13
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Wow guys not a noob or a ricer.

If you want to help Im talking about the driving lights that are also high beams. If there called something else let me know.
Wow guy. You're clearly a noob and a ricer.

HID bulbs require warm up time to reach full brightness. Using them at less than their designed input voltage will do terrible things to the bulbs and ballasts. Putting them in your high beams is a terrible idea.
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:39 AM   #14
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He's talking about daytime running lights. They are the same bulbs as hi-beams just at lower voltage. There are conversion kits out there for people that want them but IMO they're not required. Hi-beams are bright enough and hids are overkill for daytime use anyway
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there is a green 2001 or 2002 vette z06 by me that has hid reverse lights.
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He's talking about daytime running lights. They are the same bulbs as hi-beams just at lower voltage. There are conversion kits out there for people that want them but IMO they're not required. Hi-beams are bright enough and hids are overkill for daytime use anyway
but don't you see hes not a ricer...but yet u want hid on HALOGEN housing /projector ...I think he just want the super kewwwl blue look
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Old 03-21-2012, 11:15 AM   #16
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but don't you see hes not a ricer...but yet u want hid on HALOGEN housing /projector ...I think he just want the super kewwwl blue look
I actually wrote in my first post asking what people experience has been with them. I was not asking what kind I should get? Read a little more before you judge. People try to learn and a forum is a tool used to learn not where people get flamed for asking how people's results have been.
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Old 03-21-2012, 11:16 AM   #17
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He's talking about daytime running lights. They are the same bulbs as hi-beams just at lower voltage. There are conversion kits out there for people that want them but IMO they're not required. Hi-beams are bright enough and hids are overkill for daytime use anyway
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Wow guy. You're clearly a noob and a ricer.

HID bulbs require warm up time to reach full brightness. Using them at less than their designed input voltage will do terrible things to the bulbs and ballasts. Putting them in your high beams is a terrible idea.
Not sure if you correct on this as they have high beam HiD in cars like Infiniti, Acura, BMW, etc. Now as far as the kits you could be right as I have seen the high/low kit and it doesn't seem too effective as the high beam just seems to change the angle of the element in the bulb
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:06 PM   #19
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Not sure if you correct on this as they have high beam HiD in cars like Infiniti, Acura, BMW, etc. Now as far as the kits you could be right as I have seen the high/low kit and it doesn't seem too effective as the high beam just seems to change the angle of the element in the bulb
You're still wrong.

Yes they come with HID that can do both low and high beam duty, but that is because of the PROJECTORS! If you slap in a HID kit into your stock low beam headlights expecting it to function like a bixenon projector, you will shoot yourself in the face.
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If you slap in a HID kit into your stock low beam headlights expecting it to function like a bixenon projector, you will shoot yourself in the face.
That sounds uncomfortable. I'll never try that.

Can we just summarize the above posts that HID's should not be used for high beams (not optimal, but possible, just gotta ask what's the point?), or DRL's, and never EVER put an HID bulb in a halogen housing?

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We could, but then the noobs will keep making new f***ing threads every f***ing day asking which f***ing HID kit works best in their f***ing car.
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Fair f***ing point.
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So I guess all you bashers out there were born knowing everything about everything! I'd make fun of people who asked questions too if I was a know it all!
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You can replace the highbeam reflector with a bi-xenon projector. It would be a quad-projector setup.
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You can replace the highbeam reflector with a bi-xenon projector. It would be a quad-projector setup.
QUAD??? NO WAY!!!!

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