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Old 11-04-2008, 11:46 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by litebrite2001 View Post
Have you seen a D2R bulb? Its the stock bulb for a USDM STi HID. The bulb has a shield to prevent light output in certain directions from the bulb. It is basically a piece of metal wrapped around the bulb.

edit: Why does everyone need to see a wall shot? Last I checked, one typically drives on flat surfaces avoiding objects perpendicular to the ground. Not flaming the previous poster as I see this question alot and find it odd.
A "wall shot" speaks a thousand words about a headlight setup. It immediately shows if one's headlights are aimed properly, and also gives a good idea of how much glare the lights are giving off. Not showing a wall shot in a thread like this, where the OP is specifically trying to affect the CUTOFF of his headlights, just doesn't make sense.

Originally Posted by sorrowfulkiller View Post
I'm making a shield to go over the top of the bulbs so it does not reflect into the top of the housing, this way most of the light is pointed down at the road and does create a cutoff effect. and yes, I know the light right now looks like crap, it was making a fairly good beam pattern last night before I tried to get rid of a hot spot on the driver side, then it got all sorts of messed up. So far it is turning out better than I thought but as I've said before, it's nowhere near finished it will be awhile til i get the light distributed how I want it.
You realize this is not only dumb, but extremely unsafe.
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