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Old 02-15-2014, 09:59 AM   #36
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You got all that info from an auto generated e-mail from one of these retro fit companies... Don't read one FAQ and play off as an expert...

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You got all that info from an auto generated e-mail from one of these retro fit companies... Don't read one FAQ and play off as an expert...

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Bottom line. Hid lights in a halogen housing are dangerous to other drivers on the road. Nobody really cares about Europe honestly as most of us live in the only one that matters.



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Bottom line. Hid lights in a halogen housing are dangerous to other drivers on the road. Nobody really cares about Europe honestly as most of us live in the only one that matters.



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Can't tell if you're being a smartass or not... I said that simply to prove, I'm an American making the point I was, not a European, which would have most definitely sparked an argument about nationality.
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Can't tell if you're being a smartass or not... I said that simply to prove, I'm an American making the point I was, not a European, which would have most definitely sparked an argument about nationality.

If you would read all my other posts on this forum, you would see I am not a smartass. My late father fought in the Phillipines in WWII. Not sure what part of my thanks looked sarcastic. I felt bad you were getting the shaft from other members when you are risking your life to protect our freedom and safety.
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My bad. We just aren't so popular these days. I got spit on in the airport last time I traveled on official duty. My apologies, your response didn't look sarcastic, I was just making a quick assumption and that's my bad. So, sorry again and thank you for your appreciation.

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My bad. We just aren't so popular these days. I got spit on in the airport last time I traveled on official duty. My apologies, your response didn't look sarcastic, I was just making a quick assumption and that's my bad. So, sorry again and thank you for your appreciation.

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No harm done. Maybe you should add a little more to your profile, like your hometown and that you are overseas serving our country. That would probably prevent people from making that same mistake next time and get you the respect you deserve.
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^He shouldn't have to do that. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and you have to remember this is the internet; we should try not take insults so seriously, although we all do get butthurt at some point and that's okay... Especially from lowflyn, he shuts down ANY user with desires of cheap HID kits, you just have to expect it.

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They are no more dangerous than projectors which point the light in a directional fashion towards other drivers. Unlike HID lights angled lower as to not point into other vehicles.
Wrong. True HID projectors have a plate that cuts off any light above the level of the headlight. This keeps light out of the eyes of oncoming traffic without the need to adjust your headlight down an ungodly amount like cheap plug and play kits. Watch this video and jump to 4:18 and it'll show you exactly what I'm talking about.
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At 2stangs, I said that so he'd know he was speaking to an American, not a Soldier. As to not spark a dick measuring contest about why America is the best... I wasn't looking for special treatment because of my job. And I definitely wouldn't say I got 'shut down'... In fact, I believe he made himself look ignorant and childish.

And whodat, trust me dude, the cars that blind the most are factory HIDs and you guys probably don't notice what it is you're looking at. Stop basing your knowledge off of the companies trying to sell you the product...
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At 2stangs, I said that so he'd know he was speaking to an American, not a Soldier. As to not spark a dick measuring contest about why America is the best... I wasn't looking for special treatment because of my job. And I definitely wouldn't say I got 'shut down'... In fact, I believe he made himself look ignorant and childish.

And whodat, trust me dude, the cars that blind the most are factory HIDs and you guys probably don't notice what it is you're looking at. Stop basing your knowledge off of the companies trying to sell you the product...
I wasn't giving you special treatment because you're a solider. I agreed to disagree because we both have strong beliefs and arguing isn't getting us anywhere, plus, we're here for Mustangs, not HID's. I don't think one country is better than another (not sure if you thought I thought that). By 'shut down', I meant "gives you all he's got." - That's aside the point, it was just humor, and I hope lowflyn doesn't take it the wrong way.

I will agree with you though, factory HID's have been [unfortunately] contributing to my headaches lately as well, along with idiotic mf'ers who ride around with their brights on.
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I wasn't implying you were giving special attention, I was agreeing with you that we are all equal on this site, our jobs have little to do with the general information on this site. I also was saying the guy who made the ignorant comment of America is the only country that matters obviously hasn't been outside his home town and seen the world, not you in any way.

As for agreeing to disagree, I agree. Sometimes opinions cannot be swayed. Thanks for your input, though. Hopefully our debate somehow helped the author come to a decision. Cheers.
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I wanna see pics of yours. 20' from a wall, let's see your beam cutoff. Let's see how you were able to aim the scatter out of them.

There is a reason that they make two kinds of bulbs. One for reflectors and one for projectors.

I can also tell you from experience that the light output is much better through projectors vs. reflectors. I tried theee different sets of headlights before I was satisfied with my headlights.
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I agree that projectors create a better light quality for the driver, as my previous posts stated, but create the light in your face other people ***** about... This is my second set lights I have tried and I am happy with them. My opinion on the subject was posted to give the author another outlet to do some research on, not to have people get all butthurt and cry over what some company trying to sell them a product told them. I still have the email in my inbox and will post it here just to show, they are quoting companies biased for their own product, ver batum.
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And whodat, trust me dude, the cars that blind the most are factory HIDs and you guys probably don't notice what it is you're looking at. Stop basing your knowledge off of the companies trying to sell you the product...
Yes, some factory HID assemblies are poorly designed. I'm talking about retrofit kits like Morimotos. I personally have a set that I'm retrofitting into my headlights. Before starting, I hooked then up to a power source and they have a clean cutoff and ZERO glare. They're less blinding than the stock halogens. So no, this is not me regurgitating info that a company shoved down my throat while trying to sell me something. This is my first hand experience.

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Lol. I'm an American Soldier stationed here, dum dum.

They are no more dangerous than projectors which point the light in a directional fashion towards other drivers. Unlike HID lights angled lower as to not point into other vehicles. However, I must let you know how awesome it is that you can make an educated assessment on what my headlights look like and do even without seeing mine and basing what you think you know based off of kids who don't know what they're doing.

As for being the typical stereotype of an uneducated American who seems to think the rest of the world 'doesn't matter' only goes to show that you've most likely never left the county you live in, let alone the state, so you ignorantly speak of a country you don't know **** about.

Now go ahead and insert your foot in your mouth, *** clown.

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You made a post referring to living in Europe. The laws of physics and light apply the same there as here. Point being there is no way to safely install hid lights in a housing not engineered and designed for them. Even with a proper retrofit you are assuming the light is not being negatively affected by the remainder of the factory housing.

I have never seen a single hid "kit" installed in a factory halogen housing that did not look cheap and scatter blinding light everywhere. I've driven several vehicles with these "kits" installed and even the visible light from inside the car sucks.

As far as your assumptions about me i'm not going to entertain your childish personal attacks.




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Thanks for the physics class that you sent from your massive johnson... What was that again about my childish behavior?
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Thanks for the physics class that you sent from your massive johnson... What was that again about my childish behavior?
Sorry if my sig offends you. Not the intention. It is meant to be a bit of humor.

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It doesn't offend me. It was referenced to point out that you might not want to be accusatory of others being childish...
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i would just pickup 11-12 stock HIDs over the 13s
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