HID lights

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Henry Carmona, Jul 26, 2003.

  1. Henry Carmona

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    I'm all for banning them...I've seen many, many aftermarket HID kits that put out unsafe levels.

    I've also seen kits that don't auto-level.

    If they stay on the market, they need to be heavily regulated (with the cost of the regulation passed back to the HID manufacturer and the consumer).

    'Fake HIDs' (blue-tinted bulbs) should also be banned because they don't put out enough light and are a safety hazard.

    Here's a good page on general HID issues. http://lighting.mbz.org/tech/bulbs/H...dvantages.html
     
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    Well, i do think that they need to be regulated in that ive seen cheap ones that do not restrict the beam very well horizontally.

    The problem is that i fear many will just goto higher wattage bulbs that are even worse.
     
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    the aftermarket systems are definitely the problem, the stock housings usually aren't designed for HIDS, they're not aimed correctly, and there's no means for auto leveling them [​IMG]
     

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