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Old 10-10-2008, 05:02 PM   #1
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Day Time Running Lights...

Ok I have a quick question about these and fogs say I want my day time running light (which is yellowish white now) I want to have it run on HID bulbs so say 8000K would I need a HID Kit? Or can I simply place replace the yellowish bulb with a HID bulb? Same for my fogs they are yellowish and I want all of them to match my HID Bulb which I use at night...I attached the pic.
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Old 10-10-2008, 05:22 PM   #2
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You need an HID kit for your fogs.

As for the DRL, Its not recommended to put HID in a halogen reflector housing. A reflector housing is intended to make the most out of a dim halogen bulb. When you stick an HID bulb which is 3 times as bright in a reflector housing you will get a scattered light pattern and blind incoming traffic.

What you should do is get your DRLs disabled (you can still use them as hi beams if you want) and install some Angel eyes which you can use as your DRLs.
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:06 PM   #3
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why get a hid kit for DRL's just get some philips bulbs, waste of money just to change the color, hid are blinding, they are not safe for on coming traffic either,.

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More importantly, the current flowing into the high beam bulb to create the DRL is too low to power an HID kit.
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:49 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Mystikal View Post
More importantly, the current flowing into the high beam bulb to create the DRL is too low to power an HID kit.
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