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the headlights for our tundras need a 9003 hi and low beam. when ordering HIDs, do you get just the low beam or the make a dual beam? if so what number is it?
 

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Stick w/ 4300K (OEM) or 6K if you want it white.
 

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Be prepared to have people high beam you, cause HID kits cause a lot of glare for other people.
 

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6k is fairly blue, 5k is more white with a hint of blue...
It really depends on where and who you buy the kit from. After market HID kits color vary big time depending on the manufacturer.

If it were me Id stick with 4300K.
 

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** Did I miss something here **

OR you can get HID headlights for '03 Tundra for $30.00?

I thought the changeover required a complete new headlight housing, ballast and special wiring?

Thanks for an answer.

George60
 

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So the DDM H4 kit will fit all first gens? Do you need the extra wiring harness or error code eliminator?
Yes, the 1st gen uses H4 bulbs and you can ask them just to be sure but all of the wiring harness that you will need are in the kit. We do not need any error code eliminator.
 

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It is actually $50 if you want hi/lo.

Do not need any extra harness or error eliminators.

Colors do vary greatly with different manufacturers. Attached is a picture of an 8000k DDM kit on friends F-150 that we installed literally 2 days ago.

If you take the time to aim them correctly I do not think they blind others too bad. I have only been flashed 2 or 3 times in about 4 years since my first HID kit.

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These are NOT true HID headlights. This is just a plug-n-play bulb swap. You will not get the same result as a true HID projector. The stock headlight housing is not meant for these bulbs, so you will get scattered light and glare, and cause other people to think you have high beams on, as the scattered light does blind people


** Did I miss something here **

OR you can get HID headlights for '03 Tundra for $30.00?

I thought the changeover required a complete new headlight housing, ballast and special wiring?

Thanks for an answer.
 

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These are NOT true HID headlights. This is just a plug-n-play bulb swap. You will not get the same result as a true HID projector. The stock headlight housing is not meant for these bulbs, so you will get scattered light and glare, and cause other people to think you have high beams on, as the scattered light does blind people
The ones I posted are true HID headlights. They include the HID bulb, ballast to power the bulb, and a relay harness to control it all.

Sure, projector lenses are better (your retrofit looks sweet btw). But high intensity discharge lighting can still be accomplished without them.

-Reese
 

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To get the REAL effect of a HID system you need a HID projector OR a HID reflector. Putting a HID kit into a halogen reflector will just scatter the light and create glare, thats why when people put HID kits into their halogen headlights they have to lower the aiming of the headlights because of the glare.....yes it will be brighter than a halogen bulb but its not a complete HID setup.
 

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My HID's also give a much more broad light output...you can kind of tell in this picture how wide the beam pattern goes. notice, no glare above the cut-off. ;) this pic was taken before final adjustment, it was the first day i had them installed and working.

 

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get 55 watts HIDs not wimpy 35 watts. 6000K is the way to go.

go to custom HID conversions, HID kits, LED, CCFL specialists - retrosolutions and buy the 55 watt bixenon H4 HID kit. (get the regular sized ballast)

for fogs get 35 watts 8000k.

these H4s from retro-solutions will come with the glare shield. people in here complain because they bought the cheap kind that dont have the shield on them.
 

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Glare shields do help, but they do not eliminate glare. A close friend of mine tried all kinds of HID kits with different sheilds, and was never happy with it.

I did use the retro solutions 55w HID setup with my retrofit and the light output is excellent.
 

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Hey guys I was wondering if hids would effect drls at all? And whats the deal with anytime fog light mod and hids.
Thanks in advance!
 

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6k is fairly blue, 5k is more white with a hint of blue...


I have H4 6000k temp bulbs in headlights and 9006 6000k temp bulbs in fogs and love them. The color is very bright white with only a hint of blue, if any at all. 6000k is called "Diamond White" color. 8000k temp is called "Diamond Blue" and shows more blue IMO.


Adding HID's is a great mod. Jusy be sure to lower your headlights just a tad and be conscious of whether you are blinding oncoming traffic.......




Mike
 
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