HID's in Fogs/Highs/Lows

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  1. 72blckbuty

    72blckbuty Classic & NNBS Owner

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    Are there any concerns with running HIDs in the fog lights, highs and lows?

    Lows would be using projectors to prevent blinding anyone but the high/fogs would be using an HID kit from the retrofit guys.

    Thoughts? I know what to run on the lows but I'm not sure what to replace the halogen bulbs with in the highs/fogs.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    First of all I'm gonna recommend the 4hi mod if since hids have to warm up. Second scratch the HID's in the highs and go with leds. Otherwise you have to worry about melting the housings. And the fogs should be fine with hids in them
     
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    Hids won't melt the housings. Stick to 35w. The warmup time for the high beams will suck. Just stick to a quality halogen since you'll probably just use the lows all the time. Leds in a halogen housing won't throw output for shit. You'll also blind people with hids in the fogs. Glare city.
     
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    Picked up the 6 on mod from fleece last night.

    I wondered about the warm up time for the highs.

    HID's in the fogs will impact other drivers?
     
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    Should have research you could have done the same thing for a fraction of the price
     
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    I did my research and realized I could have made my own. I preferred to go this route but thanks anyway.
     
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    Hids in the fogs will not blind others as they are pointed down. If you are to do the 4hi mod and have both hids is where melting can occur. Leds give off little heat and are bright as hell with no warm up. That's why I'm gonna recommend them for the high beams.
     
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    I have hids in lows fogs and highs, 6hi mod and auto fogs. Mine are all 55w 4500k and I've had no issues whatsoever.
     
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    It depends on the housings but I have seen it more than once where they melt
     

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