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Old 09-10-2012, 01:04 AM   #31
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I didn't get flashed the whole time I had my plug and play HIDs in my Volvo. Not even once even though the light was everywhere. I had the $50 plug and play kind too. Just has to do with the tolerance your local community has I guess.

I grew out of my ricer phase though. Projectors and HID bulbs or reflectors and halogen bulbs. That's it.
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And that's your opinion.
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What's an opinion? That HIDs in reflector housings blind other drivers? That the car isn't designed for HIDs?

...'cause both of those are facts.
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Stay on topic or else lol. His car he can do what he wants. Opinions are just that....
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you said it yourself, when you had them in your volvo nobody flashed their highbeams at you. which means they weren't being blinded. everyone on here is going to have different opinions on everything, and no matter what either of us say were not going to change their minds. so just get over it and stop bashing the guy. at the end of the day it's his car, not yours.
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Yeah. Don't want an infraction!!

You win.
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There is also a difference with a clear lens and a foggy yellow lens most old cars have. New cars have clearer lenses if that make any sense thus reducing glare. Technically even if I retrofitted projectors those still won't be the same as a actual HID housing. Foe example my last car was a 07 Maxima which had stock projectors, but not HID. Guys were also saying not to do a hid conversion with those. It honestly ddin't look much different than the true HID housing with a 6k bulb.

Reguardless I'm glad you guys mucked up my thread with this propaganda. I've been reading these same arguments probably longer than most of you been driving. That is like telling someone to remove their tint because its too dark at night and you're worried about there safety or because it's illegal.
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This is false. A retrofit would project the light through the plastic lenses. It would not shine off of the reflective housing that a halogen would use. (Which is why HID glare off the reflective part. All a stock projector does it just that. A proper retrofit would be a world of difference. Otherwise why would people do it, if it still glared?
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There is also a difference with a clear lens and a foggy yellow lens most old cars have. New cars have clearer lenses if that make any sense thus reducing glare.
Actually an older car with cloudy lenses would let less light through so the glare would be less noticeable. A new car with clear lenses will let all the light through resulting in more glare...

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Reguardless I'm glad you guys mucked up my thread with this propaganda.
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I've been reading these same arguments probably longer than most of you been driving.
This is a fallacy. Just 'cause you're older doesn't mean you're wiser.
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yeah'
bs is everywhere. its the internet...
plain and simple.
i like where you are headed with your car.
i'm not going to dive into the HID debate.
"to each his own"
i have hid conversion in my fogs..
but they are heavily tinted.

keep it up and eff the haters.

but seriously, they can be blinding.. angle them down some and it will help.
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