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Old 02-25-2013, 07:32 PM   #10
Lscman
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Originally Posted by raidernation08 View Post
How do I add a pic I will attach some to show you the difference and what I missed in the other comment is these headlights are street legal and are around the same brightness as a new BMtroubleyou or an Audi this is a very nice kit it does cost more but you have to look at it as an investment to prevent yourself from a collision at night wether it be a deer or car or whatever is up ahead you will see it much sooner than you would with a stock kit the difference is night and day I am stationed In Germany and live out in the country no street lights none of that and it's like it's not even dark out and let me tell you it was not fun with the stock bulbs they were garbage but just my opinion
The words street legal and DOT are not found on the retro solutions website. You may have assumed otherwise, but those headlights are not legal for highway use in the USA. If you're going illegal, the 9007 80/100W off-road bulbs are about $15 ea and just as rude. The stock DOT lighting pattern is maintained, unlike aftermarket HID conversions:

http://www.got-chrome.com/p-10634-h8...FQP0nAodIjMAkw
http://www.ebay.com/itm/9007-3500K-W...24f7a0&vxp=mtr
http://www.headlightplugs.com/4.7.ht.html

PS: a $5 ebay relay with 12or 14 ga power feed wire will be necessary. The stock 16 ga wiring will melt and the switches may fail unless you run a relay with proper cable fed from adequate amp fuse.
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