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Old 07-02-2014, 11:33 PM   #1
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Question Low beam stay on with High beam

It annoys me how the low beam turns off when the high beam turns on. I thought I read a hack somewhere where this was fixed. Does anyone have any information on this? I've been searching but haven't been able to come up with anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Old 07-03-2014, 08:50 AM   #2
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Nvm I finally found it! Pretty easy hack to do.

If anyone else is interested here's the link
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...light=low+beam
http://www.ofoc.ca/hid/step05.html
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FYI, don't do this mod with the stock dual filament bulbs because the heat will make them explode.

With aftermarket dual beam housings or a Mach HIDs it's a great mod to do.
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It's (Apparently) been done on my Mach's. I wasn't sure if they were supposed to do that but I really like it. Bright as all hell and looks pretty cool
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It's (Apparently) been done on my Mach's. I wasn't sure if they were supposed to do that but I really like it. Bright as all hell and looks pretty cool
Machs come like that from the factory... and yeah it is nice.
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dragging up an old one, as I was searching for something else

I'd just like to caution you if doing this, as it WILL reduce the distance you can see.

what happens is the eye compensates for the extra light in the near field by closing the pupil, thus cutting off light from afar.

the older cars with 4 separate headlights used to leave the LBs on, but with the brighter bulbs and better understanding, they now have them turn off.

just for fun, research the Blue light vs the Yellow light for distance viewing... you'll soon be thinking of going to a lower K number to yellow up your light, if you are doing a lot of high speed travel at night.
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