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Old 12-01-2015, 12:59 AM   #43
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would a video even please you're doubts?! I mean, you can still argue about camera settings, car height of car with deautokeys bulbs as well as the drive height of the other car... and i bet one could argue that every OE projector housing emits 0 defects/hotspots/etc? doubt it.

Im not sure what year it was 'required' for any car with stock HID to have auto leveling sensors/mechanisms but i would be interested to know if hids were offered BEFORE this requirement was mandated. and if that is the case, boom... youre argument is then moot as well.


it comes down to this... if you dont like it, dont buy it. yes, you're free to state your stance/view point, as is everyone; if its not your car, its not your choice.

but move on. its redundant for 2 people to go back and forth, bickering at each other and not offering any REAL information... simply repeating themselves. DE stated that NO aftermarket HID kit is street legal, so i'd assume this would include stock projectors/hids being installed W/O the 'proper/required' leveling sensors? if thats the case, 98% of those no here/vortex/everywhere is in this boat.


whatever, im done. GREAT POST, OP!!
Thanks for that. There's one more video that I haven't had the chance to make yet because it involves having a camera in an oncoming car at eye level. Thing is the angle adjustment on the housing goes so low that I had to re-adjust them higher for them to be useful as low beams.

With regards to auto leveling, the only time that's active is when you have rapid elevation rate of change. That is such a small percentage of driving really.

I will emphasize again though: If you install this setup, you definitely should adjust the angle of the headlight. HID light definitely throws a lot farther, while halogen doesn't making halogen more forgiving with respect to the angle. I did get a flash or two from people who thought I had high beams on BEFORE I adjusted the housing angle. I have had none since I did the adjustment (at least not when I had only low beams on )
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I should also mention that most of the comments took place before I even finished and posted the full DIY. I had the DUMB idea that it would be cool to give folks a heads up post to see if they had any questions or perspectives they were curious about...

I guess there are a lot of people out there that install HID kits, and then don't adjust the housing angles properly, especially in the Chicago metro area. I can see (pun not intended) how that can be annoying and dangerous if you don't adjust HID lows. Though people seem to not know in general the appropriate use of high beams, and blind you with those anyway HID or not.
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Old 12-01-2015, 05:40 AM   #45
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This post is really great - it shows and answers concerns people might have, that video proves a lot of what we have been saying:



It is hard to blind someone when the light is leveled and not causing any glare.

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Old 12-06-2015, 06:33 PM   #46
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DeAutoKey: i do have a question.... these obviously dont secure to the OE housing like the normal bulbs, how are these secured?
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Old 12-06-2015, 07:37 PM   #47
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DeAutoKey: i do have a question.... these obviously dont secure to the OE housing like the normal bulbs, how are these secured?
Are you wondering about the low beams or the high beams?
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Are you wondering about the low beams or the high beams?
i was referring to the lows.... i checked your op and you mentioned using the no tap hardness/adapter. i was about to order these the other day and i saw the option to add that to my harness but now i don't. the page for the lights mentions your car may need it, but i dont see it listed at the bottom.

(i have a 2010 JSW)


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i was referring to the lows.... i checked your op and you mentioned using the no tap hardness/adapter. i was about to order these the other day and i saw the option to add that to my harness but now i don't. the page for the lights mentions your car may need it, but i dont see it listed at the bottom.

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Glad you found them. Yeah I would DEFINITELY get the no tap adapters on those. They are good. You might have to file a bit of the plastic on it as the mold isn't perfect. Also, be careful not to crack them when slotting the wires in. Just a couple of tips .
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i was referring to the lows.... i checked your op and you mentioned using the no tap hardness/adapter. i was about to order these the other day and i saw the option to add that to my harness but now i don't. the page for the lights mentions your car may need it, but i dont see it listed at the bottom.

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Glad you found them. Yeah I would DEFINITELY get the no tap adapters on those. They are good. You might have to file a bit of the plastic on it as the mold isn't perfect. Also, be careful not to crack them when slotting the wires in. Just a couple of tips .
yes, thanks.

No-taps is the way to go for the H7rc low beams.
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Headlight flashing

I know HID takes some time to warm up. does this mean if I need to Headlight flash some one I wont be able if I install HID on the high beam?
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I know HID takes some time to warm up. does this mean if I need to Headlight flash some one I wont be able if I install HID on the high beam?
No it works just fine for me. The initial pulse on the lights is bright enough, it's after that pulse that they settle to the stable warm up phase.

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No it works just fine for me. The initial pulse on the lights is bright enough, it's after that pulse that they settle to the stable warm up phase.

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If you have a short video it can be nice to see how it looks like.
I can also share how my looks after the installation if you wish to see.
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