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Old 02-18-2006, 11:19 AM   #11
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Huh? I think I may have been flashed once or twice. I was wondering why the H*** you flashing me? My brights aren't on. Now it just hit me after reading this, maybe my stockers was damn too bright for them. Sure I'll turn them off WHEN they ban blue lights, now those are worse than brights.
If you buy the right lights with the correct reflector design, you won't have a problem.
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Very interesting! I always have mine on (in the past 3 bonnevilles I've had) and have never had a problem. Rarely do I get flashed but when I flash the high beams back they shut the hell up.
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Old 02-18-2006, 11:37 AM   #13
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Huh? I think I may have been flashed once or twice. I was wondering why the H*** you flashing me? My brights aren't on. Now it just hit me after reading this, maybe my stockers was damn too bright for them. Sure I'll turn them off WHEN they ban blue lights, now those are worse than brights.


If you buy the right lights with the correct reflector design, you won't have a problem.
I'm talking about the ones found on lux cars and SUV'*. I believe they're called Xenon or something like that. Those are glaring. I get blinded every time I drive past one. I have to look at the white line on the side of the road so I can steer.

Otherwise everything else is fine.
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Wow.. thats good to know... still haven't been pulled over or ticketed for running with my foggers on... I like them on because they aren't that bright, and they help fill in the light that my head-lights doesn't fill in..
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Old 02-18-2006, 01:58 PM   #15
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wow, that is kinda wierd.

so are HIDs illegal too?
All hid kits are illegal except for use off-road. If your car came with HID you are good.
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wow, that is kinda wierd.

so are HIDs illegal too?
All hid kits are illegal except for use off-road. If your car came with HID you are good.
Huh?
Might be just a NY thing?
I know that here in Ohio, rally-style and over-head lights have to be covered with opaque covers when you're on the road, but HID fogs and HID aftermarket headlights are fine, although headlights must be DOT approved.
You're not technically allowed to drive with your fogs on, unless there actually IS fog, but it is never enforced.
And it used to be that you couldn't sell a new car with fogs in Ohio, but they got rid of that crap in the 80'*, when the dealers sued the state...
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Just change'em out to be driving lights. Simply put. I know in michigan, if your vehicle has off-road lites...hellas, pilots..etc, you can run them at night, on the road, if you dont have your normal headlights on, as long as they are aimed in the same fasion as headlights. Reason being Ive asked cops, and looking through my Penal code book. aside from that, when I had my blazer and did that, I was never pulled over.
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Old 02-18-2006, 07:37 PM   #18
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Let me clear up this HID thing. First off ALL aftermarket HID kits such as the one "pontiacGXP" blinds people with, are ILLEGAL. hands down no questions asked. HID projectors and certain HL that were designed for them are NOT illegal. They become illegal when you take them out of their application and use them in something not intended for (halogen HL housings)

Technically speaking any and all modifications to stock lighting is illegal.

As for what chad said, the lights such as hellas, and pilots are deemed off road use only because they throw out a massive glare with no cut off which is blinding to on-comming drivers. I believe they can be legally used as high beams but when labeled as driving lights they are illegal.

and a strange fact, yellow fog lights are illegal in NY. Lexus makes HID projector fogs that are yellow...and they must be removed before the car can be sold in NY.
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HID kits such as the one "pontiacGXP" blinds people with, are ILLEGAL. .

corvettecrazy Dont use me as an example in your posts. You have no idea what kit I have therefore your comment is false.
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Well, I don't know what kit you used and CC could have recognized you on the streets.

BTW, you spelled Silver wrong.
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