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Old 02-18-2006, 08:05 PM   #21
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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.
No CC is just being a pain..and I didnt spell Silver wrong. Whoever made that for me misspelled it!
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Let me clear up this HID thing. First off ALL aftermarket HID kits 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)
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Keep in mind that aftermarket equipment laws are different from state to state and that aftermarket add-ons are not governed by the federal government unless they effect emissions.
In Ohio, add-on HID fogs are LEGAL, as long as you don't run them when there is no fog(not that you'll ever get a ticket), aftermarket HID headlights are also LEGAL, IF they are DOT-approved. Now, that said, no aftermarketer has ever(to my knowledge) attempted to meet DOT guidelines for headlights in Ohio, so it is a non-issue, but there is no law that would prevent them from doing so.
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Technically speaking any and all modifications to stock lighting is illegal.
are clear corners legal? I don't have any as of right now but possibly might do somthing with the explorer in the future
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Technically speaking any and all modifications to stock lighting is illegal.

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Any light HID or otherwise is illegal unless it is DOT certified. If HID is a modification to stock then so are silverstars and these blue bulbs people use so much these days.
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Technically speaking any and all modifications to stock lighting is illegal.
are clear corners legal? I don't have any as of right now but possibly might do somthing with the explorer in the future
In ny clear corners are illegal but...everybody does it so I dont think they crack down on it much.
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Let me clear up this HID thing. First off ALL aftermarket HID kits 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)
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In Ohio, add-on HID fogs are LEGAL, as long as you don't run them when there is no fog(not that you'll ever get a ticket), aftermarket HID headlights are also LEGAL, IF they are DOT-approved. Now, that said, no aftermarketer has ever(to my knowledge) attempted to meet DOT guidelines for headlights in Ohio, so it is a non-issue, but there is no law that would prevent them from doing so.
exactly what you just said, "IF they are DOT-approved" BUT they are NOT. Look at ANY HID kit sold legally, there will be a line in there that will say 1 of 2 things: "for show use only" OR "for off-road use only"
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Technically speaking any and all modifications to stock lighting is illegal.

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Any light HID or otherwise is illegal unless it is DOT certified. If HID is a modification to stock then so are silverstars and these blue bulbs people use so much these days.
silverstars are a replacement bulb that meets DOT specs.

HID kits like yours do not...

"these blue bulbs people use so much these days" have you looked at your own HL ??
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Let me clear up this HID thing. First off ALL aftermarket HID kits 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)
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In Ohio, add-on HID fogs are LEGAL, as long as you don't run them when there is no fog(not that you'll ever get a ticket), aftermarket HID headlights are also LEGAL, IF they are DOT-approved. Now, that said, no aftermarketer has ever(to my knowledge) attempted to meet DOT guidelines for headlights in Ohio, so it is a non-issue, but there is no law that would prevent them from doing so.
exactly what you just said, "IF they are DOT-approved" BUT they are NOT. Look at ANY HID kit sold legally, there will be a line in there that will say 1 of 2 things: "for show use only" OR "for off-road use only"
Mine dont say that..guess I have the only DOT approved HID lights...
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If it'* got "DOT approved" you should be fine, if you get pulled over and the statement is proven to be false you can be required to remove them, but should not get a ticket, I would think.

No, we don't know what kind of kit you have unless you post it. What you sya about them is good enough for me.
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Let me clear up this HID thing. First off ALL aftermarket HID kits 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)
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In Ohio, add-on HID fogs are LEGAL, as long as you don't run them when there is no fog(not that you'll ever get a ticket), aftermarket HID headlights are also LEGAL, IF they are DOT-approved. Now, that said, no aftermarketer has ever(to my knowledge) attempted to meet DOT guidelines for headlights in Ohio, so it is a non-issue, but there is no law that would prevent them from doing so.
exactly what you just said, "IF they are DOT-approved" BUT they are NOT. Look at ANY HID kit sold legally, there will be a line in there that will say 1 of 2 things: "for show use only" OR "for off-road use only"
Notice that I said only HID HEADLIGHTS had to be DOT approved in Ohio. Fogs don't have that stipulation, although they do in other states, thus the "DOT-approved" on the box.
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