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I hate my current Halogen BULB!!!

Discussion in 'Car Modification' started by Ede61, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Ede61

    Ede61 Senior Member
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    I got all my lights changed to white LED. Even my low beam is white LED. But the high beam unfortunately is 90/120W Hella yellow.... I want white lights.... I am very much aware that HID of any candlelight watt is illegal. So moving on to Halogen bulbs. But what about white "halogen" bulbs? Raybrig? PIAA? Philips? Are they legal from JPJ? I asked THREE shops already... All answered the same thing.. Either not sure or JPJ will tahan but they check if HID or not and will let go if halogen...
    Can anybody help me out here?? Is white "halogen" bulbs legal? :adore::adore::adore:
     
  2. ^pomen_GTR^

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    i think osram nightbreaker have whitish light output but minus blue colour where normal ahbeng "white bulb" got blue coating...
     
  3. YYC

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    Halogen lights should not cause legal problem either it is white or yellow. JPJ is enforcing ban on retrofit HID only. Their main motive is not to cause danger to people in the vehicle or on the roads.
    Anyway you can personally contact JPJ for clearer info.
     
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    JPJ ban HID's only.
    u could go for philips bulbs, RM200++.
     
  5. Veloc

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    Only HIDs are illegal. For white bulbs, I heard that if it is too blue like ah beng style, they will try to kacau u sometimes. But cannot saman la. Philips blue/silver vision or osram cool blue hyperwhite/megawhite would be good. Osram nightbreakers are only slightly whiter (4000k). I am using a cheap brand. Looks nice but output and illumination not so good.
     
  6. jimmyae101

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    yalor...i have to use ah beng style too...getting white bulb 8000k,it really white but still got some blue blue...warning it cant see road for far one..just can view near object...cheap ma for ah beng style ..as long as it can fix on car.hearing that nowaday HID can get in as low as only rm200..at any shop special ah beng/ah lian style..
     
  7. Ede61

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    Brothers selling at rm178 bro... HID is super cheap.. cheaper than Halogen...

    Btw, i already installed a relay for the lights... Can i still fit those normal Halogen bulbs? because im currently using 90/120w bulbs..
     
  8. jimmyae101

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    yes,if ur bulb/socket same..just plug out/in only ma...or uless u just doin some small mod in socket from 3 to 2 depend bulb leg...yalor,as long as can show off,who mind which part u use,ah beng sytle ok ma...just cant view far far...unless u add wire for more power.
     
  9. Ede61

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    Thanks Guys!
     
  10. YYC

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    Ede61, is the headlamp reflector able to stand the high heat from your high wattage HELLA bulb of 90/120w? I am using Phillips X-treme Power 60/55w only. Is higher wattage producing more light?
     
  11. amrancharger

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    is there any bulbs dat can fulfil to look gud in a car and also c clearly at nite and rainy days?
    read in some forums dat osram nightbreaker will last less than a year...is dis true??
     
  12. Veloc

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    I think don't use HID unless those good ones with glare shield and magnetic hi-lo... Blinding oncoming drivers...

    Osram nightbreakers don't last long. That's why they came up with nightbreaker plus.

    And also better not to use overwattage bulbs as they heat up a lot. During long drives, there are cases where they melt the headlamp housing tar/glue. I think good halogen bulbs philips blue/silver/crystal vision or osram cool blue are best or magnetic HID with glare shield are best...

    Just my 2 cents...
     
  13. YYC

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    Hohoho, Veloc, it's true, and even my previous xenon lights burned a black mark in the reflector lens:mad: and the light beams are like firework scatters to all direction that caused dangerous glares to other road users. I have since reverted to halogen bulbs and the light beams are very focus now:driver:

    Magnetic HID is a new term for me. What is that?
     
  14. jimmyae101

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    hid can,if u can get original from toyota camry...i got friend who stole new camry hid set...then fix on his myvi..walau....true nice.i have to ask him stole for me too...but he say wait for another 2 or 3 month cuz he work in accident claim dept in toyota service centre..
     
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    But Camry HID kit won't have light reflection problem in Myvi headlamp meh? As good as in ori Camry headlamp ah?
     
  16. Veloc

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    Its a HID system for H4 bulbs that utilises electromagnetic solenoid to push/pull the bulb/cutoff shield front or back to give low/high light.

    The normal non magnetic H4 HID will use HID for highlight and a small halogen bulb for low light which gives rubbish illumination. Its main purpose is just to change the colour of the lamps to pass road blocks. It doesn't really function to illuminate. Its weak.
     
  17. Ede61

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    Been using it for about 3 months already... No problem.. only that i dont like the colour thats all.. Low voltage bulb can support the watt that the relay is giving ah? it wont burn the bulb or anything rite?
     
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    can steal another 1 for me? :biggrin:
     
  19. LowKey2677

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    Guys, if you want to use HID, please do it properly. HID should not be illegal if it is installed properly.

    HID+Reflector housing=Glare. HID+Projector=No glare.

    JPJ says its illegal because of improper installation. I dont see why JPJ or police will kacau u if ur lights are not blinding ppl.

    For those halogen blue colour bulbs, it only looks nice but light output is lower than a standard halogen without those blue coating on the bulb. Night breaker is brighter than a standard halogen but lifespan is short.


    For those who are using HID on reflector housing, please be considerate of other drivers. REMOVE THEM PLEASE.
     
  20. Veloc

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    Actually HID with reflector can be done without glare also if done properly. It is okay if one uses HID with a "proper" glare shield, HID with magnetic Hi-Lo or HID bulbs designed for reflector like the D2R bulbs used in the new civic, navara etc. Why I highlight "proper" is because a lot of cheap shit HIDs has glare shield and it fooled people into thinking that it is enough. Actually most of them are not enough to shield glare. They just use a small piece of metal barely enough to cut-off the light. The best thing is fabricate your own glare shield by experiment. Try until you find the right size. I lost the website. Can google it.

    those blue bulbs, if use cap ayam (dark blue), output suck like prostitute. If cap away but not so blue, around 4300k, output still ok if use in the city. But those good brands like philips and osram, I heard that the output is still damn good. Nightbreaker has short life but it cannot be comapred here. The light is not white. Just slightly lighter yellow. the spec says 3800k. I think the proper one to compare is osram cool blue (got 3 diff level of white) and philips blue, silver, crystal or diamond vision. I haven;t tried those good brands. Waiting for my cap ayam 4300k to gone first.
     

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