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Spyder Headlight thread

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by RasTafari48, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. Aug 28, 2017 at 10:04 PM
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    Hey all,
    I know a lot of people on here have the spyder projector headlights. I want to hear what kind of bulbs everyone is running and some reviews of their setups. LEDs? HIDs? Anyone have Hikari LEDs from Amazon? Any brands recommended, or brands to stay away from?
     
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  2. Aug 28, 2017 at 10:07 PM
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  3. Aug 28, 2017 at 10:19 PM
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  5. Aug 28, 2017 at 11:23 PM
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  6. Aug 28, 2017 at 11:27 PM
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    Wive's tale...
    HIDs haven't melted anything and they are a good 60% brighter than stock SPYDERS.

    The only thing I've had to do to course correct was turn the bulb 1/2 turn after initial install. For some reason the passenger side was shooting down and left. I also hooked them up to the leveling motors so don't tell anyone the SPYDERS can't use it
     
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  7. Aug 28, 2017 at 11:28 PM
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    Shoot a PM to David @ToyTec Lifts and see if there is currently a forum discount. It comes and goes but he can help you if you decide to use them for your needs, which I recommend
     
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  8. Aug 28, 2017 at 11:30 PM
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    right on, thanks man. Did you need a harness, or is the ballasts straight to the existing plugs enough?
     
  9. Aug 28, 2017 at 11:33 PM
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    Straight to existing plugs. Took a total of 30 minutes for both if you have any experience with lights and clips. Everything you need is in the box if you get what I linked you to. Also, David @ToyTec Lifts will respond to this thread once I tagged him if you're unsure as to how to PM him. :thumbsup:
     
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  10. Aug 28, 2017 at 11:36 PM
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    Yeah I've installed multiple HID kits before. I've just never installed them in aftermarket projectors before. I'm positive I'll be buying the spyders. Just wanted feedback on LED vs HID. Thanks @Almaboy , awesome info.
     
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  11. Aug 28, 2017 at 11:39 PM
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    Can't speak to the LEDs but lots of guys are running the HIDs and I haven't heard any complaints. Mine are surprisingly bright enough and I live and drive some very dark roads
    This is the post with all of my light output
    https://www.tundras.com/threads/almaboys-build.10994/page-8#post-304507
     
  12. Aug 29, 2017 at 7:42 AM
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  14. Aug 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM
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    I run the @ToyTec Lifts HID plug and plays. No problems here-

    IMG_6254.jpg
     
  15. Aug 29, 2017 at 2:28 PM
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    I'm running DDM 35w plug-n-play HIDs in mine, no problems.
     
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  16. Aug 29, 2017 at 3:07 PM
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    Thanks everyone. Really appreciate the feedback!
     
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    I have been waiting for some answers myself. Want LEDs
     
  18. Aug 29, 2017 at 3:26 PM
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    What did you use for the fogs?

    Am about to pull the trigger on drive and fogs.... but need an Amazon / eBay link
     
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    I have an aftermarket bumper so running Rigid Radiance pods which I wired to the fogs.

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    IMG_1826.jpg Oh. That changes the dynamics.

    I have fender chop, so whatever I install need to withstand water and snow exposure. Still looking for help
     
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    I'm guessing that out the box, these spyder projectors will need to be realigned/properly aimed. Has anyone done this without being 25ft away from a wall? I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who doesn't have a long driveway?
     
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    Yup. Not hard. On my install, and about 5 ft behind a car, the lights weee aimed at their liscense plate.

    Now perfect.
     
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    Mine were dead on out of the box. I just backed out of my garage, marked the stock lights on the wall with some painters tape, then changed out the lights. To my surprise, when I turned them on, they were dead on out of the box.
     
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    I need some LED from eBay.

    Can someone, anyone send an example of what they are using that will fit my spiders.....
     
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    Its my pleasure buddy, PM me with some photos of that rig when its all done!!



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    Thinking about heading up to Boreas Pass on Sunday for some glamour photos. I'll send you a few.
     
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    You'll like them. I love the output and spread it produces. No problems with mine!
     
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