H I D H4 Headlight


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moneypit
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H I D H4 Headlight

Postby moneypit » Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:40 pm



Moneypit has a headlight modulator in place my question is will a HID headlight work with the modulator. I will be installing socalmotogear 35 watt plug & play HID H4 unit. If anyone knows let me know..



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Re: H I D H4 Headlight

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:50 pm

No. Modulators work with incandescent bulbs only (although there is one out now that works with LEDs). You cannot modulate HID bulbs.

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Re: H I D H4 Headlight

Postby thrasherg » Tue Jan 06, 2015 1:11 pm

Wingman has given the correct response. An HID unit will NOT work with a modulator.

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Re: H I D H4 Headlight

Postby moneypit » Tue Jan 06, 2015 4:50 pm

Ok thanx guys I guess the modulator is history,,...




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