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Old 04-18-2011, 01:41 PM
Finn611 Finn611 is offline
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Maybe someone on here can help. If you get pulled of for having HID's is it a fix it ticket or is it just a straight up fine?
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Old 04-18-2011, 02:27 PM
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take it to a shop, have them write you a receipt, saying it was adjustment issue. adjust them downward, ..........
prepared to be bashed, lol... most of us hate "blinders"..
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Old 04-18-2011, 02:28 PM
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Depends on where you live man.
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Old 04-18-2011, 02:35 PM
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in michigan it will most likely be a fix it ticket.
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Old 04-18-2011, 03:05 PM
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In MN, the cop would give you a fix it ticket, which is really a "remove those Illegal lights within 7 days" ticket. Most major Law enforcement agency's in MN carry an updated list of all DOT approved vehicles that came with Factory built, DOT approved HID headlamps.
Any aftermarket HID lighting kit added to a vehicle in MN is Illegal.
Basically, what a cop told me was "If the vehicle has HID lighting from the factory, brand new, on the showroom floor, it's legal. If it doesn't, it's not"
Another weird MN lighting law- If the weather is "Incliment" (bad) and your vehicle has Fog lights, you CAN get a ticket for not using them.
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Old 04-18-2011, 04:15 PM
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ive heard of people getting tickets for using their fog lights when the weather isnt bad IE nighttime
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Old 04-18-2011, 07:59 PM
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It just depends on where you live, and how you have them adjusted.
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Old 04-18-2011, 08:26 PM
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This is one of those things that needs to be read up on.
Here, it is unlawful to have high beams on within a certain following distance, (100 feet?) or to have them on when approaching another vehicle within a certain distance (300 feet?).
It is also unlawful to have any auxiliary lights (fog, driving, 4 headlights, etc) lit within those same distances.

Don't worry about what the ticket would be for, don't put yourself in a position to get one. No driver will think you are cool for breaking the law and causing temporary blindness.
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