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Old 02-12-2010, 06:16 PM
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is there any one who knows if they make a hid kit that can be used with plow lights? the set i have uses the sealed beam bulbs, do they make newer style headlight kits that can be adapted for hid's?
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Old 02-12-2010, 06:29 PM
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You'll need to get conversion headlamps on those plow lights. Hella makes a nice set that can be purchased locally(here in portland at least, idk about other parts of the country). I've got Hella conversion housings for my chevy that replaces the sealed bulb with normal modern replaceable bulb housings. The bulbs are generally going to be H4 bulbs. THEN you can get an HID kit for them. I highly suggest a 4300k bulb for the terrain you'll be in. Any higher, the light bouncing off the snow hurts the eyes.

Also check out street rod and custom type of supplier stores. I'm imagining that you've got like the 5x7 lamps?
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Old 02-12-2010, 06:38 PM
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The ones I've got for my Chevy look like stock sealed beams but slightly clearer...not totally clear like these euros below.


An example from my chevy parts catalog...





It's been so long since I've been into the old school stuff that I can't remember any stores to even link you to. Sorry.

Just gotta figure out what vehicles your lights fit on, then go from there for a conversion headlamp kit.
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Old 02-12-2010, 06:42 PM
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thanks Shane, here's a link to what i currently have on there. i know what your saying about the glare i sometimes wear those yellow shooter's glasses when i plow for that reason.

http://www.northerntool.com/images/p...es/1648_lg.jpg
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