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HID install into Nitehawk lights????

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by Dissociative, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    it's a H13 headlight right? So could i just swap in one of those HID kits for a H13 headlight?

    Don't everyone go all crazy bashing hid's please, not a debate...just a question..

    has anyone tried this?...western offers hid?...
     
  2. Jerre Heyer

    Jerre Heyer Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    Yes it works. Get the H13 HID replacement kit and wire away. Only thing is most HID kits only give high beam so look for the good kits with both. There's plenty of room in the housings for them

    J
     
  3. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    thought so,......anyone do this..i noticed these have no refractor over the bulb...so brighness is an issue
     
  4. Jerre Heyer

    Jerre Heyer Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    They ( wagner I believe ) make a replacement with a built in refractor / focus cone. These can be adapted to the HID bulb

    J
     
  5. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    ahhhhh that woudl make all the difference...refractor cones help HIDS not blind...

    sounds expensive, but i bet it looks great
     
  6. Snow_Control

    Snow_Control Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    Will just an h13 bulb without the highbeam built in work? The hids are bright enough in low, is it nesessary to run the high/low bulb? Thanks
     
  7. fireboy6413

    fireboy6413 Senior Member
    Messages: 396

    you dont want the high and low beam, from experience doing installs, the high low beam motor in the bulb does NOT last unless you spend the big bucks on the kit. dont get it just go with the singal beam 35W and believe me you will have more then enough light
     
  8. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    I just set up my Intensifires to run off relays with dual burn. Much better than before, I don't think I really need more.