HIDS AND CUSTOMS FOG LIGHTS FOR 2012 WRX - Page 6
Page 6 of 7 FirstFirst 1234567 LastLast
Results 76 to 90 of 91

This is a discussion on HIDS AND CUSTOMS FOG LIGHTS FOR 2012 WRX within the Exterior & Appearance forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I still find this funny...my STOCK headlights are HID, and not projectors....

  1. #76
    Pro Manscaper Mikie13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Palmyra, NJ
    Posts
    20,770
    I still find this funny...my STOCK headlights are HID, and not projectors.
    The Hawk-Eye Alliance #90|The Blobeye Syndicate #0|The Stink-Eye Mob #0|N.E.R.D. Founding Member & #3
    2012 Lightning Red WRX Sedan Stock...for now Soon to be OpenSource tuned by: Mattypants @ WTF Tuning
    "If I have 10 ice cubes and you have 11 giraffes, how many pancakes can fit on the roof? Purple, because aliens don’t wear hats" -Ying

  2. Remove Advertisements
    ClubWRX.net
    Advertisements
     

  3. #77
    KHP
    KHP is offline
    Registered User KHP's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Reno, NV
    Posts
    752
    Quote Originally Posted by Mikie13 View Post
    I still find this funny...my STOCK headlights are HID, and not projectors.
    Yep some cars (Earlier Acuras and WRX STi's) are reflector based HID's, but the reflector was specifically made to focus the HID beam properly. If a person was to do the reverse and replace the HID's system with with halogen bulb then the beam pattern will incorrect for that specific reflector.
    2011 WRX Limited Spark Silver (5 Door)

  4. #78
    Registered User xFalleNx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Voorhees, NJ
    Posts
    4,033
    --Anthony 2011 DGM WRX stg2+sf intake WTFtuned ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Official Subie owner as of 01/10/11
    Stink Eye Mob #87

    Bye bye Bimmer
    Hellooo '11 REX

  5. #79
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Rambo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Denial
    Posts
    4,925
    I Support ClubWRX
    Quote Originally Posted by KHP View Post
    Yep some cars (Earlier Acuras and WRX STi's) are reflector based HID's, but the reflector was specifically made to focus the HID beam properly. If a person was to do the reverse and replace the HID's system with with halogen bulb then the beam pattern will incorrect for that specific reflector.
    Exactly. It is weird to see those Acuras with the reflector HIDs. I know the 2002 TL had them:


    My boss has one, but I've never ridden in it. I've always wondered what the cut off looked like.
    Isaac -- 2003 WRX sedan Stg II - Gave its life for mine 6/2013.
    2007 Outback 3.0R wagon
    Proud owner of a N.E.R.D, Member 1.38×10-23

    The pursuit of knowledge is hopeless and eternal... Hooray!!! - Professor Farnsworth

  6. #80
    zax
    zax is offline
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ zax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Neverland Ranch, Maryland
    Posts
    12,874
    I Support ClubWRX I Support ClubWRX
    Quote Originally Posted by IWD View Post
    Actually the wall is white which reflects more light towards the camera sensor. The ground is still significantly brighter.
    Incorrect.

    Quote Originally Posted by IWD View Post
    I wasn't wrong as I said the beam would be the same shape and location but not be optimal
    Incorrect.

    Quote Originally Posted by IWD View Post
    So thanks for proving that you don't even know what you're talking about.
    Incorrect.

    Quote Originally Posted by IWD View Post
    Even though the cutoff is fuzzy it is no where near oncoming traffic drivers eyes.
    Incorrect.

    Quote Originally Posted by IWD View Post
    And that's to name a few from one car
    Incorrect.

    Quote Originally Posted by IWD View Post
    Which is why my dmv
    Incorrect.

    Quote Originally Posted by IWD View Post
    quicker.
    Incorrect.
    2015 CWP WRX STi ... But how did I get roped back into an EJ motor?!
    Zax's utterly unimaginably stock 2015 STi build thread
    Zax's Shaggin' Wagon Build Thread Now tuned for 99% pure Unicorn Jizz!

    Zach | Moderator -- Mid-Atlantic States, Tech & Modifying & General Repairs
    Rollin' with the Bugeye Mafia #302 | N.E.R.D. Subject Zero
    Facebook me here

    Your Mid-A local board: http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/mid-atlantic-states/

  7. #81
    Registered User xFalleNx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Voorhees, NJ
    Posts
    4,033
    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    Incorrect.
    Incorrect.
    Incorrect.
    Incorrect.
    Incorrect.
    Incorrect.
    Incorrect.
    Incorrect.
    --Anthony 2011 DGM WRX stg2+sf intake WTFtuned ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Official Subie owner as of 01/10/11
    Stink Eye Mob #87

    Bye bye Bimmer
    Hellooo '11 REX

  8. #82
    zax
    zax is offline
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ zax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Neverland Ranch, Maryland
    Posts
    12,874
    I Support ClubWRX I Support ClubWRX
    Quote Originally Posted by IWD View Post
    Do things like place the maf before the air gets heated and cooled


    It's a MASS airflow sensor. The same mass of air exists in the intake no matter the temperature This argument makes as much scientific sense as every other argument you've made thus far.


    Oh I see I need to clarify further: NOTHING has made sense thus far
    2015 CWP WRX STi ... But how did I get roped back into an EJ motor?!
    Zax's utterly unimaginably stock 2015 STi build thread
    Zax's Shaggin' Wagon Build Thread Now tuned for 99% pure Unicorn Jizz!

    Zach | Moderator -- Mid-Atlantic States, Tech & Modifying & General Repairs
    Rollin' with the Bugeye Mafia #302 | N.E.R.D. Subject Zero
    Facebook me here

    Your Mid-A local board: http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/mid-atlantic-states/

  9. #83
    zax
    zax is offline
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ zax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Neverland Ranch, Maryland
    Posts
    12,874
    I Support ClubWRX I Support ClubWRX
    Quote Originally Posted by xFalleNx View Post
    Incorrect.
    Correct.
    2015 CWP WRX STi ... But how did I get roped back into an EJ motor?!
    Zax's utterly unimaginably stock 2015 STi build thread
    Zax's Shaggin' Wagon Build Thread Now tuned for 99% pure Unicorn Jizz!

    Zach | Moderator -- Mid-Atlantic States, Tech & Modifying & General Repairs
    Rollin' with the Bugeye Mafia #302 | N.E.R.D. Subject Zero
    Facebook me here

    Your Mid-A local board: http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/mid-atlantic-states/

  10. #84
    Registered User Heide264's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Posts
    4,169
    I Support ClubWRX
    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    It's a MASS airflow sensor. The same mass of air exists in the intake no matter the temperature This argument makes as much scientific sense as every other argument you've made thus far.
    Quote Originally Posted by UHP A/S Tires
    hyper BS
    Quote Originally Posted by Trainrex
    He was throwing balloons filled with sulfuric acid and shrapnel at the swat team. They finally had to take him down with rubber bullets.
    2011 STi Build Log
    -Part 1 - Reading, Data Logging, and Analyzing Data
    -Part 2 - Turbocharger 101 & Basic Boost Control
    -Part 3 - EcuFlash, Experimental Defintions, and a Drive By Wire Intro

  11. #85
    Registered User maus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Palm Beach, FL
    Posts
    1,139
    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    Incorrect.



    Incorrect.



    Incorrect.



    Incorrect.



    Incorrect.



    Incorrect.



    Incorrect.
    INCORRECT
    2012 DGM 5 DOOR WRX
    Mods: Stage 2+
    "I live my life a twelve year old at a time. For those ten seconds or less, I'm free."
    Official ClubWRX Creeper

  12. #86
    zax
    zax is offline
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ zax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Neverland Ranch, Maryland
    Posts
    12,874
    I Support ClubWRX I Support ClubWRX
    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    Correct.
    Incorrect.




    OK I'm done
    2015 CWP WRX STi ... But how did I get roped back into an EJ motor?!
    Zax's utterly unimaginably stock 2015 STi build thread
    Zax's Shaggin' Wagon Build Thread Now tuned for 99% pure Unicorn Jizz!

    Zach | Moderator -- Mid-Atlantic States, Tech & Modifying & General Repairs
    Rollin' with the Bugeye Mafia #302 | N.E.R.D. Subject Zero
    Facebook me here

    Your Mid-A local board: http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/mid-atlantic-states/

  13. #87
    Registered User maus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Palm Beach, FL
    Posts
    1,139
    2012 DGM 5 DOOR WRX
    Mods: Stage 2+
    "I live my life a twelve year old at a time. For those ten seconds or less, I'm free."
    Official ClubWRX Creeper

  14. #88
    zax
    zax is offline
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ zax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Neverland Ranch, Maryland
    Posts
    12,874
    I Support ClubWRX I Support ClubWRX
    Quote Originally Posted by rage-wrx View Post
    HIDs that come factory have a HID projector in the lens that is designed to work with HIDs.

    The OEM halogen housings that come with the base & premium 2011/2012s are not designed for HIDs.

    Bump for review. I think this pretty much sums up incorrect use of HIDs in halogen fittings. /Thread.
    2015 CWP WRX STi ... But how did I get roped back into an EJ motor?!
    Zax's utterly unimaginably stock 2015 STi build thread
    Zax's Shaggin' Wagon Build Thread Now tuned for 99% pure Unicorn Jizz!

    Zach | Moderator -- Mid-Atlantic States, Tech & Modifying & General Repairs
    Rollin' with the Bugeye Mafia #302 | N.E.R.D. Subject Zero
    Facebook me here

    Your Mid-A local board: http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/mid-atlantic-states/

  15. #89
    Administrator RayfieldsWRX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Location
    The Old Folks Home
    Posts
    46,951
    I Support ClubWRX
    Closed, because engineers got dissed. That's a cretinable offense.
    --Ray
    Grandfather of the Bugeye Mafia
    2013 Subaru BRZ Limited
    2002 Subaru WRX Bugeyebrid Wagon

  16. #90
    Admiral Ackbar the 1st mycologist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Late Devonian
    Posts
    13,132
    I Support ClubWRX
    When I was a teenager Raquel Welch's headlights nearly blinded me more than once.
    "From a little spark may burst a mighty flame." - Dante
    "The stitch is lost unless the thread is knotted." - Italian proverb

Page 6 of 7 FirstFirst 1234567 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •