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I'm looking to convert to HID, which is a bit complicated in here now. To do it I need new cristal clear headlights, totally compartible with HID - should have marks beginning with "D", not like stock headlights with marks "L". If you have any ideas about what brand/model headlights that could be - I'd really appticiate it. Truck is '93 F150. And as a second part of my question - how can I "add" automatic headlights corrector? It's a must have along with headlights washer for HID lights, but I suppose washer can be invented locally from some Russian parts :D
 

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I'm looking to convert to HID, which is a bit complicated in here now. To do it I need new cristal clear headlights, totally compartible with HID - should have marks beginning with "D", not like stock headlights with marks "L". If you have any ideas about what brand/model headlights that could be - I'd really appticiate it. Truck is '93 F150. And as a second part of my question - how can I "add" automatic headlights corrector? It's a must have along with headlights washer for HID lights, but I suppose washer can be invented locally from some Russian parts :D

The headlights you speak of are not going to be easy to find, especially for a 93. And I'm confused as to what you are asking about an "auto headlight corrector" could you explain? If you are referring to a switch that automatically turns on the headlight at dark, then yes, you can get one of those and add it to automatically turn on your lights.
 

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Sorry for my poor technical English :facepalm: What i meant is automatic headlight level adjuster to correct the beam height depending on truck load. Hope it's understandable :D
 

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Sorry for my poor technical English :facepalm: What i meant is automatic headlight level adjuster to correct the beam height depending on truck load. Hope it's understandable :D

Ok, I understand now. I've never actually seen one of those except for the ones that come factory on some of the newer Vehicles. :dunno:
 

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Me neither. I thought it's what some aftermarket beam height adjusters is what we're short of in Russia :)


They're short of those everywhere... It's not an aftermarket thing... And it's only on projectors.

There's not likely any actually any HID lights made for your truck... Just crystal clear lenses and projectors... But all designed for halogen.
 

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Me neither. I thought it's what some aftermarket beam height adjusters is what we're short of in Russia :)


They're short of those everywhere... It's not an aftermarket thing... And it's only on projectors.

There's not likely any actually any HID lights made for your truck... Just crystal clear lenses and projectors... But all designed for halogen.



Dennis beat me to it. :rolleyes:
 

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Also, the headlight sprayers can be found in any junk yard in Europe, lol...

They're mandatory for HID's if I remember right.

And they're a good idea all around...
 

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Also, the headlight sprayers can be found in any junk yard in Europe, lol...

They're mandatory for HID's if I remember right.

And they're a good idea all around...

In Russia mandatory is mostly translated as "better to have", not "it's a must". We have a lot of Lada's with stock headlights and really cheap HID kits installed, and it makes night driving very exciting and complicated. That's why we have this restrictions now. And that's why I suppose I'll have to keep my stock headlights since it's not possible to find the "right ones" for HID conversion:(
 

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Also, the headlight sprayers can be found in any junk yard in Europe, lol...

They're mandatory for HID's if I remember right.

And they're a good idea all around...

In Russia mandatory is mostly translated as "better to have", not "it's a must". We have a lot of Lada's with stock headlights and really cheap HID kits installed, and it makes night driving very exciting and complicated. That's why we have this restrictions now. And that's why I suppose I'll have to keep my stock headlights since it's not possible to find the "right ones" for HID conversion:(


Russian vehicles are right hand drive, correct?

Any projectors on ebay are going to be for left hand drive, however, you CAN retrofit some RHD projectors, or, if you're lucky enough, you might be able to take the projector apart and either flip the cut-off, or make a new one for with the cut-off in the proper orientation.
 

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