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Old 12-25-2013, 03:46 PM   #11
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The HID on my 13 FX4 are by far the best lights I've had on a truck.
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Old 12-25-2013, 03:50 PM   #12
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Old 12-25-2013, 04:23 PM   #13
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An incandescent bulb is an incandescent bulb, I doubt your Tundra's were any better.
I'll disagree with you, perhaps Toyota is using a better quality bulb as there are many replacements to choose from. Also Toyota may have a better headlight housing design and how it reflects the light. I have ridden in a couple different Forerunners and their lights were fantastic. OP, maybe try a better bulb first before going to the big expense of HIDs.
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I've never owned a vehicle that's had HID headlights. Is it normal for them to flicker on bumps
Not a normal condition, sounds like a loose wire somewhere
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:43 PM   #15
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I have a couple candles that are better then the lights on my 2012!! VERY disappointing for truck costing over 40 grand imo. No wonder Ford is now offering HID's because these trucks really need them! I suppose I'll go aftermarket with Ford's cost around 900 bucks....... that's a bit pricey!

Bottom line ALL high end F150's should have HID's standard....... not going to happen but it should............
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I love my HID's on my '13 FX4. However, I don't like the fact that they flicker when driving on a somewhat bumpy road. It seems as if there is a loose wire and when I hit a bump they flicker.


I've never owned a vehicle that's had HID headlights. Is it normal for them to flicker on bumps?
I'm guessing you are just noticing the sharp cutoff bouncing with the truck, not flickering.
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Try sylvania silverstars. They are just a bulb upgrade, but they do seem to help some. A lot cheaper than 900 bones + for hid setup.
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An incandescent bulb is an incandescent bulb, I doubt your Tundra's were any better.
Nope. Lamp, reflector, and lens design all have significance impact on the performance of a lighting setup. Photometrics.

My '12 headlights suck bad, but not as bad as the reverse lights.
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I'm guessing you are just noticing the sharp cutoff bouncing with the truck, not flickering.

I apologize for my ignorance but can you explain in a little more detail about what you said? Unfortunately, I know nothing about vehicle's lighting systems, lol.
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Try sylvania silverstars. They are just a bulb upgrade, but they do seem to help some. A lot cheaper than 900 bones + for hid setup.
I agree i put those in my 10 xlt better than stock, my 12 seem to be better than my 10 was? Maybe youre other truck did have really good light's?
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