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    So I was searching the internet to see if a change to and LED bulb would net me any gain in lumens for my fusion reverse lights, when I came across the HID reverse lights.

    Granted, I wouldn’t do this with my fusion, but a 15w HID plug and play kit is only $99.

    I would think HID reverse lights might range from, an annoyance to others to down right dangerous on the street, but this might be bad ass for a night run on the trail.


    HID Reverse Light Kit


    Anyone ever used HID reverse lights?

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    Why? They take s few seconds to warm up for decent light and you still need a reflector to push the light. I doubt sticking an HID in your stock locations would do much besides lighten your wallet. If you want more light, go buy. A cheap 10 dollar 55watt fog and stick it someplace. It'll offer much better light, be instant on and be way cheaper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oz97tj View Post
    Why? They take s few seconds to warm up for decent light and you still need a reflector to push the light. I doubt sticking an HID in your stock locations would do much besides lighten your wallet. If you want more light, go buy. A cheap 10 dollar 55watt fog and stick it someplace. It'll offer much better light, be instant on and be way cheaper.
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