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  4G headlights - Posted: 11-04-2012, 06:56 PM
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how are the headlights on the 90 4g compared to a 04' 3g ram. mine suck, and i was wondering if another benefit of getting a newer truck would be nicer headlights. how do you guys fare in the dark?
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The quad low beams are better than the 3G, but HID's are a huge improvement. The high beams arent much better than the lows though.

After owning HID's any factory halogen setup is weak IMO.
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Stock lights still suck.
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 Posted: 11-04-2012, 08:14 PM
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on the 4g, when you have the high beams on, do the low beams stay on?
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on the 4g, when you have the high beams on, do the low beams stay on?
If you have the DUEL beam ( one bulb for both Hi & Low) NO.

I'm not sure on the Quad beam set up but I would so no as well.

However on the 3rd Gen you could hold the dimmer back & get a little more light & If you had fogs you could wire them up to stay on with the brights.

I don't have fog lights so I added a set of hellas behind the grill with 3000K hid & 4300K (soon to be 5000K) in the duel headlights. Seeing is not an issue..
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Without a tuner, you can not run both the high and low at the same time.
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WIth my QUads, the lows stay on with the Highs. The Highs are my daytime drivers too though. (Canada)
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A quad equipped truck will keep the lows on with the highs.

Light output still blows though. I can fix that though.
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Haha, Well, on October 31st my improvements left the border (as per the tracking number) so shouldn't be much longer
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A quad equipped truck will keep the lows on with the highs.

Light output still blows though. I can fix that though.
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Haha, Well, on October 31st my improvements left the border (as per the tracking number) so shouldn't be much longer
man them things are taking forever to get up there!

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I'm with Matt. After having quality headlights anything halogen seems like the dark ages.
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Yes, the lows stay on with the highs on the quad lights. And yes, halogen sucks....

And yes, HIDs rock!!! I want to get projectors so bad!! But oh well....

To fully utilize HIDs, projectors are the shit. But even HIDs in the stock lights is an amazing difference over halogens.
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I have a 35watt retro kit. No projectors. Will that be a nice upgrade or should i scrap it for something else?
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I have a 35watt retro kit. No projectors. Will that be a nice upgrade or should i scrap it for something else?
That will work man....better than stock for sure!

I left my high beams stock. I typically never use them anyway. With 6000K heads and fogs, I'm pretty much set anyway.
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im thinking of scraping them for the 55watt kit. opinions? im almost worried about glare and blinding people with the 55watt hids. does the retro kit have a high and a low, cause the 04 ram only has room for one headlight!
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I went from an 05 to 12' and part of the reason I love my truck is because I can actually see the road! I get people flashing me when I drive out where it is really dark because they are pretty fkn bright. HID are obviously better but to answer your question the 4g light are way better then 3g!
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I have the 55 watt set up with projectors, got them from Jeremy (0212353). Had them for a year or so and have never been flashed by oncoming traffic.
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My headlights HIDs are 55w they are adjusted down & I have only been high lighted by a guy in a vette & a Lambo.
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