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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-24-2015, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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Wondering if these headlights are street legal

I really do love these headlights but I don't want to constantly get pulled over In order to get them. Would I have to get brighter bulbs.? On the website it says that it improves illumination so idk if they just look this dark with the lights off. Are smoked out headlights even street legal?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-30-2015, 08:00 AM
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I think that depends on what state you live in. From what I've heard, they're not legal here in Oklahoma, but the cops here also don't care at all, so tons of people have them. I'd try searching Google to see what the laws are in your state.


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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-19-2016, 07:38 AM
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Hey man saw your post if those are spyder auto headlights I would suggest away from them I had that pair before with the leds at the bottom. I didn't like the level of brightness is garbage even with hids it's way way to black if you want style just get headlight covers if you want both I suggest you retrofit your headlight and get the covera
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I would never want to run always-smoked headlights. I prefer to be able to see at night.

Take your factory headlights and paint the housings black. That's the way to go.

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You can get headlight covers they are blacked out completely but you can remove them during night if you don't want to open them
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-19-2016, 10:17 AM
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But if you have the covers on during the day, you won't be able to see the turn signals. Stay away from tinted headlights, period.

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Agreed, black out the inside of the headlight, get basically the same look without affecting light output

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