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Old 11-11-2006, 10:27 AM
 
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Default Yellow HID 2500k H4 Bulbs... Legal Or Illegal In PA?

Alright So I Was WOndering If Anyone In PA Knows About Yellow Bulbs. Are They Illegal Or What. I Hear SOme Crap From People I Know With Conflicting Stories Saying They Are And Some Saying They Arnt. Does Anyone Know The Real Answer. And If They Arnt Can You Have A Lemix Yellow Lense Cover Over Your Headlights. Does Anyone Know The Answer? Thanks
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Old 11-11-2006, 01:47 PM
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Check your state laws. when in doubt ask someone who is in the legal department of motor vehicles. like at the DMV or somethin
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I am almost positive that as long as they are not 8k and up (blue and purple) you will be totally fine. Yellow is not a cop color but you will absolutely hate the color of the road when you drive. You'll get dizzy from it.
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Old 12-22-2007, 09:19 AM
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I have the same exact bulbs for my fog lights. I can honestly say that I think they are illegal. My brother is a cop and he said the only color tint you are allowed to have for HEADLIGHTS is a blueish tint and they cannot be above 7,500 kelvins. Yellow is legal for fog lights though. Hope this helps.
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Old 12-22-2007, 09:34 AM
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I have the same exact bulbs for my fog lights. I can honestly say that I think they are illegal. My brother is a cop and he said the only color tint you are allowed to have for HEADLIGHTS is a blueish tint and they cannot be above 7,500 kelvins. Yellow is legal for fog lights though. Hope this helps.

that's the dumbest thing i have heard, blue is reserved for police vehicles, normally that is the one color that IS illegal
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that's the dumbest thing i have heard, blue is reserved for police vehicles, normally that is the one color that IS illegal
ummm.......i am yet to see a cop or any emergency vehicle with HID's a least in NY they all have stock hallogens

or are you talking about the lense tinting stuff
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Old 12-22-2007, 01:55 PM
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that's the dumbest thing i have heard, blue is reserved for police vehicles, normally that is the one color that IS illegal
ummm.......i am yet to see a cop or any emergency vehicle with HID's a least in NY they all have stock hallogens

or are you talking about the lense tinting stuff
he's talking about how blue is reserved for police because of the sirens and flashing blue lights, not HIDs. Blue lights on your headlights could be mistaken by people for the police's flashing blue lights.
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Old 12-23-2007, 05:47 PM
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Blue HID's shouldnt matter anyway, unless you were flashing them on and off trying to act like a cop......
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Aftermarket HID conversions are illegal under Federal laws. The design of the headlamps has to be submitted by the manufacturer to be approved by DOT. Modification later by using a different type of bulb voids that approval. Putting HID bulbs in a halogen lens will change the light distribution and tends to be dangerous because it usually sends a lot more light upward to glare in other drivers' eyes. Tinted halogen bulbs and possibly covers on the outside are generally OK because they don't change the pattern of light, just the color.

With that said, a lot of people put in HIDs and don't get in trouble, as long as it's not glaringly obvious.
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