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High beams switch: Poll inside

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by 92stoccord, Aug 13, 2013.

High beams switch

  1. 3 Position Hi/Low/Flash

    10 vote(s)
    90.9%
  2. 2 Position Toggle Hi/low

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  1. 92stoccord

    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    Do you prefer a 3 position Hi/Low/Momentary(blink) A "push switch",

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    Or a two position High/Low toggle "pull switch" (click back for on, back for off)

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    Floor button is excluded from this poll due to vast superiority over both other options.

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  2. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    I'm assuming that the stalk that comes in most cars these days counts as 3? Push forward for high beam, pull back to flash?
     
  3. 92stoccord

    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    :yes:
     
  4. Jeef

    Jeef NO MA'AM Moderator VIP

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    My trucks lights are bright enough so I haven't used my high beams in years.
    Flashing is nice though for when stuck behind a slow poke, but rarely works. I don't even really flash anyone.
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    3 position. my highs are really bright....... and great for getting slow fucktards out of the way.
     
  6. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    My civic is a 2 position... pull back to flash or turn on. The HHR is the three, push forward to turn on, pull back for temp on.

    Never really thought about which one I like better, as long as they work for when some asshole flashes his brights at me even though mine aren't on.
     
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    dilbeckskate infamous

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    the point of this poll is ? jw
     
  8. 92stoccord

    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    I sold my buddy my hx, which he went to from his 240d. He changed from push to pull. I changed from pull to push from my civic to my insight, and we both typically gripe about our configuration whenever we have to turn on high beams.
     
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    i always pull back for high beams, and if they go back off i push forward to keep them on...
    depends which vehicle i have that day
    haven't really given much thought to which style i prefer, i tend to stick with low beams
     
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    my truck is a momentary...
    my car is a position switch....

    i prefer the position
     
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    My Benz is 3. I'm used to my honda for pull back to keep high beams on. In the benz it only flashes. I would prefer the opposite. Push to flash and pull to stay on. :p
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    im most use to pull for flash push for on style
    the thing that is really fucking me up now is my TDi has the switch to turn the lights on and off is on the dash
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    2 months in and i still catch myself fucking up
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    What kind of mileage you getting in that thing?
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    so far ive been getting about 46mpg with mostly around town driving
    havent done a long distance trip yet so i dont have a full or mostly highway rating
     
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    The beetle had that sort of switch, but it didn't allow you to choose "just" running lights. And you had to pull the knob to engage the fogs. THAT was annoying.

    the BMW has more positions that do more things. And I haven't even installed the euro switch panel yet.

    Stalk is "Forward" = HID lights without the shield (Effectively, same "brightness" but the stencil is lifted from the bulb so it shines out like der lumenhosen.

    Back is Flash-to-pass, which engages the center halogens, which are also asshole-levels of brightness. The HIDs don't power off and on too easily, so it'll do anything it can to avoid that.
     
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    ZEEE SWITCCHHHH ChhhhhKCKCKC
     
  17. 92stoccord

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    Damnit, am I really the only one who likes to pull back for brights?
     
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    My benz has this, but I just leave it "Auto". :p
     
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    I have owned 4 Chevy trucks in the last 10 years and the headlights automatically turn on. I sometimes forget to turn the headlights on in the Civic because I am not used to having to turn the headlights on.
     
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    I'm still a ricer at heart - The autoheadlights in my car will actually stay off in the daylight, then turn on at dusk. But I prefer the fogs on at dusk, and the lights don't come on until the very last second they have to.

    I do, however, leave my auto wiper on. days will go by and suddenly it'll swipe and remind me.
     
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