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HID Kit

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by tommi, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. tommi

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    I just got it in the mail, and I think I'm having second thoughts.

    Hold off on the ricer comments please! :lol:

    They are ...

    10,000k :happysad:

    and I do not have projector headlights. (mazda protege5) :(

    I haven't installed them yet and I'm already worried that I'm going to blind someone on the road because A) They are bright, B) Probable glare, C) i dont have projectors so the light will be plenty dispersed.

    I would have no real problems just reselling them if you guys convince me that that is my best bet.
     
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  2. tommi

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    "So why did you buy them?"

    Shutup. I dont know :finger:
     
  3. John Doe

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    10,000K sucks and so does retrofitting in the incorrect enclosures.
     
  4. arsehole

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    I have 6k's and I love them. I do occasionally get flashed by oncomming traffic on the highway, but I could care less. If they blast me with their highs, I blast mine back at them. :kekeke:

    As for installing, I found a DIY to modified the clip on the H1 bulbs that are in the RSX, but there are a set of Xclips you can get, which I found out about after the fact. If you look around online I'm sure you could find something similar for your car, it would probably save some time and a headache if you don't feel you're up to modifying your setup.
     
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  5. Majarvis

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    lol, 10,000K is completely useless for usable light output.
     
  6. Lex Lucas

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    Good set of halogens > 10,000K HID lol

    I have 4,300K and love them. I prefer the whiter light... don't think I would even go for 6,000k
     
  7. tommi

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    Would a 6000k be acceptable w/o projectors? Should I retrofit some?
     
  8. ~SMAC~

    *.¸.·♥εϊз loving it εϊз°¤

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    I have 6000k and love them. I wouldnt go any higher than that. Too purple and you wont see near as much
     
  9. Beaker

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    i have 6k on my bike and they are totally unreal.
     
  10. Squashtowner

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    In your corolla? For High or Low beams? How did you get around the daytime running lights?

    Been thinking of getting a set for my Matrix.
    :happysad::happysad::happysad: I can get a set at a good price through one of our suppliers through work. :)
     
  11. David Puddy

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    you can get away find with installing HID's into a regular headlight housing. Projector ballasts are great and aim the light better and more concentrated.

    Your biggest worry should be that 10 000k will look awful and make your car cheese'd up. I wouldn't go higher than 6 k
     
  12. DUKE

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    you can always search the net to see if there are any after market headlights for you car that has the projector lens on them. And I agree with ppl here that you should never go over 6k.
     
  13. Squashtowner

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    That's my plan. My low beams actually have a decent cutoff line on the road. :happysad: I don't think HIDs would be too blinding...and as Arsehole said:
    :D:D:D
     
  14. Eisenflower

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    HID's in hallogen housings are serious fail. I know first hand how bad they suck, been there done that years ago.
     
  15. Squashtowner

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    Please elaborate :happysad:
     
  16. wreak

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    Save yourself a few hundred bucks and just drive around with your highbeams on because it's not any different.
     

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