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HIDs INSTALLED

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by GT_Taco, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. Mar 9, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    GT_Taco

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    Got my HIDs in today from slimcubby.. here are some pics:

    HID Fogs in.. stock headlights on
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    Xenon bulb in Fog housing
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    Grounding point for headlights
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    All done
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    Camera really made em look bluer than they are.. they are a nice crisp white with a tinge of blue. 6000K kit hi/low heads. Took about 2 hours to install NEATLY.. an hour of that was just getting the damn fogs to fit in the housing.. suckers didn't want to go in.
     
  2. Mar 9, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    Looks nice! I installed mine as well(4300k) and they are bright.Did you leave the chrome cap/cover/reflectors in the headlights bulbs?
     
  3. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:03 AM
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    jdkeller

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    yea i got the exact same setup. i had to trim the fog housing plastic thing a bit to make them fit.
     
  4. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:06 AM
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    neslerrah

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    They look great. I am thinking about doing the mod myself.
     
  5. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:09 AM
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    jdkeller

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    you should. Im very pleased. And imma love pissin people off once i get my lift. hehe jk
     
  6. Mar 10, 2009 at 4:10 AM
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    GT_Taco

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    I didn't modify the chrome caps.. should I have?
     
  7. Mar 10, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    No, just asking because I was going to remove the cap because the headlight already have one. I don't know if I'll make a difference in output anyway. Also did you installed the chrome reflector on the bulb facing up(like instructions diagram) or down?
     
  8. Mar 10, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    Banchi94

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    Dang, I should have caved and got in on the GB. I guess I'll have to wait until slimcubby sets up another one.
     
  9. Mar 10, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    I installed the chrome reflector with the opening facing upward. It seems to 'aim' the light a little more downward so as not to shine directly in oncoming traffic. It actually kind of cuts off the light angle more like a true HID light.
     
  10. Mar 10, 2009 at 3:19 PM
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    I did the same. I think this lights need to burn X amount of time to produce max output and color, at least I know that aquarium HID lightning works that way. I think mine are becoming brighter now.
     
  11. Mar 10, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    5k = hyperwhite right? Cuz I already got the headlight kit. I just need the fog light bulbs to match. Anyone know a good place to get them?
     
  12. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:42 PM
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    Might be expensive compared to the group buy price, but they last.

     
  13. Mar 10, 2009 at 9:08 PM
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    where did you mount the ballast for the driver side HID? i got mine in but have no idea where mount it. it just hangs off of the battery mount rite now
     
  14. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:00 AM
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    The ballast for the drivers side has enough slack that it actually mounts nicely around to the right side of the battery. I mounted the passenger side one right in front of the washer fluid tank.
     
  15. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:25 AM
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    greddy09sc

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    Is that for the fog lights? Are your headlights HID? How can i find the slimcubby deal? How much was it?

    Thanks.

    Wat brand is the majority of here buying for their hid headlights? I'm interested and want the best deal/brand.
     
  16. Apr 2, 2009 at 11:19 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    i mounted mine on the bumper brackets. just drilled a hole to put a screw on one side and zip tied the middle of it just to be safe

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