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HOW DO I CONVERT MY HALO HEADLIGHTS TO HID's

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ZestysTaco, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. Sep 22, 2010 at 12:45 AM
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    ZestysTaco

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    I want to convert my halo headlights into HID's. they are running an H1 bulb right now, how would i change it so that it will run HID's? please let me know, thanks
     
  2. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:09 AM
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    dagul

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    Shop around for a HID kit with H1 based bulbs...

    Example: link
     
  3. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:19 AM
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    so after i get an hid kit with h1 bulbs i should be able to run them?
     
  4. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:34 AM
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    rbeezy

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    ya most hid kits are plug n play
     
  5. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:38 AM
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    You should be able to replace the bulbs with the H1 based HID bulbs, wire up the ballasts and be good to go from there... However light output will be kinda sketch and glare will be an issue...

    I'm more biased towards doing a retrofit, but that's a whole other ballgame...

    If you're willing to go back to a stock style headlight housing, something like this will give you pretty good light output with minimal glare...
     
  6. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:40 AM
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    Surfbohica

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    Yeah I have halo headlights, and I just installed H1 HIDs
     
  7. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:48 AM
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    did you just use the h1 conversion?? is everythin runnin smooth? any problems?
     
  8. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:58 AM
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    Surfbohica

    Surfbohica Mr. SR5

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    No its been in over a year and a half no problems, just plug and play
     
  9. Sep 22, 2010 at 2:12 AM
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    awesome man, thanks i appreciate it
     
  10. Sep 22, 2010 at 2:29 AM
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    Surfbohica

    Surfbohica Mr. SR5

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    no worries! i needed to mod at all
     
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