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Apr 2, 8:57pm - #143221 
HID

i'm thinking of switching to HID's and i wanted to know which HID conversion kit to get...

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Apr 2, 8:58pm - #143222 
What brand, or what color?


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Apr 2, 9:11pm - #143223 
brand is philips and color is blue

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Apr 2, 9:20pm - #143224 
philips 4100K for brightest output

- 6000K and up for blue tint

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Apr 2, 9:28pm - #143225 
sultan, can you take a pic of your HID's

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Apr 4, 10:00am - #143226 
Originally Posted by AzNfLiP17oY
i'm thinking of switching to HID's and i wanted to know which HID conversion kit to get...


I have the same question... Links and prices?


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Apr 4, 10:00am - #143227 
Originally Posted by AzNfLiP17oY
brand is philips and color is blue


aren't ALL hid's blue? i dont think you have a choice.

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Apr 4, 10:01am - #143228 
remember that aftermarket hid's are illegal. you most probably will not be pulled over--but if you have an ass cop he can write you up for it.

if you want a brighter light, but legal...look into getting MTECHs. not as bright as hid, but brighter than the halogen bulb your used to using.

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Apr 4, 10:04am - #143229 
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Originally Posted by AzNfLiP17oY
i'm thinking of switching to HID's and i wanted to know which HID conversion kit to get...


I have the same question... Links and prices?


http://intensepower.com/hidlights.html

$400 for 6000k

$450 for 8000k

that's pretty much the average prices for these kits. you can find them cheaper, just look around.

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Apr 4, 1:50pm - #143230 
HID "look" works for me. I'll save 400 bucks and spend that money elsewhere. grin

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Apr 4, 1:51pm - #143231 
Originally Posted by MICABLUE
HID "look" works for me. I'll save 400 bucks and spend that money elsewhere. grin


ditto..but thats just my opinion.

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Apr 4, 1:58pm - #143232 
www.misterjung.com and get the 7000k, which is a nice purple... thats what i have and all my friends are impressed by the output it gives...the price is like 360... wave rofl grin

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Apr 4, 2:07pm - #143233 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by MICABLUE
HID "look" works for me. I'll save 400 bucks and spend that money elsewhere. grin


ditto..but thats just my opinion.


mmmhmm, good money spent else weher

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Apr 4, 9:29pm - #143234 
Originally Posted by dea7hr0w
www.misterjung.com and get the 7000k, which is a nice purple... thats what i have and all my friends are impressed by the output it gives...the price is like 360... wave rofl grin


Don't use Misterjung they have terrible service!! my friend bought an adaptor for his ballast he bought from them and it still hasn't come and their customer service is terrible!! The kits aren't such high quality either, Well the bulbs anyways. thumbsdown


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Apr 5, 5:39am - #143235 
I had the 8000k kit from intense and they were extremely bright so much I would have people daily flash me the other way thinking I had my hi beams on. They have a purplish tint to them. Intense sells them through hidstore.com now. Good Luck!!

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Apr 5, 5:56am - #143236 
Originally Posted by 1PHATCELI
I had the 8000k kit from intense and they were extremely bright so much I would have people daily flash me the other way thinking I had my hi beams on. They have a purplish tint to them. Intense sells them through hidstore.com now. Good Luck!!

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personally i dont like them. just last night i had someone behind me with these (and they were purple..something i hadnt noticed b4).

waay to bright and all i wanted to do was get those things out of my Mirrors.

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Apr 5, 10:09am - #143237 
Check out this thread and see what Tony has to say about hid's

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...rt=1#Post253378

hes right and I agree thumbsup and I am going to replace the stock projectors later on.. if you just stick in hid's without modifying the stock projector you are going to cause mad glare to other drives thumbsdown

sometimes refered to as "UFO's"
little circles right above the cutoff of the projectors, good for halogen but thumbsdown for hid's


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Apr 5, 10:13am - #143238 
when hid's were still coming on (3years ago) i spent $700 on a pair from hids4less.com (now dead due to putting in hid's in a not hid housing is illegal tongue)

I thought putting in 6000k in my stock housing will give me the nice purple look but not really, and halogens were even better light output. Now that 6000k is in my closet for now. I only noticed the "UFO's" when i put in the hid's and if i can find the pictures I'll post it up.


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