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mastro543 May 12, 10:19am - #177131 

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Anyone with HIDs

Well i ordered my Hid 8000k Conversion Kit which included ... 2X Xenon Bulbs, 2X McCulloch Ballast with harness, and all the necessary mounting hardware... As for install where did you mount your ballast to (pics will help)? Also is it a hard install on our cars or is it more of a plug and play? Will i need to remove my front bumper?
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Pink_Panther May 12, 1:43pm - #177132 

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dont gts come stock with hid's?

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devilinacelica May 12, 1:46pm - #177133 
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you have to remove the front bumper but not entirely...just enuff to remove the headlights...i was able to get the ballasts to mount under the headlights... good install...just remove the space

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loveannie May 12, 1:49pm - #177134 
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haha, i just put my left side ballast next to the battries, and right side i just put it behind the headlight, that mean under the plaste,
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Pink_Panther May 12, 1:49pm - #177135 

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Pink_Panther May 12, 1:50pm - #177136 

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are the hids really worth it?>

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My Sixth Gear May 12, 1:51pm - #177137 
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yea my car came with HIDs, i have an 03 though

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Pink_Panther May 12, 1:52pm - #177138 

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it said my car came with hids but i cant tell

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My Sixth Gear May 12, 1:54pm - #177139 
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i think not 100% sure though that only the 2003 and 2004 have the HID option i dont know about the other years for sure

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oas May 12, 2:21pm - #177140 
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in my country the 2003 has hid stock
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Sultan May 12, 2:43pm - #177141 

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Originally Posted by devilinacelica
you have to remove the front bumper but not entirely...just enuff to remove the headlights...i was able to get the ballasts to mount under the headlights... good install...just remove the space


that's the install I used - very thorough with great pics...
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celica2kgts May 12, 3:18pm - #177142 
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i think hid's are so worth it i love mine!
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vietnamese2004 May 12, 4:05pm - #177143 

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good luck mastro, post pics when intalled thumbsup
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RevMonster May 12, 4:57pm - #177144 

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Originally Posted by Pink_Panther
are the hids really worth it?>


I think they're worth it if you live in an area with poor street lighting. If you live in the urban jungle like me, not so much. idunno

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paperheart May 12, 6:50pm - #177145 
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It's worth it.

HID is optional for Celica's in the USA. smile

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Erick May 12, 7:28pm - #177146 

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but the best output is 4100-4300k color temp HID's are nice at the right color temp but anyways it shouldn't be so hard to install your HID's

Plug in play thats all.. I never had to take out my bumper and you could use velcro tape to attach the ballasts to what ever space you can find to place them to.. so they you could switch back to stock should you ever have to..(fix it ticket) tongue

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mastro543 May 12, 8:26pm - #177147 

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yea i know thats the best
output but for me i love
that whiteish blue light you
get from 8000k color temp HIDs

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Erick May 12, 10:26pm - #177148 

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alright just making sure grin thats the sad part with our stock projectors ...

it's either. Performance or color

I didn't know that 3 yrs back and got stuck with the 6000k kit thinking I'd get the same effect of other luxery cars..both Performance and the color, but turns out its all in the housing frown

Post pics when you get them in thumbsup o and don't forget about changing the fuse for the headlights. I'm not sure if your McCulloch ballast will need it but my Hella Ballast did.

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mastro543 May 13, 1:58am - #177149 

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Originally Posted by Erick
alright just making sure grin thats the sad part with our stock projectors ...

it's either. Performance or color

I didn't know that 3 yrs back and got stuck with the 6000k kit thinking I'd get the same effect of other luxery cars..both Performance and the color, but turns out its all in the housing frown

Post pics when you get them in thumbsup o and don't forget about changing the fuse for the headlights. I'm not sure if your McCulloch ballast will need it but my Hella Ballast did.

will do . Thanks erick

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