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Aug 18, 2:46pm - #252791 
Who has HID Kits?

Anyone on this site have HID conversion kits (not stock) for their car? Post pics and specify brand and what type (8000k, 6000k, etc.).

Also, is there a dual kit out there, because the only kits I have seen are for low beams only.


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Aug 18, 2:57pm - #252792 
Look right below 10,000k McCulloch HID Conversion


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Aug 18, 2:57pm - #252793 
I had bellof 6000k HID kit. I really liked it because it was the brightest hid on the street.. I mean.. It was brighter than bmw/audi and others..

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Aug 18, 2:59pm - #252794 
Originally Posted by mastro543
Look right below 10,000k McCulloch HID Conversion
Did you get this when that group buy was going on for them?

And 10k, does that have a lot of purple in it? (can't really tell the tints in your pic)


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Aug 18, 3:00pm - #252795 
Originally Posted by kenny_celi
I had bellof 6000k HID kit. I really liked it because it was the brightest hid on the street.. I mean.. It was brighter than bmw/audi and others..
How much did that run you? And don't most Acuras HID systems run at that level?


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Aug 18, 3:03pm - #252796 
No i got it from ebay for 310 shipped...
yea there almost pure purple with a hint
of blue to it. Im very satisfied with them.


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Aug 18, 3:05pm - #252797 
BELLOF HID LeMans model... it's the HID system used in the LeMans 24 hour race so yeah it's really bright..

My kit (because it was new kit from bellof at the time I bought it) it costed me about 1200 dollars... But now the price had dropped to about 800 bucks for lemans model. It was made so that You get about 30~60% more light than the regular HID kits.

For color, blue during winter... purplish blue during summer.

I know you can't read Japanese but here's the Bellof HID site:
http://www.bellof.co.jp/

they make high beam/low beam dual too.

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Aug 18, 4:50pm - #252798 
Thanks for the info guys.

One more question though...

Should I get a kit that is "Celica Specific" or should any H7 HID kit work?


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Aug 18, 4:54pm - #252799 
I recommend XenonDepot 4100K - brightest I've seen...

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Aug 18, 4:55pm - #252800 
Originally Posted by Sultan
I recommend XenonDepot 4100K - brightest I've seen...
I figure that if I am going to spend a lot, I might as well get something that looks cool, hence something 8000k+.


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Aug 18, 4:57pm - #252801 
In that case... xenonDepot has pretty nice one..

My friend has the 8000k hid kit on is300 from them

I'll see if I could get some pictures taken tonite.

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Aug 18, 4:57pm - #252802 
^^

Thanks.


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Aug 18, 7:47pm - #252803 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Sultan
I recommend XenonDepot 4100K - brightest I've seen...
I figure that if I am going to spend a lot, I might as well get something that looks cool, hence something 8000k+.


it's cool - I simply wanted the brightest output... but yeah, the higher k ratings look a little better appearance-wise

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Aug 18, 8:06pm - #252804 
love the lights.

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Aug 18, 8:51pm - #252805 
Originally Posted by Sultan
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Sultan
I recommend XenonDepot 4100K - brightest I've seen...
I figure that if I am going to spend a lot, I might as well get something that looks cool, hence something 8000k+.


it's cool - I simply wanted the brightest output... but yeah, the higher k ratings look a little better appearance-wise
Do you have them?


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Aug 18, 9:35pm - #252806 
was using Eagle Eye 7000K HID (see avator)

took them off because it blinds ppl on street, and i dont like that to happen.

aiming for a real HID conversion (new projectors)


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Aug 19, 3:28am - #252808 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Sultan
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Sultan
I recommend XenonDepot 4100K - brightest I've seen...
I figure that if I am going to spend a lot, I might as well get something that looks cool, hence something 8000k+.


it's cool - I simply wanted the brightest output... but yeah, the higher k ratings look a little better appearance-wise
Do you have them?


I only have the 4100K HIDs

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Aug 19, 8:16am - #252809 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
was using Eagle Eye 7000K HID (see avator)

took them off because it blinds ppl on street, and i dont like that to happen.

aiming for a real HID conversion (new projectors)
What do you mean by "a real HID conversion?"

The kit that you bought didn't use real HID bulbs?


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Aug 19, 8:26am - #252810 
He probably means retro fitting new lens into the housing... Celica without stock hid housing has lens that's not really made for HID... Having lens that's made for HID let's you have two things...
1) better output
2) changes color from sides (look at european cars that came with hids... they change color at all sides so that it wont bother u..)

I wont say they have better cutlines because celica's lens had really good cutlines too... at least mine did.. but yeah I had to adjust my lens to extra low position so that it didnt shoot high...

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Aug 19, 8:29am - #252811 
^^

So you had the same lenses that I have on my 00 GTS?

Do they even sell kits that come with lenses prefitted to our cars?


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Aug 19, 8:34am - #252812 
I had 02 celica gts so it should be same housing as 00 gts.

from 03 (correct me if im wrong) HID became option parts for celica... those come with auto leveler and lens should be of different type. One of your option is to order HID from toyota dealer ship (which I highly wont recommend) they will cost you 3000 bucks just because they will sale you the new housing and hid kits...

just install hid and lower the beam... that should be okay enough.

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Aug 19, 8:36am - #252813 
And for retrofitting people install say s2000 lens (well whole lens unit) or audi s4 lens or tsx (known to be of best output) into non-projector housing (ex. accord) or replace halogen based lens to hid made lens.

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