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Jan 21, 2:05pm - #87585 
hid kit

where? how much and is there any cutting involved or just plug and play. I went to MisterJung and the web site is really broad.


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Jan 21, 2:08pm - #87586 
here at autosportz ( http://autosportz.com/lighting_mccullah_projection_lights.htm , the kits are $500+ eek

HID is illegal in the u.s. anyway, i beleive

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Jan 21, 2:10pm - #87587 
there is a $400 kit at intensepower.com...lemme see if i can get you a link (i'll edit)

EDIT--the 6000k kits are $400, the 8000k HIDs are $550:
http://intensepower.com/hidlights.html

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Jan 21, 2:10pm - #87588 
Illegal???? then why are they one every lux. car on the road? wtf 550 is outta control


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Jan 21, 2:12pm - #87589 
aftermarket resale is illegal, not HID kits on luxury cars

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Jan 21, 2:13pm - #87590 
Originally Posted by JBing

Illegal???? then why are they one every lux. car on the road? wtf 550 is outta control


don't ask me confused

you can read this if you have questions:
ecelica.com: HID illegal in US FYI

i know they used to make some cars with HID's and they may make some now (not sure). in any case personally i think they should be illegal..they are WAY too bright and its a pain looking in your Mirrors when an HID kitted car is behind me. thumbsdown

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Jan 21, 2:13pm - #87591 
Originally Posted by Steven
aftermarket resale is illegal, not HID kits on luxury cars


ah, thanks for the clarification and headsup, steven thumbsup

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Jan 21, 2:15pm - #87592 
you can get mtecs..not as bright as HIDs, but brighter than stock...and the bulbs usually run for about $30. thumbsup

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Jan 21, 2:19pm - #87593 
so are there any othere sites w/ these for sale?


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Jan 21, 2:19pm - #87594 
are they really gonna give you a ticket for HIDs? I think not...they would have to rip ur headlight apart to check spineyes grin thumbsdown

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Jan 21, 2:23pm - #87595 
Originally Posted by trog2233
are they really gonna give you a ticket for HIDs? I think not...they would have to rip ur headlight apart to check spineyes grin thumbsdown


not really...you can just look at them and tell...it's practically blinding

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Jan 21, 2:27pm - #87596 
I imagine you can get a ticket for it if you get pulled over for speeding just like you would get a ticket for an aftermarket exhaust, etc.

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Jan 21, 2:28pm - #87597 
Originally Posted by JBing
so are there any othere sites w/ these for sale?


some HID sits i listed above.

for the mtecs...:
mbautosport sold some for about $30. their website is currently down but you can call them at this #: 562-307-1721.

here are a couple of sites though: (including the ecelica store)
https://www.celicahobby.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=131
http://www.autospeedy.com/mtec_halogen_bulb.asp
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Jan 21, 2:29pm - #87598 
Originally Posted by Steven

I imagine you can get a ticket for it if you get pulled over for speeding just like you would get a ticket for an aftermarket exhaust, etc.


ditto. i doubt that they would pull you over just for your headlights..but if you do get pulled over for something else they might add it on while they're there.

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Jan 21, 2:51pm - #87599 
the only illegal HID kits are the kits not DOT certified and tested.

Buy name brand that are legal and you're fine. HID's are not cheap, you get what you pay for...
if you want the next best thing, buy PIAA bulbs. Some of them are BRIGHT as hell.


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