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Old 27-04-2005, 08:28 PM   #41
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Old 27-04-2005, 08:50 PM   #42
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Lots of euros are coming out with HID but the lenses are designed to reflect the light correctly for HID to be legal. IMHO most aftermarket HID instals are simply unfriendly to other drivers and should be sought out and smashed with a hammer.
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Old 11-05-2005, 10:27 AM   #43
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hEY HOW YA GOIN MATE I WORK FOR A LIGHITING AND ELECTRICAL GROUP AND I WAS LOOKING AT THE XENON GAS GLOBES YOU WERE USING AND WHAT YOU ARE MEANT TO GET IS A XENON GAS TRANSFER WHICH INCLUDES ITS OWN BALLAST AND WIRING AND YOU INSTALL IT IN PLACE OF THE NORMAL GLOBE FITTING, THATS WHY YOUR GLOBES KEPT BLOWING.
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Old 11-05-2005, 03:44 PM   #44
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Lots of euros are coming out with HID but the lenses are designed to reflect the light correctly for HID to be legal. IMHO most aftermarket HID instals are simply unfriendly to other drivers and should be sought out and smashed with a hammer.
I think thats a bit unfair.. those BMW, Lexus, and other 4WD that have HIDs as well, they are high enough to blast light directly into my car when behind.. regardless they are pointed down/lenses/auto level etc.. the go straight into my car.. so should I smash their lights in?

also, on my HID install, i have pointed them down.. its is a very short throw of light... because i was getting sick of blinding people.. (when they were just installed and then re-adjusted by mazda service, they were way too bright)

and i have also done some tests (me standing on the side of the road, while my friend drives my car) and my lights do not stand out that much due to brightness. they stand out more due to the blue/whitness in colour.
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Old 25-07-2005, 03:40 PM   #45
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hid headlight kits

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was just reading through the forum and notice you where looking for some hids

1 becareful of the cheap chinese brands
2 i got my kit from a guy in qlds where i noticed u r for $375.00 not sure if he still has them for that price biut wont help to ask if u still want them..here is his number: plus M 07 3216 9539, mobile: 0439 687 491
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After seeing this install I went shopping around. I can get hella kits for around $1500 and narva ones down as low as $1200. Has anyone found them anycheaper. I thought someone mentioned $500 but I cant remember where.
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Old 04-09-2005, 07:55 AM   #46
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cityend , just wondering what temp ur HIDs are and now that you've used them a while do you still think that temp is good or would you go a different one ?

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Old 04-09-2005, 09:57 AM   #47
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hi there, i know you are messaging cityend but i am running 6500k and could not be more then happy. i have tried many different globes from japan and here, if i compare them to my hid they are all rubbish including piaa that cost me about $120 a pair.....my hid kit cost me $375.00...cheers shane



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cityend , just wondering what temp ur HIDs are and now that you've used them a while do you still think that temp is good or would you go a different one ?

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Old 04-09-2005, 10:07 AM   #48
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I'm thinking of getting 6000k ones.

the standard lights on the hatch suck !
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Old 04-09-2005, 12:15 PM   #49
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sup Dogo,

the temp for mine are 8000k, if i were to do it all again, then i would probably go for 6000k.

there isn't anything wrong with 8000k vision wise, it's just too far from the legal temp, and i get paranoid I'll get hassled by the cops, maybe i'm just too square. But yeah, I've driven behind cops, been through booze busses, and they haven't pulled me over for it.

8000k if you want the cool blue look and don't mind a bit of attention
6000k if u want something that is close to legal, and ppl can't confidently say they aren't legal. but still has a touch of blue.

I know what u mean though, the BA headlights are shocking, and this mod is a great improvement.

ssman, what brand is the one u have installed in your car?
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Old 04-09-2005, 04:37 PM   #50
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the box says super-vision h.i.d....made in korea and i just noticed my'n are 6000k not 6500k as well...shane

also i have never had any problem with the law either


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sup Dogo,

the temp for mine are 8000k, if i were to do it all again, then i would probably go for 6000k.

there isn't anything wrong with 8000k vision wise, it's just too far from the legal temp, and i get paranoid I'll get hassled by the cops, maybe i'm just too square. But yeah, I've driven behind cops, been through booze busses, and they haven't pulled me over for it.

8000k if you want the cool blue look and don't mind a bit of attention
6000k if u want something that is close to legal, and ppl can't confidently say they aren't legal. but still has a touch of blue.

I know what u mean though, the BA headlights are shocking, and this mod is a great improvement.

ssman, what brand is the one u have installed in your car?

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Old 04-09-2005, 05:11 PM   #51
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After driving in the ****ful weather last night I agree.
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Old 05-09-2005, 09:03 AM   #52
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cool thanks.

I think ill stick to 6000k. Cops love pulling me over already.

Im joining in a group buy for $370 delivered.
Made in China but its run twice already and no bad reviews yet so I'll trust them.
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Old 05-09-2005, 10:07 AM   #53
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what brand dogo? ive been thinking about it as the hatch lights do suck! and im not willing speding 450+ on a set of light bulbs
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Old 05-09-2005, 10:24 AM   #54
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CNLIGHT.

Group Buy here
Comes with 1 Year Warranty
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Old 05-09-2005, 09:20 PM   #55
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Let me know if u need a hand in installing them dogo... I'm sure u can manage on ur own, just thought i'd offer just in case
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Old 05-09-2005, 10:02 PM   #56
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Old 11-09-2005, 09:44 AM   #57
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Old 11-09-2005, 10:12 AM   #58
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do you have to chop the headlight wiring loom to connect an inverter into the circuit?????

i got know idea how they work, but im assuming to get the extra power to the light an inverter would be needed .
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Old 11-09-2005, 10:25 AM   #59
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no extra required - the kit is all thats needed - they supply them with connectors to plug and play the only realy hard thing is deciding where to put the ballast, and ignitor (unless one unit)

chopping the loom may not be a bad idea, so you can hard wire it then, but apart form that is all good!
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chopping the loom i see as a bad idea , because then if you want to return it to stock you are stuffed. Also cutting wiring looms means less insulation, which could stuff your headlights up with help of a huge puddle
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