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post #11 of 30 Old 06-18-2009, 07:58 AM
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I will not buy an aftermarket HID ever again.

Owned them for 10 years on various cars, and I think I spent more time replacing bulbs and entire units then having it in my actual car. These were for kits that ranged from cheaping out, to getting $600 kits, with full lifetime warranties.

So far my HID kit on my GC is working fine!

The difference between HID and halogen is night and day though
I completely agree with this. I put HID"s in a 2000 Honda Civic and wihtin 6 months thew were out and rather than continuing to replace them, I just put the halogens back in.

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Mobis GC HID cost $1,000 to land here for both headlights with HID built in......is estimate only.

If $1,000 is net cost for both HID headlights, I will add 10% working with logistic partner.

However, we never import it before and resistance and wiring is not konwn at this moment.

Night vision is just totally different than aftermarket. Just a alternative to consider bring up the subject.
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unless you install some super bright HID's and don;t know how to level them than yeah I agree, but other than that this "beam pattern" is not that bad, but really don't care I am already waiting on after market HID headlights to come in, so I guess my beam pattern wont be constipated.

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True Xenon HID bulbs don't wear from hrs of use, but from the act of cutting them off & on. Unlike halogen or HID look-a-likes, a true Xenon HID bulb should last the life of your car. My bimmer is 8yrs old & has never had one replaced. After researching information on them, I don't think I will need to buy one anytime soon either.

I've decided that I'm going to just stick with the projection bulbs, which are fairly bright on these cars now-a-days & use the money I would have spent on lamps on performance mods instead. Plus it will save a little weight not needing the levelers, sensors, etc.

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OEM Replacement?

I ended up going with a premium model for availability reasons but I was wondering if the Track model headlights would be a direct swap? Seeing as how the chassis is the same, when OEM spec replacement headlights are eventually made available, can a direct swap be made?
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wow. really?......really?!? again!!!
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Sorry for bringing old tread back but was thinking about replacing stock fog lights with 3000k hids. will this be a bad choice also? because since fog lights are directed toward the ground so i dont think it will make glare but wanted to know ppls' opinions first. thx

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Sorry for bringing old tread back but was thinking about replacing stock fog lights with 3000k hids. will this be a bad choice also? because since fog lights are directed toward the ground so i dont think it will make glare but wanted to know ppls' opinions first. thx
Shouldn't be a problem as long as they are aimed properly, but why 3k? My brother installed Halo 12k fogs in his 3.8 Track that he got from SparkPlugs.com that look great. I'm also installing Halo 12k bulbs in my high & low beams.

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i read somewhere that having bright lights for fogs is really terrible when it get foggy.

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ok i found some hid conversion kits but for fog which is 881 27w(found on one of thread). but the conversion has 35w. is it okay to use it or get a relay from Diode Dynamics? and if i do get relay, can i still use the oem button to turn it on/off. Thx

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