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      02-02-2013, 11:03 PM   #89
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Im confused because to get into the headlight to the bulb, you have to remove the circle thingy.... Are you talking about the ballast being inside the headlight with the circle thing shut? Or did he leave the circle part removed to let the wires go into the bulb? I tried looking at it and yes...I will definitely have to take tires off...there hardly any room to properly see
He actually cut a hole in that circle headlight port and just used the waterproof grommet that is on the headlight strand. That way it is still waterproof and there is no damage to the lamp assembly. The ballast will be mounted outside of the lamp assembly in the frame work directly under the lamp itself.
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      02-03-2013, 04:58 PM   #90
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Guys, a lot of messages about HIDs here but hard to decifer what was done. Let me ask this to help put into perspective please.

Are we talking about cars that have non-HID and only halogens? If so, can someone give us a ballpark of the total cost to do the Low Beams and High Beams HID? I am asking for a ballpark range, not specific, so anyone with Halogens can determine if its worth the cost. Thank you and when I say total cost, I am referring to parts.... not install.
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Guys, a lot of messages about HIDs here but hard to decifer what was done. Let me ask this to help put into perspective please.

Are we talking about cars that have non-HID and only halogens? If so, can someone give us a ballpark of the total cost to do the Low Beams and High Beams HID? I am asking for a ballpark range, not specific, so anyone with Halogens can determine if its worth the cost. Thank you and when I say total cost, I am referring to parts.... not install.
$300 shipped for both of those kits provided you get them from Underground Euros.
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      02-26-2013, 02:15 AM   #93
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      02-26-2013, 08:49 AM   #94
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Hey guys, the kits are 140.00 each we are not offering any discounts at this time. Our cost have went up on canbus we had to upgrade out ballast to a higher end one to work on other cars as well as f30s.

Thank you for your support and the 3 Orders I got this morning will go out today.
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Hey guys, the kits are 140.00 each we are not offering any discounts at this time. Our cost have went up on canbus we had to upgrade out ballast to a higher end one to work on other cars as well as f30s.

Thank you for your support and the 3 Orders I got this morning will go out today.
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Do u ship abroad
I am in Egypt and wonder if u can ship to it
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Hey guys, the kits are 140.00 each we are not offering any discounts at this time. Our cost have went up on canbus we had to upgrade out ballast to a higher end one to work on other cars as well as f30s.

Thank you for your support and the 3 Orders I got this morning will go out today.
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Would you have for day time running lights too, in 6K plus possibly turning light bulbs?
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Hey guys, the kits are 140.00 each we are not offering any discounts at this time. Our cost have went up on canbus we had to upgrade out ballast to a higher end one to work on other cars as well as f30s.

Thank you for your support and the 3 Orders I got this morning will go out today.
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Would you have for day time running lights too, in 6K plus possibly turning light bulbs?
We don't have a daylight running bulb yet but we do have turn signals message us
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      04-24-2013, 08:02 PM   #99
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Are the HID replacements for the stock Halogens really appropriate for the High Beams because they do take time to warm up? (Flash to pass, etc....)
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      04-26-2013, 07:43 AM   #100
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Are the HID replacements for the stock Halogens really appropriate for the High Beams because they do take time to warm up? (Flash to pass, etc....)
From my experience, HIDs ignite instantaneously. It's just the color is off until they warm up so I don't think that would be an issue. However, I do think HID high beams are way overkill considering you'll already be blinding people putting them in a non-projector low beam.
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      04-26-2013, 07:52 AM   #101
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Morimoto Elite Systems 5k FTW anything more you start to lose lumens and the detail on the road etc.

I would recommend nothing short of this company. HID's, this is what they do, day in and day out, nothing else. Me personally, I use companies that specialize on one thing so I know they are focused on what I need. Tons of cool stuff on the website for complete retrofits to kits. My profession has me working with this type of lamp system on a much larger scale (upwards of 15000 watts) so I understand the entire premise behind it. Components are key here if you want to do it right, and for automotive aftermarket I have found nobody that does it as well as these guys. Either way read about Morimoto on google, you'll see the reviews are tops and they come with a 5 year warranty to boot.....

Have fun.....
You now have my attention on these.

I'm curious, do the F30 328's have a 'headlight out' warning light or anything that would require the 'optional standalone can-bus harness' in the description of these HIDs?
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      04-28-2013, 06:01 PM   #102
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You now have my attention on these.

I'm curious, do the F30 328's have a 'headlight out' warning light or anything that would require the 'optional standalone can-bus harness' in the description of these HIDs?
I just fitted this kit for Low Beams/Fogs. Very pleased with the expertise of the staff and the quality of the equipment... and no they do not blind people even tho it is a standard Halogen type reflector..... and in regard to your comment regarding high beams above, whilst they do ignite immediately the intensity does take several second to come up to full power, hence some pros do not recommend them for high beams.
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I just fitted this kit for Low Beams/Fogs. Very pleased with the expertise of the staff and the quality of the equipment... and no they do not blind people even tho it is a standard Halogen type reflector..... and in regard to your comment regarding high beams above, whilst they do ignite immediately the intensity does take several second to come up to full power, hence some pros do not recommend them for high beams.
The Retrofit Source has a Bi-Xenon projector which uses a shutter to expose the light for high beam providing instant on (in fact they are on all the time), when high beam is deactivated, the shutter closes. Of course this is a little more complicated than just an HID upgrade.

I do agree that HID in low and high sockets would be overkill.
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anyone have a DIY!?
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I got your PM and I posted the same thing, asking if someone knew who or where the DIY was for that....

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I got your PM and I posted the same thing, asking if someone knew who or where the DIY was for that....
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I did a DIY write up -- Here is the Link
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does someone have a picture of the "white" 6k? from what i am seeing it looks a lot more blue than it should.
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      08-27-2013, 08:30 AM   #110
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these actually work nicely for the drl bulbs. i have them installed on my car currently.
This is an alternative option to installing a full HID kit?
How bright are these light bulbs??
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