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Old 06-07-2006, 04:56 AM
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Default HID Xenon upgrade - photo

Upgraded my headlights to HID Xenon, using the kit from www.hids4u.co.uk The kit is very well made and is an easy DIY job.
Photo shows the difference after we'd just finished one side...
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Old 06-07-2006, 05:29 AM
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Rob,

Any drilling required? and are these Bi-Xenon??? links if you could to the product would be great, my other contact didn't give me what I wanted, so I'm still in the hunt.

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I am guessing its this one.....http://www.hids4u.co.uk/product_details.asp?id=44
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Hi Kevin

Yes, they are Bi-xenon. I'm not sure which kit - I emailed Ian at HIDs4U ([email protected]) and he sorted out the right one for me.

On the drivers side, we used the existing wiring grommet, as it is situated on the inner-wing side of the headlamp bowl.

On the passenger side, the grommet for the existing wiring is on the outer wing side, so we drilled a hole on the inner-wing side to make it easier. The kit is supplied with the grommets.

That was the only difficult bit. The supplied wiring simply connects to the existing wiring plug and the HID bulb assembly is a direct replacement for the H4.
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Originally Posted by Christer
That looks like the one.
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Old 06-07-2006, 06:20 AM
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Cheers.

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Originally Posted by robmug
Photo shows the difference after we'd just finished one side...
Well I don't like it - it looks all yellowy and not very bright.
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Originally Posted by John Boggiano
Well I don't like it - it looks all yellowy and not very bright.
LOL! No, that's the H4 Church Candle
...of course my H4s had themselves been upgraded - to 130w main beam....and they still look dull compared to the HIDs.
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I just mailed with Ian and he mentioned a group buy offer, do you guys know anything about it?
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Rob looks good.
The little grey box is that just dangling there or have you fixed it in place?

Did you by any chance take any pics of where you drilled the hole for teh passenger side? cheers
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Welcome to the HID club Rob!

I upgraded HIDs about 1.5 year ago, and it is by far the best improvement I have made to my car.

Take care,
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Originally Posted by Youcef
I just mailed with Ian and he mentioned a group buy offer, do you guys know anything about it?

no but I may be interested.
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I'd be in...
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Me too...
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I've had this done as well. Only glitch is that my rev counter sometimes goes dead after i switch on lights. Someone said it could be the extra electrical load. If I wait a moment after starting the car, then turn on lights doesn't seem to be a problem. Has anyone else come across this?
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