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Where did you pick up the HID conversion?
hid kit off ebay
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do they appear too be brighter and about how much?
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hids are pretty much always brighter.....$80 shipped
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looks sweet nice work i want some
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camera wasnt charged so this is with the blackberry...not the best pic but you get the idea about the extra light reflecting around but the projectors do have a nice cutoff

wonder if the blacked out version of these headlight housings have the same output? anyone????

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does anyone that have the black version of these headlight housings have any pics of the light pattern?
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this was the pattern i got out of mine with the headlight for a 93-97

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was in these headlights
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yeah i was looking more for the style that i have


did you paint those yourself? if so, how did you get the front cover off
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hope they make them for an 04 soon i would do hid on my stock housings but the light seems a bit scattered and wasted
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yeah i was looking more for the style that i have


did you paint those yourself? if so, how did you get the front cover off
nope bought them like that. the most common way to get the headlights apart are to put them in a heated oven for a few minutes to soften up the sealant inbetween the lense and housing, then have fun playing the hulk pulling them apart.
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well after a few weeks driving with my hids in im not sure if im fully happy with these housings. the light pattern on the road isnt even. there seems to be some empty spots not a full area of light...ill try to get some pics tomorrow night to post up.

has anyone else noticed this with these housings?

it isnt an HID problem i saw it with the regular bulbs in but just more noticable with hids. may be back to the drawing board to see what else i come up with.
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try the HID's with your stock headlight? might be a bit more even light pattern
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I have HID in my stock reflector housings and it works great. the light is a little scatered to the sides, but directly in front its a pretty well defined beam. Try your HID bulbs in the stock headlights.
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if i have read right, people with the stock housings that have a round reflector, HIDs work good in.



i dont know if you can see my housings in that pic. dont think they will work right in those either.
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i didnt take a pic but the pic i did post from the cell phone shows what im talking about. you can see how its not even. there are some dark and brighter spots in the pattern
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In the pic from the cell phone, the light does have some dark spots but it also does not appear to carry very far down the road.
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here are some pics with a camera






the lights dont care far cause i have them angled down...had the local inspection guys aim them so i know for sure they would pass
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thats not a very wide pattern.
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i wonder if they are just crappy projectors?


does anyone else have the same projectors/housings that can post pics of the light pattern?
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since youve done a bit of work already, id look into some tsx or other projector housings, and fab them in. Im not sure your going to get much quality out of the ones your running now.
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i really dont want to rebuy HIDs...sooo i need find projectors that use H1 bulbs
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most factory setups run d2s, or d2r.
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most factory setups run d2s, or d2r.
so i would need to buy new hids then?
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I dont know alot about HIDS but wouldnt he just need the bulbs? If so are they not cheeper than a kit?
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