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Old 04-03-2007
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Is this a good hid kit

i was lookin on ebay and i saw these kits

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or this one

i was also wondering how hard are they to install?
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you get what you pay for..mine cost like 250..NO problems..i know local people who got kits from like 75-150 and have burned bulbs, ballast fired wires..


my kit..plug and play..most other kits..take very little wiring..splice a few upgrade fuse..
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Old 04-03-2007
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ppl recommend Mckullogh so much now, but they were the worst on the market for 5 years...so QC has gone down alot
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I've had HIDs in my Ranger for almost 2 years now and I have not had any problems due to poor quality. I blew one ballast but it was my fault for improperly securing it and my truck jumped around and it was smashed by my battery, which also is not secured. I agree with what he said about blown bulbs and melted wires and such. I would just say, get something from an actual web site, not from eBay. They all claim this and that and majority of them come from the same place. Look well into different companies and web sites that are sellin them and see their return policy, guarantee, warranty, and how long they have been around for. Also, don't be mislead about "Plug and Play" like mentioned about companies will claim plug and play but will require you to tap into the headlight lead wires and all this other garbage to get them working.
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so who do ya'll recommend? any links to sites other then ebay... I don't care to buy HID's of ebay...
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the ones that i got off the group buy on rps have not failed me. made by tenon.
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Old 04-22-2007
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i bought mine from purevision HID absolutely no problems out of mine
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Old 04-22-2007
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FWIW, I bought a kit from the 1st link off ebay, and the install was -very- easy. You only have to worry about pushing in 2 pins into a supplied connector.

I have had it in my cobra for about 8 months or so, with no problems at all. The kit is for lows only, but my god... its already bright enough! lol
I would buy from them again!!
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i have also got mine form ebay and i have no probs and going to be ordering kit for fogs in a little
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Old 04-22-2007
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Well it might be kinda hard finding a web site that sells HIDs as many do not like to sell on standard sites for a few reasons. eBay competition would bring their prices down a lot, they would have to clearly identify their item for sale out here, and most HID kits are illegal when installed aftermarket on almost every vehicle. On eBay, they can get away with a lot of shady ****.
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Old 04-22-2007
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there are plenty of places outside of ebay that sell HID kits...you can sell HIDS, if you read disclaimers they clearly say "off-road use only", it's not illegal to sell them, the problem is that most places outside ebay, the prices will go up considerably. I bought mine from coolbulbs.com, a little expensive but I didn't want to get a crappy product.
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eBay.... Stick with prices between $150 and $250... My are O-NEX and they're great. Plug and play. Just takes time to find out where you want to mount the ballasts... That's all.
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Old 05-03-2007
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This is a nice thread. I've been wanting to find a quality kit, and I've read that the Phillips ballasts are excellent. That's it. Coolbulbs is probably what I'm going to go with. I'm willing to pay double for the quality of the product they have.
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