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Old 02-25-2013, 10:27 PM   #1
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Hey my fellow stangs, I am just waiting for my hi/low headlight and fog lights to come in. I ordered 35watt 5k pure white color. I am so stoked to finally get some good visibility, the stock headlight are weak and dim. Will post pictures when they come in and get installed. She should be look 100x better with hids here within the next week. Thanks
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thanks for the update i guess lol you should enjoy them
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whered you order from? after reading the last thread about hids and having extremely poor visability this morning from all the rain and fog I'm seriously considering ordering some!
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Hey my fellow stangs, I am just waiting for my hi/low headlight and fog lights to come in. I ordered 35watt 5k pure white color. I am so stoked to finally get some good visibility, the stock headlight are weak and dim. Will post pictures when they come in and get installed. She should be look 100x better with hids here within the next week. Thanks
They look great but get projectors for a better, less erratic, LEGAL beam.
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most run 35w for fogs, not main headlights. Regardless the OEM housing is NOT designed for HID lights and put out to much light thats not focused. You MUST adjust the beams down so you dont blind the world, BE SURE TO POINT THEM DOWN A BIT!
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I have the smoked OE style headlights from American muscles website. The smoke cuts down enough light to not offend oncoming traffic but still puts out enough for me to see better than halogen
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most run 35w for fogs, not main headlights. Regardless the OEM housing is NOT designed for HID lights and put out to much light thats not focused. You MUST adjust the beams down so you dont blind the world, BE SURE TO POINT THEM DOWN A BIT!
Usually on OEM lamps. 55W cause literal MELTING of most aftermarket housing. Running 35W (which is PLENTY) is the best way to curb housing melt. I have the single bulb 35W kit from stang net for my head lights. They are fantastic.
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Usually on OEM lamps. 55W cause literal MELTING of most aftermarket housing. Running 35W (which is PLENTY) is the best way to curb housing melt. I have the single bulb 35W kit from stang net for my head lights. They are fantastic.
i run 55w in fog housings without melting...remember not everyone has the melting issue ...bout to upgrade my 35w headlights back to 55w
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whered you order from? after reading the last thread about hids and having extremely poor visability this morning from all the rain and fog I'm seriously considering ordering some!
Ddmtuning.com, they take some time for shipping but many friend/cousin use them and they have good quality/price. Ya I think the stock headlights suck.
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i run 55w in fog housings without melting...remember not everyone has the melting issue ...bout to upgrade my 35w headlights back to 55w
I was talking about 55W in an aftermarket headlight housing. I also said "most". On my raxiom projectors I'm almost sure they'd melt. They already get soft with the 35W hehe.
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i can agree on that....raxiom housings are prone to melting
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Actually they won't melt. There's an HID kit out there for the raxiom headlights
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Actually they won't melt. There's an HID kit out there for the raxiom headlights
My 35w ones already soften the rear of the housing on mine
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Anyone have any issues with their HID kit? I first installed the kit without a relay and my lights flickered.. So I ordered a relay kit and installed, same thing except the relay started buzzing when I had the car on. i read on a forum somewhere that a capacitor would help so I bought one and hooked it up to the relay and the relay stopped buzzing but the lights still flicker. It's frustrating -.-
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Anyone have any issues with their HID kit? I first installed the kit without a relay and my lights flickered.. So I ordered a relay kit and installed, same thing except the relay started buzzing when I had the car on. i read on a forum somewhere that a capacitor would help so I bought one and hooked it up to the relay and the relay stopped buzzing but the lights still flicker. It's frustrating -.-
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What kit? Any ballast warranties?
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Xentec, it was cheap. So you think i need to get a better kit?
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Xentec, it was cheap. So you think i need to get a better kit?
I have 2 of there kits, head lights and fogs, no problem
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Ive been buying kits from ebay for over five years now never had a problem. I have some in my raxiom lights now and no issue.
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swap the ballasts around and see if the issue follows that'll let you know if it's a ballast issue
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I've switched the ballasts and nothing. I've tried so many things now haha. I think I'll just leave them as is if they go out I'll just buy a better quality kit or something. They are fine until they fully warm up so idk.
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Just buy a complete new set, it's only 30 dollars
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Make sure you have a good connection to your ground. I bought the Kensun kit and had a buzzing from the relay, moved my ground wire to a different location and it fixed the buzzing. I never had flickering though.

Are both flickering at the same time?
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Yes both are. One they are warm after like 15 seconds they flicker. I have a relay and a capacitor hooked up and it didn't change anything.
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Also try Sonic Eletronix I have race sport extremes and no issues. Yeah it could be you need a better kit.
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Thanks for the replies guys. I'll just order a new kit.
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You have the relay connected to the positive on the battery? You shouldn't be getting any flickering with a relay. If its connected properly return the kit. Was it an amazon purchase? They have those xentec kits for $30-40 bucks.
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Yeah it's connected to the battery. I even connected a capacitor for the relay but neither helped. I'll just get another kit I guess. Thanks!
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No I got it from eBay. And yeah it's connected to the positive terminal. I even added a capacitor but neither worked. I'll just get another kit. Thanks!
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