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Old 04-06-2015, 09:39 PM   #1
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HID kits?

Anyone know what size and all that fits an 07 gt? I have no clue about lights lol. Links would be appreciated!


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Don't put HIDs in unless you are putting them in a retrofit housing. An HID in the stock housing is 100% rice and dangerous to other drivers on the road.


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Don't put HIDs in unless you are putting them in a retrofit housing. An HID in the stock housing is 100% rice and dangerous to other drivers on the road.


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Don't put HIDs in unless you are putting them in a retrofit housing. An HID in the stock housing is 100% rice and dangerous to other drivers on the road.


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It's just lights lol


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An HID in a stock housing shines light all over the road. There is no way you can aim it, so if there is a car in the opposite lane they are getting an eye full of light since its aiming at them and not the road like it should be...... So yes it is more important than you think.
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Why you don't install HID in to your car: http://youtu.be/-p9gQvzOLog

At 6:30 you'll see what we're talking about. It's not "just lights".
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Why you don't install HID in to your car: http://youtu.be/-p9gQvzOLog

At 6:30 you'll see what we're talking about. It's not "just lights".
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I going to have to disagree with some the statements being made. A lot of owners who cannot afford these expensive retrofits or aftermarket set-ups turn to just swapping HIDs into the stock housings i.e. OP. I am one of those owners, and I found that if you run a low wattage kit, 35W 5-6k, you won't look "ricey", theres actually a bit of class to it, if you pair it with LED fog light bulbs. I've never been flashed, nor pulled with my kit, but that's entirely a case-by-case basis.

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HID kits?

And I'm going to have to disagree with that.....

Where you may not have the blue look that is purely based on the heat range. There is still the fact it scatters light everywhere.

If you can't afford a proper projector set up stick with the halogen bulbs. A GOOD halogen bulb WILL outperform one of the cheap HID kits in a halogen housing.


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I'm not looking to argue what's right, wrong, or indifferent lol. I'm just merely giving the OP some opinions, as you are too, from somebody who is running lights like he described. We are supposed to be on the same side here! But seriously though, call me crazy, but my lights don't scatter light that badly. I'm just as baffled as anyone else would be 😮.

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Here's the thing, I had an '05 and ran 35w hids, 4300k. No matter how I adjusted them, it was still scattering light. It may not look it from inside the car. Go in front of the car and crouch slightly to simulate being in an oncoming car, then you'll see what's really going on. And we're not stating opinions, these are facts proven over and over with multiple types of reflector headlight assemblies. HID bulbs just aren't designed for non-projectors. No way around it.

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Anyone know what size and all that fits an 07 gt? I have no clue about lights lol. Links would be appreciated!


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You do what makes sense, works well, and fits your budget. You've got many factual accounts from others to help make an educated decision. Good luck!

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HID lights when not done right are a major nuisance and disrespectful to others on the road and they look rice. If you can't do it right just stick to halogens.


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Let people do what they want to do.

Just know you're blinding the sh*t out of other drivers (especially fellow Mustang drivers because we're low cars to begin with).

I have to hold my hand up AND put my head down when I encounter someone with HIDs. I'm about to see if I can get an eye doctor's permission to get my windshield completely tinted because its seriously an issue for me.
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I'll find my link about people with hids in stock housings being dangerous ********. You can't properly aim a hid in a reflector housing, you are blinding other drivers. As soccer said, a good halogen will outperform a hid if they are both in reflector housings. If you have a 94-98 car, you can run a halogen setup that rivals oem hids as far as brightness.

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HID kits?

Lol alright, thank you everyone for your opinions! I was just curious, not trying to start up anything haha


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Link is on my favorites in chrome which hates my new motherboard for some reason... so stuck using the firefocks or (gasp) IE...


Anyways, if your HID setup does not produce a beam like this...


You might as well start going to meets at dunkin donuts with the rest of the ricers.
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How do you guys feel about light bars? I feel like a nice 42" light bar would be a nice personal touch on my mustang? I thinking about mounting on my hood like this, because who needs to see when driving Lol

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I hope that photo is a joke and they just set the light on there to be funny lol. I have actually seen a smaller light bat mounted in the lower grill of a '10-12 Mustang. It was actually not that noticeable. The owner lived out on a country road and would only use it with no one in the oncoming lane.

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I hope that photo is a joke and they just set the light on there to be funny lol. I have actually seen a smaller light bat mounted in the lower grill of a '10-12 Mustang. It was actually not that noticeable. The owner lived out on a country road and would only use it with no one in the oncoming lane.

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Highly illegal. Not only is that an off-road only light, it's illegal to have any sort of light mounted above the headlights, excluding roof mounted.

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Highly illegal. Not only is that an off-road only light, it's illegal to have any sort of light mounted above the headlights, excluding roof mounted.

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Yea he said he just wanted to be different, but I would've just mounted it on the roof and found other ways to be unique. It also seemed like it would harm visibility, but I guess it isn't that much taller than a big cowl hood.

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If that dude has that thing lit up while he's driving in public roads he needs someone to walk up to him and kick him square in the taint.
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I'm getting mine this weekend. Going with the Led's vs the hid's though.

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Someone should shoot that guy's lightbar out but aim a little too high and "miss"

No I'm just kidding but hopefully that guy doesn't use that on the roads. I'd be dead for sure
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Don't put HIDs in unless you are putting them in a retrofit housing. An HID in the stock housing is 100% rice and dangerous to other drivers on the road.


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Heres a good example of what you are talking about, so people can see what you mean

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^Yep. Top=you are a useless ricer. Bottom=OEM or a quality retrofit.
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