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Old 11-14-2013, 04:39 AM   #1
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HID Help!

I need help putting and HID Kit into my 00' mustang, someone told me i might need a relay or bypass but I'm not sure if i do, thanks!
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You may but i don't think so i didn't need one for my mustang i needed one for my old jeep though. If you know what your doing throw them in and see if the lights flicker than you need a relay if not then you're good to go
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It looks like you have everything needed to install it. I didn't need to bypass a relay for mine.
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Thanks guys, In gunna put them up and see if they need it
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Which kit did you go with?
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Thanks guys, In gunna put them up and see if they need it
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Im guessing its just a generic 8000k hid kit, got it in LA, its cheaper than LV
& also one more question, would my sound system affect the HIDs in any way?
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Im guessing its just a generic 8000k hid kit, got it in LA, its cheaper than LV
& also one more question, would my sound system affect the HIDs in any way?
It affects mine alot, the moron i brought them to install mine must have f**ked mine up because i get static if my lights are on. I don't know why but it also happens to me maybe someone else can answer it for me too? What can i do?
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It affects mine alot, the moron i brought them to install mine must have f**ked mine up because i get static if my lights are on. I don't know why but it also happens to me maybe someone else can answer it for me too? What can i do?
Get rid of the pos "hid" lights and run something legal.
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Get rid of the pos "hid" lights and run something legal.
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thanks for the help
You're welcome.
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Get rid of the pos "hid" lights and run something legal.
So ger rid of them?

Is there any way around it?

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You may but i don't think so i didn't need one for my mustang i needed one for my old jeep though. If you know what your doing throw them in and see if the lights flicker than you need a relay if not then you're good to go
You have a sound system and HiDs? How is it working for you?
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So ger rid of them?

Is there any way around it?

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You have a sound system and HiDs? How is it working for you?
The only safe way to run HIDs in our headlights is to do a retrofit on them, I don't know of that makes them legal or not but that's about the only way Lowflyn will back off on the HID subject
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The only safe way to run HIDs in our headlights is to do a retrofit on them, I don't know of that makes them legal or not but that's about the only way Lowflyn will back off on the HID subject
He probably still won't
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The only safe way to run HIDs in our headlights is to do a retrofit on them, I don't know of that makes them legal or not but that's about the only way Lowflyn will back off on the HID subject
What do you mean retrofit?
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What do you mean retrofit?
Buy a housing that is designed to aim the light from a hid bulb instead of designed to scatter light from a halogen.

Regardless i'm not a big fan of giving probable cause to be pulled over.
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http://www.yukeshidretrofits.com

If I had the cash I would do them but that's a lot of money to toss on a set of headlights.
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I have retrofits in mine and no, it does not make it legal. It does make your headlights much better because the light is focused properly and not scattered the way they are with reflectors.

My setup was about $600.00. Not bad considering they are Morimoto hids which cost about $200 or so.
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It affects mine alot, the moron i brought them to install mine must have f**ked mine up because i get static if my lights are on. I don't know why but it also happens to me maybe someone else can answer it for me too? What can i do?
do you have a sound system? if so does it make the HIDs flicker bad? and do I run the risk of having them burn out with the sound system?
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do you have a sound system? if so does it make the HIDs flicker bad? and do I run the risk of having them burn out with the sound system?
No i dont have a system i have stock. it just gives off static it wont burn out the system either. If they flicker you need a relay but 95% chance you wont need one
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No i dont have a system i have stock. it just gives off static it wont burn out the system either. If they flicker you need a relay but 95% chance you wont need one
Alright thanks for the info, I appreciate it! I'll have to wait till it gets dark here in Vegas to see how they look, I already installed them.
Ill upload a picture later.
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Alright thanks for the info, I appreciate it! I'll have to wait till it gets dark here in Vegas to see how they look, I already installed them. Ill upload a picture later.
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So seriously a system messses up your hid haha Wtf I know someone pushing a 800 watts rms of bass with 8k hids with no problems. I have no hids (yet) on my sixxer but it's fun seeing my lights dim with the bass
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So seriously a system messses up your hid haha Wtf I know someone pushing a 800 watts rms of bass with 8k hids with no problems. I have no hids (yet) on my sixxer but it's fun seeing my lights dim with the bass
Yea thats what im saying, I have a 1200 watts system and with the halogens, the light would dim with the bass, and I was worried that it might burn the lights out, should I worry still because theyre HIDs?
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Yea thats what im saying, I have a 1200 watts system and with the halogens, the light would dim with the bass, and I was worried that it might burn the lights out, should I worry still because theyre HIDs?
They don't dim for him. My old system (2 tens) in my marquis wouldn't make my hids dim but that was a small setup so idk
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They don't dim for him. My old system (2 tens) in my marquis wouldn't make my hids dim but that was a small setup so idk
I have 2 12's , I dont have that one cylinder most people use for the systems; idk what its called, but my only concern is, should I worry about the system messing the HID's up?
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I have 2 12's , I dont have that one cylinder most people use for the systems; idk what its called, but my only concern is, should I worry about the system messing the HID's up?
Capacitor? My single 10 doesn't do anything but it shouldn't draw enough power to affect anything.
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I have 2 12's , I dont have that one cylinder most people use for the systems; idk what its called, but my only concern is, should I worry about the system messing the HID's up?
No dude your good.
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Okay so i already installed them and they flicker a little bit
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Do both flicker? Does it go away after they have been on awhile?
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Do both flicker? Does it go away after they have been on awhile?
Yea they both flicker and I drove for about 30 minutes, and when i came to a stop and checked them out thats when i noticed they were flickering
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You might need a relay.

The reason I asked was that I had some hids that looked just like those that would flicker for a couple of minutes and then stop and it ended up being bad ballasts.
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Get rid of the pos "hid" lights and run something legal.
HIDs are legal here...
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HIDs are legal here...
It is actually federal law that makes them illegal so, they are illegal there as well.
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I've owned 5 sets on different cars , never did I need a relay

They only flicker when you have cheap ballasts
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