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Old 11-07-2013, 05:34 PM   #1
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I'm wanting to install a HID kit and I'm wanting to know what bulb I'm supposed to get for my headlights and for my aftermarket fog lights.
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First of all you need to know what type of bulb do you have in your headlights.

Once you know it, go to amazon.com and look for hids. For example if its H9, type in H9 HID kit. Ideal temperature would be 5000k in terms of visibility on the road. As for the brand, you can read the reviews for each on Amazon
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I have H13s
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How much are these supposed to cost? $30 seems real cheap to me.
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Old 11-08-2013, 06:15 PM   #5
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DO NOT try to buy cheap HID kits from eBay, Amazon, etc.. They just come with problems and problems, with no customer support.

HID Extra | HID Kits | Premier Performance Lighting I used to use these guys a lot. Flawless products, fast shipping, and A+ customer service.

The Retrofit Source online: headlight upgrades for all applications Probably the best, but most expensive, quality HID and retrofit kits on the market.
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DO NOT buy HID kits.
Exactly.
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Exactly.
Do not buy or do not buy cheap hid kits?

I don't want to be the ******* that blinds everyone because I bought an HID kit.
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Do not buy or do not buy cheap hid kits? I don't want to be the ******* that blinds everyone because I bought an HID kit.
If that is the case, then you need to get projector housings, preferably designed for hids. Reflector housings like your stock headlights scatter the light, projectors focus it.

I recommend retrofits if you want the true, quality hid experience.
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I can't remember the bulbs for the life of me... But I do prefer ddmtuning. Very great product and I've had them on my car for a while now
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If that is the case, then you need to get projector housings, preferably designed for hids. Reflector housings like your stock headlights scatter the light, projectors focus it.

I recommend retrofits if you want the true, quality hid experience.
+1. The cheap kits suck at actual light output and blind those around you.
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I ordered from sportivia on eBay and got some 4300k the light output is night and day from stock lol nice white light easy install and yes I put them in my factory lights and no I don't blind everyone. And you don't HAVE to have projectors to run hids
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A good bit of people on here suggest ddm
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I've heard good and bad about ddm
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:54 PM   #14
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Here is a great explanation of why you need projectors.

http://clubroadster.net/vb_forum/20-...out-there.html
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Nice link ^
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I ordered from sportivia on eBay and got some 4300k the light output is night and day from stock lol nice white light easy install and yes I put them in my factory lights and no I don't blind everyone. And you don't HAVE to have projectors to run hids
Right...

Ignorance is bliss I suppose.

They look retarded, blind people, and are illegal.
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I also agree ^ If you can afford them, projectors are much, much better lighting solutions.

Although some people do not care nor can they afford it, so there's really nothing that can be done ab it.
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I'm ordering them tomorrow. I'm getting them from hidautovision.com I'm getting 6k cool white bulbs.
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You'll save $25 and a have longer lasting, higher quality kit if you order from HID Extra (looked at Auto Vision's site). Just putting that out there.
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You'll save $25 and a have longer lasting, higher quality kit if you order from HID Extra (looked at Auto Vision's site). Just putting that out there.
I went onto that website and this is what I found
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I want some hids soon! Might check out smd again unless someone in this thread finds better quality.
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You'll save $25 and a have longer lasting, higher quality kit if you order from HID Extra (looked at Auto Vision's site). Just putting that out there.
Oh well. A buddy of mine got his from hidautovision and he loves them.
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I want some hids soon! Might check out smd again unless someone in this thread finds better quality.
I have morimoto hids in my car. They came with my retrofits but you can get them online. The quality of the kit is top notch but, they are not cheap either. I would expect to pay $150-$250 depending on the kit.
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I went onto that website and this is what I found
Search by bulb, so for OP it would be H13 Bixenon (or H13 Halogen High / HID Low for the cheap bastards).

Bulb guide: Mustang Bulb Identification Guide (Headlight & Fog Light)

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I have morimoto hids in my car. They came with my retrofits but you can get them online. The quality of the kit is top notch but, they are not cheap either. I would expect to pay $150-$250 depending on the kit.
Morimotos! Best on the market I believe.
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I just experienced my first incorrectly fitted HID-bulbed mustang. Hurt my eyes like a mofo! I've lots all respect for his - otherwise awesome sounding - V8.
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