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Old 09-29-2012, 02:09 AM   #1
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Default Any HID kit brands you guys recommend?

Any recommendations for HID kits? Don't want no cheap ones. Just want to see the road more. Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:16 AM   #2
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HID kits in stock non HID housings are a bad idea. Look into HID retrofit kits.
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:17 AM   #3
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:20 AM   #4
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HID kits in stock non HID housings are a bad idea. Look into HID retrofit kits.
do you know of any websites where I can get it? Want it before subiefest if possible
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:23 AM   #5
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Ddmtuning.com is pretty good. I have several kits of theirs, never had a problem with them. Getting them before subiefest is questionable though.
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:25 AM   #6
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JLC Lighting in El Monte. They did my Angel eyes too
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:36 AM   #7
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:39 AM   #8
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JLC Lighting in El Monte. They did my Angel eyes too
how much they charge you? I just called a shop today and they said $700 installed angel eyes and hids.
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:41 AM   #9
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thanks I'm looking at the site now
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Old 09-29-2012, 12:18 PM   #10
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I second TRS. You can do it yourself for a fraction of the cost. It took me about 7 hrs to complete my retrofit. Morimoto H1minis are your friend.
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Old 09-29-2012, 01:57 PM   #11
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how much they charge you? I just called a shop today and they said $700 installed angel eyes and hids.
That's about what they charged me, along with LED turn signals and LED DRL,amber reflector delete,LED Angel Eyes(not CCFL), amber reflector delete,ballast and projectors.
[IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG]

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Old 09-29-2012, 02:19 PM   #12
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Another +1 for trs. If you have reflector headlights I probably wouldn't do it. But if you have projectors its well worth the money.
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Old 09-29-2012, 07:34 PM   #13
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+1 for TRS. Bixenons are fun

Edit: this is one perfect example of a HID kit thread which did NOT turn into flamed name-calling. Why? because the OP posted an uniformed question, and listened to answers without arguing that "my yobuddies have a 90000K kit and its da best"

Group hug for a nice thread

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Old 09-29-2012, 08:40 PM   #14
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Edit: this is one perfect example of a HID kit thread which did NOT turn into flamed name-calling. Why? because the OP posted an uniformed question, and listened to answers without arguing that "my yobuddies have a 90000K kit and its da best"

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Hahahaha niiiiiice.
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:26 AM   #15
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+1 for TRS. Bixenons are fun

Edit: this is one perfect example of a HID kit thread which did NOT turn into flamed name-calling. Why? because the OP posted an uniformed question, and listened to answers without arguing that "my yobuddies have a 90000K kit and its da best"

Group hug for a nice thread
so true the other threads i read were funny to me when they argue..yea group hug.. and thanks to all u guys for the help and your inputs
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:29 AM   #16
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That's about what they charged me, along with LED turn signals and LED DRL,amber reflector delete,LED Angel Eyes(not CCFL), amber reflector delete,ballast and projectors.
[IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG]
wow im jelly love your headlights...so sikk
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Old 10-05-2012, 04:49 AM   #17
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Its a little off metered by my tail lights but these are my morimoto d2s's switched on high beams without the actual high beams being plugged in. Hope this helps
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Old 10-05-2012, 04:57 AM   #18
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+1 on ddm if your gonna go with a kit you can use with stock headlamp assy. but retrofits are always the way to go if you wanna be legit and legal.
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:49 PM   #19
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Lightwerks or trs. Recommend going full retrofit to reduce glare to a minimal and you will be happier with the higher quality equipment and overall outcome
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:09 PM   #20
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does the TRS kit auto height adjust or manual like the sti? or is it non adjustable
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:41 PM   #21
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I love my TRS quickretro kit. I didn't wire up the bi-xenon, although the projectors are setup for it if I ever want them. The TRS retrofit kit was the most I've ever spent on HIDs, but they came with the ballast that mount to the bottom of the stock headlight and put much more useable light on the road where it is needed and comes with a razor sharp cutoff pattern. Also, when you see my car head on at night, it is just two blue/white circles, no glare. I highly recommend theretrofitsource.com's kits. The adjustment is made just like the stock halogen lights. You have to pop the hood and level them that way. I don't know of any way to add auto leveling, or the motors like the STis have.
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:33 PM   #22
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+1 for TRS. Bixenons are fun

Edit: this is one perfect example of a HID kit thread which did NOT turn into flamed name-calling. Why? because the OP posted an uniformed question, and listened to answers without arguing that "my yobuddies have a 90000K kit and its da best"

Group hug for a nice thread
Not to be sexist or anything, but I'm pretty sure it's because she's a woman. Someone in a thread about NASIOC being full of a holes pointed out that when women ask previously asked questions they're just complimented and helped out
This is also true in this case, because I've seen many other newbies ask similarly clearly stated questions politely get their butts handed to them without provocation! Guys will be guys I suppose haha
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Old 10-05-2012, 04:05 PM   #23
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Not to be sexist or anything, but I'm pretty sure it's because she's a woman. Someone in a thread about NASIOC being full of a holes pointed out that when women ask previously asked questions they're just complimented and helped out
This is also true in this case, because I've seen many other newbies ask similarly clearly stated questions politely get their butts handed to them without provocation! Guys will be guys I suppose haha
That's very true, and the funny part is the main person doing most of the ass-handing (haha) is a certain mod that we all know. It's mostly all targeting n00bs. I tell you what, it's terrible forum management to harass newcomers because they are the ones that are going to be here years later, AND.. they are the ones that spend money at sponsor's business's. I'm a mod on a popular motorcycle forum and every day I'm baffled by the straight up rudeness on here. Rudeness that starts with the mods. These type of things just are not tolerated on my forum. A lot of subie owners are nerdy people, nerds shouldn't be rude. I guess it's just keyboard courage.

Ok, sorry for the rant, back on topic
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:11 PM   #24
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does the TRS kit auto height adjust or manual like the sti? or is it non adjustable
Do you mean the levelers that come standard with the sti/wrx limited?
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:46 PM   #25
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Another +1 for trs. If you have reflector headlights I probably wouldn't do it. But if you have projectors its well worth the money.
Aren't the projectors part of the kit
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