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Old 10-05-2012, 05:03 PM   #26
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He means that it you have headlights with stock halogen projectors that its mostly a matter of unbolting the old and putting the new one in unlike reflector based halogens which require more effort
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:20 PM   #27
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Do you mean the levelers that come standard with the sti/wrx limited?
yes i do
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:03 PM   #28
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He means that it you have headlights with stock halogen projectors that its mostly a matter of unbolting the old and putting the new one in unlike reflector based halogens which require more effort
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:11 PM   #29
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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
I'm guessing it's because you guys are suckers for women in uniform(ed questions).
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:30 PM   #30
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yes i do
Unfortunately no, just the vertical and horizontal manual adjusters to aline them
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:28 PM   #31
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HID kits in stock non HID housings are a bad idea. Look into HID retrofit kits.
as i was...
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:21 AM   #32
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anyone with the DDM kit, does it come unbranded? the pictures on their site shows branded ballasts but i just received mines and nothing... i their type of kits are all made in asia but just curious to know. i love how it came with no instructions either (i know its PNP but it would be nice).
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Old 12-29-2012, 10:26 AM   #33
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I'm getting a 2013 Forester in a few weeks. I noticed the Touring model comes with HID as standard equipment. Is there anyway I can retrofit the OEM HID kit from the Touring model into my lower grade model? Are there other kits out there you guys would recommend for a Forester? I'm willing to go as far as swapping out the entire headlight assembly for projector low beams if they're available.

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Old 12-29-2012, 12:01 PM   #34
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If there is an hid oem option then it's just a matter of switching the housings and having the right harness, but that would probably be a lot more then doing a retrofit you're self.
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:49 PM   #35
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If there is an hid oem option then it's just a matter of switching the housings and having the right harness, but that would probably be a lot more then doing a retrofit you're self.
I found sites selling for the Legacy and Impreza with the projector lights. I would like to have self-leveling projector lights if possible. All I could find for Forester so far are hid bulbs you plug into the stock housing.
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:53 PM   #36
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I'm not sure there is such a thing for the forester. My friends done a retrofit on his forester, it just doesn't have the levelers in them
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:19 PM   #37
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Foresters come with HIDs in reflectors, which is quite rare. I wonder what is exactly the difference in between halogens and HID versions... asides from the D2R vs halogen bulb
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:32 PM   #38
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The reflective surfaces probably have millimeters of difference in the way the bends are made
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:12 AM   #39
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Aren't the projectors part of the kit
hey there,

so i guess my 2012 subie.. is not worth retro fitting then? cause i have stock reflector headlights..

there is a guy who did it somewhere in lighting and electrical forum..
but it was buttload of work!
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