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Old 04-27-2008, 11:38 PM   #1
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Default Should I do headlight relay/ground upgrade/mod before I upgrade to HID ??

I'm going to pick up some HID headlights in the near future.

Should I bother doing the headlight ground upgrade, as well as upgrade with relays and much thicker wiring ?

will this make a difference even with the hids ?
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Old 04-28-2008, 04:42 AM   #2
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check xenonexpert.com for apexcone HID conversion. they have a relay kit if u really want to put it in. i just bought the kit and it plugs right into the stock wiring harness. i have had them in since november with no probs. i would definitely racommend this set.
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Old 04-28-2008, 01:29 PM   #3
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I'm going to pick up some HID headlights in the near future.

Should I bother doing the headlight ground upgrade, as well as upgrade with relays and much thicker wiring ?

will this make a difference even with the hids ?

hid kits themselves are not recommended, but if you do end up getting one, yes, you will need some sort of relay harness.

hid ballasts draw a higher amp rate at startup, which can be too much for factory wiring.
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Old 04-28-2008, 02:13 PM   #4
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ok good to know.

I will definatly upgrade my headlight wiring then.

is there a decent write up somewhere of how to upgrade them with relays?
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Old 04-28-2008, 03:42 PM   #5
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i havent seen a write up before, but i can sure help u do it.

i am just not familiar with the electrical system of a 98, but if you let me know what type of connectors/bulbs it uses, i will help you wire everything up.
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