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Old 08-17-2010, 12:00 PM   #1
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Default Which HID kit best fits MORRETTE H7 headlights?

Can anyone tell me if I can put any HID kit in the my Morrettes? I know they're H7, but is there anything specific I need to know before buying the H7 HID kit?

Here's the one I'm looking at- http://www.hidgeeks.com/H7-HID-CONVE...n-Kit-p32.html

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Old 09-14-2010, 12:16 AM   #2
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i have 55w kit with 5000k bulbs in my morettes... they look great both during the day and night.. and 35w kit with 3000k bulbs in my fogs.
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Old 09-14-2010, 09:09 AM   #3
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The correct answer is "none".
Despite being projectors, the Morettes are still intended for use with halogen bulbs so lighting performance with aftermarket HIDs will not match that of true HID projectors. That said, the only way to do this with acceptable results and component reliability is with genuine OEM-type D2S bulbs with centering adapters, and OEM-grade Hella or Phillips ballasts (i.e. LQV-212). These parts are readily available on Ebay and elsewhere.
When D2S bulbs are installed in an H7 housing with the proper adapters, the HID globe will be in the same location as the halogen H7 filament. This does NOT mean that the lighting output will be the same as the dispersion characteristics of the two are very different, not to mention the much higher lumen output of the HID capsule.
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Old 09-14-2010, 09:38 AM   #4
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The correct answer is "none".
Despite being projectors, the Morettes are still intended for use with halogen bulbs so lighting performance with aftermarket HIDs will not match that of true HID projectors. That said, the only way to do this with acceptable results and component reliability is with genuine OEM-type D2S bulbs with centering adapters, and OEM-grade Hella or Phillips ballasts (i.e. LQV-212). These parts are readily available on Ebay and elsewhere.
When D2S bulbs are installed in an H7 housing with the proper adapters, the HID globe will be in the same location as the halogen H7 filament. This does NOT mean that the lighting output will be the same as the dispersion characteristics of the two are very different, not to mention the much higher lumen output of the HID capsule.
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good info here: http://www.danielsternlighting.com/t...nversions.html
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