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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-25-2013, 10:57 PM Thread Starter
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Last Hid Question. Please Just Help :P

Alright, I am getting tired of stressing out over color/brand/reviews.

I just typed this all but it disappeared -.-

SO HELP. Id rather not spend over 50..

1. VVME is/was my first choice, until I saw 19.22 dollar shipping....

2. I was looking at DDM, but theirs are over 50 just before shipping

3. Amazon brands I have been looking at. XENTEC, which has fantastic
reviews on sites and there but also has terrible reviews on others. BUT here is my information. XENTEC 9007/9004/HB5 Hi/Lo 6000K Advanced Slim Alloy Ballast HID Xenon Kit w/ Hi-beam Halogen (Ultra White) - 41.99
BUT then I go to click "6000k, 9007-Bi-Xenon" and the price jumps up to 54.99 with XENTEC 9007/9004/HB5 Flex Bixenon Hi/Lo 6000K Advanced Slim Alloy Ballast HID Xenon Kit (Ultra White)
by Xentec

4. Then there is the last Amazon brand I have looked into.
OPT7 Blitz 35w HID Xenon Conversion Kit - 9007 Hi-Lo - 6000K Lightning Blue Light - 2 Bulbs & 2 Ballasts -39.99.
OPT7 Blitz 35w HID Xenon Conversion Kit - 9007 Bi-Xenon - 6000K Lightning Blue Light - 2 Bulbs & 2 Ballasts - 59.99...

5. http://www.ebay.com/itm/220472047437 Also, but I am going to assume that those are probably just single beams and will disable my brights...

What is the difference between Hi/Low on the last kit vs bi-xenon

Should I just go with that last set and do hte hi/lo kit? Honestly, I don't need High/lows and if my normal lights would be HID (white/blue) and my brights be halogen... Sure?

Idk... I dont want to blow tons on this. But I don't want a crap set..

So please all post your kits youve bought, reviews, anything to help me out. I would kill to have HIDs... HELP a noob out :D



Please do not say dont do it, blah blah reflector problems. I know. :] thanks <3

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Stop stressing yourself out about it ... just get the amazon xenon 6k hids that are 50-60$ good brand and they have good reviews on em also.. those are what I have and iv had em in for a year and still going they work wonders for me and there also 6k that I have so alil tint of blue but not to bad.. no need to stress yourself on a light bulb, thats what monkeys are for;) lol
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Unless the bulbs tilt, you won't be impressed with the "high beams" on most other bi-xenon bulbs. You'll have better distance with your halogens. Save yourself the trouble and save up and do a retrofit later. Trust me. Your halogens are far better than those cheap HID kits. Been there, done that. Lesson learned. Mini H1s served me for two years. Went back to halogens for a few months. Then finished my EvoX-R retrofit. Never doing PnPs again on any car. Projectors or go home!
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Stop stressing yourself out about it ... just get the amazon xenon 6k hids that are 50-60$ good brand and they have good reviews on em also.. those are what I have and iv had em in for a year and still going they work wonders for me and there also 6k that I have so alil tint of blue but not to bad.. no need to stress yourself on a light bulb, thats what monkeys are for;) lol
whos do you have? Are they the bi-xenon or just low beam hid high beam halo

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DLMMSHM/ref=noref?ie=UTF8&psc=1&s=automotive
Thats what I am thinking..

I really dont need HID brights.. Im guessing that the 6000k's would be bright enough by themselves when it comes to dark areas anyways..

Would this right there be the
Low beam 6000k HID, and a normal halogen for my brights?

Sorry for so many questions I just dont want to order the wrong thing....
Our bulbs are so confusing :(

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Ugh. This is ridiculous..

Just went to DDM and they are wanting way over 50 + 16 shipping...
Im about to just go to VVME and pay the 19 dollar shipping.. I'd rather a dual HID kit.. But Iv read so many bad reviews on people I have no idea what to order.

I shouldnt be stressing out over lights XD

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00COOQYRS/ref=noref?ie=UTF8&psc=1&s=automotive
I am looking at this, I just emailed the company to ask questions and they have lots of great feedback of customer service! SO if they reply with a great response I guess I will be giving them a go.
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There isn't really a need for HID lighting in high beams, just get lows and be done with it.

DDM's slim ballast kits are $30...
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Why would you not need your highs with HIDs? You guys running HIDs in your reflector housing aim them down anyway, so you get no distance. Besides, most of the cheap HID kits that are bixenon have a shitty high beam anyway. They light up the sides, but don't light up anything in the middle where you need it. Stick with halogens or retrofit.
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Honestly, I would save a bit more and get something quality. It's not cheaper if you have to buy it 4 times. If your budget is $50, you won't be too pleased with your options.

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For the xentec ones, 9007 flex tilts up and down, 9007 hi/ low halogen is exacly what it sounds . and 9007 single is just what it sounds like.

I had all 3 in my reflector lol. The single had probably the best light output, but more glare, but no high beam, so ppl flash u n u cant flash back

the tilting sucked for me, too close and still some glare, (i believe less glare on the high beam somehow....anyways they were awful. on our cars when you turn them on it will cause the bulb to turn on (high then low then off, then the car starts and turns on low) this caused the bulb to turn on, off, on, off and then back on which would result in them failing to start when the car starts. (would have to turn off wait a sec then turn on) I have a remote starter tho so that may have caused it to be more of an issue.

The low HID, high halogen was the one I ran for the longest amount of time. high beam sucks but it does light up signs, not much more down road visibility, if any. but it remained legal. not too much glare because the high beam halogen covered the reflector a bit (pointed down) but also a little less distance then the single bulb.

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You pay for the pricey shipping because...

like I've said probably 238 times on here...

You get what you pay for. Shipping is cheap from other HID companies because the packaging is total sh1t. The LAST and final time I ordered from DDM was for the other half's Regal T we just picked up. One of the bulbs were broken upon opening the box.

Third strike...bye.

I'll buy from VVME from now on until the day I stop buying headlight crap.

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