HID retrofit

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HID retrofit

Postby alpha » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:01 am

alright. im planning on retrofitting projectors into my headlights.
so my stock bulbs/wiring are for H4 type.
now do i have to match up the projector to my wiring or not?lets say i found some projectors of toyota windom.but bulbs in them were HB3.
or it doesnt matter what projector i use...all i need is just to get one of those HID kits of ebay or something?

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Re: HID retrofit

Postby JAY-929 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:48 am

Those kits definitely make life easier for you, because it comes with the necessary relays that are needed to convert to a HID setup.
About your first questions, I'm not too sure. It might matter, it might not. Hopefully, someone can confirm that shortly for you hopefully.
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Re: HID retrofit

Postby alpha » Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:18 am

i was at the junk yard few weeks ago and thought i pick up a few projectors. found a few windom ones and some legacy too...but didnt get them as i had no clue what to do with different bulbs...

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Re: HID retrofit

Postby Matsuda9 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:38 am

as long as they are high/low setup (to match the original wiring) i don't think it would matter what type of bulb in the projector.... but you will need to get HID to match the bulb

i have heard some real horror stories about ebay kits, but at the same time i heard that they are great....
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Re: HID retrofit

Postby alpha » Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:52 am

well i checked a few wirings and lets say windom had 2 pin plug, mine is 3.
this is just confusing at the moment...
but looking on hidplanet.com and seems like they using all sort of projectors on all sorts of cars.like a e55 merc into maxima/cefiro...
i guess that works, just need to get proper wiring to match my wiring and bulbs.
ebay was just an example, ofcourse i will get some decent quality stuff...dont want to burn my car out:)


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