HID headlights. I need better lighting. What are you using?

Discussion in 'High Tech Retrofits' started by QUAKE_WARS, May 2, 2018.

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    Add relays first. They do help to a certain extent.

    If you still want to upgrade to higher wattage lamps later on.... You may need them to keep from toasting the factory harness switch or headlight plugs.
     
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    YUP,YUP. i planned on a harness for sure. Still want HID conversion.
     
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    I wouldn't get the Ebay crap.

    Reedld is going to the right place... the retrofit source. Great quality products.

    If you're ambitious you could do what I did....

    http://ultm8z.com/HID Projector Retrofit into a 2nd Gen Camaro.pdf

    Though there are probably more "bolt on" type kits out there. Nevertheless I think the old axiom "you get what you pay for" still applies.
     
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    I’m running truck lite l e d headlights. Huge upgrade, plug and play
     
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    I have LED head lights for the reflector style housing.
     
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    WOW, awesome write up!
     
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    Thanks. Yeah, at the time I was researching for the swap almost eight years ago, The Retrofit Source was saying the '06'-'08 Acura TL's were the cream of the crop in performance. They weren't kidding... even today (~10 model years later), just with the addition of LED D2S bulbs, these headlights still blow away most OEM HID systems (I know they blow away my wife's 2017 Inifinity which I would think are near state of the art).
     
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    Excellent read on 7" headlight update!! I'm keeping my 70 Z28, so giving your instructions a go... Dw
     

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