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Old 02-25-2007, 09:21 AM   #11
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Please dont tell me you got 8000K ?
Nope, I'm getting the 4300K kit. Why so much negativity about the ballast? Can you blame a Japanies company for copying a German product and selling it as there own? Atleast there copying a good product, and the kit isn't made in China. I decided to get the kit after both of my year old 9006 Silverstars went out two weeks ago within a few minutes of each other! I'm just tired of blowing $50 a year for Silverstars, and I can't go back to the "yellow" regular bulbs. The HID kit should last for 3000 hours, thats 10 years for me. I was worried about glare to other drivers with the HID'*, but I met up with a guy in the area from clubgp who has the same kit in his '05 GTP, and there is almost none at all. I just need to properly aim the lights after I put the kit in.
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How much was the group buy for the lights?
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Explr1, How many people on ClubGP have had them for more then a year?

Yes, they maybe coping a good company but that doesn't mean they are good
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Anything aftermarket can break. Silverstars always burn out.

HID'* are a fun mod, I wish I had them.
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Even quality product burns out.

Many of us have great results and no burnouts on SilverStars. I've got them running in both cars. 5 years and 2 years respectively.
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yeah but with HID'* Wren, there is more then just a bulb that can go bad

You got the Burner, ballasts, And the Starters.

and the #1 thing that has problem in the HID world is the ballasts. that why CC and I and really trying to just warn people not to waste the money and spend a bit more and get the right and better parts.
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Do you have any evidence that this particular brand/model is troublesome?
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if you Check out HIDplanet.com and many other Good HID sites, you will find that ANY no name brand or cheap ones Suck. and most of them will die within a year or so.

Its well know inside the HID world but for people that do not do Research on them they will never know.
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How much was the group buy for the lights?
There are a two right now:

$116
http://www.clubgp.com/newforum/tm.as...key=&language=

$130
http://www.clubgp.com/newforum/tm.as...mode=1&smode=1
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Mine are going on a year, made from Pilot but they still are a kit, and i love them.

You guys (corvette and bandit) talk so much **** about them and have locked up 3 HID threads that I have known, but you have never used them long term, you have no idea if they will fail.

Also CorvetteCrazy, the smart *** comment about me going back to school....is that really needed?
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