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Old 02-05-2011, 10:35 PM   #1
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Do any of the members on here have any experience with the HID conversion kits?
Any advice on what wattage to use would also be helpfull.
This is for my 97 Bonneville SE.
I also have a set of the Xenon 27 watt 880'* for the fog lights, but didnt want to use them if theres a chance of melting the connector plug.
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I have 55w HID in my lesabre they are awesome no need for high beams..
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They say that because of the intensity of HID low beams, you should remove the reflective material from the bottom of your headlights.

I've got 35W'* in my fog lights, and those almost light up the whole road.
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I have 55watt 9006 6000k bulbs for my headlights and 35watt 8000k for my fogs and I must say that I will never go back to standard filament bulbs again. They are very easy to install and generate less heat compared to regular bulbs and use a lot less power. They produce a bit of glare due to most standar bulb housings are not made for hid set ups but if you aim them correctly most if not all glare can be removed.
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I forgot to mention that my fog lights get extremely warm to the touch, but I can still put my hands on the lenses. I wouldn't worry about melting anything, especially with 35W kits.

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They produce a bit of glare due to most standar bulb housings are not made for hid set ups but if you aim them correctly most if not all glare can be removed.
Really? That sounds much easier than hacking my headlight housings. Thanks for the heads-up.
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