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Old 05-13-2010, 02:37 AM   #11
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The raptors are a good kit, and now have a lifetime warranty. They are just a bigger ballast. If you are worried about space, you will have to go with a slim ballast, which is much more expensive. If your looking to get a good kit for the money, I would go with the raptors.
Most people use the 35 watt kits - they are super bright and don't get nearly as hot as the 55 watt ones. Although 55 watt does have quite a bit higher output, they have been known to melt certain housings (most specifically fog lights). I'm not sure what the options are for highbeams. DDM Tuning has great HID kits though, everyone I know that has them loves them, and has never had a problem. Make sure you stay away from ebay HID kits, i've heard nothing but complaints about them.
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The raptors are a good kit, and now have a lifetime warranty. They are just a bigger ballast. If you are worried about space, you will have to go with a slim ballast, which is much more expensive. If your looking to get a good kit for the money, I would go with the raptors.
Most people use the 35 watt kits - they are super bright and don't get nearly as hot as the 55 watt ones. Although 55 watt does have quite a bit higher output, they have been known to melt certain housings (most specifically fog lights). I'm not sure what the options are for highbeams. DDM Tuning has great HID kits though, everyone I know that has them loves them, and has never had a problem. Make sure you stay away from ebay HID kits, i've heard nothing but complaints about them.
I got lucky with my Xentec ebay kit. Everything worked and had no hassles. After seeing what Gunner went through with his kit though my next kit will be from ddm
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Old 05-13-2010, 03:27 AM   #13
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yeah HID'* isnt a good idea for high beams..thats why most of the newer cars you see out there even though they have projectors for the lows they usually still use either regular bulbs or projectors for the highs

id say for high beams get you some blue tinted bulbs..they give you the same color and brightness of the HIDs only difference is you dont have the ballis so you can turn them on and off all you want..

i cant remember if you can wire up the lows and highs to stay on at the same time on a 92-95..anyone else sure on that?

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so what ur saying is i should get slim ballast HID'* for low beams and just high quality bulbs for high beams?

Is the 6000k, 8000k and so on brightness or color.

sorry bout all the questions, im a little ignorant about this topic i realized after helping my buddy with his AngelEyes on his *-10

now i just have to get my highbeams to work! the whole assembly broke off my steering column, the stick and assembly
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yeah that assembly likes to break from time to time...give it time someone might have one laying around

now if i remember correctly..the higher the number the brighter and more blue the light is...i could be wrong

yeah and go ahead and get ballasts for the low beams..but just get a top notch bulb for the high beams cause you dont use them as much as you do the lows..and like stated above..HID'* especially and more specifically the ballasts hate being turned on and off...and when they do get turned on and off alot they go out

hence why you get regular bulbs for the highs and HID'*/ballasts for the lows..

i hope someone chimes in about wiring the lows and highs together...i cant remember if you can do that on a 92-95..basically what that would do is when you hit your switch to turn on the high beams..the high beams will come on ..but the low beams will stay on also..thus giving you more light output and causeing both farther distance vision but the lows still give you that wide close range vision

hopes that makes sense
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yea that sounds like a good idea!
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my buddy did it..on my 90 6000 i wish i knew how he did that..he did something with the relays.. sorry i couldnt be more helpful
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Thats alright. Ive seen Halo Bulbs too but im pretty sure they are junk.

NOW... what will happen if i use this HID lowbeams/ bright highbeams and smoke/install those black covers for the lights. Will that dim em ALOT?
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well..to be honest yes..BUT..your putting HID'* into a dull style casing as it is..so your not gonna get the full effect but it will be bright

hold up lemme try and find some pictures for you
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from another club..supposedly these are 20K hid'*

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