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Well here I am again on my first weekend home from school cause it's my brother's birthday. Anyways, decided to spend the afternoon in the shop where I can just relax with some tunes and work on my car.
This time I bring to you an HID conversion kit that I bought off of ebay. The kit is a 3000k kit which means the color output is yellowish (perfect for fogs to cut through any weather out there). I did put this kit in my foglights because I use them way more than my highbeams/brights and I already have OEM xenons in my low beams.
This project was not that difficult at all. I would reccomend it to almost anyone as long as you feel comfortable taking out your headlights/foglights and using all the tools and materials listed!
Enough with the formalities.
Tools:
Drill
5/8 drill bit (I used a wood bit, any should do)
Dremel and sanding drum attachment (needs to fit in 5/8 hole)
Screw driver w/ phillips head (for fogs) and torx bit (for headlights)
At least a 6" extension for torx bit to reach 3rd screw in headlights
Wire stripper/wire cutters
Silicone sealant (small tube)
Electric tape
Other Materials:
Wire connectors
HID conversion kit...duh..
Ready to work..
First here are some before pictures...
















Once it gets dark here on the crazy west coast I'll put night shots up

Oh I know...I'm pretty stoked too!!
 

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f***ing nice!!! i have not seen the yellow HIDs yet (unless that is what the is300 fog's are) but I am impressed!
cant wait to see them at night. how do you have your foggys on without the head/parking lights?
 

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Re: DIY: HID Conversion. The transformation from Halogen to Xenon. (20VTURBOSpoolMeUp!)

insane as expected.
 

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Re: DIY: HID Conversion. The transformation from Halogen to Xenon. (HarvVAG)

the fogs go on without the headlights/parking lights via the headlight relay mod.
here they are
3000k xenon fogs only:

3000k xenon fogs + 4300k projector xenons

both of them in your eye
 

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looks great!
I think that a matching set of blueish HIDs would look slightly better, but that is just my taste.
great job, and thanks for the write up!!
 

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Re: (TurboNasty)

wow how much did that all cost
 

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Re: (Niles1.8T)

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wow how much did that all cost

HID conversion kit $253.88 shipped/insured
25A fuses $1.99
Wire connectors $2.99
Electrical Tape $1.69
 

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Re: (20VTURBOSpoolMeUp!)

i had to squint just looking at the picture...do me a favor...dont ever drive behind me.
http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: (20VTURBOSpoolMeUp!)

Quote, originally posted by 20VTURBOSpoolMeUp! »
HID conversion kit $253.88 shipped/insured
25A fuses $1.99
Wire connectors $2.99
Electrical Tape $1.69

Having the best lighting set up on the road..... priceless.
Good job Ike. I envy you. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: (threethirteen)

haha seriously
 

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Re: (jcm15)

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Having the best lighting set up on the road..... priceless.
Good job Ike. I envy you. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

Thanks Jacen. It is pretty sweet I must admit. You'll have to experience it first hand sometime.
Thanks Niles http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: (20VTURBOSpoolMeUp!)

Quote, originally posted by 20VTURBOSpoolMeUp! »
HID conversion kit $253.88 shipped/insured
25A fuses $1.99
Wire connectors $2.99
Electrical Tape $1.69

....
custom DIY lights, $priceless.

looks good. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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so here is a wall pic from tonight...you can see the change from 3000k yellow to the 4300k white better since i was parked on a hilly driveway
 

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Re: DIY: HID Conversion. The transformation from Halogen to Xenon. (20VTURBOSpoolMeUp!)

Hey Issac,
Can you email me at [email protected]? I'd like to talk about this article with you. Thanks! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: DIY: HID Conversion. The transformation from Halogen to Xenon. (Radonut)

email sent, hope that was audiworld.com http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 
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