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    Hi. just got my hid kit supervision 50w 4300k from hid direct fitted today everything seemed ok but one seemed to go dim and went off swapped parts round found ballst box faulty also whenswitched off lights were strobing any one else had problems also what is hid direct if you have a fault .. cheers guys

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    Sorry mate, i fitted the 50w 8000k other week and have had no strobbing, dimming or . contact them, they'll apparently sort you out?!?

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    Sounds very unfortunate that you had an issue but they will sort it out when you call them.
    Did you swap ballasts over and try it again to rul in or out the bulb?

    As for strobing, did you fit cancellors? if so you may be one of the very unfortunate few that needs two sets of cancellors and again these guys will fix that.

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    yeah derek swapped the ballast with other side and cancellor and bulb was ok was ok at first then just seemed to go off no warning light on dash just the strobing for about five times will give them a ring tomorrow . cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul wingnut View Post
    yeah derek swapped the ballast with other side and cancellor and bulb was ok was ok at first then just seemed to go off no warning light on dash just the strobing for about five times will give them a ring tomorrow . cheers
    Sorry to ask do u have to take the front bumper off to fit the kit?
    hope you got your problem sorted..
    cheers Darren

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    you dont have to but its easier to get into the lights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derek Mc View Post
    Sounds very unfortunate that you had an issue but they will sort it out when you call them.
    Did you swap ballasts over and try it again to rul in or out the bulb?

    As for strobing, did you fit cancellors? if so you may be one of the very unfortunate few that needs two sets of cancellors and again these guys will fix that.
    Derek,I fitted a cheap set I bought off eBay today to my Jaguar X type.I think it's got a full canbus system,anyway,for £26 plus about £10 for a set of cancelers I thought I would give it a go.F**k me!,if people on here think the Vectra C is awkward,this b*****d makes it look easy,believe me,you need to be a midget or have hands the size of a five year old!!!!!.On the drivers side you've got an ABS control unit and on the other side you have to take the battery out.What a load of p***ing around,it was a real nightmare.My hands are cut to f**k.
    Eventually,after all afternoon I got it working but it's flickering,not too bad,I could live with it if I have to,but the comment you made about fitting a double set of cancelers in line,does it really work?,as I have a spare set so will use them if it will sort the problem out,but don't want to have all that f*****G around again if there's any doubts etc.FELIXX.(REALLY P**sed off).

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    lol nice flex dads got jag s type v8 wants hid i had one look and told him f**k that lol and i have small hads looks like engine needs to come out lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by bangty 1 View Post
    lol nice flex dads got jag s type v8 wants hid i had one look and told him f**k that lol and i have small hads looks like engine needs to come out lol
    Honestly,that would be a viable option!!!.At one point,when I was doing the drivers side,I thought that the wing coming off would make it so easier!!!!!.I can't believe,that that model was aimed at the American market.Can you imagine some yank having to do that just to change a bulb?.No wonder they didn't sell too well. FELIXX.

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    I had a problem with strobing, get it tech2 or opcom to tell the car it has factory fit xenons... sorted me right out..

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