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    Ive just ordered my H.I.Ds 5k so i now need to do side lights and fogs. Do the led side lights bring up faults?

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    Yes. Mitec 501's appear to be the best solution. Talking of Foglights, I got H3 SMD's at the start of the week and weather permitting am fitting them tomorrow, gotta get rid of that yellow glow since fitting HID's.

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    agreed, ive just fitted mtecs myself

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    ive already got fogs in just need to change the blubs to get rid of the yellow tint, ive even manged to get the supplier of the hids to fit them! its will save me hands some cuts

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    All leds will strobe and most will throw up errors. Many on here go for m-tec's and are happy with them, but i've read a couple of post not satisfied with colour match.
    I used leemarksmith's method (minus the switches) to have error and strobe free led sidelights; i've wired them to the instrument illumination and left the standard 501s wired in their original holders tucked away behind the headlights, wrapped in foil. They now come on when I switch the lights on and best of all when I unlock the car. If one of the original sides do blow just unwrap the foil and replace. [img]i888.photobucket.com/albums/ac86/BillySastard/DSC06987.jpg[/img]
    Leemarksmith's thread http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=112369
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    Oops no pic

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    I have mtec 501's for sidelights and extras in fogs

    Also have mtec fog's and full beam

    8k 55w HID's too just to be that little bit different

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    sorry to hijack but i have angel eye lights and was just wondering if those el halo rings cause a fault?

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    cheers guys i will look into it all

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    any links for the mtec 501s or a link for the best place to buy them

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