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    right i know this been covered so many times but cant seem to find a good how 2 on it, im going to have a go at fitting my HIDs myself and would like advice on what, wher and how do i locate things, i have 2 chunky boxes in my boxed kit and wondering what are they for and where is best to fit them, any advice or hel p is greatly appreciated thanks guys

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    or better still can i employ someone lol be better

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    Their for powering up the lights.

    Some people cable tie to impact bar or around that area.
    I personally just left mine in the wing and the battery tray as their away from the elements that way.

    After that it's pretty simple connectors can only go one way usually.

    But if you still need a hand give me a shout.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angel1368 View Post
    i have 2 chunky boxes in my boxed kit and wondering what are they for and where is best to fit them,
    They're the ballasts. Full of electronic trickery to boost the 12volts to 30,000 volts to power the HID bulbs, and to also help prevent bulb failure warnings.

    I mounted mine under the headlights, in the place factory fit ones would normally go.

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...=1#post1060742

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    thanks very much guys, i dont think im gonna attempt it cos im pretty useless at this type of thing so how much do we think is a good quote off a mechanic to fit?

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    What a mechanic anybody can fit hids its simple mate

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    Come see me one night mate I'll for them for ya

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    we'll do them at the meet on Friday mate, Critch you coming as well? get your name down! lol

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    Can't mate she's already booked for kids to go their grand parents so we can pack house up ready for moving

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    bad times, sneak off later on as we are normally there til late lol

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