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    I'm sure this has been asked before but i can't find it. Fitting aftermarket hids to a facelift i take it it's the same basics but we have a hard plastic cover instead of a soft rubber one, So basically can someone who has done it tell me how to overcome this little problem. Thanks in advance

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    You need (I think) a 25mm hole cutter. Thats what I needed to put the hole in the plastic cap.

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    I just used a 25mm flat wood bit.

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    I see so you just find a flat space on the cover and just drill a 25mm hole to pass the wires through. Thanks for that any recommendations on which kit to buy and do we all think 6000k is the right choice?

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    Yep, just put the hole in the middle, thats what I did...

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    Thanks for the quick reply and the advice. Can i ask which kit you opted for and price thanks

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    Got mine on Ebay, from Hids-Direct. (They also have a website) It was £89.99 with postage and came next day. It came with all the bits and pieces, ballasts, fault cancellers etc. I went for the 6k bulbs, but thinking I should of gone for the 4.3k now.

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    again.

    I got the Hids-Direct kit aswell, but I went for the 4.3K kit and the light and colour are great.

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    i take it the 4300 are slightly brighter and not so blue is that about right?

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    Yep, they are more white and produce more light, although the 6k are good too... but I bought them to improve the beam and ended up getting side-tracked by the looks... damit!

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