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    Fitted my HID kit today. Passenger side ballast was easy to fit, stuck it inside the battery box. As for the drivers side there is nowhere to fit them properly. No room under air box, inner wing, nothing. I ended up using the supplied holders and bolting them onto the air box using one of the air box's own bolts. So where did you fit yours?

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    i got mine up the side of the wing

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    mines tucked under the headlight/inner wing on the os a very tight fit. if your still having problems let me know.

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    I found that there was a natural hollow between the back of the headlamp unit and the inside of the wing, my ballasts and ignitors are stuffed in there.

    Having said that, my parking sensors don't work with the HIDs on...

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    inside the wing as above.

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    Mines fitted inside of the wing too....

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    lke everyone else, slid down inside the wing.... do the ballasts produce any heat though?? It's presed up against the outside - don't want to find any paintwork problems later...!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zark View Post
    lke everyone else, slid down inside the wing.... do the ballasts produce any heat though?? It's presed up against the outside - don't want to find any paintwork problems later...!
    Not had a problem so far, there has been a ballast in there for a year!

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    taped up to the back of the light lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobby-tupper View Post
    mines tucked under the headlight/inner wing on the os a very tight fit. if your still having problems let me know.
    Cheers for the offer mate

    Yea I looked at the inner wing and TBH its the tidiest place for it, but didn't want a dull blow say from a football to knock it off. Where it is now isn't the most practical but its not going to shift as its bolted in. When I have a bit more time I think i'll take the hole headlamp out and try for a better place. If I can get it on the outside of the inner wing away from the outer wing then think that would be Top Trumps.

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