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    dont mean to sound dumb or anything, but can anybody give me some simple info/advice on hids, read a few posts on here, 6000k.....8000k......ballast boxs.... blah, blah,blah, and a few guys having problems, so what are the pro and cons of having them, are they easy to fit etc etc

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    where did you order them from and what kit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robbie69 View Post
    where did you order them from and what kit?
    not ordered any yet, thinking of doing so, just want a bit of info/advice first

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    I would buy a kit from hids direct made for the vec-c. They seem to work better on the facelift. It all depends how much you want to spend. They are easy enough to fit, people do have problems but this kit seems to work well on the newer cars as I said.

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    in relation to 4000, 6000 or 8000k the lower the number the whiter and brighter the light, the higher the bluer they are. Mine are 6000k and work well and look good.

    Hope this helps,

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    Robbie, you got facelift vec ?.... you got HIDs ? ..... you any pics how you did it and where you put the ballasts .... did you need to drill a hole on plastic cover for bulbs ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robbie69 View Post
    in relation to 4000, 6000 or 8000k the lower the number the whiter and brighter the light, the higher the bluer they are. Mine are 6000k and work well and look good.

    Hope this helps,

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    cheers mate thanks for that, was thinking of spending about £70 quid, how do you fit them, how long do they last and is it worth it ?

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    Mines facelift and I might have hids! They are easy to fit. You need to drill hole in plastic cover. Left ballast easy, just fits in battery box. Right hand not so easy as it's tight. Take airbox out to fit makes it alot easier. The ballast mounts on the inside of the wing with sticky pads. If you look you'll see what I mean. Got no photos at the moment but sure there are some on here.

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    I'd buy this kit or the 6k version. They are easy to fit, have a look in the how2 section. If you need anymore help, give me a shout.

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Ultra-HID-Xeno...3A1|240%3A1318

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    I use 8000k bulbs and they give out a very bright white light and i love them.

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