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    picking up my pre face vectra tmorrow!

    i had hid's in my old car in both the dipped beam and foglights. they are h7 and h3. i believe these will fit into the vectra aswell is that right? also just wondering is it the same as my corsa c just plug and play or is it harder as i have heard things about canbus wiring and if im honest im scared

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    hi mate they were the same on my facelift model but not sure about the pre face .think you will need bulb warning cancelers think you need them on all vecs .take a look at hids direct had 2 sets from him and all good

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    not sure if the fogs are H1 i could be wrong . you will need a resistor to fool the self check that there are bulbs there as the HID kits draw less power and make the car think a bulbs out .

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    will the hid's still work even with the warning light on the dash until i get it sorted?

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    not sure , i think they throw a fit and shut the hid kit down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Graeme01 View Post
    will the hid's still work even with the warning light on the dash until i get it sorted?
    yes m8 they will work

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    cheers

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    alright just checked that the hid's work and they do but how the hell do you fit them? on my old car the bulb just fitted in but its different here as the bulb isnt a direct fit

    anyone have a gyide or any advice after doing theres?

    cheers
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    hi mate not sure on pre face on my facelift the bulbs just slotted in the holder they are like spring loaded they only just fit in so it is tight if you know what i mean there is a how 2 on here somewhere for pre face i am sure

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