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    now i know there not car specific ive found thousands of the hid conversion kits on ebay! ranging from £40 upto over £100!!

    whats going to be the difference between a £40 kit and a £100 kit then? they seem to contain the same things??
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    Some more expensive kits might also have ballasts and bulbs to do the full beam. Or they're just as shop who are selling them for more.

    All I can truthfully say is that from my own experience and others who I've spoken to, the £50-60 kits are of good quality. All I would recommend is that the seller you buy from on Ebay is a) selling lots of the same kit, and b) check that their feedback for the xenon kits is good.
     
     

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    ahhh i see! cheers for the advice mate, ive just added a load of kits to my watch list on ebay.. will have a good look at the people selling them / their feedback for the kits etc when i get home and order one!

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    Lilo - have you installed them yet? If so just wondering how you got on? Angel eyes (and possible HID's) are on my list of jobs and would like to get them done before the winter! So may look to do them over the next few weeks.

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    im thinking of putting angels and hids in my e46 anyoen got a pic of theres with both on? also a pic of it on full beam with xenon dipped beam as id be lookin at the kit above which i believe doesnt include full beam
     
     

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    I wouldn't bother with xenons for full beam, as there's a delay as they have to warm up - no good when you need to flash drivers.

    I just went for white-ish halogens for full beams that compliment my xenon main/dipped beams nicely.
     
     

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    Sorry to drag up an old post, but Ive been looking at HID's. Am I right in thinking that fitting these with out the little lenses that factory xenons have makes them illegal? Because the lense focuses the light so you dont dazzle oncoming drivers?

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    Also just found this useful pic, for any others looking to do the same
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    I wouldn't say illegal, but getting the wrong bulbs can make the HIDs really blinding to oncoming traffic. With reflector headlights like yours, you need to get the reflector xenon bulbs, so for example rather than just an H7 HID conversion kit, you'd need an H7R HID conversion kit.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe9087 View Post
    I wouldn't say illegal, but getting the wrong bulbs can make the HIDs really blinding to oncoming traffic. With reflector headlights like yours, you need to get the reflector xenon bulbs, so for example rather than just an H7 HID conversion kit, you'd need an H7R HID conversion kit.
    Ohhh now that is handy!
     
     

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