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    Hi all

    I'm a bit unsure of how I get power to my new Xenon/HID kit, the installation manual isn't exactly helpful.

    Where do these connectors go, near where the halogen bulb is placed, with those wires?

    All the connections are done its just the connection to the original power supply I'm not sure of doing, the two wires coming from the HID kit for this look like this;



     
     

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    Those spades should fit into you existing lamp connector block..the one you plug onto the original lamp.
     
     

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    Let me know the results please Joe, im thinking of getting one of these HID kits.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by NealP View Post
    Those spades should fit into you existing lamp connector block..the one you plug onto the original lamp.
    Thanks Neal, whereabouts/what is the lamp connector block, pardon my lack of knowledge, when it comes to common sense I have none!

    I've taken this photo of my passenger side with back cover off.




    And this photo is the driver side, back cover still on - looks a bit different.



    Or am I looking in completely the wrong place?

    Thanks again for your help so far!

    Steve - course I will let you see the results, least I can do
     
     

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    Looking at the LHS pic, am I correct in saying that the yellow and orange (or brown) wires are connectd to the bulb at the moment?
     
     

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    Hi Neal. You're correct, the yellow and brown wires are connected at the moment. Connecting the positive red wire to the existing yellow wire, and the negative black wire to the existing brown wire did the trick . My kit is a 6000k kit which is the whitest and brightest, gives out the most lumens. Photos below were about 5pm so still mostly light.

    Here are the finished results;





    Is it worth me doing a write up? I have some more photos. I'm a bit wary of where one of the ballasts is though, as on the left hand side under the bonnet there wasn't much space anyway to mount it so its in a potentially dodgy position.
     
     

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    I write up would be helpful
    What kit and where did you get it from in the end joe?
    Cheers mate
     
     

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    I got it from Ebay, I'll give you a link to the guy thats still selling them - he does a range of colours/temps too, although personally I'd go for 6000k or 8000k as they're the brightest.

    Here's the link - £53 including delivery, I purchased on thursday and they came today.
    Current auction ends in a couple of hours

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=190289602770
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve23002 View Post
    Let me know the results please Joe, im thinking of getting one of these HID kits.
    Whatever you do Steve, don't buy 8000K kits...they are too blue for legal road use, and are not bright due to the colour temperature. 6000K is the highest I would go.
     
     

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    Cheers for the advice guys 6000k ones it is. Ill start looking tomorrow.
    Sorry for hi-jacking your thread Joe
    Good work by the way Joe
     
     

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