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so today was HID day for me.

got a set of 8000k HIDs. get to my dads (where my tools and a garage are), figure maybe an hour to get this done. couldnt figure out how to get the headlight out...not easy like the elantras im used to working on. after attempting it w/ the headlight in, and not being able to get the clip back into place (same one my old elantra uses), i said f- it. look on here...find out the only way to remove the headlight assembly is to remove the front bumper....looks simple, 11 bolts on the bottom, 4 for the splash guard, 2 at the fender/bumper line, and 4 in the bay (sorta)...get it off in like 15-20 min, get both headlights pulled, and bulbs in both, wired up, placed the ballasts...get it all together, bumper back on, cross my fingers (since easy mods like to give me the most shit), turn the battery on, hit the lights...oh my god, so ****ing amazing

gives the same look as the acura TL, which is what we were going for, cut off line is perfect, just like stock. lighting is great (i know there would be more w/ a 4300-6000k kit) and the car looks amazing.

ill have pics up soon. i was going to take her camera and then left and realized i left it at my place for the battery to charge for the DIAS tomorrow.
 

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Glad that you got your kit in. However, it is not necessary to take your bumper off to get this job done. I installed my apexcone kit without taking it off. The hardest thing for me was the retention clip, getting it seated properly. After I figured that out, I was golden. HID's are definitely the way to go my man. Good job!
 

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[quote author=zoom_craigy_zoom link=topic=66825.msg1147383#msg1147383 date=1168663539]
Glad that you got your kit in. However, it is not necessary to take your bumper off to get this job done. I installed my apexcone kit without taking it off. The hardest thing for me was the retention clip, getting it seated properly. After I figured that out, I was golden. HID's are definitely the way to go my man. Good job!
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He may have retro-fitted new projectors?!?
 

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[quote author=Operator link=topic=66825.msg1147401#msg1147401 date=1168664207]
[quote author=zoom_craigy_zoom link=topic=66825.msg1147383#msg1147383 date=1168663539]
Glad that you got your kit in. However, it is not necessary to take your bumper off to get this job done. I installed my apexcone kit without taking it off. The hardest thing for me was the retention clip, getting it seated properly. After I figured that out, I was golden. HID's are definitely the way to go my man. Good job!
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He may have retro-fitted new projectors?!?
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Good point. Its late and I'm tired. :p
 

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finally got the camera and heres some HID pics

before





after (i found out HIDs are hard to caputre head on and still show the tint they produce at angles)







with high beams on (talk about yellow!)

 

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[quote author=Operator link=topic=66825.msg1147401#msg1147401 date=1168664207]
[quote author=zoom_craigy_zoom link=topic=66825.msg1147383#msg1147383 date=1168663539]
Glad that you got your kit in. However, it is not necessary to take your bumper off to get this job done. I installed my apexcone kit without taking it off. The hardest thing for me was the retention clip, getting it seated properly. After I figured that out, I was golden. HID's are definitely the way to go my man. Good job!
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He may have retro-fitted new projectors?!?
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looking at his pics...those are definitely our projectors.
 
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