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      07-23-2011, 01:49 PM   #1
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Bought HIDs--need help installing them

I have a prelci halogen e90. I bought HIDs for low beam and fog lights and I need help installing them. I am willing to pay whoever helps me completely install them ///take of bumper and lights and mount the ballasts as well as adjust bulbs to perfect height. I mainly need some tools and a partner so please let me know if you'd b willing to dedicate half a day to help. thanks


edit: in socal btw....

i mean it costs 140$ to install at a shop and that's def not worth it

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      07-23-2011, 01:53 PM   #2
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      07-23-2011, 01:57 PM   #3
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So I suggest you find a buddy with some tools, buy a case of beer, download a dye, and have fun with it. Alternative is buy a ratchet set and get any old friend to help.
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I have an idea. Why don't you buy actual xenon headlights, instead of jerry rigging xenon bulbs into halogen housing? No one wants that in their rear view mirror.
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I have an idea. Why don't you buy actual xenon headlights, instead of jerry rigging xenon bulbs into halogen housing? No one wants that in their rear view mirror.
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So I'm guessing this thread didn't turn out quite the way that cheapy mccheaperson thought it would. Lol
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So I'm guessing this thread didn't turn out quite the way that cheapy mccheaperson thought it would. Lol
well, im thinking about just angling the headlights more towards the floor so that they wont be such a nuisance. and I was going to buy xenons, but I recently had to change some tires and got a traffic ticket so that practically took all of my xenon money. I guess i'll just wait till I amount enough money for xenons then?
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To do the install on fog lights and low beams is quite easy albeit a tedious task.

A combination of 8,10, and 12mm (At most) is all you need along with your basic screw drivers if need be.

BTW HID are Xenon.
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well, im thinking about just angling the headlights more towards the floor so that they wont be such a nuisance. and I was going to buy xenons, but I recently had to change some tires and got a traffic ticket so that practically took all of my xenon money. I guess i'll just wait till I amount enough money for xenons then?
No you won't.

You'll just rig them up and blind people.
Nice civic.
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To do the install on fog lights and low beams is quite easy albeit a tedious task.

A combination of 8,10, and 12mm (At most) is all you need along with your basic screw drivers if need be.

BTW HID are Xenon.
hey, thanks for the help. I wanted to change the fogs mainly because I want to match the oe bixenon headlights (when I got to them).
I meant bi-xenon, sorry. with the shutter hi beam and everything
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No you won't.

You'll just rig them up and blind people.
Nice civic.
thanks bro, ill make sure to install red led lights under and throughout the cabin itself....
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Would definitely love to help but I'm miles away
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thanks

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Would definitely love to help but I'm miles away
thanks, really appreciate that. Just gotta look for someone in socal
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half a day for u to install hid's??? are u serious?

dood, no joke... like someone suggested... get some basic tools, a couple of beers, and a friend to help you.
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half a day for u to install hid's??? are u serious?

dood, no joke... like someone suggested... get some basic tools, a couple of beers, and a friend to help you.
IDK, i just heard it was a hassle to get the bumper/headlight off.. also installing them into the headlight itself would take some time. It would take half a day for me and my friend...whereas if I had someone seasoned in this sort of thing it can be done within an hour or two.
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IDK, i just heard it was a hassle to get the bumper/headlight off.. also installing them into the headlight itself would take some time. It would take half a day for me and my friend...whereas if I had someone seasoned in this sort of thing it can be done within an hour or two.
well if you dont wanna deal with installs, just take it to a local socal shop to do it for you like LT or some other place you want.

[edit] just remember ur first post and u didnt wanna pay 140.... i dunno then lol
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Only if u was in norcal. I'll do it for you for $50
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where is socal are you located, and what ballasts are you using?
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ahh

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Only if u was in norcal. I'll do it for you for $50
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damn thats the price i was looking for
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where is socal are you located, and what ballasts are you using?
91784, in Upland...

Near Rancho, Ontario, Glendora...
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