HID conversion kit 2009 focus - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Second Generation > MK2 Focus

MK2 Focus The place to chat about general questions, window tinting, exterior body, interior and lighting upgrades for the second generation 2008-2011 Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-05-2010, 10:07 AM   #1
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Fan#: 71579
Location: Michigan, United States
What I Drive: 2009 Blue SE

Posts: 43
FF Reputation: 1 stevestarange Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
HID conversion kit 2009 focus

I googled trying to find a HID conversion kit for my 2009 focus but I cant seem to find a straight forward answer. any help

I plan on doing the headlights and fog lights.

thanks.

and is there anything else I should know before I do this.


stevestarange is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-05-2010, 02:42 PM   #2
Focus Enthusiast
 
andrewsfm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Fan#: 70099
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
What I Drive: 2008 Ebony ATX SES w/ Leather & Sun

Posts: 387
Points 1,719, Level 24
Points: 1,719, Level: 24 Points: 1,719, Level: 24 Points: 1,719, Level: 24
Level Up 19% Completed
Level up: 19% Level up: 19% Level up: 19%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 5 andrewsfm Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
You need a kit designed to fit H13 bulbs if you're going to use the OEM lenses, unless you have projectors then go with whatever they take.

You will also need capacitors if you have daytime running lights.

I would also suggest a relay harness and going with 6000k for the colour.

If you want to maintain the capability to have high beams, you need to get a kit with halogen high beams (like I have) or a bi-xenon kit.
__________________
DEI 2-way Alarm & Start / DDM Ballasts + CAP 6000k 55w HIDs in Eagle Eyes Projectors / 6000k 55w HID Fogs / All INT+EXT LEDs+7W LED Reverse / K&N Air Filter / Kumho Ecsta 4X Tires / 35%/20% Tint / Black Grille / Maxxsonics MX-1 + 2500W Stereo
andrewsfm is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-05-2010, 06:59 PM   #3
FocusFest Event Team
 
Kipp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Fan#: 31300
Location: Kansas City, KS
What I Drive: 2013 F150 4x4 5.0, 2014 HD 883 Iron

Posts: 2,362
Points 4,517, Level 42
Points: 4,517, Level: 42 Points: 4,517, Level: 42 Points: 4,517, Level: 42
Level Up 84% Completed
Level up: 84% Level up: 84% Level up: 84%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 9 Kipp Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by andrewsfm View Post
You need a kit designed to fit H13 bulbs if you're going to use the OEM lenses, unless you have projectors then go with whatever they take.

You will also need capacitors if you have daytime running lights.

I would also suggest a relay harness and going with 6000k for the colour.

If you want to maintain the capability to have high beams, you need to get a kit with halogen high beams (like I have) or a bi-xenon kit.

you using the stock bousing on yours with hid's? I'm thinkin of putting hid's on mine, but am leaning more towards just in the fogs for now. How did yojr setup turn out?
__________________
2013 F150 4x4 SCrew XLT 5.0L
Midwest Crew #22
Official FocusFest Event Planner
Kipp is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-05-2010, 07:09 PM   #4
Focus Enthusiast
 
andrewsfm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Fan#: 70099
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
What I Drive: 2008 Ebony ATX SES w/ Leather & Sun

Posts: 387
Points 1,719, Level 24
Points: 1,719, Level: 24 Points: 1,719, Level: 24 Points: 1,719, Level: 24
Level Up 19% Completed
Level up: 19% Level up: 19% Level up: 19%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 5 andrewsfm Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I'm happy with my setup. I know it's nowhere near as good as it would be with projectors, but it's MUCH better than screwing around with Silverstars, Nighthawks and other garbage that burn out in no time. (I recently ranted in another thread about those bulbs.)

No apparent problems with glare to other drivers. I have yet to be flashed, but then again that could be because everyone around here has multicolored headlights nowadays anyways.

All in all, it was well worth the $100 I spent for the kit with a 1 year warranty from a local shop, as opposed to buying more useless high output bulbs.
__________________
DEI 2-way Alarm & Start / DDM Ballasts + CAP 6000k 55w HIDs in Eagle Eyes Projectors / 6000k 55w HID Fogs / All INT+EXT LEDs+7W LED Reverse / K&N Air Filter / Kumho Ecsta 4X Tires / 35%/20% Tint / Black Grille / Maxxsonics MX-1 + 2500W Stereo
andrewsfm is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:35 AM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac ATS Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum, Civic Type-R Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1