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Old 08-17-2010, 05:51 PM   #1
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09 focus what hids

ok so i want to do the hid conversion kit to my car and as of right now am way to broke to buy the projector kit also, unless some one has a used set to sell...

question is, should i run 55w or 35w hids...

does anyone have a picture of the light throw in the stock housings?

sure sure i know its not legal for the street but i race a lot at night on a track so it wont be used at night on the road*

besides all that what kit do you guys recomend


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Old 08-17-2010, 05:56 PM   #2
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Any of those watt kits should be fine. I have hids in my fogs and headlights so u should be fine. u can find them on ebay for cheap with warranty and theres also a vendor on here that sells them too.
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which is better the 55 says its brighter at ddm... but the light color is differant or somthing... i want the whites brightest light output... im not a fan of the blue or purple color at all so what should i get

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For Your uses I would say 55W 4300K-6000K, using this as reference

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i would ask the company what the difference is in the 2. If theres no difference then i wouldnt worry about it. Im not sure what mine are
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:21 PM   #6
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True 50W HIDs are harder to come by and don't have as long of a life as the 35W versions. I'd only trust VVME for true 50W HIDs.

In factory housings, I'd say stay away from 55W if you ever plan to drive the car on the road.

4300k will give you the most light but 6000k lights up signs and road markers better. Any other color has no advantage, just looks.

If you want to maintain high beam capability, get a bixenon kit. I'm actually looking to sell my bixenon bulbs, cause I'll be converting to projectors soon.
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I've seen most ff members recommending ddmtuning.com for HID kits, so I feel like that's probably the best bet for HID's. But with that being said, I have a '10 focus and need the dual filament bulbs for the headlights. So how do you actually order the dual filament bulbs as opposed to the single filament ones? Sorry if that's a really stupid question lol

p.s. bi-xenon and dual filament are the same thing when referring to HID's right?
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There's two types.
HIDs with halogen high beams and bixenon.
I've used both. I changed from halogen highs to bixenons.
I'd say halogen highs are useless, and to go with bixenon.
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For stock housings I would only go with 35W, trust me they'll be plenty bright. Stick with somewhere in between 4300K-6000K if you want white. I do recommend ddmtuning for HIDs, you can get hi/lo bulbs. The prices are great and you get a lifetime warranty.
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Yea definitely don't wanna get halogen hi's, bi-xenon for me. Can someone post a link to bi-xenon bulbs for a '10 focus. I assumed the apexcone raptor hid kit was the basic hid kit on ddmtuning.com, but if that is the case I'm not sure how to actually order bi-xenon vs. regular bulbs. Can someone help me out?? Thanks!!

p.s. What is the purpose of the slim ballast on ddmtuning.com, is that better in any way?
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