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Old 08-13-2012, 09:45 AM   #192
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Originally Posted by Fraychild View Post
I just installed some nice 4300K HIDs in mine using the set-up that was suggested in the first post along with the diagram and it works fine for me - no 'Dipped Beam' error message. Install took a bit longer than I expected only because it was hard to find a spot to ground the harnesses and I couldn't find a good mounting point for the resistors (I'm one of those who doesn't want to drill holes yet in the car since it's only a week old)...

I purchased the Relay Kit from Retro Solutions

I purchased the Resistors from Ebay --> http://www.ebay.com/itm/HID-Xenon-St...1cf75f&vxp=mtr

I had the Ballasts and H11 bulbs already from my Ford Edge which I yanked out before trading it in for my Focus... but they were ultimately Ebay parts I put together...

Got the Ballasts from this guy -->http://www.ebay.com/itm/230683808344...84.m1423.l2649

and the bulbs were also from Ebay, 4300K --> http://www.ebay.com/itm/260732728420...84.m1439.l2649

I must agree with everyone else; those resistor get ridiculously HOT... I'd avoid any contact with plastic as a word of advice!!

Love the HID look and love the fact that I'm no longer getting that error message so big thanks!!!
Hey, congrats! A question for you though, do you have your DRL's activated? If so, if you switch to parking light mode on the light switch, do your HIDs stay on? Coz mine does and it isn't suppose to be that way..
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