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Old 10-18-2012, 05:39 AM   #269
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Originally Posted by STL 314 View Post
Do you have 35w or 55w in the heads/fogs?
I decided on 35w in both for the longevity advantage over the 55w.

They are PLENTY bright enough for me.

BTW, GO CARDS!!!

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Originally Posted by slow3v View Post
Is the relay kit REQUIRED for error-free operation? I'd think not - just resistors and 35w ballasts, no?
That isn't a question I can answer completely, as I don't know of anyone who has run HID's without a relay on this car for a while.

Usually it's just better to get the relay to prevent any future issues and the fact that they are super cheap to make or buy. The Morimoto kits even include the relay in the price.

I suppose you can always try sans-relay and if you need one, buy one. It's incredibly simple to change back to stock headlights if you need to.
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