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Old 10-14-2012, 03:18 PM   #251
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I replaced the relay that was buzzing and the lights are working as planned now.
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Old 10-15-2012, 12:22 PM   #252
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For the rubber cover in the back of the headlight housing... I cut a slit (X pattern) with a blade and ran the HID bulb wires through them (you can see that in Pic # 3 on page 20).

I didn't want to make an actual hole in it... In my case, I was re-using the HID kit that I had in my Ford Edge, and I didn't have the rubber grommet that usually comes with the HID bulb wires... so I had to improvise to minimize dust/dirt from getting inside the headlight housing...

I wasn't too concerned about water... if my car went that deep into a puddle, I'd have a lot more to worry about than just my headlights...
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Old 10-15-2012, 12:34 PM   #253
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Are there any HID kits that are per-say "better" than others?

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Old 10-15-2012, 01:02 PM   #254
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no egay brands. I've got mine from ddm tuning. ballasts were used and a buddy gave me them. . in for almost two years and no issues
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:06 PM   #255
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opinions on hids in the 2000 focus FOG lights, not main headlights, i know better, but the fogs? they seem to be low enough for this to work. any thoughts or experience with this?
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:00 PM   #256
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The OP and others have had decent luck with the retro-solutions kits and I have always been a fan of what theretrofitsource.com carries.

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no egay brands. I've got mine from ddm tuning. ballasts were used and a buddy gave me them. . in for almost two years and no issues
Essentially yes, though I would put DDM tuning in the same boat for quality as the "ebay" kits as it all comes from a similar place. I've mentioned previously in this thread what my opinion is on them. If you want something you don't want to worry about, I wouldn't go for them IMO.

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opinions on hids in the 2000 focus FOG lights, not main headlights, i know better, but the fogs? they seem to be low enough for this to work. any thoughts or experience with this?
Well this is the 2012+ sub-forum, but yea plenty of people have put HID's in their fog lights (myself included).
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Yeah sorry, but I asked elsewhere and got no replies so I came here where there was an active hid opinion thread
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The OP and others have had decent luck with the retro-solutions kits and I have always been a fan of what theretrofitsource.com carries.
+1 here. I have a set of Morimoto HID's from theretrofitsource.com in my projector headlights. Still going strong
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:06 PM   #259
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Some one should post some direct links to the kits that people find are the best bang for your buck. I'm trying to decide which brand to get.
And is it hard to get the HIDs in the fogs?

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Old 10-15-2012, 11:33 PM   #260
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Think I might order the 35w Retro Solutions nightvision kit with a set of resistors. Shouldn't need a relay harness for 35 watters, that and I'm not a fan of relay harness' anyway. Never had to use one before.

Had a 35w eBay kit in my 05 GT and a 55w DDM kit in my 06 Milan (had projectors stock) and neither needed a relay. Both worked great. Shit the Milan didn't even throw an error code and I didnt need error eliminators either.
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