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Old 10-19-2012, 06:35 PM   #31
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Just about to order my Retro Fit Kit. Everything look good?



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Old 10-19-2012, 11:27 PM   #32
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Sorry I did not get back to you, what are you doing for the bulbs? Just do the regular H1 bulbs that don't add an extra $30. They still have a 1.5 year warranty.

As for the resealing glue, I say skip that and go to your local parts store and grab this, It costs a little more, but it comes apart (if you ever need it to again) very easy and works wonderful. It is used in most headlights and recommended as #1 on the HID Planet forums for retrofitting.



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If you need anything else let me know via PM. Also when you are aiming your headlights (or when you have them apart) carefully take the headlight adjuster apart and grease the rod with something. Dielectric grease or something work. I just used a silicone spray on mine through the hole on the top. This will help them adjust a little easier and hopefully keep them from breaking like mine did.
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Sorry I did not get back to you, what are you doing for the bulbs? Just do the regular H1 bulbs that don't add an extra $30. They still have a 1.5 year warranty.

As for the resealing glue, I say skip that and go to your local parts store and grab this, It costs a little more, but it comes apart (if you ever need it to again) very easy and works wonderful. It is used in most headlights and recommended as #1 on the HID Planet forums for retrofitting.



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If you need anything else let me know via PM. Also when you are aiming your headlights (or when you have them apart) carefully take the headlight adjuster apart and grease the rod with something. Dielectric grease or something work. I just used a silicone spray on mine through the hole on the top. This will help them adjust a little easier and hopefully keep them from breaking like mine did.
The resealing glue isnt actually glue its butyl rubber which is the samething as the 3M window weld so no need to spend more money on the 3M product.
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Old 10-20-2012, 07:17 PM   #34
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The resealing glue isnt actually glue its butyl rubber which is the samething as the 3M window weld so no need to spend more money on the 3M product.
Either way I am sure they don't give you a 25 foot role
I'd rather have spare
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Nope they never showed up, I figured you got them back by now. Maybe this is why USPS is going bankrupt ??

So do they reimburse you for a lost package or do you just eat it?
I can tell you right now, USPS SUCKS!!! I can't tell you how much they suck. I can have a 3 hour long rant about it.

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Either way I am sure they don't give you a 25 foot role
I'd rather have spare
I'm not sure on how much they give you but its enough to do atleast 2 sets of headlights maybe 3
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Sorry I did not get back to you, what are you doing for the bulbs? Just do the regular H1 bulbs that don't add an extra $30. They still have a 1.5 year warranty.
I thought the XB35's were supposed to be better?
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I thought the XB35's were supposed to be better?
They are supposed to be but its up to you though if the extra $30 is worth it.

Here is the description from their site

" With a capsule containing many OEM-like characteristics, we believe these to be among the best quality H1 bulbs available.Tested against other popular H1 bulbs on the same ballasts, these are shown to run brighter and cooler.They are directly compatible with the Morimoto Mini H1 bi-xenon projectors, and the Morimoto ballasts with AMP style inputs.You can use any 35w ballast you want as long as it has AMP outputs.They are rated with a 2000 hour lifetime, and come with a one-year warranty when used with OEM or Morimoto 3Five ballasts.Included with your purchase is a pair of alcohol prep pads to properly clean the bulbs before installation to ensure their longevity.Please beware: These bulbs used to be sold under the moniker "Philips". While the capsule resembles a real Philips unit, and the base reads "Philips Light Source" -this bulb has no actual affiliation with Philips Germany."
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Meh, mine are plenty bright.

I might swap some day to 5000k for some more whitish light.
But i love the looks of the slightly blue
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Meh, mine are plenty bright.

I might swap some day to 5000k for some more whitish light.
But i love the looks of the slightly blue
I think 5000K is perfect. In reflections it shows fairly blue, but on the road where it counts, the light is a very nice bright white.
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