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Old 08-14-2013, 09:41 PM   #1
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St170 headlights (hids)

I'm trying to figure out Which hid kit will be plug and play the the st170 headlights. I don't recall what connectors I used for the oem conversion for the st170s.....

So, anyone know which kit is plug and play?


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Old 08-14-2013, 10:11 PM   #2
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I hope you are doing a retrofit... one of my pet peeves is people who stick HIDs in stock housing and blind the s**t out of people.
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if you have a nice set of headlights like st170's, atleast put the time into a retrofit so they still look nice. IMO, retro'd st170's look better than machs
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I hope you are doing a retrofit... one of my pet peeves is people who stick HIDs in stock housing and blind the s**t out of people.
This x1000. The st170 lights are an awesome set of headlights, please don't defile them with an ebay "plug-and-pray" HID kit. Do a proper retrofit or stick with halogens.
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That's what I would like to do, if I find the time. Anyone seen a how-to on any forums for the retrofit?
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it's a relatively straight forward process. there's a how to for regular foci headlights, but none i've seen for st170s
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Kauiguy(sp?) did one I believe a few years back. It looked absolutely killer when he was done. Definitely looked OEM.
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Retrofit or not, you need to drill a hole through the rear cover.

I used Mini H1 projectors from The Retrofit Source, mine were the first release and they were way better than Machs as far as output goes. The newer Mini H1 projectors are much better no than they used to be also.

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That looks good! So basically cut a lager hole and set the projector inside? Then rtv around the edges?
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yes, to put it extremely easily. it requires alot of marking and planning. so the aiming is right when you put the headlights back in. TRS has alot of how to videos online on how to do it.
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