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Old 01-07-2010, 09:45 PM   #1
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HID kit for 8th gen civic

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Anyone out there have an HID kit installed in their 8th gen civic? I recently installed projector headlights for my civic and am interested in an HID conversion. Any tips to steer me in the right direction?

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Thanks, a bit pricey for me at the moment but i'll keep my eyes open. Anybody know if its worth it picking one up on ebay? Don't wanna pick one up not knowing what exactly im getting.
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for the most part, what you pay is what you get. ebay stuff is shit and will die within 1-2 years. then there's the high-end OEM quality HIDs that cost way too much. you'll probably want to find something that's in the middle of these two extremes.

for now, i'd suggest you do some research for your specific vehicle.

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5400K = white
6000K = white with hint of blue
8000K = blue
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for the most part, what you pay is what you get. ebay stuff is shit and will die within 1-2 years. then there's the high-end OEM quality HIDs that cost way too much. you'll probably want to find something that's in the middle of these two extremes.

for now, i'd suggest you do some research for your specific vehicle.

in case you didn't know:

5400K = white
6000K = white with hint of blue
8000K = blue
I usually buy 4300k, and they're pretty white. I never heard of 5400k....
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i got myself 6000k at hidoutlet... i guess u can wait when its cheap, mines were 90 bucks or something.. pretty good deal and still works fine had them for 5 months now!
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what kind of projector headlights? ebay?
are they made for hid?

make sure it's for hid and can accept hid bulbs. Cause cheap ebay projectors can melt thanks to high temperature hid kits.
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they were ebay projectors. I will try to do some research before i drop alot of cash on something that might melt my projectors..
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Ebay projectors will still give you glare, you need a true HID projector out of a tsx, s2000, mdx.
here's a few examples of a proper retrofit
http://hidillusionz.com/html/hid-sho...2006-2009.html

if you do get HID's get 4300 oem white, anything higher actually gives you less usable light.

check out http://www.hidplanet.com/forums/index.php if you want a place to do some research on HID's
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I usually buy 4300k, and they're pretty white. I never heard of 5400k....

my bad, thats what i meant. i hit the wrong 2 numbers haha.
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I was asking myself the same thing I recently got a 8 th gen civic my friend recommended me to a site who he said is reliable and not to pricey I can't remember the site bc it's on my lap top and not my cell if u want it lemme know
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