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Old 03-26-2008, 11:30 PM   #1
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Well.. I left work a bit early today to get some fun time today. The results are simply amazing, best 80 bucks I spent on the car. Xenarc 6k HID kit. Yes, they are not in projector housings, but they blow away the regular stockers.



Hid the ballasts.. Pass side is against the shock tower, drivers side is tucked against the fender.





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1. headlights look great
2. i love supras ::
3. you need a new air filter
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Could you do a step by step on how you fit the HID lights and what model of lights you used.I have the BSP low-pros and I'm very interested in duplicating your set up.
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Sure here's the gangster version:

1> unbolt the screw holding the ground wire for the low beam, pull the H3.
2> plug up the ballasts to the bulb, place the ballasts where you want them
3> insert the new bulb, bolt it down with the screw. If your using JUST the screw it might not fit PERFECT (aka wobble on bumps). I would suggest using some kind of method for steadying it. Either a bigger head screw or just some tape around the hole.
4> remove the power and ground main from the BSPs (the little box that fits into the housing
5> plug the HID power and ground into there.
6> either splice into the ground for your high beam (because its still getting power just needs a ground) or ground it.

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they blow away the regular stockers.
Looks like you blow away oncoming traffic.
Other than that, I need to grab a set of those and throw them in my E-codes.
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Looks good dude!

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Sure here's the gangster version:

1> unbolt the screw holding the ground wire for the low beam, pull the H3.
2> plug up the ballasts to the bulb, place the ballasts where you want them
3> insert the new bulb, bolt it down with the screw. If your using JUST the screw it might not fit PERFECT (aka wobble on bumps). I would suggest using some kind of method for steadying it. Either a bigger head screw or just some tape around the hole.
4> remove the power and ground main from the BSPs (the little box that fits into the housing
5> plug the HID power and ground into there.
6> either splice into the ground for your high beam (because its still getting power just needs a ground) or ground it.
"gangster version"

What brand is the kit? are the bulbs H3 or H4?
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Xenarc H3 6k
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Xenarc H3 6k
Oh ****,I guess I missed it.

Thanks.
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putting HIDs in a reflector housing may seem cool, until you realize how much of a contemptible ******* you are for having done that.

In the third pic, that glare is EPIC.

Get some projector housings. I've been looking into this for a while. I'm looking for some Hyundai tiburon projectors. they are a small enough form factor that they just might fit the brainstorm housing.
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Normally i have an objection to blinding the **** outta ppl with my headlights, but after having been blinded for years by all those ford pickups it really doesnt bother my having two sets of HIDs inside of open reflectors XD


aaand . . . back when the fogs were still yellow
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Normally i have an objection to blinding the **** outta ppl with my headlights, but after having been blinded for years by all those ford pickups it really doesnt bother my having two sets of HIDs inside of open reflectors XD
One day you'll be bumped out of the road for this EPIC glare!
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holy **** teamPLUR, try not to ever drive toward me at night haha.
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Could you do a step by step on how you fit the HID lights and what model of lights you used.I have the BSP low-pros and I'm very interested in duplicating your set up.
Spike, is Moss the only current option for low-pro lights?
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Looks like you blow away oncoming traffic.
Other than that, I need to grab a set of those and throw them in my E-codes.
You should, but you'll want H4s. Works very well in my car, and is not obnoxious like Brad's.
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While everyone states that the lights are obnoxious, I really do not think they are. Granted, they are not extremely focused like projectors, but the light pattern really only sprays up onto the rear bumper of a normal height car. To be honest, I really just didn't want to sink any more money into headlights as I rarely drive the car at night to begin with. So spending 100 bucks per projector on the hellas was just not an option.
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Spike, is Moss the only current option for low-pro lights?
Moss comes with a projector but looks different then the BSP kit. The current options on the market are Moss, BSP, and old school Mid Tenn or something like that.


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I think they look awesome. Super bright!
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