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few of us in the 9n section are interested in a group buy on some HID's
any of you others interested?

would anyone like to shop around and get a group buy price?
i've pm'd a local guy i know who has a company and i'll see what price and quantity he comes back with
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nice work mate, :lol:

sounds good
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i may be interested if the price is right
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would a group install be an idea for the less technical, or would it be pretty striaghtforward?
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Post by LowPoloCo. »

what do you mean by group install?

coz i dont know where to begin with the whole system of changing bulbs!!! :lol:

im hoping you mean, all get together online and someone tells us how???
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Post by alexperkins »

Its pretty straightforward - just a few wires to connect and two bulbs to change.

Count me in!

HIDs4u.co.uk may be able to do us a deal. Someone care to drop them an email?

http://www.hids4u.co.uk/product_details.asp?id=332

Something like the above - we might be able to get a good deal with enough interest!
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Post by mjmills »

LowPoloCo. wrote:what do you mean by group install?

coz i dont know where to begin with the whole system of changing bulbs!!! :lol:

im hoping you mean, all get together online and someone tells us how???
yeh thats exactly what i mean, or meeting somewhere central maybe? i cant really afford to do this at the moment, but its an install i want to do in the future so i would like to see how it goes.
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ok ok im out,

sorry guys!!! :roll:

i thought this was just bulbs....... :shock: im an idiot
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a guide taken from a local site of mine
i've asked this company for a price, waiting for them to get back to me.
awesome GTI stock them at £165 each. lets hope we can get a good price. might be worth dropping them an email. anyone dealth with them before?




this is what you get with the kits:

2x control units and brackets:

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2x xenon Hid bulbs with integral igniters:

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1x relay/ecu unit to control the main beam/flash:

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1x wiring harness:

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1x fitting kit:

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instuctions and warranty card:

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all goes into a rather nice case:

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to fit the kit allow yourself 30 mins to make a good tidy job. its as simple as this:

first remove the old bulbs from the lights:

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they look like this compared to the Hid bulb carriers:

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trim the inside from the old dust covers to fit over the new bulb holders:

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take the brackets:

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and position them in a suitable place using the bolts provided and clip in the control boxes:

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take the wiring loom and run it from one side of the bulhead to the other, I tucked it under the scuttle panel cover thingy:

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plug in the relay/ecu unit to the loom and fix in a suitable position (I tucked it behind the battery) :

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plug in the plugs from the wiring loom to the ballast boxes:

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fit the dust covers and the new bulbs into the holders, they lock into place nicely. and connect the plugs to the control boxes (I forgot to fit the covers for the pic) :

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then connect the 2 earth wires that are on the wiring loom (I used the fixing bolts that I held the brackets in place with) and 1 positive to the battery.

tidy up the wires using the cable ties provided and fir up the lights. its reccomended to leave them on initially for 10 mins for them to stabilise then stand back and admire your work :)

dipped beam:

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they give a fantastic beam pattern:

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the differnce is unbelievable:!

no lights:

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old halogens:

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Hid:

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old halogens:

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Hid:

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Post by alexperkins »

That unit looks a little big for our headlight holders - plus it has a reflector!? I presume this isnt the one we'd be getting? If so, the HID4U kit is a better option. Doesnt have the bulkyness :)
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thats a vauxhall corsa in that guide :wink:
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haha thought it was. i guess this is a vehicle specifit kit then :P
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Anyhow, lets start a list. Add your username and your car model in brackets :)

1. M7 (9n)
2. alexperkins (6n2)
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Linked on club polo :D
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