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Old 12-21-2003, 12:40 AM
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H.i.d. Light Kit For 96' S420? Has Anyone Done This!

Have any of you installed a after market H.I.D. kit in your car? Please tell me the pros & cons. I bought a kit and the instructions say it may cause the light senser light on the dash to come on? Any help will be appriciated.
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Old 12-22-2003, 02:07 AM
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Come on guy's, help me out with this..............
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Old 12-22-2003, 03:48 PM
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Ok, the pro's highly outweigh the cons when switching to HID. Well first of all the lighting output is far beter with HID, the bulbs last longer, and your lights can be sen from a mile away. The only con, is that in some cars the "bulb out" light wil come on. I think that it can be fixed with a resistor. The HID draws only 35 watts, while stock halogen draws 55 watts, tht is why the "bulb out" indicator will come on. My HID kit came out of a Porsche, but it is the same kit in many new cars (BMW, Audi, VW). My kit took a litlte "modding" to work in my 300E.
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Old 12-22-2003, 05:03 PM
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"bulb out" light

Does your light come on? Also, what type resistor and where would it be installed? Thanks!
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Old 12-22-2003, 05:26 PM
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the light did not come on on my car. I forgot what resistor might be neded. Install the kit first, and see what hapens.
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Keyless Entry
Monochromatic Paint (Custom Blue)
Smoked Tails
Flat Badged (front)
Debadged (rear)
custom "carbon fiber" console
18 inch HP EVO rims
Sold! Now I drive a Monte Carlo SS
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I recently upgraded my lights to Philips 6000K xenons and Philips ballasts. I have to say that i really love it.
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