Reflector vs. Projector Headlight Housing

Reflector vs. Projector Headlight Housing

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Everyone remembers driving down a dark road late at night when, suddenly, a car approaches going in the opposite direction. As it approaches, it seems as though their headlights are becoming brighter and brighter. Just before the car passes you, you decide they must have had their high-beams on. Why were their lights so bright? … Read more

HID Lights 101: Basic Facts

HID Lights 101: Basic Facts

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  Facts About HID Lights – Xenon or High-Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting provides brighter headlights and increases the visibility of many peripheral objects (i.e., street signs and pedestrians) left in the shadows by standard halogen lighting. – HID light sources provide the brightest illumination available and are considered the benchmark against which other forward lighting … Read more

HID (High Intensity Discharge) vs. Halogen

HID (High Intensity Discharge) vs. Halogen

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HID vs Halogen … Can you really tell the difference? Advantages of HID/Xenon vs Halogen bulbs   Xenon is 300x brighter than halogen Xenon last 10x Longer than halogen Xenon produces cleaner, whiter, brighter and safer light. Less power consumption ? 35W HID vs. 55W of Halogen Halogen bulbs burn hotter than the same wattage Xenon bulbs … Read more

What is an Anti-Flicker kit?

What is an Anti-Flicker kit?

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An Anti-flicker for Xenon HID Light, also known as error code eliminators, is a term that has been coined in the HID light industry in order to counteract the frequency/resistance differences between vehicle computers and HID light kits. Anti-flicker kits are also described as: These HID Error Code & Anti Flicker Capacitors are used in … Read more

What is an Anti-Flicker kit?

What is an Anti-Flicker kit?

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HID Error Code & Anti Flicker Capacitors are used in case you’re experiencing issues with your aftermarket HID Kit. The two most common issues these capacitors are made to fix are light flickering (strobe effect) and “bulb out” indicator lights. Anti Flicker Issue The flickering problem is most common when installing HID lights in a … Read more

Lotus Exige HID Head Lights Installation

Lotus Exige HID Head Lights Installation

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Installing HID lights for this 06+ Lotus Exige was fairly easy, as everything was very accessible from inside the fender well.  It only took a few bolts to have complete access to the headlight housing and ultimately the bulbs.  You will want to get it up on a lift so you aren’t crawling around on … Read more

HID VS LED Headlight Bulbs

HID VS LED Headlight Bulbs

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Drivers on the road are becoming more knowledgeable about headlight systems and the varying options available. While many cars on the road still use halogen headlights, there is no doubt that HID Headlights and LED Headlights are becoming increasingly popular. So what are the similarities and differences between HID and LED? Which option is a … Read more

READ ME: Before Buying HIDs

READ ME: Before Buying HIDs

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Good thing you found this post.  Most people just search for “Your Car + HID lights” online and choose the cheapest product.  But, you’re smart… you actually care about your car as an investment and want to make sure it’s not going to catch on fire, or some other disaster. You’re probably looking for hid’s … Read more

What is the brightest color of HID Kit on the market?

What is the brightest color of HID Kit on the market?

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One of the most frequent questions we are asked is: “What color HID kit is the brightest?” In an effort to answer this question, we contacted Kensun Inc., one of the market leaders in aftermarket HID kits, and asked them to provide us with one each of their kits so we could test them all … Read more