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TheMadChigga 02-07-2012 11:27 AM

HID ballasts?
 
where do you guys get your HID from now days? I need some replacement D2S ballast and bulbs, and I really rather not buy from the US.

Steve30 02-07-2012 11:46 AM

Propr'one sells HID kits and is in Canada. I've been looking into doing the FX-R retrofit into my euro headlights and I came across great reviews for the morimoto kits from theretrofitsource.com They are in the US though.

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=160

5style 02-07-2012 01:44 PM

Bulbs check dealextreme.com, cheap. Ballasts, i don't they have d2c or d2s, but i KNOW they have bulbs, free shipping to boot and no duty, but it takes a while ( a month)

TheMadChigga 02-07-2012 03:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Steve30 (Post 1547610)
Propr'one sells HID kits and is in Canada. I've been looking into doing the FX-R retrofit into my euro headlights and I came across great reviews for the morimoto kits from theretrofitsource.com They are in the US though.

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=160

I thought Ivan quit after moving to Alberta, I'll pm him.

BMW_7 02-07-2012 03:43 PM

I got a bunch of 35w ballasts, 20 bucks theyre yours, im at warden & eglinton almost everyday. too bad i dont have the bulbs u want. but do what 5style suggested

this is a photo of them

http://imgc.classistatic.com/cps/kjc...092d5b_20.jpeg

propr'one 02-07-2012 03:43 PM

PM'd.

Ceeker 02-07-2012 03:51 PM

pm sent

dbworld4k 02-07-2012 06:53 PM

Ivan, or The Retrofit Source/Lightwerkz. These guys might be pricey but they sell incredible products. I just got a set of FX-R bixenon projectors to get rid of my burnt and otherwise shitty single xenon ones, and their customer service is the best I have seen in a long time. For quality high lumen output bulbs, get the Osram CBI D2S. It's the ONLY 5000k colour output bulb that still puts out an excess of 3200 lumen, which only the yellow-ish 4150K Phillips 85122 put out.

Steve30 02-07-2012 07:08 PM

was it you that scooped them off that local guy on M3forum? Great price for those!

Quote:

Originally Posted by dbworld4k (Post 1547682)
Ivan, or The Retrofit Source/Lightwerkz. These guys might be pricey but they sell incredible products. I just got a set of FX-R bixenon projectors to get rid of my burnt and otherwise shitty single xenon ones, and their customer service is the best I have seen in a long time. For quality high lumen output bulbs, get the Osram CBI D2S. It's the ONLY 5000k colour output bulb that still puts out an excess of 3200 lumen, which only the yellow-ish 4150K Phillips 85122 put out.


dbworld4k 02-08-2012 02:08 AM

^Yup! :D I wasn't even planning on doing this til sometime in the Summer, but at that price and being local I couldn't pass it up.

propr'one 02-08-2012 02:52 PM

^^anuk, i think you mean 85122+, the regular 85122 are under 3200 AFAIR.

El Gato Liso 02-08-2012 04:11 PM

PROPORNE HIDs FTW. my ballast broke of and was dragging on the road, i had no idea and still works like its brand new :p good qualitity


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