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    Hid xenons !!

    Just picked up a set of slim hid xenons off eBay dirt cheap bout Ł31 plus you can order any bulb type and kelvin type at this price check it out if you thinking off getting a set.

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    Slim Audi Xenon HID Conversion Kit A2 A3 A4 A6 A8 TT on eBay (end time 16-Sep-10 20:40:47 BST)
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    Oh no, not more cheap crap HID retro-fits going around blinding the rest of us for no reason... just what we need.

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    Bradderz: Be aware that they're not legal on UK roads.

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    neither is doing 35 in a 30...but I have only ever been pulled for that not my lights.. : )

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    I have a set of retro HID's from HIDs4u and no issues from cops or MOT...
    I see no problem. sure your safety on the road is important too...
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    bought some of them cheap chinese ones and ripped them out after a few months, light output was worse
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    The fact that you might not get any trouble with the police doesnt make them any less illegal.

    Thats a bit like saying i've driven around with bald tyres or no insurance for the last year and havent had any trouble, so it must be fine to do it.

    Obviously its up to each one of us to decide if we want to fit them (or drive around at 50 in a 30 limit, or drive with no insurance etc), i'm just letting the guy know that they're illegal, so he can make his own mind up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by olds_kool View Post
    bought some of them cheap chinese ones and ripped them out after a few months, light output was worse
    I had exactly the same experience. The first eBay 'HID kit' I bought was about Ł35 from China and was worse than halogens. It was fecking daft. There I was, driving along in a 400bhp S4 that i'd chucked Ł000's at so I could go fast, but due to a bit of cost-cutting on the lights I was limited to about 80mph on a Motorway at night because any faster and you were literally just guessing where the road took you next. Stuck them in the bin and paid around Ł80 for a decent 55W HID kit. They were and still are as good as OEM. The difference was very much night and day (groan).
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    Quote Originally Posted by aragorn View Post
    The fact that you might not get any trouble with the police doesnt make them any less illegal.

    Thats a bit like saying i've driven around with bald tyres or no insurance for the last year and havent had any trouble, so it must be fine to do it.
    Couldn't agree more.

    It actually has more to do wit the fact that we have far fewer cops about these days and they pay less attention to these things.
    I didn't get caught so it was obviously OK lol

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    Blue_Thunder: The S4 has xenons from the factory, so why are you messing around with **** ebay kits?

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    Quote Originally Posted by aragorn View Post
    Blue_Thunder: The S4 has xenons from the factory, so why are you messing around with **** ebay kits?
    Fitted facelift headlights and sold my pre-facelift setup complete to a forum member here.

    Had I have realised how ****e the Chinese HID kits were before fitting them, I would have just used the bulbs and ballasts from my original lights.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_Thunder View Post
    I had exactly the same experience. The first eBay 'HID kit' I bought was about Ł35 from China and was worse than halogens. It was fecking daft. There I was, driving along in a 400bhp S4 that i'd chucked Ł000's at so I could go fast, but due to a bit of cost-cutting on the lights I was limited to about 80mph on a Motorway at night because any faster and you were literally just guessing where the road took you next. Stuck them in the bin and paid around Ł80 for a decent 55W HID kit. They were and still are as good as OEM. The difference was very much night and day (groan).
    Where did you get the decent HID kit from? I have considered fitting HID's to my B6, but still just not quite sure I want to do it.


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    HIDs-Direct or HIDS4U - either one have a good rep.

    I got two sets... one from each. Similar pricing and the exact same product.
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