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Old 02-06-2012, 04:21 PM
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i have a 2006 Monte Carlo SS and i want to know what to buy to upgrade my stock headlights to hid lights. can i install halo projector lights? if so should they be ccfl? if i CANT install halo projector lights is there some other hid headlight or bulb i can use to upgrade? thanks for the help people.
 
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Old 02-20-2012, 10:35 PM
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From what I've heard the HID kits are a waste and can melt the plastic casing of the lights. I just got the bulbs off amazon which are a direct factory replacement it was like $22ish for both high and low beams.
 
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Old 02-20-2012, 10:43 PM
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Originally Posted by undeadmetalshred View Post
From what I've heard the HID kits are a waste and can melt the plastic casing of the lights. I just got the bulbs off amazon which are a direct factory replacement it was like $22ish for both high and low beams.
Where did u hear this??? cuz all my vehicles have HIDs & none has melted plastic & ive been running em in my Monte for well over 2 years in my Lows, Highs & Fogs with zero issues
 
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Old 02-21-2012, 01:12 PM
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I'm friends with a guy who works on police cruisers in the county I live in and I asked him about it. He told me that the kits aren't worth it and that he couldn't give them away. Idk from personal experience but I took his advice and just got the bulbs.
 
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Old 02-21-2012, 01:18 PM
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Haha, I would love to see them melt something. I have been running my HIDs for over a year, and they are on all the time. That includes 110* interstate trips and sitting in hot staging lanes. So far there are about 20k miles on them and not one issue, high or low.
I will never buy another set or normal bulbs again.
 
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Old 02-21-2012, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Enzo354 View Post
Haha, I would love to see them melt something. I have been running my HIDs for over a year, and they are on all the time. That includes 110* interstate trips and sitting in hot staging lanes. So far there are about 20k miles on them and not one issue, high or low.
I will never buy another set or normal bulbs again.
same here, i've never had an issue with my hids, way better than stock headlights!
 
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:04 AM
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i actually want to purchase some hids for mine and im kind of short on money right now and i dont know which spot to put them in like the high beams or low beams....... i dont want to put hid in the running lights i just want to have them on for the actual headlight for when im cruising at night so can anybody tell me which one i need to put it in for now?
 
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:43 AM
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Crunk- I have never had a problem after more then a year.
Word up- Just buy a kit for your low beam bulbs and you want have any problems. Just a basic kit from ebay will work fine. They should run you about 30 bucks or so.
 
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Old 02-26-2012, 12:13 PM
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Ive never had a problem with any of the headlights, but have melted a few foglights. My Montes foglight are fine, but I melted a few fog housing on my Sierra.
 
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:06 PM
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I've been running Hids for just under a year now and no problems here high or low. I recommend ddmtuning to get your Hids from because they come with a lifetime warranty
 

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