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post #1 of 11 Old 11-20-2017, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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HID Projector headlights

Im highly interested upgrading my 2016ZX10R headlights to HIDs. Ive spoken to a few people about the process and everyone seems to be against it. It seems to effect the electricals. Ive seen it done so I know its possible. Should this be done by a custom type shop? Or dealership? I kinda got the impression the place I take it to get serviced just doesn't wanna do it. Any thoughts?
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post #2 of 11 Old 11-20-2017, 06:03 PM
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I would suggest led over hid. Opt7 are the ones i have and they work great


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I would suggest led over hid. Opt7 are the ones i have and they work great


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For what reason? A lot of this is new to me so do not know the difference.
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Just swap your oem to led H7 globes!cheap and easier brighter fix the halogen oem globes!the base of the led H7 are longer due to the cooling fan so will have to adjust the plastic oem cover to fit as it should!find a socket around the same diameter as the led base!heat the socket up then it will burn a nice hole where the globe will protrude!use some wet and dry to clean up the melted edges and it will look like it's pretty!dont outlay on a holesaw
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For what reason? A lot of this is new to me so do not know the difference.


They last longer. Donít require a warm up time. Donít use as much power. Theyíre brighter in my opinion.


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I'll be the anti-LED member here.

The LED lights are directional and the reflector housing isn't designed for them so the cut-off pattern won't match and you'll be throwing light in places that it shouldn't be. The aren't brighter than HID, they just look that way to the naked eye because of the pattern they produce. Plus, the heatsink on the back won't fit in there without opening up the plastic cover which exposes the housing to debris and water and can't be sealed. The only advantage to LED is they last longer. But HID matches closer to the beam pattern the reflector was designed for and is brighter than halogen if you get the 5000k pure white color. But stay away from LED in this particular housing. My $0.02
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Respect your views Sky but for someone that rides during daylight ours living in Australia the low beam are on all the time!the difference in led over stock halogen is a much better brighter light that will attract other road users attention!
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Led fitted

If fitted neatly not much crap can enter the headlight housing!another bonus is less current draw than other options,in the end its your choice
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I went with projection beams years ago and LOVE it.

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These are the HIDs I want put in. Doesn't seem like anyone is to hyped to install them tho. This is way beyond my skill set here. Has anyone else dealt with the KT HID Projector Headlights Angel/Demon Eye??
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