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Old 12-31-2009, 07:17 AM   #16
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Those ebay kits are cheap for a reason. They are basically a reflector type housing with a cheap Korean made HID bulb stuck inside. They scatter the light and annoy other drivers, and will give you hot spots and uneven lighting. The glare from those kits are unbearable, and they are what gives HID lighting a bad name.

Our kit uses state of the art projectors, with a cut-off shield to provide crisp clean even lighting. It puts the light on the road in front of you, and keeps it out of the eyes of on coming motorists. We use the highest quality Philips D2S 85122 HID bulbs, the same bulbs that many exotics use, as well as BMW's, Lexus's etc. We offer quality parts, top notch customer service, and a 1 year warranty. Any other questions please feel free to ask.


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Old 12-31-2009, 07:23 AM   #17
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So the cheap kit from ebay wouldnt project as well? Do you think the cheap kit would be as powerfull?

Still trying to see the light here ( pardon the pun )

Here is a response I made to a potential customer from a few months ago, that I think should answer alot of your questions



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How do your projectors differ from the ones found on ebay? (referring to the clear lens projectors available for the c4 corvette)


"The headlights you are talking about are similar to the below picture, which can be found on eBay:


First off I mean no disrespect to those who have this kit, before today this was your only option! As you can see by the picture, the "lens" is merely held in place in front of the bulb, and does not prevent the light from scattering around the lens and bouncing off of the reflective bowl housing. This will still produce tremendous light scatter and will be blinding to on coming motorists. Also, the lens has no shield which produces the razor sharp cutoff that is associated with HID headlights. Again, this will let the light scatter above the intended cut-off point and blind on coming motorists.

If you were to take the optically clear lens off of the projector kit that we sell, you will find this:


Here you can see the D2S bulb all the way in the back, encapsulated by a reflective bowl housing that directs the light toward the front of the projector (the lens). Once the lens is on the front of the projector, light can not escape anywhere but through our 2.5" diameter lens. The metal shield that you see in the picture creates the sharp cut-off line. This cut-off is essential because it limits how high up the light can travel. Typically when aiming HID lights, this cut-off will be below an on coming cars windshield, as to not blind the driver.

The final piece of the picture is the square attached to the bottom of the shield. This is the solenoid that controls the movement of the shield. When the high beams are activated, it moves the shield out of the way allowing the light to escape above this cut-off line. This movable shield is what makes these projectors known as bi-xenon."
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:50 AM   #18
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These last 2 replys really cleared up alot of stuff thanks a ton.

If the $100 kits really blind other people than that definitely isnt cool. A freind of mine has a set of lights on his RX7 that are as bright as the sun so its prolly something similar to this.

Once again thx for the info

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So the cheap kit from ebay wouldnt project as well? Do you think the cheap kit would be as powerfull?

Still trying to see the light here ( pardon the pun )

cheap kit works, just not as well, just depends on how much $$ you have to spend.
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:20 PM   #20
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Smile need help with hid installation

Hello everyone. I just instlled a bi xenon kit on my 1990 vette. The install went well and looks great the only problem I have is that I lost my driving lamps. When I turn on the driving light switch the high beams come on. Has anyone else had this problem and does anyone know the fix for this.

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Hi MGLENN
does your HID setup have a sharp cutoff of light? thx
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Hello everyone. I just instlled a bi xenon kit on my 1990 vette. The install went well and looks great the only problem I have is that I lost my driving lamps. When I turn on the driving light switch the high beams come on. Has anyone else had this problem and does anyone know the fix for this.

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is the bi-xenon kit from corvetteHID.com?
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The driving lamp cutoff could be a result of the power drawn by the HID ballasts. Maybe a inline resistor to balance the load could help. I know when switching to leds, resistors are necessary to keep the system working properly.
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Thumbs down!

1993 C4 Corvette.

I purchased the Fog Light Kit from CORVETTE HID.

After I got it and installed it - I emailed this guy, Yassi and he was NO help. No returned email ... This was over 1 week ago. Also, before I bought, I tried calling this dude umerous times. He was hard to get on the phone. I was not comfortable with this but still bought the product. Installing was not easy ... I had to pay a kid with small hands to install inside the front bottom flap then snake the Ballast and other small Ballast thru the interior Bumper, then tape inside of Headlight Bay area, inside of engine. My knees are shot so I drove to Tire Kingdom and they helped me free of charge with vette on a Lift. Even the Tire Kingdom Mechanic said it was not easy to install and leaving it bunched up in the flap area as Yassi recommended was danger waiting to happen.

Now here's the catch ... What IF you have Ballast problems, or bulb issues? No walking to Auto Zone for a new Ballast that's for sure !!! And will this MoFo be around in 2-3 years ... ? Think about that .... BEFORE YOU BUY !

I regret buying this product because it was not a plug n play as deswcribed, and if the Ballast blows up or the Bulb breaks, blows, ... Aint no going to Pep Boys or Auto Zone.

And the extreme white color contradicts my Headlights. After installing, I cruised up A1A in Daytona Beach and sure enough a Shores Beach PD Unit was on my ass .... I asked him why he followed me, and he said " Your headlights were very bright and white and caught my attention so I tailed you and ran your plate for possible warrant, felonies, etc ".

So much for be anonymous !!!

And thanks Yassi for not returning my email.
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After spending the better part of a day installing, now the bulbs won't come on. I did everything right, even pulled the wires thru to the engine bay and taped to the chassis. After all this, with help from Tire Kingdom, the lights will not come on?

Please advise.

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1993 C4 Corvette.

I purchased the Fog Light Kit from CORVETTE HID.

After I got it and installed it - I emailed this guy, Yassi and he was NO help. No returned email ... This was over 1 week ago. Also, before I bought, I tried calling this dude umerous times. He was hard to get on the phone. I was not comfortable with this but still bought the product. Installing was not easy ... I had to pay a kid with small hands to install inside the front bottom flap then snake the Ballast and other small Ballast thru the interior Bumper, then tape inside of Headlight Bay area, inside of engine. My knees are shot so I drove to Tire Kingdom and they helped me free of charge with vette on a Lift. Even the Tire Kingdom Mechanic said it was not easy to install and leaving it bunched up in the flap area as Yassi recommended was danger waiting to happen.

Now here's the catch ... What IF you have Ballast problems, or bulb issues? No walking to Auto Zone for a new Ballast that's for sure !!! And will this MoFo be around in 2-3 years ... ? Think about that .... BEFORE YOU BUY !

I regret buying this product because it was not a plug n play as deswcribed, and if the Ballast blows up or the Bulb breaks, blows, ... Aint no going to Pep Boys or Auto Zone.

And the extreme white color contradicts my Headlights. After installing, I cruised up A1A in Daytona Beach and sure enough a Shores Beach PD Unit was on my ass .... I asked him why he followed me, and he said " Your headlights were very bright and white and caught my attention so I tailed you and ran your plate for possible warrant, felonies, etc ".

So much for be anonymous !!!

And thanks Yassi for not returning my email.
Your english is horrid (and trust me mine isnt perfect but wow.)... But if I read what you wrote correctly... You are complaining about install issues. If you felt you were not capible to install, then you should have left it to a professional. The white color and the brighter output is the whole point of an HID bulb.... If you didnt want a brighter light then you should have left it alone.

If you are worried about replacing parts for your aftermarket lighting system from autozone then maybe you should have bought a honda not a vette.... If you are going to buy an aftermarket part of ANY SORT! You cant expect to find replacement parts at autozone or pepboys thats just rediculous... Youre crazy...

Sounds like someone who just wants to complain about anything...
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Sounds like someone who just wants to complain about anything...
Your opinion is like your assh*le, we all have one
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Your opinion is like your assh*le, we all have one
Seems like we both agree on something then.............
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I think am going to have my own for my C4 .. thaaaaanx
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