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Old 05-09-2009, 12:26 AM   #51
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here is a picture of the Camaro with the HID conversion... difference between stock and HID:


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Old 05-09-2009, 01:15 AM   #52
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I have HIDS on my current car and I like it alot for a couple of reasons. First they light up the road much better than regular lights. The angle is wider and the range is better (IE, I can see things further down the road).

Next, the blue-white color looks great.

Looking at the lights directly they do not seem that bright. I have seen some other cars who seem to have replaced their regular HID's for some blindingly-bright HID - just STUPID in my opinion - which definately cause more glare when you're facing them on the road. But I'd say most HID's do a better job than regular lights.
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Old 05-09-2009, 01:22 AM   #53
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here is a picture of the Camaro with the HID conversion... difference between stock and HID:


That doesn't look much like an RS. What does the conversion give you? Just the bulbs? You get high and low beams with that? What's the cost?
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Old 05-09-2009, 03:54 AM   #54
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I did the conversion on my wife's G5 GT for $43.
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Old 05-09-2009, 07:00 AM   #55
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THe halos by themselves are not enough to lite up the road, they just look bad ass. BUT with the headlights its easlily 10 times better than normal headlights
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Old 05-09-2009, 07:09 AM   #56
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So, the fog lights are DRL's? Thats crazy, I know a kid in Mass. that got a ticket, in the DAYTIME for having his fog lights on when it wasnt foggy out. He was driving a 4th gen T/A.

I told him he should have told the cop they arnt fog lights, they are driving lights. lol.
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Old 05-09-2009, 11:15 AM   #57
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THe halos by themselves are not enough to lite up the road, they just look bad ass. BUT with the headlights its easlily 10 times better than normal headlights
What does that conversion kit come with? What's included? Is it easy to install? Do you have any pics?

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Old 05-09-2009, 04:44 PM   #58
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those must have been the xenon bulbs only... same gas, but does not have the 25,000 volt ballast amplifying the light.
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Old 05-09-2009, 04:45 PM   #59
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Captain,

The HID kit comes with the bulbs, ballasts, and plug and play wiring harness. There is also a low beam kit available which comes with the bulbs, ballasts, and plug in connectors.

They are MUCH brighter than the stock lights... about 300% actually.

the install was only about 45 minutes. the bulbs are very accessable!
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Old 05-09-2009, 05:47 PM   #60
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People, is it really that hard to understand???

RS equiped cars = Fog lights are daytime running lights that go off at night and the HID lights turn on. Halo rings are strictly cosmetic and you can not have the fog lights on while the HIDs are on(easy to rewire). The HID lights are ALOT brighter then regular headlights but when you are looking at them they may not look as bright because they are in a projector housing wich projects the beam instead of reflecting it from all the angles like the halogens do.

Non-RS cars = Halogen headlights are the daytime running lights and stay on all the time unless you turn them off. They look brighter when you are looking at them because of all the diffrent angles that the light is reflecting off of.

Aftermarket HIDs will be just as bright as the factory ones but most of the aftermarket projector housing wont take a HID bulb. So getting HID lights will be pretty cheap but if you want the HALO lights and projector HIDs from aftermarket good luck, you might was well just order factory RS headlights from the parts counter and an aftermarket HID kit. You can get either the brightness of the HIDs or the look of the projectors and halos from aftermarket but to get both with be almost impossable without just ordering OEM stuff.


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so just another question. the HIDs change from low to high, by smething physically moving inside the light set up...right? thats why the lows have the flat line cut off, but the highs dont...true?
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Old 05-10-2009, 12:25 AM   #62
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I did the conversion on my wife's G5 GT for $43.
I doubt this is an HID conversion for that price. There are many bulb manufactuers that are selling the bulbs that are bluer and brighter. I put them in my GTO. I have HID on my Murano and it is a lot better than the bulb only conversions. Also the focused beam is very nice.
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Old 05-11-2009, 06:53 PM   #63
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yes, true... the factory projection housings have a flap inside the housing that moves up and down to show more or less light when you flash the high beams.

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so just another question. the HIDs change from low to high, by smething physically moving inside the light set up...right? thats why the lows have the flat line cut off, but the highs dont...true?
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yes, true... the factory projection housings have a flap inside the housing that moves up and down to show more or less light when you flash the high beams.
thats what i thought. sounds like a good idea i suppose, as long as it last a long time. the more i know about this car, the more i want mine.
i want to be spoiled so that i can never drive halogens again!
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Old 05-13-2009, 01:37 AM   #65
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:19 PM   #66
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after driving with hid, most of us refuse to drive with anything other than hid. i did a guys 4 vehicles after he got gouged at a local shop for $680 for his jeep. i did 3 cars installed for $750 with lifetime warranties...HID rules and I'VE GOT THE 5202 FOG IN STOCK!!
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Old 07-28-2009, 11:28 PM   #67
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Hey Guys, can you have Halo lights if you do not have the RS or SS Camaro? if yes, where can we buy them.
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Old 07-29-2009, 01:54 PM   #68
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Easier then that, just disconect the DRL wire or fuse and then you can simply turn the halo's on all the time. If you make the halo's the DRL's then they will turn off when you turn the headlights on at night.
Do you know what number in the fuse box the DRL's are ? Because it days 50 for the foglights but it didn't do anything for mine
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Old 07-29-2009, 03:09 PM   #69
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on a stock RS without any re-wiring, is it possible to have the halos on at any time?
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on a stock RS without any re-wiring, is it possible to have the halos on at any time?
Yes, just turn the lighting switch once to the left and the halos will be on. The DRL's will not be on but just the Halo's
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:25 PM   #71
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Yes, just turn the lighting switch once to the left and the halos will be on. The DRL's will not be on but just the Halo's
yes but this option also turns on the parking lights... I don't believe there is an option for just the halo's to come on without any other lights.
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Old 07-29-2009, 07:23 PM   #72
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Hey Guys, can you have Halo lights if you do not have the RS or SS Camaro? if yes, where can we buy them.
if you're wanting halos from the factory, you have to get the RS package. SS has nothing to do with it
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Old 07-30-2009, 06:29 PM   #73
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Yes, just turn the lighting switch once to the left and the halos will be on. The DRL's will not be on but just the Halo's
That's one click to the right.
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That's one click to the right.
That's 2 clicks to the right
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Old 08-02-2009, 04:24 PM   #75
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