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Whats a decently priced hid kit for our bikes? Found some on ebay but I want reliability. So any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Just change the bulbs to a slightly higher wattage, instead of the OEM 55 watt try 65 watts. I wouldn't go higher then 75 myself but the wiring should take 100 watts ok. You can lower the bright light angle and run 2 lights at the same time also.
Some people have changed to sylvania super white blubs and like those also. Just a couple different ideas that cost less.
Here is some good reading on the subject: http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/bulbs/bulb_types/bulb_types.html
 

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I used to run a car lighting business sold and hundreds upon hundreds of DDM Tuning HID Kits. They work very good for the price! I've ran DDM Kits in all of my cars, trucks and motorcycles.

HID Kits, BMW Aftermarket Bumpers & Lighting, DEPO - DDM Tuning
A 35w kit produces a lot more lumens than our stock 55w bulbs do. So just stick with a 35w kit. You don't need a relay harness or anything.

Here is a picture of my bike with my HID's on...

(Those are 10000K bulbs)
 

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I used to run a car lighting business sold and hundreds upon hundreds of DDM Tuning HID Kits. They work very good for the price! I've ran DDM Kits in all of my cars, trucks and motorcycles.

HID Kits, BMW Aftermarket Bumpers & Lighting, DEPO - DDM Tuning
A 35w kit produces a lot more lumens than our stock 55w bulbs do. So just stick with a 35w kit. You don't need a relay harness or anything.

Here is a picture of my bike with my HID's on...

(Those are 10000K bulbs)

Patton - I literally am a complete moron when it comes to installing anything electrical. Are you telling me that this 35w kit is completely plug and play? Just pop in a couple of new bulbs?? No other electrical work needed?

If so, this is my next purchase! Since I commute on it, I WANT people to see me coming.
 

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Patton - I literally am a complete moron when it comes to installing anything electrical. Are you telling me that this 35w kit is completely plug and play? Just pop in a couple of new bulbs?? No other electrical work needed?

If so, this is my next purchase! Since I commute on it, I WANT people to see me coming.

same here.. when it comes to the electrical side of things i normally fail lol.. But if this is plug and play i'll be all over it.
 

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If you're going to run HID's I would definately use a relay with a live (+) direct from your battery as although the HID's use less power under normal conditions there is always a bigger pull on start up and this has the possibility of burning out your OEM switches.

XENON HID CONVERSION KIT WIRE H7 HID RELAY 40A LOOM DIRECT POWER FROM BATTERY | eBay

A kit like the above one is simple to use, it fits straight into your bulb socket (H7) for a source of switched live and direct to your battery for its power feed and of course a ground/earth and then plugs straight into your ballast which control your HID's. This way its completely plug and play (no chopping your stock wiring) and all of your standard bike controls remain the same.
 
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