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Old 02-05-08, 12:43 PM   #16
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When I get some time today, I'll take more pics. The kit is the mcculloch kit with 10,000K bulbs. I doesn't distract the oncoming traffic(i dont think). I never had anyone high-beamed me for it either. Not much glare and I'm happy with the upgrade. The color doesn't match up with the headlight as I do plan to up the headlight bulb to 10,000k as well.
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I haven't even had a chance to look at how you gain access to the foglight. I assume either from the fender wells or directly below the foglights themselves. I am guessing there is enough room in there to place the ballast and igniter out of the way. If you wouldn't mind sharing where you put the pieces for the McCulloch kit it would save me a bit of time.

Much thanks in advance and look forward to more pics.. If its not too much to ask would you mind PM'ing me with the specs (Offset, width and lip size) for your wheels as I am in the process of placing an order for 20's and would like a comparison.
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Can you share your experience in installing the HID fog lights. If I want to go with a look that matches the stock low beams, what type of bulb should I get (how many K's).

Please also share your rim specs (size and offset). I want as much lip as possible without rubbing.

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When I get some time today, I'll take more pics. The kit is the mcculloch kit with 10,000K bulbs. I doesn't distract the oncoming traffic(i dont think). I never had anyone high-beamed me for it either. Not much glare and I'm happy with the upgrade. The color doesn't match up with the headlight as I do plan to up the headlight bulb to 10,000k as well.
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Can you share your experience in installing the HID fog lights. If I want to go with a look that matches the stock low beams, what type of bulb should I get (how many K's).
The factory HID bulbs are 4300K. So you can get a HID kit 9006 bulb or just a regular 9006 bulb that is close to 4300K. Hope that helps!
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Sorry to ask a dumb question but are our fogs 9006's? I thought they were H3's or somethign - never heard of a 9006 on a foglight

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http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...RG-Results.htm

Take a peek at Sylvania's list of the replacement bulbs for the LS430.
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http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...RG-Results.htm

Take a peek at Sylvania's list of the replacement bulbs for the LS430.
Link is not working for me. Just went to the site and pasted in the address and it is what you gave

Anyway, yes, you are right. 9006 is the correct fog light

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Link is not working for me. Just went to the site and pasted in the address and it is what you gave

Anyway, yes, you are right. 9006 is the correct fog light

Jonny
No problem Jonny.. Glad you found the link.. Its a pretty good site, the Sylvania replacement list has been very helpful over the years with the amount of cars I have had..
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wow that looks pretty nice. I need to stay out the LS section. Its got me itching for a LS430 UL


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sorry guys for the late response. I think the specs on my rims are 20x9 +26 and 20x9.5 +30. As for installing the HIDs, I unbolt the plastic piece beneath the bumper along fold it down and put the kit in. as for mounting spots, I put the igniter in front of the radiator using heavy duty double sided tape and strapped the ballast in the surrounding areas with zip ties. I went with 10,000K bulbs and plan to change the headlight bulbs to 10,000K too. I been really busy and haven't had the time to take better pics. I'll post as soon as I get new pics.
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sorry guys for the late response. I think the specs on my rims are 20x9 +26 and 20x9.5 +30. As for installing the HIDs, I unbolt the plastic piece beneath the bumper along fold it down and put the kit in. as for mounting spots, I put the igniter in front of the radiator using heavy duty double sided tape and strapped the ballast in the surrounding areas with zip ties. I went with 10,000K bulbs and plan to change the headlight bulbs to 10,000K too. I been really busy and haven't had the time to take better pics. I'll post as soon as I get new pics.
Thanks for the tips on how to install the HID fog kit just need it to get warmer so I can do it.. Look forward to see some new pics of your ride!
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Its a pretty cool system.. Totally plug & play.. Just need to find a mounting spot for the HID controller.. Here is the diagram..
So this "connects to factory connector"? Can you go into a little more detail? Where does this connect exactly. Does it require cutting wires? Running power to the battery? Setting a ground?
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So this "connects to factory connector"? Can you go into a little more detail? Where does this connect exactly. Does it require cutting wires? Running power to the battery? Setting a ground?
Just unplug the existing bulb and use the factory connector as seen in the diagram on Page 1 of this thread. No cutting of wires or ground wire to run.

I'm on vacation this week so if I get a chance with not so cold weather I will install this kit and take some detailed pictures of how this 4500K kit looks with our factory HIDS.
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Have some time today to install the HID foglights but I can't figure out what I need to unscrew underneth to get access to the foglight. From looking at plastic piece directly underneth the foglights looks like 3 or 4 screws but it looks like they are tied into the fenderwell plastic as well. Any guidance would be most appreciated. I'll see if I can post up a pic of underneth the lights.
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Picture #2 - There is one more bolt that is farther back (Visable on picture) that looks like it is part of holding in that plastic piece underneth but like I said unbolted all of them on the other side but she is not coming off.
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