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Old 01-27-14, 01:14 PM   #16
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Beautiful! I gotta do something to my SC soon. The moisture filled OEM halogens are not doing it for me.
Once I got a taste of HID, halogen just doesn't cut it anymore. LED is the future but, we're not quite there yet. Although, the 2014 ISx50 has some pretty decent LED projectors. The new MB E-Class has some terrible light output with their LED lights. It's like they have a cheapo 8k hid kit.
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Looks great! Could you post some more detailed pics of the process? I'm no stranger to retrofits, but leary of forking up a $900 headlight.
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reviving this thread. did you have to get a new ballast ?
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Old 10-21-15, 12:03 PM   #19
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reviving this thread. did you have to get a new ballast ?
He had halogen bulbs originally so he didn't have any ballasts. If you plan on retrofitting, you can't use d4s ballasts with d2s bulbs due to the lower voltage the d4s uses.

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any pics of the install/process?
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Old 12-20-15, 12:27 AM   #21
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that cutoff is so crisp!
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