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    HID kits on a Mk 5

    I would like to fit a after market HID kit to my new VXR, can anyone advise if they have fitted one of these kits to a mark 5 or similar and if so whats invloved what bulbs do I need etc.

    thanks in advance
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    It's been done Chris, but you need to do some trickery with the leads to fool the OBC into thinking the normal lights are still fitted, otherwise you'll be getting a failed bulb warning all the time.

    There's a thread in the Technical section about it somewhere.
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    Cheers, though I won't have to fool my OBC its not working at the moment its booked into the dealers for them to have a look
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