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    HID Kit for Mk5

    I have been looking for a HID kit for my astra.....

    Now i have seen 2 different types - a normal hid kit or a canbus hid kit

    which one will i need to have for my car for them to work??




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    You should use a HID canbus kit, a normal kit will not work for a simple reason. HIDs draw less power, so the canbus will think the bulb is out, and will cut the power supply to it, meaning they won't work at all. A canbus HID kit will trick the canbus into thinking its drawing the right amount of power, therefore will keep enough power there to run the light.

    If you have a normal set of HIDs already, then you can buy a canbus adaptor/cancellor which will plug in between the wiring loom from the car and the ballast. Will do the same as a HID kit then.

    However, as people will warn, just because it says its a canbus system, it may still not work, its a chance you take.
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    where can i get a decent set of these then?? am looking on ebay atm but dont really know what to look for

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    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/2x-Comp-Canbus...b#ht_695wt_905

    here you go mate,

    there are cheaper one on tere from hong kong like so depends on what you wanna spend and how long you are willing to wait?
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    I am looking for the whole kit mate i have seen this hid kit here

    http://www.hids-direct.co.uk/hid-con...kit-p-505.html

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