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Old 14th August 2009, 16:34   #61
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I have Philips HID Xenon's fitted on my Safari. Just wanted to know whether flashing the lights in teh day i.e when teh Xenons are not on, like when flashing a person to make way, will ruin the HID's.
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Old 23rd November 2009, 22:42   #62
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Hi,

Can someone please clarify, if a 55W 4300K xenon produces more heat than the stock 55W halogen? if I am concerned on the excessive heat, then can I opt for 35W HID xenon with say 4300K color temp? Does this help improve brightness (over the stock 55W halogen)?

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Hi,

Can someone please clarify, if a 55W 4300K xenon produces more heat than the stock 55W halogen? if I am concerned on the excessive heat, then can I opt for 35W HID xenon with say 4300K color temp? Does this help improve brightness (over the stock 55W halogen)?

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No hid don't produce more heat than halogen, you don't have to worry about the heat damaging the head light.
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I use Philips HID kit(Genuine with B&W) in my Punto, The light is significantly brighter than the stock bulbs.

BEWARE:There are a lot of fake kits available in market from Bosch to Siemens, be sure to buy a genuine kit. There is a huge difference in how Fakes compare to the Genuine ones. I compared my lights with a friend's lights(fake HID) the difference can be easily made out. Safest choice would be Philips. 35Watts are more than enough not even 140watt halogens can match them.
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Old 24th November 2009, 14:39   #65
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BAKIYA_2K12, .anshuman,

Thank you for the responses. So, this weekend, I've something to work on :-)

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hi,
i m considering putting hids in my car, anyone heard of P4 HID? they are pretty common here in mumbai, any feedback regarding them, i need an H7 bulb, any idea on the prices?
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Old 29th November 2009, 10:05   #67
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My suggestion is to stay away from unbranded and fake stuff. Get a genuine HID with lower temperature than 6000k if you are looking to improve visiblity. For bling stuff anything above 6000k may appeal to you.
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Saw a video on youtube which is a demonstration of hid under water, He dipped the ballast entire into water and powered it, It was working all fine. But I still am not sure whether its true or not. So my question here is, Are HIDs water proof?
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Guys,

Anyone could give more info on P4 HIDs? Are those available in Bangalore?

Also is the price of Philips HID @ 9.5K still or some reduction is there?

I am looking to have a light upgrade for my swift. Its either going to be a pair of Hella Rallye Series or a HID kit.

Your thoughts please?
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Guys,

Anyone could give more info on P4 HIDs? Are those available in Bangalore?

Also is the price of Philips HID @ 9.5K still or some reduction is there?

I am looking to have a light upgrade for my swift. Its either going to be a pair of Hella Rallye Series or a HID kit.

Your thoughts please?
In Pune Philips Hids are @ 9K.

Call philips dealer and ask him the price.

Here are the details of Philips Dealer in Banglore.

A.K.Traders (Genuine Philips Dealer)
City:Banglore
Address:22/23, 1st Floor 3rd cross, J.C.Road
Phone:91 80 26709179



Address Source : Philips India (Website)
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hi guys, i have heard that HID's are not successful on highways, is that true ?? if some one who is a frequent traveler on highways, and has HID's, please clarify.
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Hello, Myself planning to upgrade headlights of my swift to HIDs. Planning to buy it from Dubai as a friend is coming. The Quoted price is 250dirhams for H4 philips 6000k 55W bulbs and kit. My doubt is 1) Is the price ok 2) How can we check if its original 3) Most HIDs sold in ebay is 35W. Any issues if i install 55w? 4) Can i install 35W bulb in 55W ballast setup? Thanks
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Hello, Myself planning to upgrade headlights of my swift to HIDs. Planning to buy it from Dubai as a friend is coming. The Quoted price is 250dirhams for H4 philips 6000k 55W bulbs and kit. My doubt is 1) Is the price ok 2) How can we check if its original 3) Most HIDs sold in ebay is 35W. Any issues if i install 55w? 4) Can i install 35W bulb in 55W ballast setup? Thanks
Does 1 Dirham convert to Rs.12/- ? Its a steal deal then! works around to Rs. 3000/- for a 55W HID where as in India, its costing 9K for a 35 W HID from Philips! Thats an awesome deal!
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Are these 35W Philips HID Kits sold in India Bi-Xenon ones?

Any tell take signs to identify whether they are genuine Philips items or cheap Chinese knockoffs selling for a premium?
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I would like to install hid on my fortuner. Which is the brand to go for? Shame on toyota for not giving it as oe. What about Numak hid? Is it worth?
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