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ok, i bought a xenon hid kit and when i hooked them up to my ss i noticed that onli the high beams workd. no low beam at all. can i buy just the hi/lo bulb and plug it into the ballast and it still work with both, high and low levels?
 

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No............

HI LO kits are a waste, they just move the bulb and thats it.

Xenons do not have filaments. So they can not be just made to have less intensity.

The only way to have both function, is to have Halogen and Hid in seperate enclosures.

Another alternative is an Bi xenon retro(using OEM bixenon projectors), only 3 people on here have attempted/ got them to work.

Im one of them, I just ran out of money to finish mine.


GA95DCMSS

has got his working.

He sent me some progress shots today.

Another guy (cant remeber his name but he has a white Roadie wagon with EBAY projectors that fit in the 9004 bulb)

That last solution might work the best for you.

If I see him again ill forward this thread to him.
 

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No............

HI LO kits are a waste, they just move the bulb and thats it.

Xenons do not have filaments. So they can not be just made to have less intensity.

The only way to have both function, is to have Halogen and Hid in seperate enclosures.

Another alternative is an Bi xenon retro(using OEM bixenon projectors), only 3 people on here have attempted/ got them to work.

Im one of them, I just ran out of money to finish mine.

DCMSS96 (dont qoute me on his name) has got his working.

He sent me some progress shots today.

Another guy (cant remeber his name but he has a white Roadie wagon with EBAY projectors that fit in the 9004 bulb)

That last solution might work the best for you.

If I see him again ill forward this thread to him.

u rite, they are a waist but i want everything to be like stock. i dont like the fact that if i switch on my high beams, nothing works. i jus like my stuff to be flush. do you have this problem?
 

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No............

HI LO kits are a waste, they just move the bulb and thats it.
Care to explain yourself?

Look at your stock 9004 lamp , the hi and low filaments are at different heights , which causes the pattern to change. Why wouldn't moving the HID lamp accomplish the same same pattern change.
They don't have a mask like an H4, they use the whole reflector on both high and low.


Jury is out as I have not received them
HIDExtra.com

They use an extending H4 with a mask
or a tilting 9004 for ours which, as I see it is the correct method to get High and Low out of a headlamp equipped with a 9004 bulb.
 

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ok, i just said that. i like for ALL of my stock stuff to work. i dont think any new cars that come wit hids have this problem. i bet if they switched their lights to high then something would come out. it wouldnt just be blank with the high beam light on the dash lit up!
 

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Care to explain yourself?

Look at your stock 9004 lamp , the hi and low filaments are at different heights , which causes the pattern to change. Why wouldn't moving the HID lamp accomplish the same same pattern change.
They don't have a mask like an H4, they use the whole reflector on both high and low.


Jury is out as I have not received them
HIDExtra.com

They use an extending H4 with a mask
or a tilting 9004 for ours which, as I see it is the correct method to get High and Low out of a headlamp equipped with a 9004 bulb.
Im just biased towards Bi Xenon projectors.
 

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ok, i just said that. i like for ALL of my stock stuff to work. i dont think any new cars that come wit hids have this problem. i bet if they switched their lights to high then something would come out. it wouldnt just be blank with the high beam light on the dash lit up!
Because they have projectors, and sheild moves away from the light.
 

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ok, i bought a xenon hid kit and when i hooked them up to my ss i noticed that onli the high beams workd. no low beam at all. can i buy just the hi/lo bulb and plug it into the ballast and it still work with both, high and low levels?
Did you buy the High/Low kit, or just a basic HID kit? I don't know if there is more than just a bulb difference between the two kits, so buying the bi-xenon bulbs might be a waste in your case.
 
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