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Right click & "show picture" on all of them... some come up.
 

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Isn't it illegal to retrofit lights w/ HIDs?

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Yup, just googled it and unless it comes from the factory or the dealership as an option or stock, it's illegal.
 

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What kind of headlamps are legal to use?
Retrofitting of an ENTIRE sealed OEM HID headlamp from a different vehicle keeping all original functions*) intact is legal in North America. Obviously, it must be mounted in the approximate same height and as solid as on the original vehicle. In a court case worst scenario, it will most likely will be used against you, but the right lawyer will be able to defend you.
*)Note that functions consists of low beam, high beam, markers, turn signals, amber side reflector, leveling system (if equipped), cleaning system (if equipped) and AFS system (if equipped).
All other kinds of retrofits are illegal, unless results from a testing lab can show otherwise. The cost of such test is around $10,000 and consists of various environmental, durability, material, aimiability, and so on. Even if you are willing to pay this amount, it is not granted that you will pass. Based on the report you will have to make design adjustments where it failed and go for another test. All in all, designing legal headlamps is not for the DYI mechanic.
Source:http://faqlight.carpassion.info/hl-current-regulations.htm
 

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There is no such thing as "legal in North America" -- the Rules of the Road verify from state to state. HIDs are illegal on public roads in Georgia unless they are factory-installed.

This brings me to another great point: If you want real information, don't rely on sites whose purpose is to help people convince themselves that whatever modification they want to make is actually legal and/or safe.
 

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Originally posted by basilisk4@Jan 15 2005, 09:44 PM
If you want real information, don't rely on sites whose purpose is to help people convince themselves that whatever modification they want to make is actually legal and/or safe.
Here's the California Vehicle Code website. Lots of 'interesting' information there.

Click this link
 

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Originally posted by Zygote55@Jan 16 2005, 02:15 PM
tctunerz has an HID kit for $300... Let's forget for one second that we all hate tctunerz, any thoughts?
its not a projector setup, boo.
 

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Iceking does that offer still stand?
How much with shipment to FL?..
Thnx.
 
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