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Old 08-13-2006, 01:51 AM   #1
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xenon fog lights....

Do these also need ballast and igniters or do you just replace the bulbs only?
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Old 08-13-2006, 01:52 AM   #2
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if you want to set up your fogs as hid's you need the ballast, ignitor, and bulbs
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Old 08-13-2006, 02:35 AM   #3
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if you want to set up your fogs as hid's you need the ballast, ignitor, and bulbs
crap, mounting those are a BEYEitch!
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:43 PM   #4
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I've got a mtech bumper and the xtec kit, mounting was actually a breeze! Whole install took under 5minutes.
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Old 08-13-2006, 10:09 PM   #5
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I've got a mtech bumper and the xtec kit, mounting was actually a breeze! Whole install took under 5minutes.
That's one of the advantages of the XTEC kits (as well as the Xenonflo kits and other high quality xenon kits like Philips). They only come with a ballast per side (no igniters or extra wires to worry about), so installation is a breeze. The XTEC are available at bimmerblvd.com, xenonflos at bimmian.com, and Philips at xenondepot.com.
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Old 08-14-2006, 04:33 AM   #6
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I've got a mtech bumper and the xtec kit, mounting was actually a breeze! Whole install took under 5minutes.
Was it a breeze because they came with brackets?
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some ballasts have the ignitpr built in. There are other oem ballasts that have this as well.
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I used double sided tape and zip ties. The mtech bumper has like a hollow part between the brake ducts and lower intake. I basically got lucky and the ballasts fit perfectly in that spot, most bumpers should have something similar
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Old 08-14-2006, 05:55 PM   #9
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I got my HID fogs from umnitza and it came with ballasts and ignitors

if you want to see some pics
Link : http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...=389905&page=2
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