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  1. Free Grom and HID kit.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm wanting to clear a couple of things. Free, if you can collect from London W7, otherwise P&P cost only. I can't sell 'em for reasons that I'll explain. 1. I have a GROM USB2Plus with Bluetooth Dongle which may (or may not) work.http://gromaudio.com/downloads/GROM-USB.pdf This is an...
  2. 156 projector HID conversion

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Morning all, I wondered if anyone else had attempted a projector HID conversion on their halogen 156 headlamp units? An aquaintence of mine got a lighting specialist to convert his and the Youtube vids on the topic look very fiddly but reasonably straightforward. Any feedback welcome. :classic:
  3. Hid kit... fitted

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I know this is a little bit of a taboo subject. But I fitted a kit tonight, I’m a complete novice so it took me a couple of hours! But I’m happy with the results.. the beam angle and scatter seems fine, I’m gonna get my neighbour to check what I’m driving towards him and when I’m driving...
  4. Hid ballast unit

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi has anybody had to replace ballast unit if so where did you get it , 1 of mine has failed and it's mot time
  5. Factory HID (supplementary?) bulbs

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey guys, This subject is something I've always had some curiosity about. I've heard that some guys usually change the halogen H1 bulbs on their HID kits for led H1. These are the bulbs turned on when you turn on the high beams. Does the led H1 really make a difference? As anybody here heard...
  6. Hid conversion

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, Im most of the way through upgrading the lights on my G for leds and I’m now considering upgrading my dipped beam for hids. I’ve found he kit I want (from an old post on here) but I have a question... for mot time will I have to revert back to standard halogen for it to pass? I’m...
  7. The Official Xenon, HID and everything about LIGHTS thread....

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Go!
  8. Hid aftermarket kits

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    In May DVLA are changing a load of MOT criteria, any aftermarket HID kits will be a failure
  9. Hid ballast cable connector

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, My headlight Ballast went kaput last week on my 2010 Brera so I bought another. Dismantled the headlight today with the auto electrician and the fitting on the wiring was wrecked/rusted. When dismantled the wiring just fell apart and the ballast was in terrible condition. I now need to get...
  10. HID upgrade issue

    Alfa Giulietta
    Fitted some HIDs today. Lots of fun. Bumper off headlights out etc... Tested them before putting back together and all seemed well. Start car, turn on and they are fine. After a minute the drivers light turns off then the passenger side turns off. Kill the engine, lock and unlock car and...
  11. 4300K HID kit for sale.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Brand new from London Colour on eBay. This was going to be for the full beam before I decided that it was better to leave the full beams as halogens. Got an identical kit for my dipped beam and works great, and being 4300k temp means it looks almost OEM, no stupid blue tinge. Also included are...
  12. HID newbie

    Alfa Giulietta
    HID question. I’m due a MOT shortly and in need to a replacement light bulb. I've been driving around with one bulb for months, as the passenger windscreen washer side was a nightmare to replace when i upgraded the bulbs! Any Advice on HID kits as I’ve not had them before. Is there any...
  13. Brera HID conversion update

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Carrying on from the thread about LED headlights and HID's, I bought the kit suggested by someone from here in that thread (Sunwulf HIDs approx £15) and they were relatively easy to fit, once I had hacked a hole in the back of the headlight covers! the result is an astonishing improvement ...
  14. Removing an aftermarket HID kit

    General Motoring Discussion
    Has anyone had any experience of doing this? I assume it is just a case or reverse engineering the way it was fitted? My BMW has an aftermarket kit fitted, and I withouth starting too much of a debate I wish to remove it for legality/originality purposes. The HID bulbs appear to fit straight...
  15. HID light conversion - messing with indicators and fuel gauge!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    As per the title really, I replaced the side lights with LED canbus safe ebay jobbies and all seemed fine, I did get a light warning time to time but I could live with that. Recently I fitted a HID kit (not canbus safe I believe). The lights power up and are a massive improvement however the...
  16. Hid question

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, just joined so please be gentle, im a proud owner of a 159. One thing which im sure most of you agree on is the poor output on the headlights. I found no matter what bulb I put in the cars visibilty at night was poor. So i decided to install a 55w 5000k hid kit. I've just been for a...
  17. I have seen the light................... LED is the new HID

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    LED from HID Just purchased these after having HID for around 4 years and being thoroughly impressed, Just made the purchase of some of these, There is a difference between HID and LED...
  18. Thoughts on LED H7s or HID conversion?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I'm on the slow transition to full LED in my 159. So far all interior lights, licence plate, sidelights, rear fog, reverse, and front indicators are done. However the addition of resistor blocks is worrying me slightly. Firstly on resale in the future it's not exactly gonna go down well if...
  19. 147 reflector HID kit - question

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got a 147 pre-facelift . I've been trying out different bulbs, currently using Osram Silverstars. Great light,but i'm after the xenon effect. I've read about the H7R and H7C and also something about CANBUS headlights on 147 aka will throw an error with HID bulbs. The canbus thing, true or false...
  20. Headlight HID problem - no go!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Anyone got a clue to this little issue - 03 Spider TS headlights are poor so I treat myself to an HID kit - easy to fit but don't they work (20 amp fuses fitted) Revert back and things are as they were with the regular bulbs and they work so I check the HIDs on a spare battery - they are OK...
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