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Old 03-02-2017, 01:50 PM
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OR if you don't feel like doing any of the work and already have the Depo housings, these halogen bulbs will give you great output and are very bright, and work perfect since, ya know, halogen bulb in halogen projector, like I've been saying lol

Philips X-treme Vision H7 12 V, 55 W Headlight Bulbs (Pack of 2)
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$25

OR

OSRAM NIGHT BREAKER LASER +130% H7 Halogen, Headlight Lamp, 64210NBL-HCB, 12V, Duo Box, Pack of 2
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$30
 
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Old 03-02-2017, 01:52 PM
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I like the Phillips a lot. And recommend those myself. I'm still using them tied into the high beam signal for my projectors so I have HID and halogen high beams but only HID during low beam.
 
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Old 03-02-2017, 02:03 PM
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Great info! yea I guess the only reason i went to HID's was to get a color light that was close to white, this way it would match my LED turn signals. Well i'll have to look into those links when i have a little time.
 
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Old 03-02-2017, 02:06 PM
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The Osram halogens are pretty white
 
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Old 03-02-2017, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by ONEBUNCHMIN View Post
So I can't just use H7 bulbs in a projector with my car that came with hid's? Im guessing I'll have to program it? I really don't want to "Make" my own bracket or drill anything out.
Just to clarify.

If the car has factory HID, when you unplug that big plug from the back of the housing and remove the housing you are removing the HID system. The Depo lights will plug right in and work perfect with the halogen bulbs without any extra work or programming or modifications.

So yes if the housing is h7 it will work fine.

I'm just saying don't slap h7 HIDs in the new housings as is. It will burn them up.
 
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Old 03-03-2017, 04:36 PM
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The Osram halogens are pretty white
Thanks ill look into them first!
 
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Old 04-04-2017, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by X757XVeritas View Post
OR if you don't feel like doing any of the work and already have the Depo housings, these halogen bulbs will give you great output and are very bright, and work perfect since, ya know, halogen bulb in halogen projector, like I've been saying lol

Philips X-treme Vision H7 12 V, 55 W Headlight Bulbs (Pack of 2) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QJWTQYY..._GljUybJPCHHJM

$25

OR

OSRAM NIGHT BREAKER LASER +130% H7 Halogen, Headlight Lamp, 64210NBL-HCB, 12V, Duo Box, Pack of 2 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LLKFW8C..._tojUybZR5D5NT

$30

I hate to dig up a dead thread, but if I have factory hid, and swap to the depo housings, what are the low beam bulbs? H7, and the high beam is H7?
 
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Old 04-04-2017, 09:37 AM
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As long as I can spread knowledge on proper headlight tech it's not dead lol. Headlights are safety equipment both for the driver and others on the road, so proper setups are important.

Yes the depo lights are h7
 
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Old 12-10-2017, 06:34 PM
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I have the depo's and ordered the OSMAR nightbreaker unlimited to see if it will work better.
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Old 12-12-2017, 02:45 PM
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I would like a to get confirmation as if these will work on my depo r56 projectors and if so what bulb ( i like the white) i was told that the HID will not burn the depo projectors...

http://www.opt-7.com/boltzen-ac-canb...s-35w-hid-kit/
 
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Old 12-13-2017, 05:38 AM
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This is the Gen1 section, you signature says 09. You in the place?
 
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Old 12-13-2017, 09:30 AM
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thank you.
 
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Old 01-15-2018, 02:28 PM
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Fantastic info really appreciate your time and effort.
Can I ask...
The beam pattern on my factory xenon is awful, is it possible/easy?? to install a xenon capable projector into the original xenon reflector housing?
Or does this make no sense....tooo difficult to do?

I only ask because I have tried several brands of d2r bulb and the light pattern is dreadful with all of them.

Many thanks
 
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Old 01-15-2018, 03:13 PM
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Im actually attempting that as we speak, and its an incredibly difficult build. Id reccomend starting with cheap projector housings and upgrading from there.
 
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Old 01-16-2018, 11:30 AM
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Let us know how you get on...
I'm looking for the cheapest option at the moment
I can't really afford £170 for new projector headlights + led bulbs etc... Cheers
 
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Old 12-23-2018, 11:31 AM
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Just a late update, trying to retrofit a projector into a reflector based xenon housing sucked. I never finished it. Gave up, was not worth the effort.
 
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Old 03-30-2019, 02:25 PM
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Alright i know this is a rather old thread now, but! After working on many other projects i've finally come back around to this one! I finally managed to get all the components for the HID conversion for my Depo headlights. Just wondering if anyone could shed some light on the wiring set up? there seems to be more than i was anticipating. If someone could help me make sense of it I would really appreciate it!!

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