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Re: HID kit legal?

Postby Valince » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:38 am

All HID's are illegal if used in a halogen housing. You will need to retrofit a projector if you want them to be "legal".
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Re: HID kit legal?

Postby byebye » Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:18 am

I have taken my vehicle to the testing station with the HID kit fitted and they tested everything and said noting is wrong with the vehicle. The HID kit is legal they did not ask or check to see if it is SABS approved. They guy that did the inspection said that the lights should just not emit a blue light then it will fail the roadworthy test.
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Re: HID kit legal?

Postby DWJ » Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:20 am

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Re: HID kit legal?

Postby [email protected] » Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:45 am

I was also pulled over in my fiesta with HID's in non projector lights and the cop looked at the headlights and said i can go, so i guess you were just pulled over by a cop thinking he knows better. But i agree that the HID's should be behind projector lenses as it improves the projection of the light. Will be retro fitting angel eye Bi-Xenon projectors in my headlights in the coming weeks. Thanks for getting back to us byebye at least we know have some perspective on this matter from someone that works with these "regulations" if i can call it that.
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Re: HID kit legal?

Postby Stu » Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:54 am

my HIDS look real dim in my Angel eyes
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Re: HID kit legal?

Postby 666_ST » Thu May 08, 2014 10:58 am

so tell me, what has happened with your fine...........??? are you pushing this further or? just paying the fine and calling it a day..
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Re: HID kit legal?

Postby rolee » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:38 am

Good day guys.

I'm looking to buy a fiesta 2009 1.6 titanium.

Any advice on buying such an old vehicle? Do you know of any known problems with this vehicle?
I love the look of the vehicle hence my decision...

Looking to do some exterior mods to up the look and thinking of a bi xenon lighting to replace the existing. Have you guys come across this anywhere or the infamous devil eye bi-xenons and know any prices as well?

Any idea where I can get it here in SA as opposed to ordering on the net as I don't necessarily trust the online route - mistakes can happen too easily and then you stuck with an item you can't use and can't return...

Thanks guys...

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Re: HID kit legal?

Postby GAZA5GP » Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:02 am

Stu wrote:6000K HID is legal limit the 8000K is not - he is being a [email protected] and should be sued for the little he has left :lol:



+1..

I know alot of us are running HIDS, We All are running 6ks and no probs.

Next Time Dont be so stubborn and buy him kfc or chicken licken for dinner. lol.

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