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post #1 of 6 Old May 31st, 2007, 8:53 am Thread Starter
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Motolight/PIAA HID Conversion

Has anyone seen a kit to convert Motolights and/or PIAA 1100x (they use similar bulb style) to HID?

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Has anyone seen a kit to convert Motolights and/or PIAA 1100x (they use similar bulb style) to HID?
Hmmmmm. that'd be interesting! But I'm wondering if the HID bulb would fit....it's a bit longer than most regular bulbs are.

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Hi Tony,


at the least the Motolights I had (and sold them back to the US) would not have had space for a HID bulb. I don't know about the PIAA's...

If you want proper aux HIDs, my proposal is to go for the Hella Micro DE Xenons. They work...

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Hi Tony,


at the least the Motolights I had (and sold them back to the US) would not have had space for a HID bulb. I don't know about the PIAA's...

If you want proper aux HIDs, my proposal is to go for the Hella Micro DE Xenons. They work...

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Thank you, Ari. I was looking at the Micro DE, but I don't want really want to spend $600+ for that!

Maybe just a "bluer" and/or "whiter" bulb so not such a striking contrast to the HID installed.

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or you could take a set of Hella FF-75's that use the H7 bulb and change them to HID.

Total cost about $250

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Piaa LED sets

I have a weekend project to install a set on BMR's long (under the mirror) mounting brackets. 150.00 per set from a local store (170.00) at PIAA's site. 65.00 for mount from Raffey's site ( http://motogear4you.com/index.html )

Will post pic when done

reason for change from bulb type unit. the bulbs keep burning out

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