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Got HID ballast mounts?

I think I can speak for all of us when I say wow HIDS are easy to install. Plug and play off we go. Wait just one second what about mounting those darn ballasts? I spent hours trying to find a good solid mounting location so the don't rub or fall off. I made a few extras that need a good home. Below you will find single and dual ballast mounts.



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Reserve a set of dual ballast mounts for me? So is it safe to assume that the hood would clear these with no problems?

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Thinking about HID's for my high beams. My concern is the heat the bulbs generate, do they get hot enough to melt the plastic headlight housings since they are pretty small compared to an automobile headlights housing?

Also how focused are the beams? All the photos you see are looking at the lights from the front and it looks like a big blob or glare, do they project well and do a good job of illuminating the road?
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Reserve a set of dual ballast mounts for me? So is it safe to assume that the hood would clear these with no problems?
Sounds great I have a set with your name on them.

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Thinking about HID's for my high beams. My concern is the heat the bulbs generate, do they get hot enough to melt the plastic headlight housings since they are pretty small compared to an automobile headlights housing?

I have been running 35Watt HIDS in both HI/LO beams without any heat related issues. I have used them for about 2 hours for a few night rides with great results. They also offer a 55Watt kit but I do some research on them first.

Also how focused are the beams? All the photos you see are looking at the lights from the front and it looks like a big blob or glare, do they project well and do a good job of illuminating the road?
They are 100% better than stock lights. Depending on the heat/color range you get, I went with 6K and the are super bright white. Low beam was great but HI/LOW is the only way to go. You will not need any more light unless you like to drive at night under really fast speeds. They really light up the roads and the only issues I see is if your bumper blocks some of the light and it may leave you with a few holes not lite.




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Thinking about HID's for my high beams. My concern is the heat the bulbs generate, do they get hot enough to melt the plastic headlight housings since they are pretty small compared to an automobile headlights housing?

Also how focused are the beams? All the photos you see are looking at the lights from the front and it looks like a big blob or glare, do they project well and do a good job of illuminating the road?
I have HIDS in my Hi and Low beams with no heat problems and the light is great.

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I have HIDs for the High/Low and have had no problems with heat.
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I have Seths Hid Mounting Bracket and it works great.

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