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Any one interested in doing a group buy for HID 6000k from xenondepot.com? If there is enough interest, the person is willing do something for us. Place is located in canada
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (x95zsk)

How much? Who is the manufacturer?<p>Yannis
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (GrecianVolvo)

u definitely need a resistor pack for each side in order to get things in working order...once you have a fix...i'm all up for it...of course....with good pricings....
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (Mr. T5)

i may be interested, at the right price. how's the installation for this, could we do it ourselfs, or should it be done by a professional? and if so, how much would installation cost? thanks
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (chumper13)

I would be extremely interested in doing this. Does anyone know, ballpark figure how much it should cost?
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (WiseGuyVolvoS60)

seriously, if they have a resistor pack or at least a place that sells it, then things would be great because without it, the computer will be so annoying like what i experienced before with my stage 2 which made me return it
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (Mr. T5)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>seriously, if they have a resistor pack or at least a place that sells it, then things would be great because without it, the computer will be so annoying like what i experienced before with my stage 2 which made me return it<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>WHat do you mean? <p>Yannis
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (GrecianVolvo)

without a resistor pack, the hids will just screw the s60 computer because it happened to me. Number one, it fried two of my fuses and then the computer kept flashing that dipped bulb failure message along with the yellow '!'...it was really irratating so I uninstalled (took me 5 min, cuz i got so much practice when installing it 3 times) and refunded it until they have a fix for this problem...it was really nice but the computer just caused a lot of problems and also, the H7 bulb didn't fit...i had to just tie it down which didn't really keep the bulbs fixed when teh car was moving, by the way, i got mine from hid4less
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (Mr. T5)

the fuse problem was caused because the xenons draws more power (i think around 80 to 100 watts,which the igniter/ballst converts it to 20000 watts)than halogen at the igniting stage then uses less afterwards (which caused the error message since it only uses 35 watts afterwards)
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (Mr. T5)

You know, people had the same concerns about HID upgrades as on other boards. However, someone had successfully disabled the warning by changing one pin on the CEM connector. <A HREF="http://www.vvspy.com/w-agora4/view.php?bn=volvospy_s60&key=1038258807&first=&last=&hb=-3" TARGET="_blank">http://www.vvspy.com/w-agora4/view.php?bn=volvospy_s60&key=1038258807&first=&last=&hb=-3</a> He disabled the warning on the S80 and I'd imagine the electronics are similar, if not identical, on the S60. And this is done without resistor packs which tend of generate a dangerous amount of heat under the hood. <br>I've done a lot of research in this topic and I prefer the HID kit offered by Autolamps-Online. <A HREF="http://www.autolamps-online.com/gasdischarge/index.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autolamps-online.com/gasdischarge/index.htm</a> The main reason is that they don't use relays and fuses in their wiring harnesses. Instead, they use Philips FET which means there is no moving parts and no fuse to blow. (<A HREF="http://www.autolamps-online.com/gasdischarge/Philips%20FETharness.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autolamps-online.com/gasdischarge/Philips%20FETharness.htm</a>)<br>In terms of pricing, their 6000K H7 kit using all Philips parts cost US$579 including shipping. And they will reduce the price accordingly for group buys. <br>I am in no way associated with Autolamps. I only brought it up since I too am interested in outfitting my car with HID and they seem to have a superior product at a competitive price.
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (MyNewT5)

I just ordered my 6000K H7 kit from autolamps since i went through 2 pieces of crap kits... Just to let you know that they don't have any FET harness until next year, so they are still sending my kit with the relay harness. However, the mentioned that once the FETs come in, they would be able to exchange it for me. I've ordered from them before and their customer service is very good. I ordered their Bluevision bulbs a long time ago and told me that they were out of stock for a month after I ordered them. When finally received them, I got an extra pair free of charge. That sold me. They care about their customers as much as their product.
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (mike_c70)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I just ordered my 6000K H7 kit from autolamps since i went through 2 pieces of crap kits... Just to let you know that they don't have any FET harness until next year, so they are still sending my kit with the relay harness. However, the mentioned that once the FETs come in, they would be able to exchange it for me. I've ordered from them before and their customer service is very good. I ordered their Bluevision bulbs a long time ago and told me that they were out of stock for a month after I ordered them. When finally received them, I got an extra pair free of charge. That sold me. They care about their customers as much as their product.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Interesting, Mike! How do you like the BlueVision bulbs?<p>Yannis
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>You know, people had the same concerns about HID upgrades as on other boards. However, someone had successfully disabled the warning by changing one pin on the CEM connector. <A HREF="http://www.vvspy.com/w-agora4/view.php?bn=volvospy_s60&key=1038258807&first=&last=&hb=-3" TARGET="_blank">http://www.vvspy.com/w-agora4/view.php?bn=volvospy_s60&key=1038258807&first=&last=&hb=-3</A> He disabled the warning on the S80 and I'd imagine the electronics are similar, if not identical, on the S60. And this is done without resistor packs which tend of generate a dangerous amount of heat under the hood. <br>I've done a lot of research in this topic and I prefer the HID kit offered by Autolamps-Online. <A HREF="http://www.autolamps-online.com/gasdischarge/index.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autolamps-online.com/gasdischarge/index.htm</a> The main reason is that they don't use relays and fuses in their wiring harnesses. Instead, they use Philips FET which means there is no moving parts and no fuse to blow. (<A HREF="http://www.autolamps-online.com/gasdischarge/Philips%20FETharness.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autolamps-online.com/gasdischarge/Philips%20FETharness.htm</A>)<br>In terms of pricing, their 6000K H7 kit using all Philips parts cost US$579 including shipping. And they will reduce the price accordingly for group buys. <br>I am in no way associated with Autolamps. I only brought it up since I too am interested in outfitting my car with HID and they seem to have a superior product at a competitive price. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p><br>So, you are saying that the kit from Autolamps will/should not generate any "error" messages from the computer?<p>BTW, nice car! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> Our cars are almost lookalikes if you take away the fact that mine is a wagon and your a sedan! <p>Yannis
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (GrecianVolvo)

The bluevisions are pretty decent. They give off quite a bit of light (pretty much stock if not a little brighter) but it's a bit brighter. I'm using them for both low beam and high beam. Believe it or not, I'm still on the same bulbs.
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (GrecianVolvo)

Yannis,<br>I'm not saying that the HID kit from Autolamps will not cause the error. I would never claim that until I've done it myself and have proved it beyond a reasonable doubt. The technican I correspond to at Autolamps claims to have a solution but cannot guarantee that it will work on a Volvo. And she's not willing to reveal the secret until I purchase the kit. However, someone from VVspy board have installed a kit from Autolamps and have successfully disabled the error message on his S80. And he had sent me documents from VADIS showing the location of the CEM, the resistor pack, and which wires to change. (I'm sure you can get the same documents from your technicians.) At this point, I'm very confident that HIDs can be installed on the S60 without displaying the error message. <p>Yeah, our cars are similar except you have the iPD ECU upgrade and the exhaust system. So the performance difference is huge on a 2002 T5 upgraded ECU. Its something worth considering. But HIDs first! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: HID for s60 group buy (MyNewT5)

has anyone tried the "trick" with the little black box in there s60's? I bought Pilot HID's which run off 35watts of power and id like to get rid of the message. It doesnt bother me much as it tends to go away after a lil while or at least im not noticing it.<p>Thanks,<p>Marian
 

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you can look also this post<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=65858" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=65858</A>
 

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its very easy to fix.
 
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