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    Stock Hids (plug 'n' play direct swap?)

    Hey does anyone know if the stock HID headlight assembly is a direct swap into the car without hids?


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    Direct swap no. There's some rewiring to be done but I don't recall who on here did it and what had to be done.
    -Karl B. 2015 DE 5 speed x 2 and 2015 ES CVT. Plenty of other cars as well.

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    Does the Mirage need a CANBUS HID ballast

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    I've done it and it's not plug and play.

    Here's what you'll need.
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    Does it come with this relay or do I need to get this somewhere?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex1a1f View Post
    I've done it and it's not plug and play.

    Here's what you'll need.
    I've already pulled the trigger on the lights. I'd be ever so grateful if you could actually take pictures of your wiring or maybe write up a little guide. Im looking at your picture and while it make sense its kind of over whelming because its everything at once and its so simplified.

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    That harness looks like a fairly universal one that's used to install aftermarket hid's in something with an h4 style headlight connector. Pretty generic ebay or amazon part.

    https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Safego-HID-B...Cclp%3A2334524

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    Also instead of all this wiring it seems like it would be simpler to just put LED bulbs in the xenon housing and plug the turn signal in as its a regular bulb. Any thoughts on that as it wouldnt require any sort of cutting.

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    So tons of work and still just a wip. Waiting for it to be night and see if this worked well. Its got led in the hid.

    Right now the back of the lights are held literally with hot glue just for testing. Either way i've learned a lot. We'll see if its worth not just using the HID as is.



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