HIDs retrofit

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    Will these work? I'm guessing these are afs. Can the afs hardware be stripped away to fit into our non-afs Prius?
     

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    Really no one has tried this? I guess I will have to be the first! :)
     
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    I have been waiting for your hid write up. did u get these or just after market bulbs?

    PH-1 ?
     
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    I went with Morimorto Elite HId kit from the retro source. $146 for an HID kit compared with $450 for a retrofit HID option. Cheaper way of running HIDs and a great start! The light output is amazing.

    I came to a pass with the Lexus AFS projectors because they are bulkier, have a different wiring setup and more moving parts. I couldn't find any info on how the afs system is powered and if it needs signals from the steering wheel to operate. I will probably buy one and play with it on the bench.
     
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    awesome! Thanks for the update. I had opt7 hids for a few years. we're the only ones that wouldn't flicker but weren't very bright. what temperature did u go with? my old ones were 6k kinda blue , I want something closer to halogen, 4300 maybe 5k.

    PH-1 ?
     
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    I went with 5500k knowing the 50w ballast reduces the kelvins to 4500k.
     
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    Mounting. Holes are diff position as non ads not plug and play
     
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    Driving and posting? :p

    Lexus Non-aFs is a direct drop in replacement. Afs has the corresponding hardware.

    Are you trying to say if you strip the afs hardware away, the mounting holes don't match up?
     
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    That part I do not know but I made it easy on myself and just use the non a FS version and the bottom of the housing was modified to accepted by Xenon solenoid
     
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