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From personal experience these are the best.
They may not be the cheapest (about $100.00) but very good quality.

http://www.hidguy.net/

Just mount the Ballasts.
Drill a hole in the bottom of your lamp assy. (or exit through the existing rubber plug).
No hole is required for the Fogs
All the wiring is Plug-N-Play.

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The best option would be to get the EU HID headlight housings, that way you get LED lights, projector headlamps, and a beam pattern that actually works for HID bulbs.
 

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The best option would be to get the EU HID headlight housings, that way you get LED lights, projector headlamps, and a beam pattern that actually works for HID bulbs.
The EU housings have not yet been proven to fit the US cars also they do not have the side markers that are required.
Therefore they too would be illegal.

The question was for a link, not if they should be used.
I believe that if you are old enough to own and operate a car, you should be responsible for your actions with it.

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I wasn't saying anything about the legality of the lights, just that the EU housings have HID projectors and LED's from the factory.
 

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I wasn't saying anything about the legality of the lights, just that the EU housings have HID projectors and LED's from the factory.
I do agree with you.
The projectors would be best.
I just wish we could get a set over here to test.

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If you are on us spec I would suggest a retrofit. Just dumping in a hid kit in reflector headlights is illegal and dangerous for fellow drivers as the beams are scattered all over. Projectors even the halogen ones will be able to focus the light and provide proper cut off etc.
The euro spec uses Hella E55 halogen projectors. You can get a pair of bixenon version from the retrofit source for usd150 even if you just wanna chuck in a generic hid kit. You will have to open up your headlights though. I believe they used permaseals on them.

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I refer to my statement above.
People should be responsible for their own actions.

As for altering the headlight assembly.
That too would be illegal as you would be removing the DOT approval.
Even the EU headlights would not be US DOT approved.


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Over the weekend I've replaced all the yellowish 3000k bulbs on the high/low beams as well as the parking lights and DRL. No they are not HIDs nor Xenon but just good old bulbs, but they are nice & white at 5000k and just a simple swap without any tools or dissembly required. However the headlight version we get here are not the US spec nor the Euro spec with LED DRL.
 

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Over the weekend I've replaced all the yellowish 3000k bulbs on the high/low beams as well as the parking lights and DRL. No they are not HIDs nor Xenon but just good old bulbs, but they are nice & white at 5000k and just a simple swap without any tools or dissembly required. However the headlight version we get here are not the US spec nor the Euro spec with LED DRL.
Could you share what you bought and where?
 

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Could you share what you bought and where?
H15 bulbs in factory spec 12V 15W/55W for the DRL and high beam combo at 5000k
H7 HOD bulbs in factory spec 12V 55W for the low beam at 5000k
T10 LED for parking light, 5000k

The fogs were left standard as 3000k penetrates better in murky situations.

I'm located in Hong Kong.
 

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H15 bulbs in factory spec 12V 15W/55W for the DRL and high beam combo at 5000k
H7 HOD bulbs in factory spec 12V 55W for the low beam at 5000k
T10 LED for parking light, 5000k

The fogs were left standard as 3000k penetrates better in murky situations.

I'm located in Hong Kong.
You get the Fiesta ST180 in HK as well?

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Ive been buying HID and LED lights from ijdmtoy for the last 7 years...Never had problems with their products. HID on my accord ($80 slim ballasts) lasted me one year before the color on one side changed but never blew out. They also sell cree projector bulbs which make awesome reverse lights so you can see dark areas you are backing up into. Its like having headlights in your reverse lights.
 

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You get the Fiesta ST180 in HK as well?

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Yes, we get the 3 door version and was first delivered back in August. Sadly we only get the pathetic 4 inch display and lamp-based DRL.
 

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Sylvania silverstar ultras (or another brands equivalent, OSRAM etc) and call it done. Always worked well for me. Temperature is 4100k
 

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Yes, we get the 3 door version and was first delivered back in August. Sadly we only get the pathetic 4 inch display and lamp-based DRL.
Its weird that they don't just put out one car with the same equipment. I can understand the need for say reflectors in the us and other subtle differences but why not all use same equipment like projector lights myford touch.

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Although I am not recommending it.
I have tested HID kits in both my '11 SES and '14 ST.
I am also not disputing that the pattern is not 100% correct but it is very close.
In addition the light beam does NOT project UP any higher then the OEM bulbs.
I have had both inspected by an Official State Lamp Adjusting Station and they PASS.
BTW, there is no test for the type of bulb used.


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