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Old 11-12-2004, 10:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently purhase a McCulloch HID kit.
What is the ideal place to place the Ballast and igniter in the engine compartment?
For the passenger side, I place the ballast by the postive battery box/cable (close to the upper right corner) because the secondary air pump hose in the way?
For the driver side, I place the ballast by the lower left bottom corner.
Are these idea place to mount the ballast?
All I am using is the double side tape/pad... How do you permanently attached the igniter and ballast? Are you guys drilling into the engine compartment?


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Old 11-13-2004, 02:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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mine are moutned to the washer fluid resevoir and the area in front of the airbox.
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Old 11-13-2004, 01:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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mine are moutned to the washer fluid resevoir and the area in front of the airbox.
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How are you mounting it to the washer fluid resevoir? Are you just using the double side tape? Are you using screws to permanently mounting it?
Same goes for the other side?


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Old 11-14-2004, 02:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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WHAT IS AN HID????
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Old 11-14-2004, 05:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Angel Eyes ... I'm pretty sure.
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Old 11-14-2004, 10:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
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No. Angel eyes are not HID. Please refer to pinned post on the subject.
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I got a question about installation as well.
On the passenger side my alarm horn will interfere with the ZKW's I bought.
Where the heck can I relocate the horn to?
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Old 11-15-2004, 12:27 PM   #9 (permalink)
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move it here.

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What did you secure it to?
And what did you use to secure it (zip ties, screws,)?
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Originally posted by spfdfanatic+Nov 14 2004, 04:39 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(spfdfanatic @ Nov 14 2004, 04:39 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'>WHAT IS AN HID????
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not to be mean but LOL

btw angel eyes are when u have the ring around the headlights... welcome to the forums!
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dunno what he used, and i dont have an alarm. Probably screws.
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Sorry, didn't know that it wasn't your car.
The colour difference should have given it away.
Where did you find that pic?
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