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I currently installed 6k HID in my scion iM and wanted to see who else uses these HID in their car. I noticed couple drivers didn't like them when I pass them. Are these HID made to work in this car? I'm just tired of couple drivers getting upset over them. I am open to recommendations.
 

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Are you people seriously not reading other topics about headlights? It was explained many times on this forum. Scion/Toyota iM comes with halogen projectors not suitable for LED/HID. Proper installation involves retrofitted headlights, so you are supposed to install HID projectors with proper ballasts. Best place to research this stuff would be places like lightwerkz in New Jersey:

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Are you people seriously not reading other topics about headlights? It was explained many times on this forum. Scion/Toyota iM comes with halogen projectors not suitable for LED/HID. Proper installation involves retrofitted headlights, so you are supposed to install HID projectors with proper ballasts. Best place to research this stuff would be places like lightwerkz in New Jersey:

OEM HID Projector Retrofit Product & Service Specialists
So if an LED bulb has the same focal point of a halogen bulb why wouldn't it work well? You should never use a HID bulb inn a halogen housing without doing a proper retrofit but I've never heard that for a LED bulb.

I did a proper HID retrofit on my 2009 Corolla S Turbo and it turned out great.
 

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My LEDs work just fine in the projectors on the iM. It's nonsense to say they do not.
LEDs "may" work, halogen reflectors are not made for LEDs. My personal concern is actually harvesting that bright light properly, most people are using HID/LED bulbs to blind oncoming traffic instead of lighting up the road. It looks like superbrightleds.com seems to have decent LEDs for our car, it does not mean all LED bulbs will work.

Yet again, at least we have projectors, not reflectors, so even terrible LEDs should not be absolutely horrible. I would stay away from installing HIDs in our stock projectors.
 
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If you don't want to retrofit, superbrightleds.com seems to be the place to go for most people here.
 

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I used BPS Performance out of Canada a couple years ago and they were a pretty standup company and I paid under $90 then. But I do know that in the past two years more options have come out and I know DDM tuning in San Diego have them less expensive now than they did 2 years ago. As far as the LEDs in my car, I have been really happy with them as they take up less room than the HIDs in my truck. Another thing is due to the design they have a good cutoff line so I'm not blinding anyone.
 
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