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Old 10-23-2009, 06:12 PM   #1
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Default HIDs in Malibu MAXX 2005

I want to put HIDs into my car, why not happy with brightness of stock.

But I have concern over blinding other ppl with glare... please advise me if such modification possible... if yes what should I do?
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Old 10-23-2009, 11:33 PM   #2
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It's possible but you would have to do much more work then just simply swaping in a plug and play kit. I don't know the malibu aftermarket support but your options are retro fit a stock setup form another car into the stock light housing. There is also if available buying a projector headlight housing and going from there. I had HID in my stock housings on my Silverado and it was pretty bad for blinding people. I had to turn my lights down to the ground quite a bit but also it was lifted 13 inches so that didn't help with blinding people either. I do not recommend using a plug an play kit but if you do decide to go that route try ddmtuning.com they have kits that are only 40 dollars for the raptor kit. I would suggest getting the relay kit to draw power from the battery though.
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Retrofit a set of OEM projectors into your stock housing. Not only will you be able to use quality OEM bulbs, but you'll have no hot spots on the road (unlike with a kit), have a better beam pattern, and not have to worry about blinding others. Try going to www.hidplanet.com
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Thank you for reply! But I cannot understand what product will fit Maliby MAXX with H11... unless I will ask them specifically.... plus a lot of their products discontinued!
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Not happy with stock brightness? I am very happy with the brightness in our 05 Maxx. It's way brighter than our 2000 Silhouette.
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