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hello every one

i have kia cadenza premium 2015 and it came with H7 for headlights

the question is can i install d1s in the headlights like the limited cadenza or should i buy hid kit for the H7 like Kensun HID Xenon Conversion Kit

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If you have Halogen, you'll need a kit that includes the bulb and ballast. You'll also need an adapter for the H7 to accept the hid bulb. Unknown if the halogen projector you have is the same as the stock hid projector, which may or may not affect light output.
 

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lol pink will look very bad in the cadenza i order the kit with 5000k temp and i also order HID Kit Computer Warning Canceller & Anti Flicker i hope it will work with no problems

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HID Setup

What's going on, I have a 2014 premium that came with the H7 Halogen bulbs. I purchased an HID kit and wasn't satisfied because the halogen projector isn't designed for HID headlights. I ended up sending my headlights to a retrofitter and he installed a new projector housing in the existing lights. Waaaaayyyyy better than stock and a plug and play HID kit. PM me and I can give you his information to get a quote. I also have photos of the light output.
 

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light output

Here is a photo of the light output from my Cadenza. Brighter than the halogen set-up as well as the Factory. The bulbs are 5000k, the stock bulb color is a 4300k. I have at-least 90 feet of clear light projected forward. Retrofitting is a great option if your car doesn't come with factory HID projectors.
 

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Here is a photo of the light output from my Cadenza. Brighter than the halogen set-up as well as the Factory. The bulbs are 5000k, the stock bulb color is a 4300k. I have at-least 90 feet of clear light projected forward. Retrofitting is a great option if your car doesn't come with factory HID projectors.
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By chance did you get any shots side by side of the halogen, plug and play HID kit, and the new HID projectors? Would be great to see so others could see the difference.

You output looks great, nice clean cutoff line there. How much was the retrofit, if you don't mind me asking?
 

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I don't have a side by side. What I can tell you was that the halogen setup didn't have much of a cutoff at all, there was this present "blurb" of light sitting right above the blurred cutoff. Yuk.. LOL.
The plug and play was a little bit better but the frosted lens that is on all of the Cadenza's projector lenses blocks the majority of light that passes through them. The retrofitted setup has a clear lens that sharpens the cutoff dramatically.
I paid $480 for both lights to be done by one of the top retrofitters.
 
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