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Depo headlights
« on: April 13, 2018, 03:46:27 PM »
Sorry for another thread. Dunno whats happened to this site but it doesnt let me reply to old threads anymore.

Anyway, need your help all.
I have Depo projector headlights, with H7 and D2S bulbs I purchased separately.
Im told I need additional bits to make these bulbs fit though and I quite simply have no idea what.

Can someone please shed some light and ideally link me to what I need!
I would be eternally grateful as Im lost right now.

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2018, 02:44:47 PM »
Anyone able to help?

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2018, 02:52:21 PM »
Well, I bought depo projector headlights and H7 bulbs fitted fine. Does the wiring inside the headlights match your current ones? Its generally a simple two pin plug. I have since fitted LED bulbs with the little fans on the back and they have worked fine as well. What extra bits were you told you needed? Xenon projector headlights DO need extra parts like ballast kit etc, has there been some confusion?

If your still not sure chuck a photo up and we might be able to tell you more about them.

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2018, 09:52:18 PM »
D2S bulbs are for OEM xenon headlights

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2018, 10:42:58 PM »
Then what bulbs do I use for the dipped beam if D2S arent used in depos?

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2018, 12:03:50 AM »
Should be H7 for dipped and high on the depos

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2018, 09:13:38 AM »
Right ok so its actually x4 H7 bulbs I need?

What kit can I get to make the bulbs fit as well?

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2018, 11:00:07 AM »
Best option is to buy led H7 bulbs for the depos. There’s a thread on here somewhere with links etc

As for the the D2S bulbs, 99% sure they just won’t fit even if you buy the igniter, ballast etc

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2018, 07:07:58 PM »
Hi mate, if you want to use the D2S bulbs by all means you can do so using these adaptors and ballast kit. If you're better off with LED bulbs  :wink:

https://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-x-XENON-HID-Digital-12v-35w-Ballasts-with-D2S-Adapters-KIT/292524686148?hash=item441bd47b44:g:S3MAAOSwkChars63

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2018, 07:26:46 PM »
Depos are very sh*t quality, haven’t got them personally but installed for a mate recently and I wouldn’t recommend them to anyone. Cheap plastic.
I’d recommend selling them and sourcing some used OEM xenons in good nick

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2018, 08:59:59 PM »
^thanks for the headsup. Im pretty fussy with parts but was getting tempted by the Depo units because I want to try LED bulbs. Can't find any Hella H7 projectors for sale, think they're discontinued?

« Last Edit: April 15, 2018, 09:01:43 PM by horsemeat »

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2018, 10:56:44 PM »
Hi mate, if you want to use the D2S bulbs by all means you can do so using these adaptors and ballast kit. If you're better off with LED bulbs  :wink:

https://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-x-XENON-HID-Digital-12v-35w-Ballasts-with-D2S-Adapters-KIT/292524686148?hash=item441bd47b44:g:S3MAAOSwkChars63

Legend!! This is what I'm looking for haha.
The H7 bulbs I linked above need adaptors as well though I think? They don't just go in the headlight as it is, need a bulb holder etc. for them?

So lost on all this lol.

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2018, 10:31:40 AM »
^thanks for the headsup. Im pretty fussy with parts but was getting tempted by the Depo units because I want to try LED bulbs. Can't find any Hella H7 projectors for sale, think they're discontinued?

I bought my hella projector lights from eBay Germany

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Re: Depo headlights
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2018, 07:56:33 PM »
^thanks for the headsup. Im pretty fussy with parts but was getting tempted by the Depo units because I want to try LED bulbs. Can't find any Hella H7 projectors for sale, think they're discontinued?

I bought my hella projector lights from eBay Germany
Ive got HELLA fitted too As expected solid well built No problems in 6 yrs.   Worth an ebay search if  your feeling lucky
magneti marelli also do a projector style unit. Not sure of quality though