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  1. Looking for a guide on replacing STOCK HID lights

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi everybody, I've been scouring the forums and youtube all morning. Does anyone know of a solid guide to replace the STOCK HID lights? There are a billion guides for the halogen replacements, but not the HIDs.
  2. Custom Headlights By HID RETROFIT KIT

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Heres my idea- If you want to sell things here contact the Admins and get a Supporting Vendor account. Otherwise you are just a spammer and will be banned.
  3. HID or LED low beam light replacement?

    Exterior Lighting
    I have a 2014 Grand Touring s Hatchback. I looking to replace my low beam lights. I have two choices the first being Low Beam: H11 Full Xenon HID Conversion Kit, and the second being Low Beam: H11 LED Headlights - Nova Series. I wanted to know which would be brighter and if both would fit with...
  4. HID headlight repair

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    My son's HID headlights (2007) are getting really hazing looking and need to be replaced. They are original. We've tried having them polished, twice, with very little improvement. The cost of new HID headlight assemblies is pretty insane at ~$680 each (BN8R-51-031D, BN8R-51-041D). Can a...
  5. Replace Adaptive HID with LED?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi Guys did anyone with the stock Bi-Xenon with Adaptive Front-Lighting System made a swap to LEDs? If anyone did please drop some feedback. from my search not all LED bulbs are compatible with the projectors and also LEDs have this cooling system attached to them. So does the LED affect the...
  6. 2010 HID light and blinker failed LH side only

    Exterior Lighting
    Howdy, I have a 2010 3 GT hatchback with HID, AFS system, fog lights and Auto light system. My problem is the driver side HID light and blinker quit working at the same time. So I figured the easy fix was to replace both bulbs, OK that didn't work - Same problem persists. I then swapped the...
  7. Mazda 3 Touring HID conversion

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I have a 2018 Mazda 3 Touring, and I have been disappointed by the stock halogen bulb performance as of late considering my other vehicle has HID's stock. I did a bunch of research, spent several hours really seeing what would be best for my headlight housing since it has a reflector and a...
  8. Mazda 3 HID black spot

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey Guys, So I've had morimoto HIDs installed on my Mazda 3 for a while and I love them. But I figured I'd get your guys input on what this could be. Its been there since the beginning. Theres a "black spot" where the light projects. It's the two lines in the beam. I'm assuming it's from the...
  9. HID Swap

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I am curious has anyone swapped the halogens on the sport model hatchback 2017 with Factory HIDs? I want to know if it is plug and play or what goes into it. I retrofitted my last vehicle but don't want to if possible. Also where you found them if you did.
  10. OSRAM HID Bulbs Lineup

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey, I wanted to share with you this very educational video from the TRFS regarding OSRAM HID's and what to expect from them in terms of brightness, luminosity and color output (pure white or "tinge" of blue): It's very interesting to see that there is a new bulb in the lineup, the D4S...
  11. Rock auto replacement hid headlamp

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Browsing rock auto I see that they have replacement tyc oem halogen and hid assemblies for $121 and $398 respectively. It’s only under 2014 model year but I didn’t know the quality of the beam for the hid unit as a cheaper upgrade or the halogens ones could be a cheaper retrofit alternative.
  12. New 2004 Hatchback Owner Mod questions

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Hey guys, new owner here! Got a screamin deal on a 2004 2.3l hatch with low miles. It's a little rough around the edges though, and I wanted some experienced users recommendations on a few things. 1. Shift knob is all torn up, wanted to put a new one of those on. Any recommendations on...
  13. HMMMM LED vs HID

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    okay i've done some research and i keep getting mixed messages soo i thought id come on in to revolution and get some realtime answers. I've been wanting brighter lights.. nothing to bright where i blind everyone on the road but enough to make a difference... NOW my question is more or less for...
  14. Question about led and hid

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I'm new to car lighting and was wondering what the difference is ? DRL is led and headlights are hid? Do you need a kit for both or can you just buy hid bulbs and replace the halogen one. I have a 2017 Mazda 3 hatchback and was wondering what I would have to do to change the headlights to...
  15. Are these stock or aftermarket HID's

    Interior / Exterior
    I bought my 3 iSport used last year with only one previous owner. Both headlights went out within a week of each other, so I'm looking at replacing the bulbs. Looked up some DIY's here on replacing the bulbs (thanks Revolution forums!), pulled back the wheel well cover, and discovered that mine...
  16. 2014 3 passenger side HID won't work

    Exterior Lighting
    Hi all, New to the forum enjoying my new to me mazda 3, but the HID headlight is out on the passenger side. Replaced the bulb, no fix. Checked the fuse, good. So now I bought a known good ballast for it, installed it, and still no light. Very frustrated. Can anyone shed some light...
  17. Issues with HID lights.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I installed Innovate HID Headlights originally. (Gift from a friend) I knew there was an issue with them intermittently turning off for some reason. the right side would turn off randomly at night and I can turn it back on when I cycle through the headlight on and off options. So needless to...
  18. HID Headlights arching

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys so one of my headlight bulbs died so I decided to buy a cool pair from HID Warehouse on Amazon. (HID-Warehouse HID Xenon Replacement Bulbs - D2S / D2R / D2C - 10000K Dark Blue) Stock bulb was the expensive Philips D2S 35W This is the first time i have ever replaced this kind of bulb. So...
  19. HID install in new vehicle - voids warranty

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I picked up a 2017 Mazda 3 and it comes with halogen headlights. I asked the dealer about installing HID headlights, and they told me that if I were to install them anyway, I could void my warranty on the headlights, bulbs and wiring to the headlights. Furthermore, Mazda could blame any...
  20. Diode Dynamics Hylux HID Conversion Kits for Mazda 3!

    Diode Dynamics
    Mazda 6 Hylux HID Conversion Kits Diode Dynamics is pleased to offer Premium HyLux HID Conversion Kit. This kit has been carefully designed from the ground up to be the highest-quality HID kit available on the market, without exception. Ballast: The ballasts are the most important component...