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Old 04-29-2010, 07:42 AM
Bighomedog11 Bighomedog11 is offline
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Default Gettin HID today

Hey I am suppose to be getting my HID kit today! I am soo happy, i hope everything comes as descriped on ebay! But anyways i am wondering how do you install them? Like the wiring and everything? I probably could figure it out once i see it. But i am just wondering in advance so when i get home all i have to do is hook it up! But once i get everything hooked up i will take pictures for sure!!
I also go teh 8k and 35w i think
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Old 04-29-2010, 07:46 AM
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Default Re: Gettin HID today

Not hard at all. Just follow the directions they give you. Pretty much Plug and Play. Don't know if it will be exactly the same but these can help if you get stumped.....http://ddmtuning.com/support/index.p...1&pcid=0&nav=0
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Old 04-29-2010, 08:15 AM
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Default Re: Gettin HID today

Hardest part is mounting/hiding the ballasts. The rest is fairly straight foward.
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Old 04-29-2010, 08:28 AM
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Default Re: Gettin HID today

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Hardest part is mounting/hiding the ballasts. The rest is fairly straight foward.
x2.

You want to make sure you mount the ballast in a good spot, and that takes time. Rest of it is easy.
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Old 04-29-2010, 09:40 AM
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Zip ties! but If i remember correctly your kit came with mounting brackets which will make 10x easier to secure.
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Old 04-29-2010, 09:41 AM
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zipties ftw.


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Old 04-29-2010, 03:00 PM
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I used the brackets and they worked good! I used them and i also used the zip ties. I just hope it doesnt fall.

But when i turn my brights on the lights cutt off is this because i have 35w?

Last question is i seen on youtube someone hooking it up to there battery and using a relay. Do i need to do all that?

Because i mean my lights work fine! Everything works fine so far and it was a easy hook up
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Old 04-29-2010, 04:35 PM
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Default Re: Gettin HID today

You do not need a relay BUT...............if you buy a relay your bulbs will last longer. Some people say a relay is better on your stock wiring. So that is up to you. DDM relays cost $15.
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Old 04-29-2010, 05:41 PM
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I used the brackets and they worked good! I used them and i also used the zip ties. I just hope it doesnt fall.

But when i turn my brights on the lights cutt off is this because i have 35w?

Last question is i seen on youtube someone hooking it up to there battery and using a relay. Do i need to do all that?

Because i mean my lights work fine! Everything works fine so far and it was a easy hook up
Did you order the hi and low beam kit or just the low beam? Wattage shouldn't matter.
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Old 04-29-2010, 06:57 PM
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Default Re: Gettin HID today

I think it is just the low beam kit then.

Quick question...
I notice when i stop my light sometimes flicker but it is not really noticeable. It flicker very lightly. I am wondering why is this?
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