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Old 02-10-2011, 07:27 AM
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NO!! DRL's screw that all up. DRL's run at reduced power. You can't do that with HID's. You have to disable your truck's DRL's, therefore allowing them to operate normally like everyone else. Which, in Candada, is illegal.
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Old 02-10-2011, 08:14 AM
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How long does ddm typically take to ship stuff? I heard they were slow buy damn I ordered my lights on Monday and still haven't got a confirmation shipping email
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Old 02-10-2011, 08:44 AM
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Hey guys, just few quick questions. I have a 98 with NO fog lights. Looking at the DDM Raptor kit....

Wattage - 35W
Bulb Type - 9007 Hi/Low
Bulb Color - 5000K
HID Harness - Do I need this (dual in/dual out $12.50)
Error Code Eliminator - Read I don't need this
Adaptor cables - I'm assuming I don't need these? (H1/H7 to 9006)
Mounting Brackets - For $4 I might as well

Just hope someone can answer my questions before I order.

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Old 02-10-2011, 08:47 AM
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How long does ddm typically take to ship stuff? I heard they were slow buy damn I ordered my lights on Monday and still haven't got a confirmation shipping email
they're slow, but well worth the wait.
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Old 02-10-2011, 08:47 AM
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How long does ddm typically take to ship stuff? I heard they were slow buy damn I ordered my lights on Monday and still haven't got a confirmation shipping email
If there's one area DDM gets bashed on, it's their shipping speed. I wouldn't expect anything quick.
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Old 02-10-2011, 08:53 AM
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Oh great lmao I heard they were slow but id like to get em before my birthday in April lol but thanks Tom and twanky
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:21 AM
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Thats...a bummer...I'm not to sure about the law on DRL's here in Toronto...but I see quite a bit of people running without DRL's... So in short, if i were to get this DDM HID kit...It's not as simple as plug-and-play...since I have to disable the DRL...

So let's say if i do install them without diabling the DRL's...The HID's would NOT turn on correct? I just won't be able to switch to and between DRL and NRL? Would I be able to go into high beams and flash?

btw, I was planning on getting the 9007/hi&lo kit...wouldn't that enable me to use the HID for DRL and NRL?



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NO!! DRL's screw that all up. DRL's run at reduced power. You can't do that with HID's. You have to disable your truck's DRL's, therefore allowing them to operate normally like everyone else. Which, in Candada, is illegal.
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hey misterb - fx4, fireranger posted this earlier...hope it helps
the error code eliminator is also not needed, too lazy to find fireranger's quote, but he said new cars show an error on the dash if theres something else plugged into the head light connection other than the factor bulbs or something...in short, our rangers don't need the error code eliminator. hey matt, correct me if im wrong

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No you do not. All that does is use a relay to supply primary power to the ballasts through a relay straight from the battery. The existing headlight high/low beam wiring and fuses in our vehicles is more than substantial enough to power the 35 or 55 watt kits without a relay or fancy harness. Our factory high beams are 65 watts each. All the HID kits draw LESS power than your factory lights. The startup current that some are worried about is an erroneous worry. Halogen bulbs do the same thing and the numbers are nearly identical. So you need not worry.
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:24 AM
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Ok, so I don't even need the Harness?
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:26 AM
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I personally would get it just in case...because if for some reason you need it, you won't get it fast since they ship very slow from what i've read
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:28 AM
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I agree, so I guess this'll be my order...

Wattage - 35W
Bulb Type - 9007 Hi/Low
Bulb Color - 5000K
HID Harness - dual in/dual out $12.50
Error Code Eliminator - NO
Adaptor cables - NO
Mounting Brackets - YES
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:33 AM
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Yup that would be my order...when I get some cash lol. are you getting it right now as we speak>?

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I agree, so I guess this'll be my order...

Wattage - 35W
Bulb Type - 9007 Hi/Low
Bulb Color - 5000K
HID Harness - dual in/dual out $12.50
Error Code Eliminator - NO
Adaptor cables - NO
Mounting Brackets - YES
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:36 AM
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Yup that would be my order...when I get some cash lol. are you getting it right now as we speak>?
Yes sir
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:38 AM
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Awesome, hope to hear some good news!

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Old 02-10-2011, 09:40 AM
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Just found this on their site, guess I don't need it after all.


"Use the relay harness to connect HIDs to cars with very small gauge wiring that cannot supply the initial surge current required to light the bulbs reliably.

Recommended for all 55W HID installations but most American and European cars work at 35W/55W without the harness. The harness is definitely recommended for Quad's and other ATVs or when running multiple HID installations. This harness is a fused relay isolation harness capable of supplying 40A at 12vdc."
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:43 AM
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hahah there ya' go~ no need to hook it up to the battery anymore!

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Just found this on their site, guess I don't need it after all.


"Use the relay harness to connect HIDs to cars with very small gauge wiring that cannot supply the initial surge current required to light the bulbs reliably.

Recommended for all 55W HID installations but most American and European cars work at 35W/55W without the harness. The harness is definitely recommended for Quad's and other ATVs or when running multiple HID installations. This harness is a fused relay isolation harness capable of supplying 40A at 12vdc."
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