Mike "Wuzzy121". Rest in peace, brother

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Tacoma Garage > Lighting

Notices

trying to swap hid bulbs, not sure what this wire is

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-11-2013, 09:22 PM   #1
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
trying to swap hid bulbs, not sure what this wire is

Hey guys im trying to swap bulbs in my truck. I have the 6000k that came with the lights in but im putting 5000k in from ddm tuning. I dont know what the two small wires are that go into the bulb I have in now. Any ideas? Do I need it? The ddm ones didnt come with it

Il post a pic in a minute
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2013, 09:32 PM   #3
Senior Member
Rich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Rich91710's Avatar
Name: Rich
Joined: Feb 2012, #73470
Location: Los Angeles
Gender: Male
Posts: 16,559
Rich91710's Tacoma Gallery
That's your high beam solenoid.
If the new lamps don't have it, you won't have high beams.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2013, 09:33 PM   #4
Ditch Doctor
medic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmedic2230 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
medic2230's Avatar
EMS:
Name: Murph
Joined: Oct 2008, #9942
Location: Columbus, Ga
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Posts: 6,369
medic2230's Tacoma Gallery
Are the originals a bixenon? Meaning high and low beams? If so that is probably the wire that activate the change to move the bulb out when the highs are turned on.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2013, 09:35 PM   #5
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rich91710 View Post
That's your high beam solenoid.
If the new lamps don't have it, you won't have high beams.
Thanks

Quote:
Originally Posted by medic2230 View Post
Are the originals a bixenon? Meaning high and low beams? If so that is probably the wire that activate the change to move the bulb out when the highs are turned on.
Yeah they are. Thanks
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2013, 10:52 PM   #6
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
I put the other bulbs in, and they suck. Im thinking because they are only a low beam. Anyone know a good bixenon for H7s?
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 12:03 AM   #7
resident Apple Pie Monster
Justus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Justus's Avatar
Name: Brock
Joined: Jan 2013, #94417
Location: Batcave
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,608
Justus's Tacoma Gallery
Trs
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 12:14 AM   #8
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Justus View Post
Trs
They have h7s? I didn't know that
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 12:16 AM   #9
resident Apple Pie Monster
Justus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Justus's Avatar
Name: Brock
Joined: Jan 2013, #94417
Location: Batcave
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,608
Justus's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by TACOMABOSS View Post
They have h7s? I didn't know that
They have "drop ins" in their site somewhere.....they will help out that market also.

Ill find a link
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 12:19 AM   #10
resident Apple Pie Monster
Justus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Justus's Avatar
Name: Brock
Joined: Jan 2013, #94417
Location: Batcave
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,608
Justus's Tacoma Gallery
http://www.theretrofitsource.com/index.php?cPath=27


Scroll down, they have rebased bulbs.
Find ur h7 equivalent ......9004?
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 01:14 PM   #11
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Justus View Post
http://www.theretrofitsource.com/index.php?cPath=27


Scroll down, they have rebased bulbs.
Find ur h7 equivalent ......9004?
Ok. I see the h7. But not bi xenon

Edit: nevermind I found it. Thanks
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 01:24 PM   #12
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
Doesnt look like h7 is compatible with anything. I might be wrong though
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 01:46 PM   #13
resident Apple Pie Monster
Justus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Justus's Avatar
Name: Brock
Joined: Jan 2013, #94417
Location: Batcave
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,608
Justus's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by TACOMABOSS View Post
Doesnt look like h7 is compatible with anything. I might be wrong though
http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...ducts_id=40568

or

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...oducts_id=4116


I just called.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 02:40 PM   #14
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
I saw those ones but they aren't bi xenon. So they said those are the only ones they have that are an h7 or h7 compatible?
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 02:58 PM   #15
resident Apple Pie Monster
Justus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shedJustus is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Justus's Avatar
Name: Brock
Joined: Jan 2013, #94417
Location: Batcave
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,608
Justus's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by TACOMABOSS View Post
I saw those ones but they aren't bi xenon. So they said those are the only ones they have that are an h7 or h7 compatible?
Sorry, im on the road now (passenger).......
Call them before they close.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 08:15 PM   #16
Senior Member
Rich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Rich91710's Avatar
Name: Rich
Joined: Feb 2012, #73470
Location: Los Angeles
Gender: Male
Posts: 16,559
Rich91710's Tacoma Gallery
Unless you've got some oddball housings, you should have H4 like the 2nd Gen.
H7 is not a high-low type lamp... you won't find one anywhere.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 09:51 PM   #17
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rich91710 View Post
Unless you've got some oddball housings, you should have H4 like the 2nd Gen.
H7 is not a high-low type lamp... you won't find one anywhere.
I have projectors. They are h7s. And the ones I had in are a bi xenon. Maybe they are just something special?
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 10:03 PM   #18
Senior Member
Rich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Rich91710's Avatar
Name: Rich
Joined: Feb 2012, #73470
Location: Los Angeles
Gender: Male
Posts: 16,559
Rich91710's Tacoma Gallery
That's going to be tough.
Unless you can get an H4 base to fit... and importantly, align the capsule properly with the reflector, you're going to be stuck with low beams only.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 10:49 PM   #19
TACOMABOSS [OP] TACOMABOSS is offline
Senior Member
TACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shedTACOMABOSS is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Firefighter:
Joined: Jul 2011, #59499
Gender: Dude
Posts: 4,308
TACOMABOSS's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rich91710 View Post
That's going to be tough.
Unless you can get an H4 base to fit... and importantly, align the capsule properly with the reflector, you're going to be stuck with low beams only.
I think il put my original ones back in
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What bulbs did you get for LED swap in dash cluster? 03tacoman 1st Gen. Tacomas 1 10-22-2012 05:37 AM
HID H3 bulbs adam337 Lighting 6 10-08-2012 06:37 PM
hid bulbs RIDDICK3 Lighting 3 01-02-2012 08:54 PM
HID Replacement Bulbs mshane06 Lighting 5 10-12-2011 09:44 AM
HID bulbs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! tacomaracing 2nd Gen. Tacomas 41 02-10-2009 01:14 PM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.