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Old 07-13-2014, 09:34 AM   #241
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So maybe this was covered in the thread.. aside from the how to I didn't read further..

But these are legal in our stock headlights? For some reason I was under the impression that HID kits in stock housings were illegal and that HID kits had to be in projector housings.

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So maybe this was covered in the thread.. aside from the how to I didn't read further..

But these are legal in our stock headlights? For some reason I was under the impression that HID kits in stock housings were illegal and that HID kits had to be in projector housings.

Thanks in advance
They are not DOT approved like most aftermarket products you add to your vehicles. Some states like California say they are illegal but I have yet to hear a customer have any issues with them. I live in California and both my wife and I have them on our vehicles with no issues. Even if you purchase a projector housing from eBay the chances are it's not DOT approved either.
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Slim, is there a group buy going on right now? Or when is the next one? Thanks!
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Slim, is there a group buy going on right now? Or when is the next one? Thanks!
There isn't a current group buy going on right now but if you use coupon code "TACOWORLD" when ordering from my site www.slimshidxenonsource.com you will get free shipping.

I will start a group buy if I get more interest in one.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:18 PM   #245
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Question Need help again...

Slimcubby...I need your help once again.

My passenger side headlight went out last week. 09'Tacoma PreRunner. I ordered a new replacement bulb, HID H4-4300k hi/lo,...thinking it was simply the bulb going out.

Removed and replaced the bulb this afternoon and it's still out. Checked the fuses under the hood and they were ok.

All connections ok. Driver side bulb working fine. Please kindly help. Not quite sure why the passenger bulb went out to begin with...then replacing the bulb did not work. Thank you in advance for those that can provide assistance.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:20 PM   #246
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Slimcubby...I need your help once again.

My passenger side headlight went out last week. 09'Tacoma PreRunner. I ordered a new replacement bulb, HID H4-4300k hi/lo,...thinking it was simply the bulb going out.

Removed and replaced the bulb this afternoon and it's still out. Checked the fuses under the hood and they were ok.

All connections ok. Driver side bulb working fine. Please kindly help. Not quite sure why the passenger bulb went out to begin with...then replacing the bulb did not work. Thank you in advance for those that can provide assistance.

did u put the passenger bulb into the dirvers side, and vise versa?

Its possible that the ballast is bad instead
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Thanks...

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did u put the passenger bulb into the dirvers side, and vise versa?

Its possible that the ballast is bad instead

I'm feeling stupid again...did not realize the bulbs were specific to each side. Nothing inside the box or on the bulbs themselves showing one is for the driver side and the other for the passenger side. I will remove and install the "other" new replacement bulb.

If that doesn't work...I'll purchase a new ballast for the passenger side and replace that and see. Thank you!
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Old 09-05-2014, 01:18 PM   #248
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Question Tried it...

Switched the bulbs...perhaps the bulbs were specific to each side, one being for the driver side and one for the passenger side.......nope, it didn't work.

I removed the passenger side ballast and will order one tonight.

Anyone else have any idea?

Note: Just a recap. Passenger side HID H4 4300 hi/lo bulb went out last week. Driver side headlight still works. Fuse ok. Purchased replacement bulb and still not working. Thanks guys.
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Hey slim! Do you have kits for a 2014 4runner? The other kits I had from you worked flawless for the last 4 Almost 5 years in my taco but I sold it to get my 4runner. Now I need some mo!
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Smile Good news...

Thank you once again.

Got the new replacement ballast (Amazon: Innovited 35w, 12v, Slim type) in the mail yesterday. Installed it this morning and success...the passenger headlight works.

Lesson learned: If replacing the bulb doesn't work, replace the ballast. Note: The original ballast was purchased from carID, Notto SE HID kit, and lasted approximately 3 years.
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Old 09-15-2014, 11:38 PM   #251
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is there a current coupon code I can use? im trying to order some lights right now
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