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DDM HIDs or Projector Retro from TRS?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Odoyle, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Jul 18, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    Odoyle

    Odoyle [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am looking to upgrade my stock lighting and am trying to decide between the pnp setup from DDM or going with a projector retrofit from TRS. I have read a ton of threads on both systems, looked at pictures, etc. It is very hard to tell the output difference between the two on the internet. I know the output over stock is huge for both setups but is the projector retro another huge step up over the DDM HIDs? I dont mind spending the money on the retro if its that much better. I also have an extra set of headlights to work on this with. But if the projector retro is not a huge difference over the DDM HIDs than Im not sure its worth the time and effort vs. the plug and play simplicity of the DDMs. Thoughts on this?
     
  2. Oct 8, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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    cummins6speed

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    Go with a retro. You're in luck, they are 25% off right now. Click my sig and order
     
  3. Oct 8, 2011 at 11:20 PM
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    TRDguyKC

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    Retro is a bajillion times better than a simpe pnp HID setup.
     
  4. Oct 8, 2011 at 11:23 PM
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    cummins6speed

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    Truth. Their kits are nice for converting a set of off road lights but for on road retro is the way to go
     
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