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DDM Tuning 35W HID kit

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by tacomathunder, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. Feb 4, 2010 at 7:39 PM
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    Anyone every buy the DDM Tuning HID kit?? If so could you tell us how hard or easy it was to install, and if you recommend others to get it. I'd like to know myself because I am on the market for them
     
  2. Feb 4, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    its all plug n play so its pretty easy to install... i shouldve done it myself but i got ripped at the shop.... directions are pretty straight foward.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2010 at 4:27 AM
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    Everything is straight forward, they include the instructions with their shipment. They also have instructions online. It took about 15 mins to install the headlights, mount the ballast in a dry place. It works great. I ordered mine a few months back, they delivered my order promptly (3 days) with everything working. Lately, I have read some people are getting bad ballast or their orders are taking a while to ship.

    Here is everything you need for HIDs.
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  4. Feb 5, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    I just did mine last week, they were easy to install. I'm satisfied.
     
  5. Feb 5, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    what do those kits cost?
     
  6. Feb 5, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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    For my headlights, I got them for about $50 (H4 hi/lo) and my fog lights (H3) for about $30.
     
  7. Oct 2, 2013 at 9:44 PM
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    I just received my ddm h4 hi/low kit in the mail, obviously it's been a while since this original post but I noticed a difference in the kit. The older ones have a metal housing that moves from what I understand to switch between high and low, the kit I got has a shield on the bottom and it appears the bulb itself moves for the high low function.

    Any thoughts on this?
     
  8. Oct 2, 2013 at 9:59 PM
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  9. Oct 8, 2013 at 2:17 AM
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    Just bought a HID kit for my fogs from DDM. Really easy to install; plug and play. Just need to find a good place to mount the ballast.
     
  10. Oct 8, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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    Let me know how the light patter is in the fogs if you can. I was thinking about getting another kit for my fogs to match my headlights, but am worried the hid in a fog housing will be too blinding for other drivers.
     
  11. Oct 8, 2013 at 12:55 PM
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    TINTS: 35% Fronts 5% Rears 5% Windshield Strip LIGHTING: FogLight Anytime (2006KJ) HID Headlights - 6000k Hi/Lo Beam HID Foglights - 5000k DTRLs - Triton 6k white/amber switchback (VLEDS) LED CREE Reverse Lights LED “cool white” Map Lights LED “cool white” Dome light LED “cool white” Parking Lights LED “cool white” License Plate INTERIOR: Wet Okoles - Black w/ Charcoal Piping. (Front and Back) Armrest / Center Console Cover (Blueinstinct) DOOR PULL HANDLE COVERS (Blueinstinct) Pillar Grab Handle Covers (Blueinstinct) Rear "OH SHIT" Grab handles (Blueinstinct) EXTERIOR: Black TRD grill emblem Plasti-dipped emblems Plasti-dipped front bottom insert Black OEM side steps Black OEM bedmat MATTE BLACK TRD w/ Hawaiian Islands BEDSIDE DECAL - (Cboy808) WHEELS: 17in TRD Sport rims P265/70R17 Black Gorilla Lug nuts
    Yes it is really bright and can blind drivers. For me, I only use it when I only when 'm alone on the road or driving back-roads with no street lights. Other than that I don't use it.

    I wonder if I could just change the bulb to 3000k or if I need to buy a whole kit again. Ill ask ddm via email later.
     
  12. Oct 8, 2013 at 1:54 PM
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    I think I'll stay away from hid in the fogs, I do a lot of city driving. I got 5000k I'll see how I like it, If not I may get some 4500k bulbs. My next project will be some hid lights in off road housings-for off road purposes of course.
     
  13. Oct 8, 2013 at 2:03 PM
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    That will do.
     
  14. Oct 14, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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    Well I got my hid kit installed over the weekend-wow these guys are bright! I still need to re adjust my headlights to make sure I'm not blinding other drivers. The hi/low function works great, the light shifts up to where you would expect a hi beam to, I was skeptical about this but so far so good. The 5000k is very white, no yellow at all, maybe the slightest bit of blue, but I'm talking slight. I'll give them a go for a while but I'm thinking I would like 4500k better.
     
  15. Oct 14, 2013 at 8:16 PM
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    Pics? I am about to order headlights, fogs, and o/r lights and usually go with 5k from vvme but the price is too good for the ddms
     
  16. Oct 14, 2013 at 8:25 PM
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    I don't have any pics yet, I'll try to get some up after I get them properly adjusted. They are a good price, if they hold up for a couple years can't beat it. I'm gonna order a 55w kit and put in off road housings behind my grill, should be some nice extra light.
     
  17. Oct 14, 2013 at 8:41 PM
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    what kind of o/r lights are you upgrading
     
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    I'm thinking maybe some lights like these behind my grill. http://bit.ly/H0EfKB they are basically auxiliary driving lights. Right now I have some repurposed fogs behind my grill that don't really do much accept act as running lights. I really like the avid light bar but not ready to spend that kind of money.
     
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    What's the dual in/out 10 dollar add on to the kit?
     
  20. Oct 14, 2013 at 9:05 PM
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    I've got the Nfab bar on mine.

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