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DDM Tuning or Slims?????? cant decide

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 01Yota, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. Sep 2, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    01Yota

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    so i dont know which on to picka nd was wondering if anyone had pictures with them on in either brand im looking to get a 55w 6000k hid set
     
  2. Sep 2, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    why shouldnt i get the 55w i know a bit about them but not alot
     
  3. Sep 2, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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    that is bright i was going to go with the ddm but the customer service is bad i hear i looked at the slims but there a bit pricey but i guess you pay for what you get
     
  4. Sep 2, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    David K

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    Just don't go to GG Lighting! Still no bulbs in today's mail (almost a month now since I drove to his Fountain Valley home and got a bad ballast and 2 bad bulbs... He said comes from DDM.

    I sent Slim a PM this morning, waiting to hear if he has 5,000K bulbs (his web site says no) and if I step up from 35 watt to 50/55 watt ballast, how much $.

    My flickering 35 watt, 4300K set up from GG Lighting is not blowing my skirt up... I think my 100 watt halogen bulbs were brighter in my Hella 4000 pencil beams.
     
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    55w DDM 2 years no problem, a bit to bright for my taste but eh


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    THE TWO ON THE OUTSIDES ARE 55W DDM'S, THE CENTER IS 35W OFFBRAND EBAY SHIT. U DECIDE...
     
  7. Sep 2, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    Unless they are american or japan made they are all the same chinese garbage
     
  8. Sep 2, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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  9. Sep 2, 2011 at 7:37 PM
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    i have 55w HIDs in hella 500ffs. They are super bright. I wouldn't run 55w in my regular headlight but for offroads, hell yea.
     
  10. Sep 2, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    Yeah, I gots boost
    I'm considering throwing 55w into my projectors pretty soon...
     
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    I've got 35w 6000k DDM Tuning HID's. 7 months zero issues.

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  12. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:28 PM
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    I think 55w are too bright for just your headlights. They are soooooo bright..like..wow..

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    Would be dumb to put them in your normal head lights IMO, ppl will hate you when you pass them lol

    This pic is only two hella 500s..
     
  13. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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    I have the 35w 8k, 55w tend to not last as long as the 35w
     
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    8000K? :puke:
     
  15. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    nope just aim them right..

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    My 8ks dont look ricey blue
     
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    Why stay away from the 55W? I currently have 35W, been having issues with them. Switching between High and Low causes the left one to not work periodically. I removed the ballast and BUS, looks like the ballast may have gotten some mus in it, but not much. It is injection sealed.
     
  18. Sep 27, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    You don't have to preach to me about brightness... Ask anyone who has attended the other meets with me lol. My hellas are 55w, all 4 of em. Putting a 55w in a projector won't be nearly as bad because it directs the light onto the road instead of everywhere else....
     
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    Dude, you're putting some good light down. I'm impressed
     
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