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HID Conversion kit.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Midfieldjake24, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. Sep 16, 2011 at 11:29 AM
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    Midfieldjake24

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    What is a good site to buy a HID conversion kit from?
     
  2. Sep 16, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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    ^^^
    This.

    make sure you do your research before doing a HID conversion- theyre simple, but you have to know what your doing.

    Look up
    Kelvin temp you want
    type of ballast you want
    if you want hi/lo
    place to get them for your budget. Slimcubby is the best quality, DDM is the best price.
     
  3. Sep 16, 2011 at 11:57 AM
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    Midfieldjake24

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    Have you heard anything about VVME HID kits?
     
  4. Sep 16, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    Look at build!
    I have DDM slims in my headlights and hella black magics and they have been fine for me and the price is deffinatly good for the warranty...shipping didnt take long either.
     
  5. Sep 17, 2011 at 6:20 AM
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  6. Sep 27, 2011 at 4:06 AM
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    i was thinking about buying black housings for my 06 sport and the getting a conversion kit for it. why do you say you have to know what your doing? is it because the bulbs are so sensetive or is the wiring the hard part? I know i want 6000K in the bi-Xenon because i don't want to lose my high beams
     
  7. Sep 27, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    For the people that have the DDM hids do you ever gave problems where they stay on after you turn your lights off and truck?
     
  8. Sep 27, 2011 at 9:53 AM
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    Look at build!
    ^ na mine turn off time the switch is flipped.
     
  9. Sep 27, 2011 at 12:32 PM
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    my ddms are amazing and much better quality then my last hid kit
     
  10. Sep 27, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    I have 55w DDMs, not the slim ones, but the raptors. Much more hefty. Love em
     
  11. Sep 27, 2011 at 5:53 PM
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    I've also come to the conclusion when my lights are stuck on I can tap the relay on the wiring harness and they'll go off so I'm guessing it's a bad relay that's all
     
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  13. Sep 28, 2011 at 2:58 PM
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    Hey everyone, i just got my DDM 55w 6000k kit today so i will post a picture of them and a picture of them once installed.
     
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  15. Sep 28, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    how do you? i think I'm missing something

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  16. Sep 28, 2011 at 11:03 PM
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    turn that little screw with a hex wrench not sure which way but you can tell when you do it.
     
  17. Sep 29, 2011 at 3:55 AM
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    Is there a good way to seal it without having to seperate the housing. Can you just put some silicone on the outside rim of the housing, and try to make sure it's a solid seal?
     
  18. Sep 29, 2011 at 11:05 AM
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    Thank you for the info sounds like you have done this a few times
     
  19. Sep 29, 2011 at 11:20 AM
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    thought about doing the mini projector lens retrofit in a few months after i get the housings but we'll see....wife and two kids ya know.
     
  20. Sep 29, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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    if you can afford it, a Retrofit is the way to go. as for plug and play HID kits, i would go with SharpHID.com they sell DDM stuff and are much better to deal with
     
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