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HID install help needed

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Ese Loco, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. Oct 5, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    Ese Loco

    Ese Loco [OP] Taco Man Sam

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    Hey,
    So i picked up the HID's for the fogs and the headlights from the group buy this summer and due to a broken wrist havent been able to install them till last weekend :( But unfortunately, due to the fact i'm stuck at school with my car in a parking lot and no tools in sight i haven't gotten to far in the install :eek: I got the fogs in
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    sorry for the crappy iphone pic :eek:

    But due to the fact i havent had the hardware or a drill to ground the headlights i have yet to install them but is there an easy way to ground them using stock hardware? is it better to just ground them at the battery?

    Oh and where do i plug the relay in on the headlights? is it just one of the stock connections on the stock headlights?
     
  2. Oct 5, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    go right to the battery :D
     
  3. Oct 5, 2009 at 9:58 AM
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    jtav2002

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    Yea if there are no close existing places to ground I'd just go right to the battery. As far as your relay, it likely only uses one of your stock headlight plugs. Don't have a kit on my Taco, but I had an HID kit on my 07 Impala SS I previously had. I used the passenger side headlight plug to connect to the relay. Then the drivers side I just taped the end close and put it off to the side since it's not needed for anything. Should be the same as you did for your fogs you would have only used one of those stock connectors too, unless you're not using a relay with your fogs.
     
  4. Oct 5, 2009 at 10:38 AM
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    If you need help, come to Orlando. I'll help ya out!
     
  5. Oct 12, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    CableTec

    CableTec Legend in my own mind

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    I might take you up on this one when my HID's come in from the current GB. :)
     
  6. Oct 13, 2009 at 6:15 AM
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    Ese Loco

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    i got mine figured out, you from p-ville as in Pensacola?
     
  7. Oct 15, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    Sorry late reply......P-Ville as in Palm City Florida......east coast and down south just above West Palm Beach, and just below Vero. Currently in Jacksonville though, but I get down that way a lot.
     
  8. Oct 15, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    Ese Loco

    Ese Loco [OP] Taco Man Sam

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    haha i know p-ville, i'm from vero, cool to see somone else from the 772 in here
     
  9. Oct 16, 2009 at 6:15 AM
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    i may take you up on this when HIDs get here from the current GB
     
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