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Official "Slimcubby" HID Kit Install DIY

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by CableTec, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. taco77040

    taco77040 New Member

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    I need to buy this HID KIT, I realy need to do somthing with my crapy stock light on my 02 taco.
     
  2. slimcubby

    slimcubby www.slimshidxenonsource.c om Vendor

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    Click the link in my signature. :)
     
  3. flywaterguides

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    I now this topic is for 2nd gen, but I had some HIDs put into my 04 and I am getting flashed everyother car. Can you adjust them the smae way as the 05-09? Thanks for the help.
    Jake
     
  4. mugenrios2k

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    Just got my kits in today; it is raining today and is foretasted to rain Christmas:(.
     
  5. Twirlin

    Twirlin Nature just gets the blow-by

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    so how do you get the boots to fit without modifying them?
     
  6. mugenrios2k

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    the base of the bulb that twists can be pulled off by "carefully" pulling it over the bulb.


    Then slide on the rubber boot from the bulb side again being careful not to touch the bulb with the rubber boot.

    Then slide the twisting locking part back on.

    With the rubber boot on fold it back so the natural curve of the boot is now the other way.

    Install the bulb and lock it in place by using the clip and then unfold the rubber boot. Then twist the base of the bulb to lock it into place.
     
  7. packers0227

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    HID headlights and fogs, Kenwood DNX 6061, two JL 13.5" subs. Volant intake, Volant Ram Air Scoop
    where do i find some hid's for my fog lights....prob like 5,000K i believe that is yellow
     
  8. slimcubby

    slimcubby www.slimshidxenonsource.c om Vendor

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    You actually want 3,000K. And you can order a low beam kit from my group buys if you'd like. The link below is to the one that just ended. I should be doing another later in February. :)
     
  9. Goez2FST

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    Just installed my headlights yesterday. It was pretty tough for me, but then again Im not the greatest with that kind of stuff, nor did I have all the right tools. Great lighting and appearance, thanks a lot.
     
  10. ruler

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    Where can i get a replacement bulb from ? I bought mine through one of your group buys on here, the lights were purchased less then a year ago so its under warranty. Do i go through the manufacturer ? Cause i still have all original boxes and packaging
     
  11. CableTec

    CableTec [OP] Legend in my own mind

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    Well, sorry guys.....apparently the host site for the pictures decided to cap the bandwidth and delete some of my pics, and unfortunately, I no longer have the originals for reference. Hopefully, the instructions are clear enough, and if not, then I will try to talk anyone through any trouble spots and take more pictures of specific question areas on a per request basis.

    If anyone else can help out with pictures, etc; then that would be great.
     
  12. normbal

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    Nuts. Sorry to hear it.

    Got the directions once, did one install, weather's warming up and I'm putting in a set in my HHR and my wife's Highlander in the coming days. See one, do one, teach one.

    Norm
     
  13. CableTec

    CableTec [OP] Legend in my own mind

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    thanks for the write up I finally got around to installing today and it saved me time trouble shooting when one headlight and fog light didn't want to turn on at first.
     
  15. slimcubby

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    Nice love this write up. :D CableTec your the shiznit.

    For those that don't already know there is a new group buy going on and the link is in my signature. :)
     
  16. Hawaiian Taco

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    Great thread, Im about to group buy some HID's fogs and headlights, but im having the hardest time deciding between 6000k or 8000ks. I like some blue in my light, no pink. Your lights in the pics look either real white or slight pink. What's your opinion?? :cool:
     
  17. Viet2100

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    6000K if you want white with a hint of blue.
     
  18. tacovic

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    seems like you would piss off drivers in front of you. it looks like there is quite a bit of glare. maybe not for oncoming drivers but for people in front of you. HIDs were meant to be in projectors so that they have a cutoff line. above the cutoff line there is no glare. have you had someone drive in front of you to see if it is a nuisance for them?
     
  19. youngblood

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    YOUR DEALER will adjust your lights for FREE next time you have it serviced. It is considered a safety thang. :D
     
  20. clankey

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    I just installed the DDM kit and I am very happy but the hi beam sucks. Any ideas? Should I take off the metal slield??
     
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