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recieved the ddm HID's about 20 min ago, but have a question

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by fltacoma, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. fltacoma

    fltacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    when I opened the box, the HID's have a shroud around the side of them, what do I do? are they placed there for some reason?
     
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    protection on the bulb for shipping. remove before install
     
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    NOOOOO!!!!! if its a metal shield that is only covering half of them then leave it alone!!!!

    i took them off and i makes your headlights uber bright and blind the shit out of people (not the right way) plus it'll make them point in every directions.

    take a picture of it first and show us because if its what i am thinking its the bulbs light shield, you twist it off and put it in first then you slip the bulb in and twist it back in.
     
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    Oh, i thought the man was talking about the plastic covers that come over the bulbs for shipping.
     
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    if you take them off, they have a spotted shine. leave them on and adjust accordingly and you will see the difference
     
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    its not the plastic shields that they use in shipping, its the metal shields right by the bulb. does anyone know, or can poiint me into wiring these bad boys up?

    hid 008.jpg
     
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    Wow, DDM can't even include an instruction sheet? How about their web site? Any instructions there?

    I went to their store in San Diego once... very underwhelmed with the lack of help offered.
     
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    They have instructions on the site. It is all plug and play and the plugs only fit one way.
     
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    nope, no instructions. they have cables that are plug in, and a set of cables that have bare ends on them. which one do I use? do I use these? (pic attached)

    hid part 2 001.jpg
     
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    just to rant a little, I already have a set of fogs installed, and they wernt this much of a pain in the ass....
     
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    yea its exatly what i thought. just twist them off and put the metal shields in the head light house and put the metal clips back on first. wiring is easy. if you have the relay you find a place near the battery and hook that up and connect all the wires (its pretty simple, just keep everything clean and tidy. it'll help in case you need to remove or change them) then slip the bulbs into the shields that are already in the headlight housing and twist them in. and enjoy.
     
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    The bare ends go into the stock headlight plugs. The other end goes into the ballast.
     
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    Ordered the same from ddm, fogs/headlights fogs came with a plastic cover that covers the bulbs, headlights didnt, headlight bulbs look like a metal helmet covering the bulbs, do not remove it, I installed it, pain in the rear to fit had to move battery and winshield res to make em fit.
     
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    They prevent glare by focusing the light in the top portion of your headlight and not the bottom. This makes the light point down and not blind people as much.

    Wiring is easy, just plug and play.
     
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    and I dont have the HI/LO kit, just the regular kit.
     
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    You should have a positive and a ground. You may have 2 positives. Hook the pos up to the battery, and ground the ground. You the connecter that plugs into the OEM bulb is what plugs into the DDM plug. You only need one plug from your truck though, the other one just tape up. The small box is the relay for the highs.
     
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    hey whippersnapper, which color ones go to which ends of the stock headlight plugs?
     
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    I don't know why yours came like that. These are for a taco, right? Mine had the actual switch when I bought them.
     
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    ok. blue is positive, and the ground is black. but there are 3 places in which to stick the positive into. which one is that?

     
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