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trying to swap hid bulbs, not sure what this wire is

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by TACOMABOSS, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. Jun 11, 2013 at 9:22 PM
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    Hey guys im trying to swap bulbs in my truck. I have the 6000k that came with the lights in but im putting 5000k in from ddm tuning. I dont know what the two small wires are that go into the bulb I have in now. Any ideas? Do I need it? The ddm ones didnt come with it

    Il post a pic in a minute
     
  2. Jun 11, 2013 at 9:31 PM
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    That's your high beam solenoid.
    If the new lamps don't have it, you won't have high beams.
     
  4. Jun 11, 2013 at 9:33 PM
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    Are the originals a bixenon? Meaning high and low beams? If so that is probably the wire that activate the change to move the bulb out when the highs are turned on.
     
  5. Jun 11, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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    Thanks

    Yeah they are. Thanks
     
  6. Jun 11, 2013 at 10:52 PM
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    I put the other bulbs in, and they suck. Im thinking because they are only a low beam. Anyone know a good bixenon for H7s?
     
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    They have h7s? I didn't know that
     
  9. Jun 12, 2013 at 12:16 AM
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    They have "drop ins" in their site somewhere.....they will help out that market also.

    Ill find a link
     
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    Doesnt look like h7 is compatible with anything. I might be wrong though
     
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    Sorry, im on the road now (passenger).......
    Call them before they close.
     
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    Unless you've got some oddball housings, you should have H4 like the 2nd Gen.
    H7 is not a high-low type lamp... you won't find one anywhere.
     
  17. Jun 12, 2013 at 9:51 PM
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    I have projectors. They are h7s. And the ones I had in are a bi xenon. Maybe they are just something special?
     
  18. Jun 12, 2013 at 10:03 PM
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    That's going to be tough.
    Unless you can get an H4 base to fit... and importantly, align the capsule properly with the reflector, you're going to be stuck with low beams only.
     
  19. Jun 12, 2013 at 10:49 PM
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    I think il put my original ones back in
     
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