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Old 02-02-2012
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HID fog install help

Hey guys so I installed my headlights with no issue, but I cannot figure out how to do the fogs.

Anyone able to help?

Here's the HID kit in its entirety (minus ballast)



and here's my fog's wiring



the headlights were straightforward, every wire had a place to go. Here I have no clue.....help?

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forgot to mention, I dont have a factory harness i had to wire up the fogs myself. Also the HID bulb doesn't even fit in the grooves of the fog light lamp so? Second the HID bulb "plug" is not angled like the stock one, should it be?

Now with the above in mind, what do I do?
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is the bulb a 9145? also the two little metal terminal plug into the factory connector. You can either cut the tabs off and the the connector off and soilder them on or just plug them in. The other two small one go to the ballast and same with the larger plug on the HID it goes to the ballast
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The big long wire to the left goes to the ballast. and the other 2 wire to the right goes into the the 2 plugs on the stock light plug when u take out the old stock bulb. just make sure to use alot of water wrap and tape if not it will get wet rangers dont have a splash guard by the fog lights.
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The big long wire to the left goes to the ballast. and the other 2 wire to the right goes into the the 2 plugs on the stock light plug when u take out the old stock bulb. just make sure to use alot of water wrap and tape if not it will get wet rangers dont have a splash guard by the fog lights.
Im not following..... I understand the weather sealing though

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is the bulb a 9145? also the two little metal terminal plug into the factory connector. You can either cut the tabs off and the the connector off and soilder them on or just plug them in. The other two small one go to the ballast and same with the larger plug on the HID it goes to the ballast
yup 9145 bulb. The two terminals below the bulb in the picture? So factory fog light harnesses have these? If so that would explain a lot hahaha, I've never personally seen the factory ones so I wouldn't know. So basically I should just cut those terminals off and where I have the electrical tape in the second picture cut the wire there and connect the two? Obviously the terminal in the far right of the 1st picture goes to the ballast but what about the two wires above the bulb in the first picture?
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Im not following..... I understand the weather sealing though



yup 9145 bulb. The two terminals below the bulb in the picture? So factory fog light harnesses have these? If so that would explain a lot hahaha, I've never personally seen the factory ones so I wouldn't know. So basically I should just cut those terminals off and where I have the electrical tape in the second picture cut the wire there and connect the two? Obviously the terminal in the far right of the 1st picture goes to the ballast but what about the two wires above the bulb in the first picture?
Yes cut them and connect.
The other two go to the wires coming off the ballast
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@yeatzee in the first pic the wires all the way to the right hooks up into the box. The wires to the left with the sliver prongs go to into the stock set up when u remove the blub theres a positive one and a negative one. The second pair of wires that are on the right hook up to the box again.
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nvm figured it out without cutting/splicing anything :D

Only able to temporarily setup one of the fog's ballasts with zipties, gunna find a permanent mounting solution for the ballasts tomorrow and setup the other one.

The output is AWESOME..... im a firm HID believe now.






5k headlights, (our) left fog 3k, (our) right fog stock :)

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Did you find a permanent spot for your ballast? I want to HID my fogs and I'm not quite sure where i want to put mine yet.
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Well I don't know about him but mines was long enough to reach inside my engine bay and screw.it in.thv
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