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Looks like I've found something else to spend the tax refund on..... time to potty train the baby!!!!!


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I know it's only been a month....i'd love to hear the quality of these in about 6 months. I'd be interested....i've gotta order up a hid kit for my subaru again since i sold the one out of it. lol. So...maybe carry over my ballasts from the ranger, get new bulbs for the subie, then maybe i'll treat the ranger to a new kit...

but i'm thinking it'll be really soon that i'll be getting a new kit for hte ranger. lol.
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Would it be at all possible to post up a video between clicking high and low? How about a close up shot of the bulb itsself? I understand it's two different hid bulbs in one bulb housing...correct? If it is, would it be like a cold startup everytime to flip to high beam? and flip back to low beam? I know there's two ballasts and i see two sets of plugs on each side to plug into bulbs.

I'm just looking for more info on this kit...part wise.
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hmmm vids and pics just dont do these things justice. I can try
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hmmm vids and pics just dont do these things justice. I can try
i understand that...i've been hid'd for well over a year now. and already made the decision i'd never own another halogen in any other vehicle. lol.


i'm wondering if there's a warm up period each time you click from low to high and back to low. just like when you first start hid's up...they get super bright, immediately dim down, then brighten back up and the color stabilizes. Does that happen everytime to click from low to high and back to low?

I only ask this since it appears as though the 'bulbs' are TWO hid bulbs in ONE bulb assy.....furthermore, there's dual ballasts per side and dual sets of plugs per side that go to the bulb from what i'm looking at in the pics.


Can anyone who has this kit please pull a bulb and take a good picture of it??
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There is a cold warm up when you switch to the high beams, but it doesn't take long. I'm thinking of adding another relay so the lows stay on with the highs so there won't be a lapse in light output.
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yeah see thats what I want them to do!!!
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Of course the only weekend it's decent for weather I have drill. Otherwise I would snap some pictures. Maybe I'll take a video tomorrow night. Picture will have to wait until it's warm again.
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just send me the HID,s i'll use my Nikon camera, lol


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urggggg.....come on now. lol. dude i'm wrenchin' on mine in below freezing temps man...



lol...mmkay. sounds good.



send me the hid's...i'll steal my dad's nikon. lol.
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Hmm i held the lever for highs and lows and almost all that light defeats the purpose. Your eyes adjust to the light dead in front of you and then you dont see as far as your iris closes to let less light in. You will see more with just the highs on.
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So I tried turning the bulbs and did not really make any diff, but all and all im fine. Im wondering how the high beams would look with a 55watt ballast, Since. I wonder if the bulbs are the same for 55watt and 35watt.

So far cops have not cared and no one else has flashed me even with my high beams on, Makes me wonder if the ones who do are only single beams of something about those glare more, or if they have 55 watt kits?
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pics??? vids?? pleaseeeeeee.
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i have a comparison shot of highs and low beams, I need to do a minor adjustment to the photo, So to not give you the wrong impression although you can clearly see the difference, I will edit the post shortly with the two photos.
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Sweet. I was planning on taking a video tonight but then I realized I had a paper due by 11:55 for my online Psych class.
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dammit... now i gotta buy these.
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Are the HID kits from asia Bad or, just because its really hard to return them there bad? like for a H3 Off road light.

Would Turning HID's off and on lots, make them burn out faster?
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I don't think those questions are applicable to this thread, but I'll answer anyhow.

Turning HID's on and off a lot within a short period is bad for both the bulbs and ballasts.

Almost all these HID conversion kits are made in an Asian country. Don't buy from a seller based there, but from a USA seller so returns are easier.
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THANK YOU!!!!!! I do believe Shane's getting himself a new HID kit here pretty soon....
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Good deal. Maybe tonight when I take the gf out I'll have her take a video for me. Either that or I'll just put my tripod in the passenger seat.
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Alright here are mine.... I tried a video but digi cams just suck at it. Photos just do not do it justice.

Converting the plugs to a twin weatherpack


Pics go low beam high beam














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d**m Cody is getting himself this kit soon! 600K or 8000K? that is the question :-D
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