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DDM Tuning HID installed. WOOT!!!!

8000K headlights (hi/lo kit)
3000K fog lights

Getting ready for the install:





Got the fogs done... working on the heads:





Finished:



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Ricer!!!

I wish my truck still looked this good.
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Hard to tell the colors, but looks like it's gonna work!
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I like it but as stated above i can't see the colors that well. I have 8k's installed both fogs&heads and it looks great. I might switch it to 8kheads and 3k fogs but i like to match. In your pictures it looks like the headlights are 6k... im not sure if its because you have the hi/lo kit (55w) i only have single beam 35w and there seems to be more blue
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Both kits are 35w. Those are cell phone pics, so they won't be that great.

Also, you can't compare colors unless the camera and all lighting settings are the same. Otherwise, someone's 8000K pics might look like another person's 4300K pics.
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Plus, its raining, so I'm not gonna pull out the good camera to take some pics. lol
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Ok... I just drove around in the dark to test out my HIDs. They're freakin' AWESOME. It takes some getting used to regarding the 8000K color (I'm used to regular halogens in my cars and 3000K on my bikes).

One thing I've learned... my cell phone is CRAP trying to take pictures on my lights. You can't tell the difference at all. Oh well.
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NIGHT SHOTS in a parking garage?
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I have night shots, but only from my cell phone. You can't see the color of the lights properly.
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I ordered the same hids waiting for them to come in. Glad you like them! Get more pictures up, how much more blue are they?
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Light colored blue. Not too much to attract police attention.
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Are the highs HID too or are they a halogen bulb?
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Nice just what I was going for.
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They are the same HID bulb. With DDM's kit, the bulb telescopes to the high beam function.
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I'll get off my lazy *** one of these nights and take a PROPER picture so that you can see the difference. lol
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So basically when you turn on the brites the low really doesnt turn off then? If thats right I just might have to look into replacing mine with there kit
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When the kit is in Low "mode", the bulb is recessed into the housing. When you turn on the high beam function, the bulb pushes outward about 1/2 inch to make the high beam.

It's easier if you look at your headlight bulb... You'll see two filaments inside. The filament closer to the base of the bulb is for low beam. The farther filament is for high beam.

Does that make sense?
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Ok... here's some better pics (although still not the BEST. I'm not a very good photographer, and getting a GREAT high-end camera doesn't change that. lol)

Headlights only (low beam)



Fog lights only



Headlights (low beam) and fog lights









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Im guessing they look a bit more blue and brighter in person? Either way great shots your truck looks great!
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Yeah. I didn't feel like spending too much time trying to figure out the camera settings. lol
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How bad is the glare on those? I've been toying with the idea of projectors.. I kinda want 55w lights. lol
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35w kits are PLENTY enough.
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Do you have any pics to but side by side of the High beam function?
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Nope. I didn't think about taking pics of the high beam.
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Nope. I didn't think about taking pics of the high beam.
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