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HID kits

hi i am wondering about getting a HID kit for my 2009 ford ranger sport 4x4 and was wondering what the best one to get is there any bad about them or good and do you lose you hi beams

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Check out hid kits at www.ddmtuning.com everyone from here including me has multiple kits from them. You can order a dual beam setup to keep your brights but most people just get single beams due to the fact they are so bright already.
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Just so you know the beam pattern will suck, the halogen housings in our trucks just aren't made for HID's

I would personally consider a projector retrofit

https://www.ranger-forums.com/f82/cu...housing-92791/
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Just so you know the beam pattern will suck, the halogen housings in our trucks just aren't made for HID's

I would personally consider a projector retrofit

https://www.ranger-forums.com/f82/cu...housing-92791/
A retrofit would be ideal no doubt, the beam pattern isn't much worse than stock halogen bulbs if aimed correctly but it would never compare to projectors.
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The glare is 10x worse than the halogens, its terrible.
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Yeah, I'd never put HID's in a regular housing.
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depends on your kit and color temp as well... there a nice driver upgrade tho. you can see. visability is not an issue. but as said is not ideal for our stock lamps but works none the less. DDM's kit is decent as long as you stick with the slim balast kit. and the high low isnt really worth the extra...unless you have the retrofit.
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cool thanks alot i have piaa lights in the truck now and was looking for some thing brighter i have the stock wattage in it so far but mybe i will put a 65 watt instead of a 55 will anything higher hert any thing
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