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H.I.D HELP "Im freaking out man"

hey guys alright im not really freaking out. but i do need help with H.I.d's im trying to get a set and i want to kno what i need and what brands r good. any input is appreciated thanks.
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you are freaking out. man.
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lol that dosent help
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Get Projectors

Do a retrofit. you will not be disappointed.
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i really need to kno what type of bulb i neede is it the 9007's?
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Search bro. See if you can still order them from DDM Tuning (google it). It will take the same bulb # that your truck would normally take if you put new halogens in.

DDM might not be selling them anymore, but still check em out. If they are, they carry a Raptor kit, and a slim ballast kit. Raptor is cheaper and work just fine. Also, you can choose between a low beam kit, or a hi/low kit... hi beams don't really matter when you have HIDS, and the hi/low function is pretty pointless except to flash people.
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DDM is still selling, they are just having major supply issues. Check their Facebook page for updates, they actually sent 4-5 people over to China to straighten everything out.
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Headlights are 9007 and yes DDM still sells the PnP kits. If you do go with a kit from them dont go higher than 6000K and also dont get 55w..... 35w will have alot less glare to other drivers. However let me tell you as someone who had a pnp kit and then did HIDs the right way, yes I know its more expensive, but it is worth it.
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I got a Xentech kit off ebay (for the price, I figured it was worth trying) for $35 shipped low beam only. I think they have telescoping hi-low kits for around $70 shipped. I'm very happy with it.

However, I'll say that it's a pet peeve of mine when people put HID bulbs in factory reflectors. No matter what anyone says, they always glare too much. Do it with projectors. There are plenty of projector options for not much money.
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thanks for the suggestions guys ummh which ones r the intense blues and dont worry im gettint the projectors
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Just a couple sites that will help you with the projectors.

http://www.hidplanet.com/forums/
http://www.theretrofitsource.com/
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However, I'll say that it's a pet peeve of mine when people put HID bulbs in factory reflectors. No matter what anyone says, they always glare too much. Do it with projectors. There are plenty of projector options for not much money.
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6k is light blue
Intense blue would be 12 or 14k
DDM doesn have dark blue tho, check with the company before you buy them to make sure they are dark blue before you purchase if you are looking for that color
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I got a Xentech kit off ebay (for the price, I figured it was worth trying) for $35 shipped low beam only. I think they have telescoping hi-low kits for around $70 shipped. I'm very happy with it.

However, I'll say that it's a pet peeve of mine when people put HID bulbs in factory reflectors. No matter what anyone says, they always glare too much. Do it with projectors. There are plenty of projector options for not much money.
I just bought and installed this kit in my Ranger

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/9007-...Q5fAccessories

Doesn't seem to be a high glare.............didn't know anything about projectors.........
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Damnnnnn $180 on HIDs!! OUCH
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I just bought and installed this kit in my Ranger

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/9007-...Q5fAccessories

Doesn't seem to be a high glare.............didn't know anything about projectors.........
Buddy of mine has the Phillips kit on his accord and it has an amazing blue color. You will not be disappointed with that kit.

A little on the expensive side yes but quality is there.
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i had 30 000k blue high low kit on my ranger and 10 000k for the fog lights they sucked i took them out the look cool but i found they suck, i had 12000k purples on my gti there not to bad, then i had 8000k blue in my girlfrends grand am when hids first came out i paid 480$ for the kit and they also sucked, i dont know what to suggest for hids just live and learn from them, i know im done buying them forever lol
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i had 30 000k blue high low kit on my ranger and 10 000k for the fog lights they sucked i took them out the look cool but i found they suck, i had 12000k purples on my gti there not to bad, then i had 8000k blue in my girlfrends grand am when hids first came out i paid 480$ for the kit and they also sucked, i dont know what to suggest for hids just live and learn from them, i know im done buying them forever lol
Yours all sucked because you kept getting high color temperatures. Especially if they were only 35W systems, high color temps have very poor output. 4000-6000K are your brightest, clearest color temps. 55W systems wash out the color more, and overcome it, but 35W ones are all color when you get up into the high numbers.
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i have a 2003 ranger with the 6k and they are bright. off of ebay pay $80 high/low just looking for hids for my fogs..need help
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