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Old 08-20-2011, 05:41 PM   #1
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hey mike aka slammed 2.0

How hard was it to slap those projectors in? I'm thinking about getting a set for myself as I'm running a ddm 55w kit.......also I didnt noticed my road noise get worse when I have then turned on...DAMN GREMLINS....I can hear the hi pitched squeal with them powered on....not grounded right?


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Old 08-20-2011, 05:45 PM   #2
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jesus man the amount of manufactures that make projectors for our cars is making me dizzy what set do you have? also do they have led running lights? I cant tell from your sig
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Old 08-20-2011, 05:48 PM   #3
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oh and another thing I noticed that none of them that i saw will accept an h11 bulb...or whatever the hell our lowbeams are LMAO
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Old 08-20-2011, 06:31 PM   #4
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Our stock bulbs are H13, yah and only one headlight choice (two if you count black or chrome) there are about a thousand HID kits on the market!
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Old 08-20-2011, 06:37 PM   #5
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I know most retrofitters go with the retrofit source. I think he is running this kit, Not absolutely sure though. http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=237
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Old 08-20-2011, 06:48 PM   #6
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That high pitched whine is normal. It's because the ballasts are digital. It's just the sound they make.
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Retrofitting was a 7 on a scale of 10. Our factory bulb is h13 and with a retrofit projector will use either D2S or H1. the eagle eyes you can ask 2011se since he have those with Ddm hid kit. With a hid kit on a 35w kit you will hear a light electrical buzz noise from the ballast. This is caused when the current is amplified to ignite the bulb. Once bulb is warm the buzz will go away. As for the 55w kit, the initial buzz will be the same decible but once the bulb warms up the buzz will still very lightly buzz because of the power consumption a 55w ballast takes.

I am using visionpro ballast/igniter and relay kit and Morimoto bulbs. For projectors I am running Morimoto mini H1. there is someone on here has same setup but a D2S mini. Same thing different bulbs.
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Yeah, DDM Tuning 35w and 55w kits all buzz when on (all the time). At least both of mine that I've used do. You can only hear it when you're up close or are using the lights without the engine on.

The Eagle Eyes projectors operate using an H9 bulb. High beams and low beams are both the same brightness, but your "high beam" mode lowers the shield so that light can travel above the cutoff.
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I dont mind the buzz LOL so you guys arent running h13's? what a pain in the toosh LOL
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Sry to hijack this convo but since you guys are on the subject, I thought I'd ask a question I've had for a while. I've got a hi/lo h13 ddm HID kit in my stock housings but wanna switch to projectors soon. Can I just order a new set of H9 bulbs to fit those housings and connect them to the wiring and ballasts I already have in the car? Or would I have to buy a whole new set? I don't know if the kits are specific for each bulb size, or if they're universal kits. Thanks in advance!
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