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Old 11-26-2015, 12:33 PM   #1
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Do I need wire harness for 2015 HID?

I'm going to start collecting the kits for my headlights for retrofit project. Seeing that I don't have the time on my hand and how well CableGuy has done his part. I will have him retrofit my headlights.

I'm just going to buy all that I need to take advantage of TRS sales. I've decided on what I need, but the only that remains is do I need wire harness for my set up?

My headlights are H11. I will be getting Mini H1 kit.


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I'm going to start collecting the kits for my headlights for retrofit project. Seeing that I don't have the time on my hand and how well CableGuy has done his part. I will have him retrofit my headlights.

I'm just going to buy all that I need to take advantage of TRS sales. I've decided on what I need, but the only that remains is do I need wire harness for my set up?

My headlights are H11. I will be getting Mini H1 kit.
I strongly recommend you take the time to install one.

HID Inrush current draw is high and even higher at colder temps.

Better have a separate circuit for them instead of using the BCM (stock wiring harness) for the ballast power.


I've bought the Mini H1 kit including the harness from TRS... so far so good for 2 years!
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So in that case, I should choose HD Relay for H1 or H11?

I had the set up installed in my previous Focus without the harness so I wouldn't know what I really need now. Just want to be sure my install will go well. I plan on keeping my car for the next 5-7 years if not longer.

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So in that case, I should choose HD Relay for H1 or H11?

I had the set up installed in my previous Focus without the harness so I wouldn't know what I really need now. Just want to be sure my install will go well. I plan on keeping my car for the next 5-7 years if not longer.

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H11 Relay...


This is what I've installed on the MK3 retrofit in 2014

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Bi-xenon Morimoto Mini Stage III Kit (H1) MINIH1-STG3-R 1 $280.00
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2 x Mini Gatling Gun $0.00 MINIGAT
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1 x HD Relay: H11/H9/H8 $0.00 RELAY-H11
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Old 11-27-2015, 09:21 PM   #5
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Very much appreciated. Thank you!!
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