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Old 10-22-2012, 07:38 PM   #281
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so getting a relay for the h11 bulb and the resistor as in the first post the wiring up the resistor to the bulb connector....would i need to purchase two resistors? or just the resistor kit in the first post?
The OP's resistor link from retro-solutions sells them individually, so you would need to ask for two.

The ebay link from Fraychild (and the resistor kit I am currently running) is a kit that includes two in it's price.

Either way, you need a resistor for each headlight.
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Old 10-22-2012, 08:56 PM   #282
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i just ordered the resistor kit and a relay kit now it should be fairly simple as far as plug and play from what ive been reading here ill post when i get the items and if i have any problems already have the HID kit installed...thankfully i only have to drive during the day for work
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:49 PM   #283
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Bwill - Nice video!! I need to start doing some of these - They hold more weight than pictures! LOL
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The OP's resistor link from retro-solutions sells them individually, so you would need to ask for two.

The ebay link from Fraychild (and the resistor kit I am currently running) is a kit that includes two in it's price.

Either way, you need a resistor for each headlight.
Not necessarily.
It kinda depends on what kind of relay you have, and if all you care about is functionality.

1) If you have independent relays, where each headlamp signal controls a separate headlight then yes, you'll need an individual resistor for each headlight. The relay I had uses the driver's side lamp signal to activate and the passenger side was left plugged into the resistor and grounded. Both lights would be switched on regardless if the passenger side had a resistor or not.
2) If you did not put a resistor on the passenger side, or the resistor occasionally didn't impede the current; like mine before I redid it. You will get a bulb dip error. The lights will still turn on, but the bulb dip will come on every time you turned on your lights. If that doesn't bug you, you can go without the passenger resistor.

Edit: I bought my relay from retro-solutions, the original link provided.
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Old 10-23-2012, 05:46 AM   #285
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...and if i have any problems already have the HID kit installed...thankfully i only have to drive during the day for work
All you have to do to put your stock headlights back in is remove the HID bulbs, disconnect the resistors, then put the stock bulbs in and plug them in. So no worries about rocking no headlights haha!

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Bwill - Nice video!! I need to start doing some of these - They hold more weight than pictures! LOL
Thanks! I still think your pictures are plenty for people to get the job done, as they show just about everything my video does.

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Not necessarily.
It kinda depends on what kind of relay you have, and if all you care about is functionality.

1) If you have independent relays, where each headlamp signal controls a separate headlight then yes, you'll need an individual resistor for each headlight. The relay I had uses the driver's side lamp signal to activate and the passenger side was left plugged into the resistor and grounded. Both lights would be switched on regardless if the passenger side had a resistor or not.
2) If you did not put a resistor on the passenger side, or the resistor occasionally didn't impede the current; like mine before I redid it. You will get a bulb dip error. The lights will still turn on, but the bulb dip will come on every time you turned on your lights. If that doesn't bug you, you can go without the passenger resistor.

Edit: I bought my relay from retro-solutions, the original link provided.
So in short, get two resistors.

Why? Because you are either going to need them both or you may get one that's DOA. Always good to have a back-up and no one likes having to stop working on their kit for a while because they have to wait for a new resistor to ship.

They are cheap guys. You can even make your own if you can find the actual resistors by themselves.
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Old 10-31-2012, 09:07 AM   #286
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Hey guys / gals,

I'm sorry to rehash this thread, but i need an answer on something.

For those of you with DRL's: What did you do to stop the flickering duw to the pulse modulated signal being sent to the low beams? I've found a thread on another forum about installing a capacitor, but I wondered if there's a simpler way? I still want to use the HID's as the DRL's, no problem there.

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I have the Kensun HID Kit and it doesn't come with a relay or resistors. just the ballest and the bulb.
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Old 11-05-2012, 05:51 PM   #288
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Blue, you'll need the harness if you want your lights to work with your car turned on
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