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Old 04-01-2013, 04:19 PM   #371
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Idea to edit my fog light setup with HID foglights now that I have hid headlights. I need thoughts and ideas headlights are 35w and foglights will be 35w.


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Old 04-01-2013, 04:30 PM   #372
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you sure could do that but you would need another relay harness for the fogs and they will be on all the time with the headlight, if its what you want, I say go for it, but i prefer running only with my fog light on and turn my headlight off :P, you can do that with a switch on the trigguer circuit of the relay harness

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Old 04-01-2013, 04:52 PM   #373
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I honestly don't mind them being on all the time and I don't use my drl at all either, I'm just worried about the load on the wires and possibly shorting out the system
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:58 PM   #374
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you wont have a problem since you will need another relay kit for the fogs like I said, the relay kit draw allmost no juice at all from your original car headlight wiring, everything is drawed from the battery, so you dont have to worry about it, Trust me I know what I am talking about, im a car technician and I do a lot of electrical stuffs.
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Okay I will order it and check it out then. Ps my car also did not have fog lights.
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:45 PM   #376
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Posting some pics to try and help out as much as I can... Okay... not my official write up, but trying to give people a boost.

Basically - you have a "Relay Harness", two "Resistor Harnesses" and an HID Kit (2 Ballasts and 2 Bulbs)...

You'll notice that the "Relay Harness" has two ballast male connectors with open ground wires - A short wire with a male connector (for driver side ballast), a long wire with a male connector (for passenger side ballast) and also a shorter wire with a female connector (for driver side car headlight connector).

DRIVER SIDE:

1 - Using the "Relay Harness" connect the fused red wire to the + side of your battery:


2 - Take the shorter wire with the female connector from the "Relay Harness":
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and plug in one of your "Resistor Harnesses" male connector in it:


3 - Now plug the car's male connector from the Headlight into the female connector of your "Resistor Harness":


4 - Screw in your HID bulb and Plug in your bulbs/ballasts connectors:


5 - Plug the driver side male connector from the "Relay Harness" into the ballast and screw down both Ground wires from the "Resistor Harness" & "Relay Harness" to car chassis:


PASSENGER SIDE:

1 - This one is really easy - You will NOT be using the male connector from the 2nd "Resistor Harness"... You'll only need to plug in the car's Headlight connector into the female side of it:


2 - Connect the "Relay Harness" long male connector into the Ballast and once again, screw down the Ground wires for both the "Resistor Harness and Relay Harness down to the car's chassis: (I used one of the fender's mounting bolts)


Hope this helps and doesn't confuse you guys any further!

Personally, I'm no longer getting the dipped beam error message, however, I haven't found the best mounting spots for either one of my ballasts... and I also haven't mounted my resistors in secure enough locations... as I mentioned before, they're dangling in my fender walls for now...
Sorry to quote with the pics but I just want to make sure I understand this right.

So plug the resistors into the plugs coming from the relay kit.

Then the other plug from the resistors gets plugged into the ballast.

Only one plug (driver's side for us) from the factory headlights goes into the relay to physically turn the relay on?

Then just plug the two small bulb connectors into the ballast and that's it?

Thanks for the help.
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I ordered mine from https://www.ddmtuning.com/

I called in my order for 55 watt and supposedly they come plug and play, cheap for the low/high/fogs too. I also had them send me LED's for the side lights up front, I've had great luck with this company in the past, their staff knows what they're doing and helpful.

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I ordered mine from https://www.ddmtuning.com/

I called in my order for 55 watt and supposedly they come plug and play, cheap for the low/high/fogs too. I also had them send me LED's for the side lights up front, I've had great luck with this company in the past, their staff knows what they're doing and helpful.

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any news on this kit??
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I started to have one light not firing. I had both lights not firing so I just pulled them out and put my halogen bulbs back in. I'll rock OEM until/if I ever get projectors, then buying a high end kit from retrofit resource
What kit were you using? I used to have an $50 Ebay kit on my old ZX5 and I would have ballasts fail like every 3 - 4 months and have to replace them. But you get what you pay for.
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Ddm tuning 55w
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