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Old 10-20-2012, 02:01 PM   #1
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eagle eye question

so i have been running ddm 55watt hid kit in my eagle eyes for about 8 months with a few issues... now my driverside hid wont light up... i can it it trying to do something but the light only goes on some times... oif i flick it on and off a bunch of times it used to do the trick now it wont turn on at all... any idea?


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Old 10-20-2012, 04:35 PM   #2
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i kinda think its the headlight:( almost every morning when its cold out my passenger hid wont heat up. i thought it was the ballast since i have ebay specials, but the other morning i had parked way too close to my splash and realized something new. when i switched on my hids it actually killed the halo, leds, and switchback. never noticed it before since i turn on the fogs instantly. i usually just turn on my highbeams for a few seconds and it fixes it. you atleast made me happy to know that i wasn't the only one! i guess i should be looking into getting a retrofit:)
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another thing, not sure if u have tried it yet, but have you tried swapping ballasts to see if u lose the passenger side instead of the drivers side?
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Old 10-20-2012, 05:09 PM   #4
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i ordered new ddm kit and i ordered a new ballast cuz ddm tuning shipping is terrible and now it wont go on at all... grabbing another bulb to try as well
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Old 10-21-2012, 07:52 AM   #5
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530 this morning turn the car on and bam both lights go on... idk whats going on
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:44 AM   #6
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could be a loose fuse somewhere. or a bad fuse going out. just happened on my buddy's evo.
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could be a loose fuse somewhere. or a bad fuse going out. just happened on my buddy's evo.
THIS^ EITHER IT IS A FUSE OR YOU HAVE A SHORT SOMEWHERE IN YOUR LIGHTING ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.

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Found the problem.... It was the bulb... Switched it out to a different bulb that i had and it works everytime now.... Only thing is that one bulb is 6000k one is 8000k but i would rather just have 2 headlights on at a time... Thought about putting another set of 3000k for some fun :) lol
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just a quick question... is it an issue to run a 35watt bulb on a 55 watt ballast?
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^^^ perfectly fine. Just remember that whatever your 35w color rating is, subtract 1000k and that'll be the actual color. I.E, 6000k 35w on a 55w ballast will be 5000k
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