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Old 02-26-2012, 06:58 PM   #1
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2010 Ford Focus HID kit help

So i am wanting to upgrade to a 35w 5000K from DDM tuning ( link for kit below) for my 2010 ford focus SE but i have a few questions before i buy them...

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http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/DD...ast-35W-or-55W

1) What size bulb do i need for my ride? i am wanting both high and low beams because i drive a lot on woody back roads and i like it bright

2) Do i need HID Harness, Error Eliminator, Adaptor cables, and Mounting Brackets? They offer them on there website but i dont know if i need them or not for my factory housing and dont want to buy them if there not needed.

3) is 5000K the brightest of the lights? or is 6000K brighter or 4500K? im new to HID and dont know what is brighter.

4) will these still dim like my factories do with my subs? ( I have 2 15" kicker comps, Alpine 500 watt amp)

Thank you for any help and god bless!


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1.The factory bulb size is h13. I just bought the projectors which will take a h9.
But you will need h13 for your current setup.

2.hmmm lol

3. 5-6k is the brightest.

4. and they may dim a little but that is just because our stock alternator is a joke haha. but to be honest you shouldn't have any dimming with only a 500 watt amp. you are seeing dimming because the subs are pulling more power than the amp is providing thus it pulls it through the amp from the battery, if that makes sense
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1.The factory bulb size is h13. I just bought the projectors which will take a h9.
But you will need h13 for your current setup.

2.hmmm lol

3. 5-6k is the brightest.

4. and they may dim a little but that is just because our stock alternator is a joke haha. but to be honest you shouldn't have any dimming with only a 500 watt amp. you are seeing dimming because the subs are pulling more power than the amp is providing thus it pulls it through the amp from the battery, if that makes sense
So what do i do about the HID Harness, Error Eliminator, Adaptor cables, and Mounting Brackets? do you think i need them? lol And also since you said you have the projectors how are they are they any good? would you think HID or projectors?
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So what do i do about the HID Harness, Error Eliminator, Adaptor cables, and Mounting Brackets? do you think i need them? lol And also since you said you have the projectors how are they are they any good? would you think HID or projectors?
If you're having a bulb dimming issue, you'll definitely need the HID Harness. But since you're using stock headlight housings, you'll also need to pick up the hi/lo kit to retain high beams. I believe if you purchase the hi/lo kit, it comes with an HID harness.

Can someone who has purchased the H13 with hi/lo kit confirm that it came with the HID harness/relay which attaches to the battery?

You won't need any of that other stuff. Brackets might be helpful, but I just used zip ties and 3M outdoor strength double-sided tape to secure mine. They've been mounted for about 16 months without any problems.
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The h13 kit comes with the harness to connect to the battery

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So i am wanting to upgrade to a 35w 5000K from DDM tuning ( link for kit below) for my 2010 ford focus SE but i have a few questions before i buy them...

Link -
http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/DD...ast-35W-or-55W

1) What size bulb do i need for my ride? i am wanting both high and low beams because i drive a lot on woody back roads and i like it bright

2) Do i need HID Harness, Error Eliminator, Adaptor cables, and Mounting Brackets? They offer them on there website but i dont know if i need them or not for my factory housing and dont want to buy them if there not needed.

3) is 5000K the brightest of the lights? or is 6000K brighter or 4500K? im new to HID and dont know what is brighter.

4) will these still dim like my factories do with my subs? ( I have 2 15" kicker comps, Alpine 500 watt amp)

Thank you for any help and god bless!

Actually the lower the Kelvin temperature of the bulb, the brighter it will be. Also the lower the kelvin temperature the more yellow the color. The higher the kelvin temperature the more purple it will be and it will illuminate more. I think 6000k looks the best, it is a diamond blue. standard european cars come with 4,300K and have a slight "white" hue to them.
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