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HID kit hi/lo help

Received my HID kit from DDM tuning today and realized i ordered the H13 hi/lo even though i ended up deciding on just sticking with the 9008 single beam i guess i forgot to change the kit in my shopping cart by accident. Now i have the H13 with extra positive and ground wire coming from the bulb? what are these two wires for and where should they go? thanks

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Received my HID kit from DDM tuning today and realized i ordered the hi/lo even though i ended up deciding on just sticking with the single beam i guess i forgot to change the kit in my shopping cart by accident. Now i have an extra positive and ground wire coming from the bulb? what are these two wires for and where should they go? thanks
There should only be one positive wire. That's the one that has the inline fuse and you connect it to the battery. Then it runs to a relay which runs to one ballast. Both ballast should have a ground wire, you need to ground both ballasts. There should also be a additional 2 pin plug that controls the hi/lo function, but that is plug and play just like the 2 wires going from the light to the ballast.

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Are the 2 wires together with a 2 pin plug?

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Sorry but im a little lost here. I have the regular plug and play ends but i have one red and one black wire both hanging from the bulb as well. Are you saying i have to buy a fuse and extra wire to hook these up? I dont mind losing the hi/lo function in the process
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Yes theres your standard plug and play wires for the kit then theres and additional very thin red and very thing black wire with a needle like tip end on them
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Sorry but im a little lost here. I have the regular plug and play ends but i have one red and one black wire both hanging from the bulb as well. Are you saying i have to buy a fuse and extra wire to hook these up? I dont mind losing the hi/lo function in the process
That red and black, does it have a plug at the end? If it does it should have a 3 flat edges and a half moon on the last edge. If it looks like that then it will be the plug that controls the hi/lo function. There should be a female plug on your truck that looks the same way.

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Not the exact picture of my bulb but the exact same ends on the "extra" wires

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Not the exact picture of my bulb but the exact same ends on the "extra" wires

Okay. Those prongs have to go into you existing plug from your truck. I'm not sure why your came to you like that. My kit came with a plug instead that you plug into the trucks headlight harness.

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I'm sorry, I just saw this. But does the bigger plug fit your trucks 05 headlight bulb?

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Is there anyway you can send me a picture of the whole kit together... Like one side the ballast and bulb?

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DIY 6637 Intake
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and saving to build a mid 500hp rig.
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