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post #1 of 12 Old 01-14-2014, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
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HID's, LED fogs & parking lamps- check!

Finished up the install on my lights.
So its officical, ALL of my exterior lights are LED's.

I went with DDM tunings 55w 10k HID kit with slim ballasts. Great kit, very easy to install.

CREE Fog lights, spot pattern 30*, 6 LED's per unit.

Samsung amber 3157 LED parking lamps.

Installed last winter- Recon tail lights, LED license plate bulbs, LED 3rd light assembly (Recon knock-off).


The amount of light gained from the HID's and LED fogs is incredible. Probably 3-4 times brighter than stock.
I reused the stock fog light brackets. Removed the OEM fogs, used a piece of aluminum angle to go across them, allowing easy mounting of the LED units.
The LED units only 4 amps combined, I just reused the OEM wiring.
I also have a 7" light bar on order, that will go in between the fogs.

The pics from inside the truck are lights off, park lamps only, fogs only, then everything all together.
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nice upgrade I'm looking to do this to my harley very soon
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Headlight questions... Did you go with the bi-xenon (hi-low) or single beam setup? Did you use relay to battery connection or direct power from headlight wiring?

Turn signals... Did you use a load balancer - resistor? If yes, where did you connect it?

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Headlight questions... Did you go with the bi-xenon (hi-low) or single beam setup? Did you use relay to battery connection or direct power from headlight wiring?

Turn signals... Did you use a load balancer - resistor? If yes, where did you connect it?

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I went with the bi-xenon, with a hi-low. The high beam doesnt add much light, it seems to scatter a lot, and throw a lot of light up, and to the side.
I used the supplied relay harness. It is a very well made harness. Super easy to install. I just ditched the fuse holder they supplied, and used a beefier holder, with a water proof connection.

No resistors. I swapped out the flasher for the EP-27L. eBay has them for $14. I didnt need it with the Recon tails. But as soon as I went to the Samsung 3157's up front I had the hyper blinkers.

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Forgot to mention- I also installed CREE flood lights in the rear, 4 leds per unit. Mounted to the bottom of the hitch tube.
Crazy bright. Freakin lights up the neighborhood.

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Have any pics of the fog lights in daylight?? Which ones did you order??

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Have any pics of the fog lights in daylight?? Which ones did you order??
I didnt drive the truck to work today. Ill grab a pic or two tmrw.

I used these in the front:



This is the one going in the middle of those two:



These are the back up lights:




The front fogs were $50 each roughly.
The 7" bar was $52.
The rear lights were $60 for the pair IIRC.

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Here are the daytime shots Villestrip.





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can you post some pics up close with the lights off?
im stuck between these and a 20" light bar,
I like the factory fog light look a lot better then that 20" setup and besides this would be a way cheaper route,

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