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HID kits?

I want a solid 8k or 6k HID kit for my powerstroke..

not looking to spend a whole lot but i do want bright lights. What i have now just SUCKS and its time to upgrade them..

What do you guys have?


Also i have a question: can i just put a HID kit in with the stock headlight housing or will i not gain much? Seems like that plastic doesnt let anything get very bright

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I want a solid 8k or 6k HID kit for my powerstroke..

not looking to spend a whole lot but i do want bright lights. What i have now just SUCKS and its time to upgrade them..

What do you guys have?


Also i have a question: can i just put a HID kit in with the stock headlight housing or will i not gain much? Seems like that plastic doesnt let anything get very bright
We have used several of there kits. DDM Tuning - HID Kits, DEPO Lights, BMW Bumpers & Lighting they are around 29.99 for the complete kit.and carry a life time warrenty.

hope that helps


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We have used several of there kits. DDM Tuning - HID Kits, DEPO Lights, BMW Bumpers & Lighting they are around 29.99 for the complete kit.and carry a life time warrenty.

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did you like them? How would you say they were brightness wise?

Haev you ever compared them to other brands? I love the price but it seems like you would get what you pay for!

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did you like them? How would you say they were brightness wise?

Haev you ever compared them to other brands? I love the price but it seems like you would get what you pay for!
Yea I like them, they are very bright.I did have one of my cars have a ballast go bad but the swapped it out with no hassle.


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Yea I like them, they are very bright.I did have one of my cars have a ballast go bad but the swapped it out with no hassle.
I talked to some people that say "cheap" HID kits have a certain look to them that just makes them look cheap... Would you say yours looks much different that most HID's you've seen?

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If you use them in the factory housings you will blind everyone coming in your direction as the parabolic lense is not designed for HID lighting. There are companies that you can purchase the entire assemblies from. That way you don't cause any accidents or get anyone killed. Clear housings and a good set of bright bulbs are plenty bright enough. If that isn't enough then you could add either driving or "fog" lights to your truck.

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If you use them in the factory housings you will blind everyone coming in your direction as the parabolic lense is not designed for HID lighting. There are companies that you can purchase the entire assemblies from. That way you don't cause any accidents or get anyone killed. Clear housings and a good set of bright bulbs are plenty bright enough. If that isn't enough then you could add either driving or "fog" lights to your truck.
i ordered clear lenses! I want something really bright so i can see everything on dark back roads and stuff. I'll get ones with hi/low beams so i dont always have them on hi

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DDM HID Kit Slim Ballast (35W or 55W): DDM Tuning - HID Kits, DEPO Lights, BMW Bumpers & Lighting

Looking at these... it would be $110 shipped to my door for the 55w ballasts and bulbs in the 8000k color.... Lifetime warranty!
I don't think i can beat that price.

I have a question though. whats the difference between the slim ballast and the regular? the regular is cheaper

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where can i find a good hid setup lenses and hid kit


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where can i find a good hid setup lenses and hid kit
get your lenses off ebay and your kit from ddmtuning.com

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