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Ok, I want to put HID's in my truck. It seems like a lot of info is scattered in other threads. Also, it seems like every time I make up my mind to buy them, I find another problem with them, such as this. I know that I'm probably worrying too much over less than $50, but I hate to throw money away or buy something and have nothing but problems out of it. Please post what brand HID's you have, the color, the wattage, any pics you might have of them and if you've had any problems out of them


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Also, post if you have the hi/low or just low. I've read that you probably don't need the hi with HID's. I've been looking at just getting the low beams...


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Also, post if you have the hi/low or just low. I've read that you probably don't need the hi with HID's. I've been looking at just getting the low beams...
Damn Eric you are needy. Mine are hi lows. The highs do come in handy when you are out in the middle of deer country.

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DDM tuning, 55w 8K headlights, 35w 8K foglights, no problems.
Thats exactly what I am planning to put in mine, the soon as I have an extra $150 to throw at it. (COME ON W2's!!!!!!)

Gonna do hi/lo's first, and if there's no problems, I will do the foggs next.

I have done them on my bikes, its an easy install.

I will be using DDM as well.

Keep in mind some inspection states/stations will give you hell about HID's, and some states require hi/lo to pass inspection.
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Mine are ddm 55w, 8000k hi/low and 55w 8000k fogs

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My vote (wish I had done this instead if the "Halo" projectors I bought a while back) is to not screw-around and do it right....

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Damn Eric you are needy. Mine are hi lows. The highs do come in handy when you are out in the middle of deer country.
I like to make informed purchases Keep the comments/pics coming guys


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