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so I ordered a set of hids from hid extra. what I ordered was a
9007 hi/low kit with a hid low beam and halogen high beam.
the kit came with everything needed for the install. cap packs,
a compound headlight assembly, ballast, and various sets of
mounting brackets, along with velcro and and few zip ties.







I started with a set of ebay special black diamond headlights.


got those loose and out to where I had room to work behind the housing.


I had to read the instructions a few times as they weren’t super clear, but finally got to
where I understood how the harness went together. this is how the harness goes together,
with the exception of not being plugged into the factory harness, obviously.



what was confusing me was I that I wasn’t sure if the cap pack plugged directly into the
ballast, or what. got it figured out and once I laid it out it was easily understandable. cant
speak for any other kit ( im sure they are most all the same ), but if you buy THIS kit, be
sure to get the plastic lock collar that goes onto the back of the bulb, put on the back of
the headlight. if you don’t do this 1st, it wont go over the entire loom. Maybe obvious to
others, but since this was my grand install, I didn’t know it until it was too late. Anyway,
a few pics of the installation and what they look like. These are 35w 8000k hids and the link is here – 9007 Hi/Lo 8000K HID Kit Automobile Xenon HID Conversion Kit

onto the pics…











the magical cap packs –



the other side complete



before I put the headlight assembly back in I hooked the batteries back up and made sure they
worked and all was good –





and all buttoned up.





the kit was really easy to install once I had it in front of me. only thing I can see wrong now, is
that the passenger side flickers until its warmed up ( which is about 2 seconds ) then it firms up.
Ill take a few pics tonight once it gets dark and check out how much brighter they are.
thanks again to 03rammer for all the pm’ing, I appreciate the help :thumbsup:
any questions, fire away.
 

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yeah not sure why it does that, but its just the right side
light and only for about 2 or 3 seconds. i beat around
the headlight assembly with my hand to see if any jarring
would make them flicker and they didnt, so im hoping its
just a warm up thing. will be watching to see how long
these last with the amount of miles i put on the truck.

what color bulb did you get, duke ?
 

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Glad I could help. The flicker that your talking about is that only on warm up? If soo that is just how the bulbs warm up from my experiance.

See everyone HIDS Simplified for our trucks made easy. Now if any of you want a hid low and hid high beam kit. Buy the bixenon kit and the pre made resistors or make the harness yourself.

hidextra.com
50W Resistor Plug Play Pack
ddmtuning.com
 

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They have a slight blue tint, they are on my Lincoln LS, I have the fogs as well. Tell you the truth the fogs didn't make much difference, but they look cool...lol.
 

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They have a slight blue tint, they are on my Lincoln LS, I have the fogs as well. Tell you the truth the fogs didn't make much difference, but they look cool...lol.
You will notice a BIG differece with the fogs on our trucks. You can almost drive at night with just them on. :thumbsup:
 

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The flicker that your talking about is that only on warm up? If soo that is just how the bulbs warm up from my experiance.

See everyone HIDS Simplified for our trucks made easy.
yup, just on warm up, thaz it. and it was a lot simpler than i thought
it was. downright easy peasy lemon squeezy.

just ordered the 35w 8000k fogs to match, should be here next week. :thumbsup:
 

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welp, just took it around the block now that its 100% dark
outside, and honestly, the improvement is 1000% over what
it was with the stock halogens. cant wait to get the fogs in.
 

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nah i didnt see any reason to take any
before shots cuz everyone knows they
blow ballz. these are at LEAST twice
as bright as the stock set up. eager to
get the fogs in and installed to see how
much it improves it.
 

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Is the light just brighter, or does it actually throw it out there further ahead?

They do look pretty good
 

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Is the light just brighter, or does it actually throw it out there further ahead?

They do look pretty good
There both they are WAY brighter and they do throw out more light.

You will be happy with them.
 

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Here is a pic of my before and after.



While driving fogs and headlamps

 

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5k on both. 5K and 6K are the brightest output temps out of all hids available.
 
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