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Old 12-17-2013, 12:14 PM   #1
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quick HID question

I am installing an HID kit from DDM. The OE igniter that is inside the headlight stays in? or is taken out all together. I cant find any info on this. Basically asking for this one plug in the picture.
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Old 12-17-2013, 12:22 PM   #2
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That all goes in the trash.
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Old 12-17-2013, 12:33 PM   #3
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Troll? lol
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Old 12-17-2013, 12:47 PM   #4
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Troll? lol
Pretty much, might as well be anyway.
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Old 12-17-2013, 01:58 PM   #5
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Troll? lol
no. dont install that on your car. you mention OE igniter in your post meaning you used to have OE xenon. why are you installing junk in place of gold?
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Answered your question? lol
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this kit is bull$h!t lol came with no directions whatsoever. supposed to be plug and play. everything's plugged in and its not playing. this isn't even for my car.
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quick HID question

YouTube it.


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Old 12-17-2013, 12:54 PM   #9
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I youtubed it. Searched on here. Followed the pdfs on ddm and still nothing.
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Mango - out of curiosity do you replace the bolts for your battery terminals every time you need to disconnect your battery?
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Old 12-17-2013, 02:05 PM   #11
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Mango - out of curiosity do you replace the bolts for your battery terminals every time you need to disconnect your battery?
No, but if I did, I wouldn't replace them with bolts from a $15 ikea table.
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Its for a friends car not mine. He just wanted help cause he has no clue. But now I feel like I have no clue lol. He isnt changing his mind about having them so I am just trying to help get them installed
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Its for a friends car not mine. He just wanted help cause he has no clue. But now I feel like I have no clue lol. He isnt changing his mind about having them so I am just trying to help get them installed
If you want to help, you should give him good advice.
DDM kits are for people who don't have OEM xenons.
If he already has BMW xenons, all he needs is a pair of D2S bulbs, not the entire ballast and sh1t.
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Mango asked a good question though. Why would you switch out the BMW system for DDM? At least it appears you're putting this in a projector fixture though. If you're putting this in halogen reflector bowls, I hope you hit a deer tomorrow.
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Mango asked a good question though. Why would you switch out the BMW system for DDM? At least it appears you're putting this in a projector fixture though. If you're putting this in halogen reflector bowls, I hope you hit a deer tomorrow.
And If i (mango) said that... i'd be condescending... rude etc etc etc.

Even if in a projector "fixture" it's still stupid. I can write a long long detailed thread on why this is stupid. i dont even know where to begin. it would have chapters, subchapters, and probably verses
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No, it's fine because putting those in halogen bowls is going to get someone else in a wreck. They're blinding. Best he wrecks his car before blinding someone.
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Disagree. I think it'd be as funny as when he said it. But we don't know about why he's installing it. Maybe a ballast or igniter is out or he's going with higher wattage. When I was in college I had a set of DDM HID's on my car for a year and they were perfectly fine. Simply using DDM ballasts doesn't make him the devil.

edit: for instance, I chuckled at your ikea table reply.

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Disagree. I think it'd be as funny as when he said it. But we don't know about why he's installing it. Maybe a ballast or igniter is out or he's going with higher wattage. When I was in college I had a set of DDM HID's on my car for a year and they were perfectly fine. Simply using DDM ballasts doesn't make him the devil.

edit: for instance, I chuckled at your ikea table reply.
I could rip apart your post so many different ways in so many different directions from so many different angles.

Better if I just say "you can't afford this car"

that sums it up best.

dangerous. illegal. stupid
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I could rip apart your post so many different ways in so many different directions from so many different angles.

Better if I just say "you can't afford this car"

that sums it up best.

dangerous. illegal. stupid
There we go. That's the Mango I was really waiting for.
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