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Old 08-21-2006, 04:34 PM   #1
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Angel eyes, dde's, etc questions/concerns

Hey everyone I had a couple questions to ask as I'm currently on the fence right now about purchasing some angel eyes, I want the best. My concerns are what's the simplest best system that leaves the least amount of wires possible. I want a clean oem type look. My other concern is will opening the headlights end up leaving me with that fog that forms inside the headlights, you know where the water is on the inside of the headlight units? If anyone could shed some light on this I would truly appreciate it. Thanks-
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Hey everyone I had a couple questions to ask as I'm currently on the fence right now about purchasing some angel eyes, I want the best. My concerns are what's the simplest best system that leaves the least amount of wires possible. I want a clean oem type look. My other concern is will opening the headlights end up leaving me with that fog that forms inside the headlights, you know where the water is on the inside of the headlight units? If anyone could shed some light on this I would truly appreciate it. Thanks-
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You don't get water inside.

You won't get fog if you open it cleanly in an oven.
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Thanks for the pm's i appreciate the help an incite. Hopefully I'll be pickin up a set soon, thanks-
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Yep, Predators are definitely the cleanest to install...fewest wires of any kit. And with a full installation guide, you can't go wrong
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I'm curious to know if you have any pics of them installed on a car, an engine bay shot- I'm curious to see what looks like- thanks!
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I'd like to see the defense for this....because to my knowledge the predator chromiusm have the same number of wires as any other kit.

Maybe I'm wrong though
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that's why i asked out of curiousity, because i had been told these kits all use similar harnesses correct? I just find it interesting though, I'd like to see some pics, makes things easier you know
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that's why i asked out of curiousity, because i had been told these kits all use similar harnesses correct? I just find it interesting though, I'd like to see some pics, makes things easier you know
The only variation I know of that the predator chromiums had was a $50 option for a "remote" system which plugged into the cigarette lighter and gave a full time on off switch, which eliminated the need to tap the ECU or interior lights.

Otherwise there is a ground, a power, a trigger wire from the ECU, a remote wire for the interior lights, and 2 wires for each inverter. If there are less wires then there would be less features...or so I'd be left to assume using basic wiring knowledge.
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Tyler,

The difference lies in the ballasts. If you compare the Predator Ballasts to that of the Raptors, you will notice that not only are the Raptor ballasts significantly larger but they have more wires/connections for the heating element. This, as I have heard, can make install quite cumbersome and messy.
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The difference lies in the ballasts. If you compare the Predator Ballasts to that of the Raptors, you will notice that not only are the Raptor ballasts significantly larger but they have more wires/connections for the heating element. This, as I have heard, can make install quite cumbersome and messy.
There are in fact, 2 more connections to the rings from each ballast, which is quite simple to handle.

As far as the other kits, ie...the non-heated raptors or the titanium edition DDE's, they utilize the same size and style inverters as the predator chromiums. They have no extra wires, or the extra bulkiness that you are speaking of...
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I'm curious to know if you have any pics of them installed on a car, an engine bay shot- I'm curious to see what looks like- thanks!
when done right, there is literally nothing to show.
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interesting, I apprecaite all the responses thank you!
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There are in fact, 2 more connections to the rings from each ballast, which is quite simple to handle.

As far as the other kits, ie...the non-heated raptors or the titanium edition DDE's, they utilize the same size and style inverters as the predator chromiums. They have no extra wires, or the extra bulkiness that you are speaking of...
lol i always see Tyler owning people when it comes to these threads.
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lol i always see Tyler owning people when it comes to these threads.
I just don't see the reason to lie to someone to sell a set of flourescent light bulbs
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