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Old 09-10-2006, 01:05 PM   #1
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Dim chromiums???

I just put in my chromiums last night.

They are insane looking, love em.

They are not 6000K, but white and nice none the less. I put in 6000K xenoflo and those are 6000K white-violet, REALLY NICE.

One prob..... the driver-side halos are brighter?? could it be just the cheaply made connectors? I will try to debug, anyone else have that issue...?

I will post pics once i debug the problem.
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Old 09-10-2006, 01:51 PM   #2
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Have you tried starting the car and revving the engine a bit?
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Old 09-10-2006, 07:42 PM   #3
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i did drive around for quite a bit afterward. when you mean rev, is it necessary to rev the engine up really high?
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Old 09-10-2006, 07:59 PM   #4
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No not at all, just to get the alternator going.

Try swapping the ballasts to see if the problem switches sides.
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Old 09-10-2006, 11:23 PM   #5
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Make sure the connection from the power inverter to the rings are tight, as well as the the wires from the relay to the power inverters. Check the ground too, my friend's rings only lit up 1/3 of the way upon initial install, problem was a bad ground point.
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Old 09-10-2006, 11:28 PM   #6
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can someone reccomend to me a good ground point??? i have my setup in the open space in the engine bay infront of the passenger side.

I have the ground attached to the same bolt as the HKE box, dont know if that could be an issue, it might be, i want to change the ground but dont know where...hmmm...
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Old 09-11-2006, 10:53 AM   #7
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I found the culprit. broken pin in the el-cheapo connectors
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