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Old 01-04-2009, 02:52 AM   #1
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Help! Still can't get HIDs to install!

Here are some pictures of the product:

It's your typical DDM Tuning H7 HID Retrofit kit...
The problem is that no matter what I search on this forum, I still don't get how to do it. I'd rather get my own instructions in my own thread then possibly ruin or damage my products from reading other instructions for different brand kits.

What I need help with...

1. I've been told that I should cut away the black plastic piece with 4 little feet?

2. I've also been told that I don't need the two red and black spade connectors?

3. How exactly does the HID bulb install [viewing image 2nd from left]? I need more help with this one... I can't see how it goes in???

4. What do I do with the halogen housing in the 3rd picture from the left?

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Old 01-04-2009, 07:38 PM   #2
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you need a different housing...putting hids in a halogen housing will disperse the light too much and blind other drivers
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Old 01-04-2009, 09:51 PM   #3
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too bad you didn't get the projectors... anyways, its straight plug and play, if you can please a woman, you can do this install. Match the h7 connector to the one on the ballast, now, take the 2 wires coming out of the ballast/ignitor that looks identical to the ones coming out of the bulb and connect those up (opposites go into each other). The extra thing hanging out of the bulb that is not attached to anything is your relay, if you really wanted (it's not manditory) you could hook it up but it's really unnecessary, these digital ballasts are chip controlled anyway.
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Old 01-05-2009, 09:18 AM   #4
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I'm on my way. I just want too see how bad the light spread is with this. Nick from JLeviSW and umnitza themselves say its not that bad. And they've gone through a lot of cars. I want to see for myself.
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Old 08-22-2009, 11:24 AM   #5
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i have the same problem.... anyone figure it out?

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Old 08-27-2009, 05:48 PM   #6
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wow are you guys using the right search words?

1. search for "diy h7 hid adapters"
2. yes, just cut that rubber piece and take out those spade connectors (it's for other car makes)
3. see #1
4. i don't get your question
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