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Old 04-12-2016, 05:12 PM   #11
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I went with the opt7 kit for headlights and fogs. Here's a link to my thread from when I was looking for mine.. Hope it helps.

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Old 04-13-2016, 09:24 AM   #12
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What kit did you guys use JTeagle? I hear some need relay and some don't, What issues did you have that you needed the relay? Thanks
I purchased 2 different kits. The first didn't have condensers built in the wiring. The second kit from DDM Tuning did, this was supposed to solve the flicker problem but both kits did the same thing. The low beam would go out for a second about every minute or so like you turned them off then back on real quick. Not good when your going down the road at night ! The high beam isn't affected because it's a different circuit. That's why I put in the relay. I've had them for about 3 years now and haven't checked to see if any manufacture has corrected the problem with their kits. I believe the problem comes from the low beam power coming from the body control module or some other device. It isn't a good constant current and voltage so the HID ballast turns off for a second then back on. By putting in a relay and using battery voltage the ballast has full current and voltage all the time when the lights are on. Hope this helps you.
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I purchased 2 different kits. The first didn't have condensers built in the wiring. The second kit from DDM Tuning did, this was supposed to solve the flicker problem but both kits did the same thing. The low beam would go out for a second about every minute or so like you turned them off then back on real quick. Not good when your going down the road at night ! The high beam isn't affected because it's a different circuit. That's why I put in the relay. I've had them for about 3 years now and haven't checked to see if any manufacture has corrected the problem with their kits. I believe the problem comes from the low beam power coming from the body control module or some other device. It isn't a good constant current and voltage so the HID ballast turns off for a second then back on. By putting in a relay and using battery voltage the ballast has full current and voltage all the time when the lights are on. Hope this helps you.
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I purchased 2 different kits. The first didn't have condensers built in the wiring. The second kit from DDM Tuning did, this was supposed to solve the flicker problem but both kits did the same thing. The low beam would go out for a second about every minute or so like you turned them off then back on real quick. Not good when your going down the road at night ! The high beam isn't affected because it's a different circuit. That's why I put in the relay. I've had them for about 3 years now and haven't checked to see if any manufacture has corrected the problem with their kits. I believe the problem comes from the low beam power coming from the body control module or some other device. It isn't a good constant current and voltage so the HID ballast turns off for a second then back on. By putting in a relay and using battery voltage the ballast has full current and voltage all the time when the lights are on. Hope this helps you.
can you give me a little more info on how you did this set up. I really do want to run the LED lights but im can't stand seeing the bulb out light
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I went with the opt7 kit for headlights and fogs. Here's a link to my thread from when I was looking for mine.. Hope it helps.

http://www.hemitruckclub.com/forums/...lbs-16064.html
Do you night time pics with the lights turned on? Just curious about their brightness.
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Do you night time pics with the lights turned on? Just curious about their brightness.
This is the only one I have. They don't look to bright in the pic but they blind everyone driving the opposite direction. I'm constantly getting flashed.
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I don't know anything about headlights except my OEM are not bright enough. Any thoughts on these?


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I am stuck between LED and HID, Red maybe you can try LED and let me know, Seems like a cheaper option for me lol.
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