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Old 01-19-2010, 10:00 PM   #21
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The design of the reflector is different

Get the relay harness for the low beams and fogs or the balasts will die sooner

SO putting all HID kits in here are some tips:
Don't flash the high beams, HIDs don't like being flashed or you will kill the balast
When you plan to use the high beams just turn the fog lights off so if you turn your high beams off quick the fogs won't be flashing
Before you turn the car off turn off the fogs beacuse more than likely one of the bulbs will flicker out on the fogs beacuse they have a high current draw on the startup
I get that. I was just pointing out that they DID NOT use a projector headlight.
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I get that. I was just pointing out that they DID NOT use a projector headlight.
Its cool, sorry I've been gone all day and was trying to look this over and throw things in since I have been working with HID kits and their problems for 2 years
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The design of the reflector is different

Get the relay harness for the low beams and fogs or the balasts will die sooner

SO putting all HID kits in here are some tips:
Don't flash the high beams, HIDs don't like being flashed or you will kill the balast
When you plan to use the high beams just turn the fog lights off so if you turn your high beams off quick the fogs won't be flashing
Before you turn the car off turn off the fogs beacuse more than likely one of the bulbs will flicker out on the fogs beacuse they have a high current draw on the startup
Ok so i will order the wiring kits tonight yet. So my last question for now is, then I can run the ballasts and the wiring kit all off of the positive (+) lug on the fuse box right?
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Yah thats where I put mine then find a good spot for a ground
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Are these wiring kits all the same ? I'm looking and it looks like 1 fits all bulbs? http://cgi.ebay.com/HID-Fuse-Relay-H...item439c90bd26

Thats the link, do I just order 2 then? or do I have to specify what bulbs they are being used on?
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Yah order 3, the only difference is the connector piece that goes on the end that signals the relay, sometimes you don't get a connector so you just push the metal contacts into the bulb connector and tape it good
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I'm not quite following the push the connector part very well. Oh and I do have keyless entry with the low beams and tail lights its a factory setup. It also has the panic button to. I heard about a relay and a jumper wire. Again I have a 2000 bonneville.
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There is a piece that fits into your passenger side stock bulb connector, that trips a relay to turn on power to the HIDs, each bulb type is slight difference to it so telling the seller what you need should simplify things

For disabling the DRL I think there is a little picture of what to do, you pull out the DRL relay but that relay provides ground for one of the high beams (passeneger side IIRC, so thats the one you need for the relay harness) then you make a small jumper wire to go from 2 spots in the fuse block where the relay was
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Ok I just ordered 3 of them up. I specified in paypal message what I need them for, I also wil send them a message via ebay. Any ideas where I can find the picture at?
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I would try searching DRL disable
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