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Old 09-26-2011, 10:10 PM
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Got my raptor hid kit today but im wondering about the positive and negative wires. Do I have to run them to the battery? Shot thats a long way to go if thats the case I hope not. Can anyone explain for me please, this is going on my 03 ssei.


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They plug directly in place of your stock bulbs. The positive and negative go to your stock bulb socket, and the other wires go to your ballast. Unless you're using a relay harness, nothing goes directly to your battery.
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Ok they are for my fogs I should of mention that. So if I am understanding this correct, the part that has the black mesh on it(the part that I thought needed to go to the battery) I don't need to use? After looking at it I can't see were those would hook up to. So the original fog look ups get plugged into the metal box things and then I just put the bulbs in the fog housing and we are set to go?
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Nope, the metal box is your ballast. I outlined what goes where in your picture from your first post.

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The plug on your bulb that i circled in red plugs into the ballast (the box)

The two that are circled in blue plug into the two on your ballast

The ones circled in yellow should plug in to the plug for your fog light bulbs, in your car. The positive wire should go to the positive, and negative to the negative.

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Very much so thank you very very much.
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Got it done just gotta mount the boxes. Thanks again.
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Awesome! Mounting the ballasts is the fun part. Your wires look plenty long, so you shouldn't have a lot of trouble.
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OMG its so sick I can see like a football field better lol. I'll take pics tomorrow just sick. Next time I shouldn't do it at 930pm when I have to work at 7 the next day but I wanted to so bad. They are bright as hell. They get hot but I am assuming my old fogs did as well so, no to worried about that. I am just shocked best 45 bucks I ever spent.
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The HIDs will get a little hotter than the stock halogen bulbs did. Just keep an eye on them for a while to make sure they don't get too hot and melt the plastic. I can't see you having any problems. My headlights are noticeably hotter, and I haven't had any problems.
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