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Old 07-31-2009, 12:17 AM
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interesting HID delema

so i finally got my $20 ebay special slim ballast HID's in, and they're H4's, except they're a lil diff than my previous H4 HID kit; these new ones have TWO bulbs, the low beam is the HID bulb, and the high beam is like a regular halogen bulb. the new kit also has 4 extra wires that connect to each other to make the highbeams work.


so the problem?
i flick the switch for low beams, and the HIGH BEAMS of the HID kit come on. then i put the brights on, and my regular high beams come on as well, so both sets of high beams are on. but the low beams, the HID bulbs, never come on. WTF

i also disconnected the highbeams connector on the HID kit, and it stops making the highbeams work, but it DOESN'T make the low beams work. grrrr
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Old 07-31-2009, 12:44 AM
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Re: interesting HID delema

take a pic im interested in this..hmmm

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Old 07-31-2009, 09:59 AM
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Re: interesting HID delema

yeah take a pic of everything you got. there maybe a wiring issue somewhere. ive never bought those cheap kits for this exact reason.
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Re: interesting HID delema

...have you tried to run a relay....
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Re: interesting HID delema

nahh wiring these things are straight-fukin-forward, if you install them wrong, you don't deserve to be working on a car.

but from what i heard from our offical HID kit seller PaulMcCain is that there's a coupla diff H4 setups, there's a high/low setup (what i prolly have) and i guess strictly a lowbeam setup. this woulda been useful information when ordering


the bulb. bulb on the right is regular highbeam, left is the HID lowbeam.



just a regular slim-ballast kit. except the two yellow wires going to the red/blacks are the highbeam hookup. if i disconnect that, the highs don't work.
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Re: interesting HID delema

aight so i just figured out that the BALLASTS on my old kit were busted, but the bulbs were fine, so i switched over the bulbs anddd...... voilaaa


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Re: interesting HID delema

Why would you buy a 9004 hi/low HID kit? You need that for like 9007's or H4's in a bike when you lose your highs with the HID's.
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Why would you buy a 9004 hi/low HID kit? You need that for like 9007's or H4's in a bike when you lose your highs with the HID's.
they're H4's, not 9004's. cuz when i ordered them, they had almost every bulb size available, but not once did they ask me to specifiy which bulb or color i needed. and little did i know that there were two different H4 bulb types
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Looks really nice man! Really makes me wanna blow money on them now.
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$30 shipped FTWWW
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nahh not yet. pretty soon tho. you'd be able to see them in the pic if i did.
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they're H4's, not 9004's. cuz when i ordered them, they had almost every bulb size available, but not once did they ask me to specifiy which bulb or color i needed. and little did i know that there were two different H4 bulb types
stock bulbs are 9004's not H4's. Theyre the same thing just H4's are dual filament.
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stock bulbs are 9004's not H4's. Theyre the same thing just H4's are dual filament.
JDM headlights have H4's as the low's and H1's as the high's
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