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Old 10-23-2013, 05:41 PM
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Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 5.7L hemi
Trim Level: 1500
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
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Here's the deal with ddm. I lived litterally two blocks away from their shop in huntington beach CA. The people that work there in my opinion are idiots as far as im concerned but that doesnt reflect on their product. Being as they were so close and so cheap with a life time warranty i put HIDs on every car/truck ive owned (which is about 7 in the past 3 year) and on all my family members cars including my ex wifes family members cars (we were married at the time) ive learned a lot about their products over the years and here is what i have to say about them.

For the money and warranty you cant go wrong. $35 for hids with a life time warranty?! im sold! Ive installed their kits on a lot of different cars/trucks and ive only had 1 ballast fail. Their warranty is truly no hassle unlike retrosolutions where you pay nearly $400 for 2 kits one goes bad and they give you the run around just to get rid of you. They move a ton of units and i truly mean A TON. So with that being said i dont think they will be going out of business soon leaving you S.O.L. Their 35w kits are good but not the best around. At the same time though i feel they are the best for the price. The 55w kit is pretty good the only downside is it uses a 35w bulb and it comes dirrectly from china so it takes forever. I consider 2-3 weeks forever at least lol. Their bulb kelvin is a little inconsistent. i put a 35w kit on a ranger and on a 4 runner both 4500k one came out purple/pure white the other came out more like a 4500k where it was warm white. The 55w 6000k kit i put on a jaguar s-type i had came out with a tinge turquoise where the same 55w 6000k kit i put on my ex wifes jeep came out with a tinge blue. On my f350 i had, i think i got the wrong kit all together one bulb was pink the other one was yellow but they exchanged it no questions asked and so i got new ones which came out pure white (5000k 35w). I read that at DDM this is common cause i guess they dont have all the kelvin rating bulbs they claim so like 4500k and 5000k you get the same bulb 6000k and 8000k same bulb as well as 10000k and 12000k.

in conclusion you are paying less for less quality control. If you want HIDs that work and wont break the bank go with DDM if you want a very good and true to color kit go with a morimoto mini h1 retrofit and get the morimoto 3five ballast and morimoto XB35 h1 bulb. also theretrofitsource has a standalone can-bus wire that id get if i went with the ddm kit.

hope i help if you have any other questions dont hesitate to ask
S&B CAI, Y-pipe muffler delete, Diablo intune, Hemifever, custom tune, 180 thermostat, BT oil catch can, smoked, tail light and 3rd breaklight, 5000k retrosolutions 55w HID headlights and fog lights, LED in all exterior lamps, red calipers. Future mods: 87mm TB, 3000 stall torque converter
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