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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 03-31-2013, 12:35 AM
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im looking at getting a HID set up for my 2006 1500 but not sure what to go with i need somthn brighter for sure but dont really know which series or brand i should go with any suggestions?
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HID headlights are not the place to go cheap on the Ram.
I would not get a kit from anyone that does not include a relay harness that is specific to the Ram and that does not have the proper resistors in it.

Cheap kits may cause damage to the TIPM which is not cheap to replace. I would talk to the guys at Retro Solutions or any of the supporting vendors on here about a good kit.
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Ahh i myself will never use retro again horrible customer service and well ill leave it at that.

There are alot to choose from but yes dont go cheap because you will regret it and dont buy from ebay either
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Since this is the 5.7 performance mods section I gotta ask, how many ponies can you get out of a good HID setup?
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Since this is the 5.7 performance mods section I gotta ask, how many ponies can you get out of a good HID setup?
At least 54 giddy up
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54 thats all

I thought mine gave at least a good 80 right to the wheels.

But yeah.. You want to make sure you get a proper relay harness.. and resistors (which I keep meaning to get around to install in mine )
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54 thats all

I thought mine gave at least a good 80 right to the wheels.

But yeah.. You want to make sure you get a proper relay harness.. and resistors (which I keep meaning to get around to install in mine )

To get those kind of numbers you have to run the 15,000k bulbs.
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To get those kind of numbers you have to run the 15,000k bulbs.
Well time to throw the 6000k's in the garbage and to go and join the ricer club with 15,000k's.. Be right back...
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If you use HID's. You need to install Projectors first. HID's in a headlight housing that isn't designed for HID's does nothing more than scatter light everywhere and blind on coming traffic.

I did a Projector Retro on my 2012 Ford Focus. I bought my entire kit from The Retrofit Source. Excellent Customer Service.

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