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I have no prior experience with lights, so I'm hoping someone can point me to the right direction.

are they really plug n play? Does someone have a link to a video. No clue on wattage and light output but would like for it to look factory in color if they were., what would you guys suggest, thanks in advance
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I have no prior experience with lights, so I'm hoping someone can point me to the right direction.

are they really plug n play? Does someone have a link to a video. No clue on wattage and light output but would like for it to look factory in color if they were., what would you guys suggest, thanks in advance
The kit I got is entirely plug and play. No soldering or anything like that I got the same kit as Bob (the thread's original poster)

4300k is what factory HID's are ... I went with 5000k for a slightly cleaner "white"

I'm about to do this install ... hope it goes well! LOL
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Pics on DIY install or it didn't happen
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Well ... Its installed.

Took about 5 hours with a trip to Home Depot in there to get some double sided tape and zip ties.

Broke the slide down clip on the front of the wheel well for the back of the headlight. I jimmied it though so it should stay I'm hoping.

Otherwise ~ uneventful install for my first HID install Easier than expected, just time consuming with trying to figure out where to mount the ballasts and why 1 of the clips didn't get used.
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I should also add ~ no flickering, no issues.

The hardest part was the grounding on the ram ~ you have to drill in to the frame and make your own. The bolts they included are backed and therefore won't work. Self taping screw/machine screws with sanded down paint is the route I went.
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Figured I'd add a couple more notes for those looking to do this:

1) The hole that needs to be drilled in the headlight housing is a 7/8" (Seven Eighths of an Inch)

2) To run the wires cleanly, the grill really should come off.

3) BE CAREFUL on the rear clip that holds the headlight housing in. I broke the first one :-/ I'll likely end up ordering a replacement as some point, but for now, it still works.

4) I used zip ties & double sided tape for the ballasts ~ They provide bolts, but if mounting on the inside of the main frame, its almost impossible to actually bolt the ballasts.

5) Go slow & steady! Don't rush it!
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Reps for doing the work yourself, great stuff, pics if you have them
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OK! received my retro-solution kit. Gotta say its pretty fcukin intimidating did get the email link to print the instructions. How about the picture diagram, is that pretty accurate for the 13' install? thanks..
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Figured I'd add a couple more notes for those looking to do this:

1) The hole that needs to be drilled in the headlight housing is a 7/8" (Seven Eighths of an Inch)

2) To run the wires cleanly, the grill really should come off.

3) BE CAREFUL on the rear clip that holds the headlight housing in. I broke the first one :-/ I'll likely end up ordering a replacement as some point, but for now, it still works.

4) I used zip ties & double sided tape for the ballasts ~ They provide bolts, but if mounting on the inside of the main frame, its almost impossible to actually bolt the ballasts.

5) Go slow & steady! Don't rush it!







hey i have a 2013 dodge ram sport with the projector headlights. I just bought 2 HID kits, both 9006 35 watt 6000k with relay harness. One is for the low beam projectors and one for the foglights. THe fogs work great. the projectors are flickering and i get the "bulb out warning passenger side" on the dash messages.

What do i need to fix this? what kit did you use?
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get yourself a wire harness from theretrofitsource or ****************, you will need this to fix the flickering.
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