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Old 11-04-2009, 09:44 PM
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Looks good, nice upgrade.
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Okay, I finished up last night. I now definitely think something happened on the passenger side bacause the driver side was soooo easy to change out. Light out, light in, no problem. The longest part was wiring in the new LEDs and the halo. I am still not sure why this wasn't done at the factory.

Same thing with the fogs, wiring in took the longest time. The fog lights came with a complete wiring harness in case you didn't already have one installed. The fog lights had nice connectors on them to plug into the new adapter (again, not sure why they were not already wired from the factory) and the halos had to be wired. Soooo, to make things easier (or more complicated, depending...) I cut some of the ends off the harness since I didn't need it and spliced those into the new adapter. Looks almost professional, except that the colors don't seem to correspond with the function of the wire. Make sure you check before you wire, everyone. Saves headaches.

I got everything buttoned back up and noticed that the fogs weren't coming on with the headlights. At the same time I noticed that the high beams and the low beams were staying on at the same time. The fogs won't work with the high beams, so they were coming on with the parking lamps only. Not good. Called the company today and they said it was a wiring problem with the headlight adapter. He talked me through how to switch out the pins in the adapter. No problem, all better now.

So I will have to take new night pics tonight and post them tomorrow. ( stringing you along... j/k) Here is what I have through now.

This is the headlight wiring process, splicing in the LED's and the halo.





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Fog light wiring process, splicing in the adapters for the halo. (Notice the essential universal tool for any mod in the back right!)




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Pics from this morning. Pay no attention to the messed up bumper.





That's what I got for now. Hope you guys like. I love the differnce and the improved vision. I'll take some lights on pics tonight after work and post them up tomorrow. I hope ya'll don't mind the quality. I am taking all my pics with my Blackberry. Thankfully it actually has a flash.
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Damng, those look sweet. Kinda stick out with that bumper though

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Great job with the install and the pics ! Looks so good
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Yer definitely getting there. I appreciate the pics...I'm getting ready to upgrade my '99 Ram (in oh so many ways) and lighting is one of the key items for me.

Thanks for posting up the wiring pics, too!
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Yer definitely getting there. I appreciate the pics...I'm getting ready to upgrade my '99 Ram (in oh so many ways) and lighting is one of the key items for me.

Thanks for posting up the wiring pics, too!
No problem. If I would have had access to a soldering gun during the splicing that would have been mundo better. But you deal with what you have. I just taped the ess out of it nice and tight like.
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Forgot to post the night pics with the lights on.

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Wow, them are bright! Should be no visibility issues now, except for everyone coming the opposite direction, lol! Looks great man, nice work on those and thanks for all the pics, you made it look easy!

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