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I found this website for the HID kits and supposedly they make some specifically for out rams. Has anyone heard any good or bad things about them?
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Last night I finally solved the issue on my new Ram 2011 HID lights going out. I had the Raptor Kit from DDM tunning with the thin balast.
The system worked well from February to June. Then when the temperature got hot the left side started flickering and then it would not come on. At some times all the Headlights and fog lights would not come on.

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I read somewhere that they were using the THICK balast and they had no problems. I had an HID kit from my 2004 Ram that I removed when I traded my truck. The old rusty Thick balast is woking fine with the old bulb and the error correction adapter. I think the thin balast are not compatible with the new truck.

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Hey i got a 55w slim H13 h/l kit 10k from DDM tuning and mine work when the truck is off but when the engine is on, the lights stay on for like 5 secs then flash 4 or 5 times and shut off? Any suggestions on fixing this? Oh and i have a 2007 dodge ram 1500 quad cab
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Thank god this is here. I just went out to my truck to tackle this and went WTF! haha
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Wow, thanks for the tutorial on changing a freaking headlight. They had to make it so dang complicated. Just about every other car, I look behind the headlight, pull a wire a pop a bulb out but not Dodge!!! I'm probably not going to go HID after seeing this, but go with a Nokya or PIAA bulb instead just to make things easy.

Dodge isn't the only manufacturer that makes it difficult to change a freakin' light bulb. My previous vehicle (GMC Canyon) was also a challenge to change the bulbs. Unless you have very small, and dainty hands, changing the bulbs required removal of the grill and light assemblies. I can recall removing the first layer of skin on my right hand after ATTEMPTING to squeeze my hand behind the driver's light assembly. Once I got my hand in there (albeit a bit less skin), I just about didn't get my hand out! And I did this in October (temperature was around 6 degrees Celsius) so the metal was already cold to the touch. Colder temperatures = less feeling in fingers/hand!! LOL.

I wasn't too impressed with Dodge and their headlight removal/installation process, but once you've removed the lights the first time, everything is easier the second, third, etc., time around. And although removal of the grill isn't needed, I did just so I had 100% access to the headlights. I was going to magnetize my socket (but didn't have a speaker lying around)... that's why I decided to remove the grill. An extra long socket extension is pretty much all you need though (if you don't remove the grill.)

I'm tackling my kit installation this weekend. Hopefully everything works out.
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What is the reason now for grinding off the paint on the passenger's side? If it was working previously why would it not work after you install your HID? I looked and could not find the ground you mention for the passenger side.
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You do not have to remove the grill to take out headlights your making to much work use a 10mm on the top bolt and a 10mm with a long ext for the bottom bolt.

Just stick some duct tape in the socket and boom problem solved
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In my opinion do not use ddm there stuff sucks will work great but youll have problems with them used them with my stang 3 sets sent back used got my ram said ill give them a shot HAHA same b/s and crappy service use http://www.****************.com/

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You do not have to remove the grill to take out headlights your making to much work use a 10mm on the top bolt and a 10mm with a long ext for the bottom bolt.

Just stick some duct tape in the socket and boom problem solved
Or you can magnetize your socket.
If anybody is interested in a local supplier (in Edmonton), send me a PM and I'll give you the name of the supplier I purchased my HID kit from. He's also on eBay, but he'll give you a better deal if you buy locally.
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This is a great write-up. Missing having HIDs. This will probably be the first mod I do. Do the bixenon lights work well?
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