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I just installed my HID's from DDM today. I got the 5000K bulbs with Hi/Lo beams and 55W Ballasts. I used industrial Velcro from home depot to keep the ballasts from moving. It's perfect. I had to cut a little of the rubber housing that protects moisture to be able to fit the bulbs in my headlights. The only problem I had is that after I installed my lights I turned on my car and the fuse on the relay hit my serpentine belt and burned it right off. So then I had to slice the fuse off and connect the positive wires back together. After doing that I just wrapped some electric tape around it. I am going to order another relay cause I am nervous about not having a fuse on. As of now I am trying to adjust my headlights to point down on my 2003 tundra. So far no luck. Oh yeah my original housing is pretty hot when my HIDs are on. Any news if they can't handle HIDs?

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How can the fuse on your relay hit the timing belt??

About the heat...HIDs get hot at first but over a few minutes they are actually cooler than halogen bulbs. After living in VA most of my life thats why we hate HIDs in the winter because theyre not hot enough to melt the snow off of the headlights.

Sucks too w/ LED tails, theyre not hot enough to melt the snow off either.

The 2 aiming spots are on top of the headlight, theres 2 spots just big enough for a screw driver to fit in, one is on the left side of the headlight the other is on the right side...up top.
 

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I have the DDM kit in my tundra as well. My relay is attached to the front side of the battery tie down, no where near any of the motors components. My headlights are holding up great with the HIDs. But be prepared to have people flash their high beams at you on a regular basis.
 

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Just so you know, it was your serpentine belt not your timing belt. Hell I wish the timing belt was that easy to get to!!!!
 

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I still cant get how could the relay touch serpentine belt :confused: did you left it hanging in there:confused:
+1 on snow accumulating on lens of headlight :(
 

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Big Wave lives in the land that never snows, Orange County. Sounds like the fuse wasn't secured and was just flopping too close. Hard to imagine but I'm guessing the mighty fan pulled it?
 

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Tundrunk is exactly right. The new one is coming in soon. $24 dollars wasted. No worries. Other than that I'm going to lower the low beam. I drove 30 miles last night and no one flashed me. Some drivers got out of the way. That's it. Once I get my new relay I'll show u some pics. Next question is should I do my fogs?
 

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Problem is my fogs aren't hooked up they have plastic caps in them. Although I did look under my bumper and noticed there are plugs hanging down for them. So that's a plus.

I could install a switch in one of those open spots left of the steering wheel. But First things first I need to put a fuse on my HIDs (install the new relay harness when it comes in).

I want the swack dual color Leds to be in stock for my turn signals.
 

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There are lots of spots to put a switch. your biggest stumbling block will be putting the lights where they are supposed to be.
 

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Oh ya thanks RCsTundra, Cajun, Vincas and of course Tundrunk.
 
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