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Old 09-24-09, 10:20 AM   #46
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From a quality standpoint, the ballasts and bulbs used in our Volt kit are superior to the ones shown in the picture.
ok... not that i don't believe you, but other than you saying it's superior, why is it better? at the very least it's cheaper than the td version...
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Hi,

We have tested the ballast used in that kit and have found a couple of things:

1) The ballast is extremely power hungry meaning that you will find more often that not that your lights will not ignite simultaneously (regardless if you use a relay harness or not).

2) The ballast is not as efficient as our Volt ballast meaning that lifespan will be much shorter.

3) In truth, I can't really tell anything about the bulbs as it's hard to tell from that pic.

Hope this helps,

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Those with this mod, did you run power directly from the battery or just through the stock harness? I read in this thread that the stock harness is not designed to send enough power to the ballast durning startup.
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Those with this mod, did you run power directly from the battery or just through the stock harness? I read in this thread that the stock harness is not designed to send enough power to the ballast durning startup.
I connected to the stock harness. I dont think you should have any problems. Mine fires up right away. I have a 35w morimoto 9006 hid set. Its plug and play. Maybe if you ran a 55w hid setup.
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Those with this mod, did you run power directly from the battery or just through the stock harness? I read in this thread that the stock harness is not designed to send enough power to the ballast durning startup.
As long as its a low draw ballast than you shouldn't have any issues connecting to the factory harness directly.

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As long as its a low draw ballast than you shouldn't have any issues connecting to the factory harness directly.

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Thanks Danny. I was considering this kit from Amazon. Any comments on quality or the power draw. I realize it's not from your company but the price is good.

Amazon.com: OPT7 Blitz Fog Light 25w HID Kit - 9006 (6000K, Lightning Blue) - 2 Year Warranty: Automotive Amazon.com: OPT7 Blitz Fog Light 25w HID Kit - 9006 (6000K, Lightning Blue) - 2 Year Warranty: Automotive
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Thanks Danny. I was considering this kit from Amazon. Any comments on quality or the power draw. I realize it's not from your company but the price is good.

Amazon.com: OPT7 Blitz Fog Light 25w HID Kit - 9006 (6000K, Lightning Blue) - 2 Year Warranty: Automotive
Unfortunately because am not familiar with the product I won't be able to accurately say if they are good or not.

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