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How difficult is it to do the HID kit swap? Are the lights relatively accessible to swap out? I'm sure a few on here have done it. Thanks.


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I've done the swap myself and it's relative an easy swap. Stock lights coke out easy by twisting I believe clockwise. You will need either an anti flicker relay or a hi/lo controller relay to eliminate the flickering. But overall it's an easy job to do yourself.
 

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That kit looks complete to me. I did a HID retrofit on my 3500 Ram. It is a pretty straight forward process. It might be a little more of a pain on a Challenger since there isn't as much room, per se, to find a spot to mount the ballast.

I'll recommend custom HID conversions, HID kits, LED, CCFL specialists - retrosolutions if you are looking for HIDs
They have excellent customer service, very clear instructions, and are completely plug and play HID kits.
 

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It is somewhat complete. If you don't have the relays, your chances your hid might flicker are high. Some people get away with relays and use resistors to trick the pcm from the voltage drop of the hid. Are you buying that kit on ebay?
 

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What he said. After I read that, I remember that the Retro-Solutions kit I used for my head lights and fog lights DID come with a relay and resistors. Doesn't look they are included in that kit that you posted a picture of.
 

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Yes, eBay. It's a $30 kit... Guessing if I spring in one of the $50-80 kits it will be more complete to eliminate flicker. Any recommendations on the kits you guys run?


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What year is your challenger?
 

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Are looking for a 6000k or 8000k?
 

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If you are looking for a quality HID conversion kit, backed by a solid warranty, feel free to send me a PM.

We are a lighting vendor on this forum and have assisted plenty of members on this site

Thanks!
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Putting HID kits into reflector housings - the quick way to make your classy challenger look like a late 90's Honda and blind oncoming traffic in the process.
 

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Putting HID kits into reflector housings - the quick way to make your classy challenger look like a late 90's Honda and blind oncoming traffic in the process.
Although I disagree with your statement, I am proud to live in a country where you have the right to voice your own opinion.

I think our HIDs modernize the look of the Challenger, and you could retain the amber look if you wanted. This particular customer decided not to:



They don't glare like a 90's Honda by any means

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There are also different temperatures you can get, I was looking at 6k which is just a bright white. And the 2015 is getting halos... So I guess those will look like BMWs using your analogy. Thanks.


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Although I disagree with your statement, I am proud to live in a country where you have the right to voice your own opinion.
Funny you put it that way, considering they are 100% Illegal. More like 1200% Illegal since it violates so many codes:

Standard No. 108; Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

edit: Here is an easier to read synopsis: http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/bulbs/Hid/conversions/conversions.html

and Diode Dynamics, please note they have considered fining sellers $10,000 a kit (!) for distribution of illegal items. Do some research on what you are selling and the consequences to you, your customers, and fellow road goers.
 

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Thanks man. It appears you've been trying to unload your challenger for about 4 months anyway and it's new so not sure how much interest you have left... And not really on the page to argue about a damn aftermarket light so I'll stop there.

Anyway, your link prompted me to do some research on what the factory Challenger HIDS have as far as color/temp and it appears they use 4300k. So if I go with a 4000k after market vice 6000k id still be under what the factory ones produce anyway. I still don't think 6000k is too much.. It's when they start to get the blue/purple look that's up to the 8000k-12000k from what I've seen. So thanks!


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