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Old 05-22-2015, 03:06 PM
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Question how to install hid on laredo! ?

hi everyone i am going to install HIDs on my WK2014 low beams but i was wondering if anyone have installed before , how is the installation with the harness and Canbus . do i only need that ? and what is the best place to put the ballast because i can't find a place to put it under the hood thank you and have a great day

what i ordered - :
Hid CANbus Ballast
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Harness with capacitors
Canbus Fix

note : i know an article is pinned on this sections but it's pics are not loading for me idk why :/

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Old 05-23-2015, 10:43 AM
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Re: how to install hid on laredo! ?

Driver Side:

I removed the air box and intake plastic plumbing. Gave me a ton of room to locate the ballast and ground wire.

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Passenger Side:

You'll need the remove the ECU and loosen the coolant bottle to access the the low beam cap. It also made it much easier to zip tie the various wires and modules. Couldn't find a good place to locate the ballast on this side. So I decided to mount to the ECU bracket.

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Good luck! It's easier than you think. Take your time and test everything before you mount the ballast, modules and wires to the car.


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Re: how to install hid on laredo! ?

Hi. thank you very much for the pictured intructions just another question . what did use in your install ? my kit comes with :
Hid CANbus Ballast
6000k bulb
Harness with capacitors
Canbus Fix

do i need to use all of them ? (harness , capacitors , canbus fix )
and i can't see in the pictures where you attached the ground wire on driver said ?
thank you very much
and a pic if you can't after installing it .
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Re: how to install hid on laredo! ?

I ordered the HID kit from Xenon Depot with the CANBUS fix & 4000K Phillips Bulbs.

You need to use everything included in the kit or you'll get flickering lights.

The driver side ground is screwed into the metal bracket that the air box sits on. It's in one of the photos I included.


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Re: how to install hid on laredo! ?

doing this on the halogen reflector will blind other people. If you want HIDs.. do it the proper with retrofited projectors
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Re: how to install hid on laredo! ?

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doing this on the halogen reflector will blind other people. If you want HIDs.. do it the proper with retrofited projectors
2014 laredo has a projector HIDs are installed in mine for months now and no one complaint in front off me
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doing this on the halogen reflector will blind other people. If you want HIDs.. do it the proper with retrofited projectors
I also have always put HIDs in projector housing for halogen. No issues here. Sometimes people don;t want to spend a bazillon dollars for retrofits. With the proper angle and cut off, there are no issues.
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I also have always put HIDs in projector housing for halogen. No issues here. Sometimes people don;t want to spend a bazillon dollars for retrofits. With the proper angle and cut off, there are no issues.
Its also illegal in many states here in the us. So if you live here you may wanna check your state laws. I don't know however what the laws are internationally...
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Re: how to install hid on laredo! ?

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Its also illegal in many states here in the us. So if you live here you may wanna check your state laws. I don't know however what the laws are internationally...
In my country aftermarket HIDs are illegall but they are on my car for months now they never knew it doesn't blind and have a perfect cut off
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Its also illegal in many states here in the us. So if you live here you may wanna check your state laws. I don't know however what the laws are internationally...

True but cops don't know whether they are or not. I've been putting hids in my cars since I was 17, I'm now 28. Have not been pulled over once for it.
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Re: how to install hid on laredo! ?

Hi if anyone has experienced this issue with HIDs.
I have installed the kit and i had a problem ever since, sometimes one bulb will not come up it was random sometimes driver side sometimes passenger side i have to turn the lights on and off 4 or 5 times to get them working but they were working ok like 9 of 10 times , but now it has been annoying 8 of 10 times they both wont come up or one side and i have to turn them on and off like 15 times to get them both working . it's ignition problem but when they are on they are great no flickering issues and the drl option is off. I am using Relay harness, capacitors and canbus Ballast
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Re: how to install hid on laredo! ?

check your grounds on the harness. Also.. what ballast are you running ?
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