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Re: 2015 Altitude HID kit conversion HELP

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The DDM kit is plug and play, it's the same kit for the headlights. I installed the heads from the top. Removed the air filter box and the computer thing that I don't know how is called.
No auto turn on issues??? Are they bright or are they kind of dim?? I have had 2 bad ddm experiences. Not shooting for a 3rd lol

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Old 02-04-2016, 09:05 AM
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Re: 2015 Altitude HID kit conversion HELP

The Morimoto's I have on the headlights are way brighter than the DDMs I have on the fogs. I still have the bulbs from the Xenon Depot kit, I'm going to see if I can use them on the fogs with the DDM kit. No auto on issues at all. I don't know if the reason they look dimmer is because they are on the fogs, but they do seem a lot dimmer. It might not be fair to compare them to Morimoto, but just stating the facts. It might also be that the Morimotos warm up right away. Another fact, the DDM ballasts are really heavy compared to any others I have ever seen. That's not necessarily a good thing.
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Re: 2015 Altitude HID kit conversion HELP

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The Morimoto's I have on the headlights are way brighter than the DDMs I have on the fogs. I still have the bulbs from the Xenon Depot kit, I'm going to see if I can use them on the fogs with the DDM kit. No auto on issues at all. I don't know if the reason they look dimmer is because they are on the fogs, but they do seem a lot dimmer. It might not be fair to compare them to Morimoto, but just stating the facts. It might also be that the Morimotos warm up right away. Another fact, the DDM relay is really heavy compared to any others I have ever seen. That's not necessarily a good thing.
I am still a bit confused as to what components you used with the morimoto kit. Did you use a dedicated relay harness hooked to positive terminal near the fusebox? I thought you did not but on the post a few pages back you mention a "harness" being used. As to your comment on the ddm relay being heavy, what component are you referring to? You should have the ballast, and on the wires coming out of the ballast one will have the "canbus" module and the other will have the igniter. Thanks.
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Re: 2015 Altitude HID kit conversion HELP

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I am still a bit confused as to what components you used with the morimoto kit. Did you use a dedicated relay harness hooked to positive terminal near the fusebox? I thought you did not but on the post a few pages back you mention a "harness" being used. As to your comment on the ddm relay being heavy, what component are you referring to? You should have the ballast, and on the wires coming out of the ballast one will have the "canbus" module and the other will have the igniter. Thanks.
No relay harness on the Morimotos, only the components I listed before (bulb, ignitor, ballast, matched with the Diode Dynamics Canbus fix). Plug and play, no relay to battery terminal.

Sorry, I meant to say the DDM ballasts are heavy. I'll go back and correct my post.
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This may not be what you want to hear, but I would return the kensun kit and order a kit from diode dynamics with the 2015 mopar specific anti flicker kit. I can almost guarantee that kensun kit won't work even with a canbus relay. I tried the xenondepot kit on my 15 and it didn't work properly. I then installed the kit on another car and it works great. After reading some reviews, I got the diode dynamics kit and it has been perfect (had it about 4 months). It is pricey at $180 but uses hyluxtek ballasts that warmup really quickly and is super easy to install.

If you want to go cheaper, try the 2015 mopar specific ddm tuning plus kit for $80.
none of them are super easy to install on the GC. and by super easy... 2002 chevy truck.. super easy. 14+ GC, have to pull the entire bumper (its 1 piece) have to remove entire headlight assembly, have to drill holes in headlight assembly caps to route wires through.. and that is just the mounting. Doesnt include the "maybe yours needs the relay, maybe it doesnt, maybe it need the capicators, maybe it doesnt. Maybe yours needs a relay on each side. maybe your GC (like mine) the factory wires are 12v on the drivers side, but only 6v on the passenger side. point being, I would get everyting possible, and have the shop extend the wires so they are accessable from the access cap in the wheel wells, or through the grill. I went through 3 different HID kits, relays, capicators, wire extentions. before I said F@$# it, and just put in LED.
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Re: 2015 Altitude HID kit conversion HELP

I installed my fogs yesterday from DDM. No issues. Plug and play no relay no extra harness. Still waiting on better weather to do the headlights.
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Re: 2015 Altitude HID kit conversion HELP

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none of them are super easy to install on the GC. and by super easy... 2002 chevy truck.. super easy. 14+ GC, have to pull the entire bumper (its 1 piece) have to remove entire headlight assembly, have to drill holes in headlight assembly caps to route wires through.. and that is just the mounting. Doesnt include the "maybe yours needs the relay, maybe it doesnt, maybe it need the capicators, maybe it doesnt. Maybe yours needs a relay on each side. maybe your GC (like mine) the factory wires are 12v on the drivers side, but only 6v on the passenger side. point being, I would get everyting possible, and have the shop extend the wires so they are accessable from the access cap in the wheel wells, or through the grill. I went through 3 different HID kits, relays, capicators, wire extentions. before I said F@$# it, and just put in LED.
Dude you have no idea what you are talking about i could install DDM HID in less than an hour for both fogs and headlights. Without removing the bumper or headlights or anything. People who remove the bumper really just have no idea what they are doing.

They work no relay no harnesses just plug and play , they are made for the jeeps tricky canbus system.
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Re: 2015 Altitude HID kit conversion HELP

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That's what I will be doing, I've already changed my bulbs out and it was easy without removing the bumper. Not that it is that hard to remove it because I did when I installed the led eagle eye headlights but it's just not necessary...


Hey skunkd, you have a picture of those eagle eyes? I just say those on ebay and thought about upgrading to those, i just have concerns how they will look since they aren't exactly like the OEM ones. Any info is greatly appreciated.
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Re: 2015 Altitude HID kit conversion HELP

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Dude you have no idea what you are talking about i could install DDM HID in less than an hour for both fogs and headlights. Without removing the bumper or headlights or anything. People who remove the bumper really just have no idea what they are doing.

They work no relay no harnesses just plug and play , they are made for the jeeps tricky canbus system.
Not trying to be a jerk, but skunkd is right. It sounds to me like you may have had a greedy shop do your work that led you to believe the work was more difficult than it was. Also, the issue seems to be on 15+ only. Install for 2014 is the same but they aren't as finicky.
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I installed my fogs yesterday from DDM. No issues. Plug and play no relay no extra harness. Still waiting on better weather to do the headlights.

ahh come on!

The headlights are almost just as easy to install
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