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Scottina06 04-25-2010 08:01 PM

How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
Version #2

Supplies needed-

2008-10 OEM HID headlights-

9006 Xenondepot wiring/relay harness- www.kbcarstuff.com

flame retardent tubing-3/8"

heat shrink tubing-various sizes

9006 male connector with pigtail

electrical tape

sodering iron and thin gauge soder

cutting/stripping tool

scissors

lighter or heat gun-to heat up shrink tubing


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First...locate the power and ground for the HID ballast(shown with arrow) The ballast is the silver box just below the arrow.

http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410073.jpg
the power for the ballast is the brown wire and the black is the ground.
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410075.jpg
Here....Im showing how I cut the power wire as close to connector as possible. The more wire...the better.
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410076.jpg
the same with the black ground...but it will be much shorter due to another ground wire coming in and joining. I cut just before the joint.
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410077.jpg
Next...I trimmed some black ground wire from the 9005 plug pigtail so that the power and ground have the same length of wire..
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410078.jpg
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410079.jpg
I then slipped enough shrink wrap tubing on the wire to cover the sioder and joint.
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410080.jpg
I then added a couple drop of soder and then shrink wrapped and taped for extra security and protection from water.
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410081.jpg
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410082.jpg
and shrink wrapped again
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410083.jpg
Now strip back your male 9006 plug and pig tail and the power and ground for the ballast. The red is the power on the 9006 male pig tail and black is the ground.
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410084.jpg
Its very important here to slip the smaller shrink and med. size shrink on the wires before connectiong to the male 9006 pigtail.
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410085.jpg
Now...as above....soder, shrink wrap, tape the ends of each shrink wrap and shrink wrap again. Be sure to tape the ends of all shrink wrap for 2x the protection.
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410086.jpg
shown here...
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410087.jpg
Now...I tape the two wires together...just for neatness and extra protection
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410088.jpg
Now...slip the wires into the 3/8" flame retardent tubing and trim to length
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410089.jpg
Tape up the conduit....now it looks OEM and professional
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410090.jpg
Now just plug it into your 9006 Xenondepot wire/relay harness. Anytime you need to remove the lamp....just unplug and remove!
http://i612.photobucket.com/albums/t...ball410092.jpg

Good Luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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mitchelm 05-02-2010 04:45 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
Scott, I got driver side lamp up and running. Very sweet. Now on the passenger lamp, can i cut all the extra wiring minus the ground and power wire that come out? Or do I need all that for some other reason?

tman4024 05-02-2010 04:47 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
Nice write-up Scott! +rep

downstate 05-02-2010 05:19 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
Thanks Scott! Will be using this and your other guides when I go about my conversion. Appreciate it!

Scottina06 05-02-2010 05:36 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by mitchelm (Post 200148)
Scott, I got driver side lamp up and running. Very sweet. Now on the passenger lamp, can i cut all the extra wiring minus the ground and power wire that come out? Or do I need all that for some other reason?

yeah...on the passenger side you can cut them off if you dont want to messs with them

Scottina06 05-02-2010 05:37 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
no problem guys.....just another version of my original write up!

DJ BoNiOmArIo 05-02-2010 07:12 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
this one seems a lot cleaner than ur original write up +rep

Scottina06 05-02-2010 08:27 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
yes it is much much cleaner.....Ive had this done on my lamps for awhile...just now got a chance to do the write up

DJ BoNiOmArIo 05-02-2010 08:52 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
now gotta look around for some projectors on car-part let's hope i'm lucky as u r

Scottina06 05-02-2010 09:02 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
ive got 2 sets....one new...and one set with the passeneger side ruined....LOL

DJ BoNiOmArIo 05-02-2010 11:05 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
PM sent :D

SvenskaJeepGuy 06-17-2010 08:44 PM

Re: How to Ver2: make 2008 HID WK headlights plug and play on 05-07 WK's
 
this write up made it sooooooooo easy for me! i cut all the extra wires off the passenger side and covered the ends with liquid electrical tape (which is amazing stuff btw)


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