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Hello everyone. Im new to this board and my apologies in advance for the noob question.

I have a 2010 Camry LE without HID's. I was thinking of buying a set from ddmtuning.com but I was wondering if these cars needed any error code eliminator or anything along the lines of that. Also I noticed that my car has projector headlights, but no HID's. Would I not have glare since the headlights came stock with the projectors?

Thanks in advance.
 

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Hello everyone. Im new to this board and my apologies in advance for the noob question.

I have a 2010 Camry LE without HID's. I was thinking of buying a set from ddmtuning.com but I was wondering if these cars needed any error code eliminator or anything along the lines of that. Also I noticed that my car has projector headlights, but no HID's. Would I not have glare since the headlights came stock with the projectors?

Thanks in advance.
You should contact Princess Peach... they got some awesome HID kits that I have seen... No need for error codes or such, just a simple installation and you got yourself some HIDs with no glare at all...
 

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The error canceling features were often put in place so that aftermarket hid kits can be used with sometimes (redundantly) more sophisticated European cars. Our cars should be more tolerant/simplistic.
 

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You'll be fine with a DDMtuning kit, only thing is search for "squirrel spotters" and follow the instructions on covering those up.
 

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Squirrel spotters need to be covered up because halogen projectors use those holes to illuminate signs. With HID's this, would mean glare. You'll probably need to open up your headlights and then projector to cover these holes up unless you use a chopstick and jb weld a piece to cover those holes up, through the bulb opening.
 

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There are 3 criteria you must do before you get bashed on.
1. Get a quality relay harness.
-Takes power from battery and people don't wanna hear why my harness is burnt n such.

2. 4300K -6000K
-gives you the OEM look without being able to see into the UV spectrum. Higher K does NOT mean more light!!!

3. Cover your squirrel spotters!
-We don't wanna see your glare! You can even push down on them a little to get some illumination for signs!

Meet these and you'll be fine!
 

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I actually have the ddm HID's in my car right now and have had no problems. Great quality and no error codes, and warm up within a matter of 2 seconds
 

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Squirrel spotters need to be covered up because halogen projectors use those holes to illuminate signs. With HID's this, would mean glare. You'll probably need to open up your headlights and then projector to cover these holes up unless you use a chopstick and jb weld a piece to cover those holes up, through the bulb opening.
Ill keep this in mind for future reference. Thank you.

There are 3 criteria you must do before you get bashed on.
1. Get a quality relay harness.
-Takes power from battery and people don't wanna hear why my harness is burnt n such.

2. 4300K -6000K
-gives you the OEM look without being able to see into the UV spectrum. Higher K does NOT mean more light!!!

3. Cover your squirrel spotters!
-We don't wanna see your glare! You can even push down on them a little to get some illumination for signs!

Meet these and you'll be fine!
I'll be going with the 4300k kit since my Camry is a daily. Im really doing it to increase visability. Correct , highter K means less output.

So I see glare is a big issue with these headlights. Ill be sure to do some testing once the equipment is installed. Thank you.

I actually have the ddm HID's in my car right now and have had no problems. Great quality and no error codes, and warm up within a matter of 2 seconds
Ive had DDM hid's in the foglights of my other car for over 2 years now and I havent had one problem with them. My cousin is running their headlights and fogs for the same amount of time and he hasnt had any problems either. Im a member over at e46fanatics and we all rave about the DDM hid's :chug:
 

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Don't bother testing. Our cars with HIDs without the squirrel spotter mod has a much brighter box than my RX330 with OEM HIDs. Just do the aluminum can + JB Weld mod. Its easy to do and you get to choose the color of your can that shows through the opening. In certain angles when not lit, it displays that color. I used a Canada Dry can so its green when I look at it a certain way :)
 
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