Hi, I'm new to the fourm. I have a white diamond silverado (LTZ) and have been browsing around a little and came across the HID lights thread and wanted to give my reviews on the HID lights since there is a lot of questions out there pertaining the kit. My HID light kit came from theretrofitsource. I have the 5k color in the 3five bulb. If anyone have already ordered the kit and was wondering why there is two different bulbs that theretrofitsource offer is because it depends on how the light bulb fits in the housing. For projectors which is what I have...the returning wire on the HID bulb is suppose to be facing down when the bulb is locked correctly in the housing to not cause "shadow" in the light. But with XB35 bulb which is the bulb with the returning wire facing down when locked in place doesn't shoot out of the projector correctly which I will attach the photos below. The XB35 bulb does take out the shadow but causes my lighting to be jacked up. Now the 3five bulb on the other hand have the return wire facing up when sitted correctly but it shoots out the projector perfect with a little shadow which you can't see unless you pull up to a garage door like shown in the picture or a white building...you can't notice it while driving so I kept the 3five bulb. I hope this helps ya when choosing the HID kit from theretrofitsource...they do have the best HID kit on the market..no i'm not promoting or advertising..they do not offer the pretty blue lights which to me is all show but behind the starring wheel you can't see crap. The light shoots bright and "crisp"...the picture doesn't do justice..I hope I explained this clearly..if ya have any question feel free to ask.
On another note...since the truck have the auto lights to come on...everytime I start my truck during the day time..I have to manually turn off the auto light switch to the headlight because my lights will either strobe, flicker, or have one side of the headlight off and it looks like my light is blown...I have the wire harness hooked up correctly and everything and I still have that problem so I called the retro fit source people and they said that it can't be fixed and to manually turn off the auto lights while driving during the day..At this point I am used to doing that but I have forgotten to turn it off and I get reminded when I pull up to someone rear end and see one of my lights are on or it strobes....it's weird I know...any idea what I should do to stop this? and also...how do I adjust the project headlights? they are a little to high..it needs to be turn down...thanks for ya help.
This is the 3fivebulb
3Fivebulb again and you can see the shadow...you actually can't see if while driving.
And this is the XB35 bulb..as you can see the light is all messed up..it doesn't even have the cut off line like how the project shoots out.
XB35 bulb again.