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well it depends how much you are looking to spend.... cause i had bought xtenc brand off ebay and work fine.... but havent tried it for myIS fogs yet
 

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sigh, when it comes to HID kits, its basically like this.

You either spend big bucks getting the OEM manufacture ones such as Bosch, or you spend little money buying the aftermarket ones, which basically pretty much all come from the same manufacturer (mostly from china), they are all the same, but branded differently by the middleman (your retailer on ebay or whatever). so, different toilet, same shit.
If for some reason your ballasts fucked up, or maybe your bulbs, it's just simply bad luck. They are all from the same place. You can try to get it replaced through warranty, but if you don't, just get another one.

I'd just get the cheapest aftermarket kit you can find, which is sold by DDM Tuning, which is $34.95 not including shipping, plus they are the newer popular "Slim Ballast" models.
Oh, and if you live in San Diego, CA. Go pick it up yourself, you'll save on shipping.

The Lexus IS300 foglights uses 9006 btw.

http://www.ddmtuning.com/products/Apexcone_Raptor_Brand_35W_HID_Kit-102-85.html



However, I'm not so sure if they come with wirning harness. (If I recall, they don't)
They sell their harness for $15, but eBay has it for around $8-$10

For those who are lazy:
Keyword: 9005/9006 XENON HID CONVERSION KIT RELAY WIRING HARNESS
http://cgi.ebay.com/9005-9006-XENON...emQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item35a4d9c566
 

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anyone running "Digital ballasts" vs the non-digital, are there any big differences?
A magnetic ballast is needed to control the electrical current that flows through the HID lamp. The ballast both ignites the light and keeps it lit. If electrical current was to flow into the light bulb at full voltage, the bulb would burst, so the controlling factor offered by the ballast is necessary for the correct function of any HID light. A magnetic ballast consists of one or more aluminum or copper coils that sit on a core that is made up of steel laminations. The coils and core work in conjunction with a capacitor, and sometimes an igniter. These four parts are most often built into the ballast casing.

A digital ballast offers the same electricity control as does the magnetic ballast, but with the digital model the current conforms to optimal levels of performance for each specific type and wattage of lamp, possible through digital circuitry. Magnetic ballasts weigh more than do digital ones, a consideration in a greenhouse setting, and they also run hotter than digital units. Because of the more consistent application of electrical current, the lamps last longer and function at a higher level using less power with a digital ballast than they might with a magnetic ballast. With a digital ballast, the light produced is more consistent. Magnetic ballasts, especially as they age, become more noisy when they operate, cause the HID lamps to flicker and also contribute to irregularities in the color that the lamp gives off. The digital units can also sense when the lamp is almost used up, and can shut the unit off when it is not functioning optimally.
Source: Why a Digital Ballast is Superior to a Magnetic Ballast - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com
 
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