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Ordered OPT7 HID kit. Nice package.
Mounted ballasts on inside fender well.
Removed old bulbs with a simple twist. Can't get new bulb to seat. Can't get old bulb to seat. Getting frustrated. 100 degrees in the garage. Plus, I just had elbow surgery and my right arm is in a brace. Will try again later.
 

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did you check that the mounting points are all flat and you are inserting it correctly? Usually all this stuff is standard industry wide.

if you can take pictures of the contact areas it would go a long way in helping us help you
 

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Invoking Senior Moment Rule. Should have taken a picture of headlight bulb orientation rather than relying on a mental note. I was trying in install bulb 180 degrees out of original orientation. DOH! Installed HIDs without relay harness and didn't work. Will install relay harness and report back.
 

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In the process of installing relay harness I discovered that the kit I was supplied with is for a straight install, there is no provision to install the relay harness. Called OPT-7 and their mail box in not functional at this time so I had to send an Email. Disappointed to say the least. I will update as to their customer service.
 

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Watched a U tube video of a HID install without a relay kit. Simple Plug and Play. Reinstalled my kit and both bulbs worked while sitting on radiator support. Thinks changed after I installed bulbs into headlight unit. One side works no matter what I change. Bulbs, ballasts work on one side. I am going to return.
 

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Called OPT7 yesterday. Phone message says "due to uptick of emails" replies may take some time and phone messaging is still not working. Reply via email as you can't leave a message.
Sorry for your pain. So frustrating when things should just work !

Maybe they sold a bunch of those kits and peeps are calling to say "what the heck" ?
 
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