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Last night I bought a practically brand new set of projectors off an MR that got into an accident. I keep reading everywhere that if you are putting SSS headlights in a non SSS GSR that you have to keep the lights on constantly so you dont get flickering or blow a bulb. Does anyone know how to stop the DRLs from coming on?
 

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In the HID system, the HIDs are not used as DRL lamps. There is a separate (inside) bulb used for that on the HID assemblies. Just take that bulb out and no DRL. Iirc it's an 1156 lamp.
 

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Ive been reading around and it seems like you have to either mess around with the fuse box or get an aftermarket HID kit to put in the headlights.
 

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thats what i heard too. base gsr have to do the whole fuse box thing while evo x's with sss only need to pull relay. i havent tried pulling the bulb trick but leaving lights on all the time dsoent bother me at all bro.:thumbup:
 

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Ive been reading around and it seems like you have to either mess around with the fuse box or get an aftermarket HID kit to put in the headlights.
Your just way too worried about headlights
 

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In the HID system, the HIDs are not used as DRL lamps. There is a separate (inside) bulb used for that on the HID assemblies. Just take that bulb out and no DRL. Iirc it's an 1156 lamp.
theres a guy from here that sells the DRL Bypass, Jrox.

for Oem projectors, u just gotta pull out fuse for DRL.

for base model headlights, u have to run a bypass for it to turn off. its complicated. i have the same problem on mine.

Why would u remove the bulb? then it cause moisture in ur headlights. just move fuse if ur running projectors.
 

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using the SSS headlights on a non-SSS Evo, you have to change out the HID ballasts and bulbs to get rid of the flickering.

Contact theretrofitsource.com and they'll line you up with everything you need in order to get them working properly.
 

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thats what i heard too. base gsr have to do the whole fuse box thing while evo x's with sss only need to pull relay. i havent tried pulling the bulb trick but leaving lights on all the time dsoent bother me at all bro.:thumbup:
Exactly the same thing here. I just keep 'em on all the time. The car turns the full beam headlights off after you turn off the car anyways, so no inconvenience there.
 

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theres a guy from here that sells the DRL Bypass, Jrox.

for Oem projectors, u just gotta pull out fuse for DRL.

for base model headlights, u have to run a bypass for it to turn off. its complicated. i have the same problem on mine.

Why would u remove the bulb? then it cause moisture in ur headlights. just move fuse if ur running projectors.
I run the jrox harness. Works perfectly.
 

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I run the jrox harness. Works perfectly.
are you running the OEM HID projectors with OEM HID BALLAST/BULBS?

I am only asking because that is the setup i have. I asked Jrox via email and he said it would not solve the flickering issue that base GSR's are having when installing the OEM HID system.
 

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For non-SSS (Halogen Headlights) upgrading to SSS (OEM HID Projectors): The DRL Signal will still be passed through your Low Beam 9006 Plug. Simply put, this signal is at a lower voltage. Therefore, it will cause your HIDs to flicker and/or short out--which does cause damage.

You can disable the DRL's by the use of my DRL Bypass (Plug & Play). Unfortunately, the OEM HID Ballasts have OEM-specific plugs/sockets which are incompatible with my DRL Bypass. Therefore, the only way to utilize my DRL Bypass is to use an Aftermarket D2S HID Kit + D2S Adapters.

I personally had my lights retrofitted with TSX Projectors. They also share D2S Bulbs and I've been running this configuration for years now with no problem.


In Conclusion:

1. Yes, you can use my DRL Bypass with OEM HID Projectors to eliminate the Daytime Running Lights.
2. No, you cannot use the OEM HID Ballasts with my DRL Bypass.
3. To use my DRL Bypass you will need an Aftermarket D2S HID kit + D2S Adapters (most kits include these).
4. Yes, there are other ways to eliminate the DRL's with the use of creative wiring/splicing or messing with the fuse box. Personally, I prefer a Plug & Play solution.


PS. Thank you for all those who mentioned my harness!
 

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^^ What sort of plug/socket does your "DRL Bypass" use???

I assume its a "H" series socket thats compatible with 9006/HB4 socket on the car's wiring harness??

If this is the case ill show ppl a little a little DIY they can do to use the CZ OEM ballast that will plug to your DRL Bypass.... Save them from forking out a D2S HID kit..

Can you take a pic of your DRL Bypass harness and post here. Make the socket pins visible in the pic???
 

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^^ What sort of plug/socket does your "DRL Bypass" use???

I assume its a "H" series socket thats compatible with 9006/HB4 socket on the car's wiring harness??

If this is the case ill show ppl a little a little DIY they can do to use the CZ OEM ballast that will plug to your DRL Bypass.... Save them from forking out a D2S HID kit..

Can you take a pic of your DRL Bypass harness and post here. Make the socket pins visible in the pic???
Sorry for the late response, but yes you're correct.

These plug into the ballasts:


If you can come up with a solution, that would greatly be appreciated as many people are looking for an easy fix to this! :thumbup:
 
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