Incorporating the right accessories into a complete build is essential when trying to accentuate the overall aesthetic value. In the case of our '09 Dodge Ram, we aimed to produce a classy fullsize truck with enough custom credibility to make its presence appropriate whether it's cruising the mean city streets or the fabulous Las Vegas strip.

Seeing as night cruising is generally the most exhilarating, we wanted to upgrade the Ram's lighting appeal at both ends, so we locked down Anzo USA's brand-new head and tail light housings, and true HID head and foglamp kits from Xtralights.com. The black headlight housings feature a crystal-clear projector beam, bright amber LED turn signal bulbs, and fluorescent powered, diamond-cut halo light rings that will demand triple takes at the very least. The matching black LED tail lights shine bright, and are easily noticed day or night.

While we're on the subject of bright light, the Xetronic Digital Generation 2 HID conversion kits project 350-precent brighter light over the factory halogen bulbs.

Our '09 SEMA project was well on its way to being a mean, after hours driving machine. Onlookers should go out and grab a pair of shades.

FROM THE DRIVER SEAT
A side from the obvious increase in cosmetic character, the killer one-two punch delivered by Anzo USA's headlight housings and Xtralight's HID 8,000K Xenon headlight and foglight kits affords us a better, brighter glimpse of the immediate future. Watching as unfortunate drivers in front of us at stoplights squint and defensively adjust their rear views is pretty entertaining too. Even though we didn't install any type of HID kit on our Ram's rear end, the network of radiant red LED bulbs that Anzo planted in their tail light housings cut through the dark night well enough to be spotted from blocks away. Best of all, the installation of these illuminating products is a cakewalk that anyone can handle in a matter of a few hours and we didn't have to cut a single wire.

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Time Spent Working: 2.5 Hours
Degree Of Difficulty: Beginner

Tools Needed:
Assortment of screwdrivers, painter's tape, and a socket set

Parts Used:
Anzo USA halo projector headlights black 111159 $535.99
Anzo USA LED tail lights black 311144 $373.99
Xtralights Xetronic Digital G2 HID headlight conversion kit $369.00
Xtralights Xetronic Digital G2 HID foglight conversion kit $369.00

Total: $1,647.98
(prices do not include tax, shipping, or installation costs)

SOURCE
Stylin' Trucks
7820 East Pleasant Valley Road
Independence
OH  44131
800-586-9713
www.stylintrucks.com
Custom Truck Shop
846 W. Cienega Avenue
San Dimas
CA  91773
909-599-2228
http://www.customtruckshop.com
ANZO USA
5150 Eucalyptus Avenue
Unit A
Chino
CA  91710
888-360-3696
www.anzousa.com
Xtralights
N/A
AK
888-954-4482
www.xtralights.com
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