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Old 08-29-2010, 09:36 PM
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HELP!!! HIDs burning my hosing and my driver side light isn't even

A week or two ago I was behind a car and I saw the cut off for my passenger light but it was like I didn't even have light on my driver side. I got out, check the bulb to find that my bulb on the driver side was halfway out . I put it back in and when on with my route. Got home and pulled into my driveway and notice the same thing happen to my light and I put it back in AGAIN . So I had about enoght if that crap and really started to work on it and notice that I had to put the relay down below the bulb just to add weight to it so it won't twist and pop out again. Tonight I notice that the bulbs was not level and notice that there was much more glare on the left side (the problem side) then the right side. I looked in the hosing and notice that the top part of the housing is burnt on the left side and a little burnt on the right side on the top part. I thought that HIDs ran cooler than OEM lights so I don't know why this is happening. I also swapped out the light with the light on my other side and I"m still having the same problem. I put the OEM light back into the housing were I'm having the problem and it fits like a glove so why would one side fit my HID bulb like the way it should fit but my other side is making it loose but yet, its fine when I put the OEM bulb in it.


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Re: HELP!!! HIDs burning my hosing and my driver side light isn't even

damn marcus...sorry i cant help i have no idea y it would do that...good luck!
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Re: HELP!!! HIDs burning my hosing and my driver side light isn't even

I am PMing Steve from flashtech to see what can happen with fitting projectors into my lights to just be done with it since I don't feel that I have the know how to do the project myself.
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Re: HELP!!! HIDs burning my hosing and my driver side light isn't even

where did you buy them from? alot of kits are made in china with no QC
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Re: HELP!!! HIDs burning my hosing and my driver side light isn't even

Do anyone have any insight to this?
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