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Old 01-06-2014, 04:39 PM   #1
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Headlight After Retrofit Has Hole In Back...Concern?

So after doing the retrofit there's now basically a small hole that isn't filled that could let moisture in. Should I be concerned or fill with silicone?
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Old 01-06-2014, 04:44 PM   #2
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Where's the hole?
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Old 01-06-2014, 04:48 PM   #3
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It's where the wires for the bulb go in. Basically the black boot no longer fits snugly around they base of the bulb.
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Did you do the H1 retro? I would try to get that grommet that is on the wires to work with the boot to seal the hole.
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Yes I did. It won't fit.
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you might need to trim the stock boot to fit the grommet. that is what happened on my old retro
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I was thinking more along the lines of silicone attaching the grommet to the rubber boot.
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You could do that also.
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I left mine the way it is. it fogged up the first week of rain (usually gone in an hour) and never came back.
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Mine was fogging up, I actually used aluminum tape and covered the whole bulb area and put the boot on over the bulbs and aluminum tape.

Fogged up at first and I was like ugh come on. Then after a few days it never fogged again and hasn't in over a month.
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Yes I did. It won't fit.
Try harder

I put some silicone on that rubber washer looking thing and stuck it to the rubber boot and it worked fine.
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