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Old 08-08-2009, 07:29 PM   #1
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Fog lights melt bumper?

Anyone have trouble with aftermarket lights getting too hot and melting the plastic bumper? I have an '09.
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Old 08-08-2009, 08:16 PM   #2
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Do you mean aftermarket headlights, fog lights, other?
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Old 08-08-2009, 08:23 PM   #3
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Fog lights

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Do you mean aftermarket headlights, fog lights, other?
Fog lights that would be mounted in the round holes in the plastic bumper
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Old 08-08-2009, 08:31 PM   #4
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They shouldn't melt if you're using OEM wattage bulbs.
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Old 08-09-2009, 01:42 AM   #5
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I've had a pair of piaa 510s in my bumper for about a year now no melting or signs of overheating theres a bit of an air gap because of the light cage that helps.
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What wattage ?

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They shouldn't melt if you're using OEM wattage bulbs.
Mine are 55 watt, any idea what wattage the OEM lights are? I have about a half inch air gap around the bulb.
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Old 08-09-2009, 09:03 AM   #7
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If you have 55w then they shouldn't melt your bumper.
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