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Old 02-07-2010, 12:12 AM   #1
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Can I put 130W bulbs in a 100W Daylighter?

I have 4 100 watt KC daylighters and I have been looking at selling them and buying 4 130watt daylighters. Then it donned on me that I might just be able to swap out the bulbs. Will this work or will I have to just get the 130's if I want brighter lights?
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:22 AM   #2
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you might put too much load on the wiring, creating risk for an electrical fire. I much better way to increase light output is to swap to HIDs
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:26 AM   #3
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If i rewire everything with a lower guage wire can I do that? And aren't HID's hella expensive?
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:27 AM   #4
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^ under $100 shipped off slimcubby's group buys, you wont regret it, I promise you
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:42 AM   #5
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WHAT?!?! Can you send me a link?
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:53 AM   #6
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Old 02-07-2010, 01:03 AM   #7
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It ended on the 15th... and those are for headlights. I'm looking to do the KC daylighters.
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Old 02-07-2010, 01:30 AM   #8
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dude he does one every month or so and your KC daylighter bulbs are most likely size H3, which he does offer
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Old 02-07-2010, 01:31 AM   #9
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well you could get the bulb size you need. so it doesnt really matter.. like most fog lights are H3 thats the same as some headlights..
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They're $100 per bulb. That's $400 just for lighting.
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They're $100 per bulb. That's $400 just for lighting.
Try $170. You get the bulbs and ballasts sold as a pair, not individually..
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Oh. Hahahaha. My bad, thanks for pointing that out. So the ballast hooks up to 2 of the lights? How much brighter would these be than 100W or 130W lights?
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hid's are hella bright. my buddy has 6500k in two lights on his bumper and they are brighter then the silverstar bulbs in his headlights
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The 100W daylighters are 200,000 candle power, and the 130W daylighters are 285,00 candle power. If I do the HID swap, what would the candle power be?
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