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Cracked Headlights... from hids??

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by gouge44, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. gouge44

    gouge44 [OP] $DO WORK$

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    just wondering if any one has experienced their headlights cracking their hids?? both of mine have cracked like hell and the only thing i can think that would cause it is the heat from the lights with a cold morning...
     
  2. brutalguyracing

    brutalguyracing BIG DADDY

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    i have been running ddm hi/low 35/55 in my headlights for over 2 years and no problems no fogging nothing
     
  3. EL TACOROJO

    EL TACOROJO SNAPPIN NECKS AND CASHIN CHECKS.

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    are they after market housings or stock
     
  4. gouge44

    gouge44 [OP] $DO WORK$

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    they r my stock housings with slims hi/lo 6000k hids
     
  5. fuzz master

    fuzz master Well-Known Member

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    when i bought my truck, a little while later i noticed my headlights were cracked from the inside. had the dealer look at it and they wrote it up as melted dtrl issue and replaced both headlights. i'm running stock bulbs from factory.
     
  6. BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    Don't want to thread jack but ive been thinking of getting 12k hids will those burn my headlights
     
  7. gouge44

    gouge44 [OP] $DO WORK$

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    i don't have dtrl's
     
  8. rcfreak201

    rcfreak201 Well-Known Member

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    damn 12K! dude stick with 5-8K max..anything more will have horrible output
     
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    sir1123 Tacomas FTMFW!!!!

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    no just look purple blue
     
  10. stunt man hans

    stunt man hans displaced viking living in new jersey

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    stick with 4300 or 5k anything more than that and you will lose light fixed that for you :)
     
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    thats weird man, usually the only issues with the melting headlights is the dtrl's
     
  12. rcfreak201

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    hey tacoon, i say go 5K or retro them and put 5ks :cool:
     
  13. gouge44

    gouge44 [OP] $DO WORK$

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    my 6k's are awesome!! super bright and i love the color
     
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    gouge44 [OP] $DO WORK$

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    trying to get a pic posted of my housing but having no luck with tw live....
     
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    yeah the gallery and live are still down...
     
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    gouge44 [OP] $DO WORK$

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    ahh that explains it lol i was getting pissed haha
     
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  18. gouge44

    gouge44 [OP] $DO WORK$

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    well my first set is blown, i think both ballasts are bad so I'm waiting to get my second and throwing on matching fogs as well with the 6ks
     
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    i put 12k in my head lamps and 10k in my fogs, my fogs cracked and melted a little but my headlamps were fine.. i ran HIDs for about 2 years.
     
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    I had 8k and they were awsome but I took them out because the ballast got fucked up cuz they were loose. So it's not worth getting 12k then
     
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