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Xenon bulbs question

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Islander808, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. Aug 8, 2011 at 8:31 PM
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    Islander808

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    I picked up a pair of H10 xenon HID look bulbs. 12v 100w. I was wondering if it was safe to replace my stock fog lights without melting my harness or doing any type of damage to my wiring.
     
  2. Aug 8, 2011 at 10:52 PM
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    David K

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    what is a 'Xenon HID look' bulb? 100 watts?!! Our stock fog lights are 35 watt halogen... if you put a 35 watt HID bulb in there it will be a zillion* times brighter and only use the SAME wattage!

    * okay, about five times. ;)
     
  3. Aug 8, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    I would not run higher wattage bulbs with the stock wiring.
     
  4. Aug 8, 2011 at 11:11 PM
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    Even a 55w is too high?
     
  5. Aug 8, 2011 at 11:33 PM
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    Is there sufficient space for the ballast?
     
  6. Aug 8, 2011 at 11:35 PM
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    Yup. Plenty of people run HIDs.
     
  7. Aug 9, 2011 at 12:11 AM
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    This is for my fogs, theres still enough space to put a ballast in the bumper?
     
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