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Old 12-20-2009, 06:30 PM
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Hey, I just bought some new fog light bulbs because my other ones blow out. So i bought some new ones from ebay and i installed them about a week or soo again. And i notice that one of the bulbs where blown out again! And i just replaced them. I am wondering why are my bulbs blowing so fast. Could it be because of the quailty or what? I contact the people i bought them from on ebay to see if i can get a replacement. But i am wondering what is causing this.. The bulbs are H3 bulbs.
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Old 12-20-2009, 06:39 PM
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you have foglights? where?
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:37 PM
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The little halogen lights that are on my headlights.
Look in my avatar picture.
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:42 PM
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oooh those lol
i was like, i dont see a 4x4 valance?

what brand of bulbs do you keep buying? and maybe its not the bulbs, but loose connections. i know i had some crappy halogen bulbs from ebay and the quality was so poor the connectors wouldnt stay in if i went over a speedbump
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:46 PM
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Oh, Well the lights are not really bright
But anyways the lights are a knock off brand because i don't see no name-brand on them. I will check my connections and everything tomorrow because i just notice it tonight. But if my connections are all good, it is just this shitty lights have blown. But i contact the seller and hopefully he will replace them
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:46 PM
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Oh, Well the lights are not really bright
But anyways the lights are a knock off brand because i don't see no name-brand on them. I will check my connections and everything tomorrow because i just notice it tonight. But if my connections are all good, it is just this shitty lights have blown. But i contact the seller and hopefully he will replace them
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:46 PM
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I don't suppose you touched the glass with your fingers?
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:49 PM
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Well i did touch the glass with my fingers.
I did not think it matter with the H3 lights. I only thought that matter with the Halogen headlights bulbs.
But this happen with my last set of bulbs also. One blew out then the other one blew out.
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:51 PM
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That is why you keep blowing the bulbs.
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:52 PM
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The first set of bulbs i did not have to install. They were already install with the headlights.
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:53 PM
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its the oils in your fingers.. wear some rubber latex free gloves and you will be fine..
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:55 PM
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Okay, I will wear some when i install new ones.
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:06 PM
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yea, i learned that the hard way at my old job, spent some time replacing 100 watt bulbs in about 15 Parcans (theatrical stage lighting) and went to my control board to turn em on, and 5 of them didnt come on. my ******* had touched them bare handed
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:09 PM
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yea, i learned that the hard way at my old job, spent some time replacing 100 watt bulbs in about 15 Parcans (theatrical stage lighting) and went to my control board to turn em on, and 5 of them didnt come on. my ******* had touched them bare handed
Lol dang that had to suck.. I just hope he can replace them.
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:15 PM
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yep, my boss took those 5 bulbs out of my paycheck too. and 100 watt bulbs arent exactly cheap
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