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gagt13
10-26-2005, 01:15 PM
im puttin hids in my fogs. i have angeleye fogs, and h3 hid bulbs. when i put the bulb in the housing is it ok that the black post (on the hid bulb) touch the inner side of the housing? it looks like a shield for the wire but im not sure if this is ok. HID wizards please help

Panacea
10-26-2005, 01:16 PM
Could you post pics so we can get a visual?

gagt13
10-26-2005, 01:17 PM
yeh hold on

Rba007
10-26-2005, 01:17 PM
Youre talking about the return wire i think. The wire that goes into the end of the capsule then back down to the base?

I wouldnt let that touch.

gagt13
10-26-2005, 01:35 PM
yeh thats wire..... its barely touching the inside opening where the bulb sits

gagt13
10-26-2005, 01:45 PM
there are pics

Panacea
10-26-2005, 01:48 PM
I believe that is just a reflector, but i'm not positive.

gagt13
10-26-2005, 01:50 PM
idk my knowlegde is limited... i can wire them thats about it

gagt13
10-26-2005, 02:01 PM
ok cool time 2 start makin the whole bigger

gagt13
10-26-2005, 02:02 PM
2bad its not plastic like the headlights

Hodge
10-26-2005, 02:50 PM
post pics when you are done :thumbs:

Rba007
10-26-2005, 02:54 PM
Id just get a small grinder bit for a dremel and open that up a smidge. Remember to keep that return wire (the one youre having issues with) pointed down.

Hodge
10-26-2005, 03:12 PM
could you just buy those HID H3 bulb kits for fog lights? like If i got angel eyes, just buy like one like the oznium.com one or whatever and slap it in there?

gagt13
10-26-2005, 04:34 PM
well it cant b down cause the socket for the h3 wont sit right in the fog light

SC/TGrandAm
10-26-2005, 04:34 PM
Im going to assume you already have HID headlights because if not this is going to be insanely stupid.

Also, don't do HID's in the fogs for visibility other than ****ing the general public off is a guarantee... HIDs are horrable for fog lights performance wise other than show.

gagt13
10-26-2005, 04:34 PM
wut would happen if its not down

SC/TGrandAm
10-26-2005, 04:35 PM
well it cant b down cause the socket for the h3 wont sit right in the fog light

it is suppossed to be down, your fogs are round just rotate them so the wire is facing down. easy.

gagt13
10-26-2005, 04:39 PM
Im going to assume you already have HID headlights because if not this is going to be insanely stupid.

Also, don't do HID's in the fogs for visibility other than ****ing the general public off is a guarantee... HIDs are horrable for fog lights performance wise other than show.
yes i have them in my headlights, yes i kno, i already get brighted out all the time, but thats becasue my header panel is broken, waiting for the new 1...... wut would happen if its not down? cuz if u turn the fog light the mounting bracket will be on the side

SC/TGrandAm
10-26-2005, 04:43 PM
Well prepare to get brighted more...

What kind of mounting bracket are you using then? Most are U shaped, if you turn the fog light a full 180 degrees then you fixed your problem unless you have a funky bracket. If the wire isnt down then lets say one day you hit a bump and the wire jolts and touches the bulb, then what happens?

gagt13
10-26-2005, 04:50 PM
the bracket that came on the angeleyes from pfyc.com.... ill take my chances on the bulbs....... if u flip the bracket 180 degrees itll put it on the left instead of the right

digitalballz
10-26-2005, 05:58 PM
dont flip the bracket.... take the housing out of the bracket and flip IT then install.

gagt13
10-26-2005, 06:35 PM
read the picture

MantaGreen97
10-26-2005, 07:16 PM
ok cool time 2 start makin the whole bigger

Uh that's "to" and "hole". 2 is a number and "whole" means entire. LOL.

That aside, instead of trying to make the hole larger, why not just insulate it with some electrical tape? Does it get very hot in that area ('cause that might melt electrical tape). Usually the collar right there shouldn't get too hot though, and I think HIDs produce a lot less heat (than halogens) anyway.

SC/TGrandAm
10-26-2005, 11:05 PM
read the picture


Come on its not rocket science, what is there to not understand about this?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/SCTGrandAm1/fogLight.jpg

gagt13
10-27-2005, 04:08 AM
[QUOTE=MantaGreen97]Uh that's "to" and "hole". 2 is a number and "whole" means entire. LOL.

u need to find someting constructive to do.... how is this releavant to foglights..... every1 understood wut i was saying....


on that note sct if i rotate the foglight it will move the bulb from right to left,

gagt13
10-27-2005, 04:10 AM
this is how they sit

gagt13
10-27-2005, 12:56 PM
yes i kno this already im just saying that the way how the socket of the bulb sits in the housing i need to make some kind of bracket so the black return wire is down.........the way how it is in the fog now, it sits off to the right, if i flip it 180 degrees like u are all sayin itll be off to the left.... i kno how they work i have them already in my headlights , besides u guys turned this into a big discussion, alls i wanted to kno is if that return line can touch anything.... it cant n now i m done here

SC/TGrandAm
10-27-2005, 07:46 PM
I understand now, time to fab a new bulb holder.

Either that or drill holes into the side of the housing and put the bracket on there the right way and then cover up the existing holes.