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Old April 15th, 2009, 12:09 PM   #1
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im running hella black magics with 55w H3 bulbs, does anyone know if i can put 100w bulbs in them without melting the harness?

im assuming i will need a new relay.
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im running hella black magics with 55w H3 bulbs, does anyone know if i can put 100w bulbs in them without melting the harness?

im assuming i will need a new relay.
Those will probably just melt the housing.
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When I put 80/100s on my stock wiring they fried the wiring within a month.
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Do the math on the wiring... A 100 watt lamp draws about 8.5 amps. 2 of them draw 17amps. You need about 12 gauge wire to run this setup.
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