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Old 05-03-2011, 12:41 AM   #1
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Okay so I get in the car to go get some Subway and to take a break from studying for finals....Just as I pull into the parking lot the passenger side low beam goes out....I replaced that bulb not even a year ago...is that natural or do I have something slightly more serious going on? especially since I hardly ever drive at night (don't want to see how it would fair against a deer)....
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This car is going to officially put my other project on hold this year...if it keeps acting up like this....supercharger going, headlights yellowing really badly, my pathetic backing up ability (not entirely my fault just ask gunner lol), just goes on and on...lol..oh well I like this car more than my other project...lol
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Were you absolutely sure you didn't touch the bulb when you put it in?
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yep I'm pretty sure...it worked great til tonight.....no dimming nothing....and then poof...I pulled it out and from what i could see there wasn't anything wrong with the bulb....of course that was with my cellphone being my only light..gonna go get a new bulb tomorrow...which kinda irks me because I was planning on doing the upgrade'* (not sure of what to get for the upgrade, was going to ask what i should get when I got the money to do it....) this summer...oh well, I'll get over it...lol
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Usually there will be a burn mark/spot if you touched it. You could upgrade them to the GXP'* HIR bulbs or go even brighter with HID. Depends on the work and expense you feel like doing for the lighting you get.
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I should be able to tell more when I have better light tomorrow..the only reason why I am wondering is because I think that was the bulb that went out the first time when I got the car....and then two weeks later the hi beam bulb exploded on the driver side(I replaced both sides when one side went out)...idk...Thankfully I don't have a final tomorrow til 1 so I can get this taken care of in the morning...just curious as to if I am dealing with something more...which, with "Christine" I am sure it could be...since I decided to spend money on the other car...(never ceases, this car is a jealous one, lol)
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Headlites never been a common problem. Mention the touch bulb deal because I did with my truck (bitch to change) and was in a hurry to go out. Sure enough it burn't out in few months and had a little scortch spot to remind me.
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I'll have to look at it tomorrow...thanks for the help though Venom..I'll post the findings tomorrow...I hope its just an accidental touch that I didn't know about...
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