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Old 10-14-2007, 03:47 PM   #1
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Was just thinking wouldn't doing this conversion be easier if you just cut the oem 9006 plug off and replace it with a 9005 plug? instead of shaving the prongs of the 9005?
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not only is the plug different, but also how the plug interacts with the headlamp. less than a min to mod a 9006 with a dremel
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no what I mean is can't i cut the 9006 plug off and put a 9005 plug onto it?
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no what I mean is can't i cut the 9006 plug off and put a 9005 plug onto it?
yes, but the rim of the 9006 bulb still has to be modified to fit the low beam housing in the headlamp.
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you mean the 9005. but that ok, cutting that upper tab in half is easier then also trying to cut out the two little guide tabs on the inner part of the bulb. (tried once and it didn't work to well)
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you either grind 2 little tabs or find a replacement plug and move wires.
one way leaves your car stock, the other not.
6 of one, 1/2 dozen of the other.
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i already made a how to
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I cut the piece off the bulb, and I swapped the plug ends without cutting any wires, the pins pop out of the plug.
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that'* what i did now too. I made a picture tutorial that was moved to everything electrical and electronic
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I made a picture tutorial that was moved to everything electrical and electronic
htats because it has nothing to do with how the car looks. and more to d owith how the lights function
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