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Old 03-11-2003, 08:36 PM   #1
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I've been looking for an H3 55watt bulb to replace the one blown out in my aftermarket fog lights. But all the h3 bulbs i can find have a square connector at the end. Mine has the round bud connector on it. I was wondering if anyone knows were i can find an h3 bulb with the round bud connector or, just some good places that sell h3 55 watt bulbs.

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Cut the connector off!

Go to the hardware store and get a blister pack of electrical connectors. Make sure that they have round male connectors in them. Also pick up a stripper/crimping tool. Take the new bulb and cut the connector off right behind the metal part. Strip about 3/8" of the insulation and twist the wires a little so no individual strands are hanging out. Slide the new connector on, making sure the wire gets inside the ferule inside the insulation. Crimp the connector on the wire and you are done.

Wipe the bulb down with rubbing alcohol to get any oils from your fingers off of it before you put it in the car.

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I just bought some H3 bulbs from Advance Auto Parts that had the flat connector, but they also had a short pigtail wire in the package with the round bud connector in it. They were Hella brand, but they were made in China (where else) if I remember right. If you have an Advance Auto in your area, check them out.
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Thanks dude, i actually went hunting for this bulb, ended up at advance auto and they had 2 left like u said with the bud connector included. Thanks though dude! Much appricated

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