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projector Sealing Question

February 16 2005 at 1:34 AM
Carlos  (Login ka24det)

I understand most of the headlight is sealed even the light blub on my stock headlight housing got a o-ring on it to prevent moist get in to the headlight lens , but then the Projector setup that I'm working on, I just want the Bi-xenon projector stick out half way , and leave the back part open , the problem is, i don't think I can get a good seal because even the light blub to the projector don't even seal it well, it's a set of bi-xenon from a Benz. if you have any better idea, please let me kow.

for those of you have done it without sealing it or open setup, please let me know if it works out?


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(Login herman_sho)

Re: projector Sealing Question

February 17 2005, 12:39 PM 

I'd recommend covering up this for these reasons:
  • D2S bulb plug is not waterproof. Water will seep in over time and 23KV start pulses may short through water and kill ballast over time.
  • All OEM HID projector units are made out of relatively thin plastic, making them mechanically much more frigile than any other component you have underhood.

    I have seen people using
  • Small CV joint boots - I really like that idea
  • round ABS plastic end caps found at plumbing dept.
  • Custom ones - I very proud of this one:

    (sorry for all the popups)

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