New LS1 Owners - Newbie Tech - Darn headlights!
05-12-2010, 05:38 AM
They keep going out I can't tell u guys how many headlights I've put on my car it seems like the passenger one always goes out I'm sick of replacing my bulbs.......... Would going to a hid setup help this matter cause I'm sick of replacing these things and them keep going out? I found a hid kit for my TA for 40 bucks on eBay what's the deal?? Seems like every 4 months I need new ones
05-12-2010, 11:31 AM
Headlights should last for many years. Sounds like you have a bigger issue here, power surges, wiring problem, water getting where it shouldn't, etc. I would look to correct that issue before bothering with an aftermarket setup.
05-12-2010, 02:42 PM
When you take the bulbs out does it seem that it is getting water in there?? I would check that out before you buy something else. Lights should last for a couple years at the very least.
05-12-2010, 03:19 PM
Blah! Electrical issues are the worst! They are like back pain, almost impossible to prove and/or fine the underlying issue to. Good luck man!
05-12-2010, 03:52 PM
I've had the same problem and I noticed that the right headlight was vibrating a bit when i saw the reflection off signs driving at night. I simply added a little "padding" onto the headlight retainer and it's been doing alot better for me. I feel all that vibration was causing the filament to stress and burn out quicker.
05-14-2010, 09:23 PM
I was looking at the connector bud of the headlight and I notice corosion around the little meatal nips of the headlight. Should I replace it and see wat happens?
05-16-2010, 03:56 PM
vBulletin® v3.7.4, Copyright ©2000-2013, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO