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Old 02-01-2013, 11:36 AM   #228
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Originally Posted by Sean05 View Post
Then just order projectors but why did you go with a 55 watt? Trying to make a flood light? Thats probably too hot for the minis as small as they are id get a 35 watt kit and sell your balasts
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Originally Posted by -Shin- View Post
On the TRS Morimoto mini kit 55W is not raccomended. Read their forum about that. The risk, i think, is to overheat the projector and distort optics.
Thanks for the heads-up guys!

I got the 55W kit out of curiosity - wanted to see if there was a huge difference between them and the 35W kits (I have two 35W kits lying around in my garage). Since I still have the OEM reflector housings, I kept the 55W on the car... but I guess I'll need to swap back to the 35Ws when I retrofit.

BTW - from personal experience, a 55W kit definitely has a stronger light output (just putting it out there)... I haven't had any issues with them (using relay harness and resistors) and would recommend them to anyone who doesn't plan on retrofitting projectors but still want HIDs. :)
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