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clifton
01-12-2007, 09:50 AM
Modified my 130W IPF,s buy installing 38W 6000K H3 HID lamps and Igniters.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd1/camerageek_01/IPF2.jpg
Rear View of lamp housing with Rubber Grommets I Blank 1 new 25mm, hole was cut using a chassis punch, painted then h3 lamp and grommet installed.
I bench tested the first lamp housing with reflector out of housing for 4hours, then a futher test with the grommets installed for 2 hours no problems with excessive heat.
Sealed grommets with RTV silicon and WP connections with silicon grease.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd1/camerageek_01/IPF1.jpg Rear view of lamps and Wiring runs.

[http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd1/camerageek_01/IPF3.jpgUnderside view of igniter mount.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd1/camerageek_01/IPF4.jpg My $12 NARVA Switch from REPCO "Thanks Chippy"

MattWhite
13-12-2007, 11:31 PM
Any "action shots?"

clifton
14-12-2007, 09:29 AM
Action Shot:http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd1/camerageek_01/IPF5.jpg

speedcomm
14-12-2007, 10:49 AM
Where did you get the HID kits Clifton ?

clifton
14-12-2007, 01:46 PM
Hi Speedcom,
Got the kit from Ebay http://stores.ebay.com.au/ORNAGE-AUTO-ACCESSORIES
H3 6000K if you do this mod you will also need grommets to seal the existing lamp housing holes and a 25mm Steel Chassis punch to make the 25mm diam holes for the HID lamps which come with 25mm rubber grommets fitted.

Take care when inserting the HID lamps into the reflectors that the spring clips lock in correctly to secure each lamp.

The ballasts/igniter units are mounted to pretty heavy AL plates as per the pics I also stuck Heavy rubber detuners on each plate , but they are not needed was a bit of overkill.

The connections are water resistant but I used silicon rubber grease on all connections. I used a 30AMP Relay and 15Amp fuse which I might change as these lamps are only 64Watts but they have a hefty inrush current on ignition of the arcs. But nothing like the original QH 130Watt lamps.

I have not subjected the car to heavy off-road use yet but so far so good on normall FNQ dirt roads which are normally rough by southern standards.

Hope this helps :) :) :)