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Lightbulb h11 to h9 conversion

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I swapped my Night Breaker Unlimited to Standard H9 from Sylvania for my low beams, the H11 isn't very satisfactory for me, before I had a Mazda 3 that I retrofitted with morimoto mini D2S from retrofitsource, I don't want PnP HID kit and I'm not ready for another retrofit since I had trouble with moisture in the headlight with my last car. I've done my research on google, read a few forums about that and what I'm afraid the most is it could melt the sockets due to the extra heat. I'm unsure if I want to keep the H9, what do you guys think? Here are a few pics.
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I did the H11 to H9 switch a couple of months ago with no heating issues. Based on what I've read elsewhere by people who have had this conversion for a long time and in my limited experience, you won't have any problems. Not enough extra heat to do damage.

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Hi

I swapped my Night Breaker Unlimited to Standard H9 from Sylvania for my low beams, the H11 isn't very satisfactory for me, before I had a Mazda 3 that I retrofitted with morimoto mini D2S from retrofitsource, I don't want PnP HID kit and I'm not ready for another retrofit since I had trouble with moisture in the headlight with my last car. I've done my research on google, read a few forums about that and what I'm afraid the most is it could melt the sockets due to the extra heat. I'm unsure if I want to keep the H9, what do you guys think? Here are a few pics.
Is this simple to do? I'm holding off purchasing an HID conversion. Just low of funds right now :P


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Is this simple to do? I'm holding off purchasing an HID conversion. Just low of funds right now :P
It's Pretty simple, I've used a small wire cutter to remove a tab in the middle of the H9 bulb and then a nail polisher to remove the surplus. Then Had to trim a few mm like the bulb on the right. Hope that helps

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excellent, thank you so much!!


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