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Old 03-12-2019, 02:58 PM   #531
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Scott - Too many good things being said about your Headlight upgrade to wait any longer, just placed my order... looking forward to the ability to see in the dark again.
Thanks for all your help!
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Old 03-12-2019, 04:12 PM   #532
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I upgraded to Scott's HID setup several years ago and loved the better performance, but noticed that they seemed to get dimmer over time until a few weeks ago, I suddenly had no lights at all. It turned out I had a corroded connection and was down to about 8Vdc at the ballasts. New connectors and a general cleanup of the terminals fixed it right up, and I swear they are even brighter now. I don't know if that's possible, but it sure seemed that way. Anyway, I'm still quite happy with the setup.
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Old 03-13-2019, 08:23 AM   #533
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Scott - Too many good things being said about your Headlight upgrade to wait any longer, just placed my order... looking forward to the ability to see in the dark again.
Thanks for all your help!
Thanks Felix, stoked to get you setup!

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Old 03-13-2019, 08:27 AM   #534
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I upgraded to Scott's HID setup several years ago and loved the better performance, but noticed that they seemed to get dimmer over time until a few weeks ago, I suddenly had no lights at all. It turned out I had a corroded connection and was down to about 8Vdc at the ballasts. New connectors and a general cleanup of the terminals fixed it right up, and I swear they are even brighter now. I don't know if that's possible, but it sure seemed that way. Anyway, I'm still quite happy with the setup.
Arctic,

Corrosion is always a problem. We noted this a while ago and started adding dielectric grease to the terminal pins of the harnesses before shipping. The connections are stated as water-tight, though it does help to regularly maintain the connections if you travel in wet environments.

It is always worth noting that the wire harness relays should always be mounted with the wires exiting downward to reduce the chances of pooling or collecting inside the connectors.

Ping me if you need further assistance, but it sounds like you've got this one worked up properly!

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It sems I知 the only one to find quality a big issue with these light sets. When paying such a premium price for a product I would expect premium quality. Note, the hid projector lights have been on my van for maybe a month and have under a few hours of operation. I have strip of plastic in my sealed housing that is warped and out of place. Smudges on my projectors. Very loose fitting and Im also not able to align the lights high enough with the supplied adjusters. I知 not trying to put Scott痴 products down. Maybe I知 being too OCD, I just feel there is a lot of room for improvement.
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Old 03-13-2019, 07:03 PM   #536
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... I知 not trying to put Scott痴 products down. Maybe I知 being too OCD, I just feel there is a lot of room for improvement.

Have you reached out privately to Scott and not gotten any help? If not, that's probably where you should start.




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Old 03-13-2019, 07:33 PM   #537
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I’d did, Thank you for the suggestion. I’m sure he’ll make things right.
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