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A bit of a problem after installing HID's

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Well I finally got my 4300K HID for my 6S. Loving the output and the brightest and sharpest white I always wanted with no hint of blue whatsoever :nocontrol.

Yesterday morning I woked up and washed my bike, after that wiped her down and let her sit for 30 minutes in the sun, then started her up and off to the canyon. When I came back home I noticed there's condensation in my low beam side lens... really got me irritated and mad. Does anybody know how to cure this? I can not stand it and really dislike it.

Tonight finally got to ride at night with the HID from work I noticed the light really flickered hard when I rev the rpm up a bit, this is just the low beam only... I thought it was normal til I got on the freeway it flickered really bad like the bulb was just gonna go poof! It flickered to the point where I thought it did went out. Is this normal or not ? My high beam seem to work well and things seem normal when high beam is on but I was loving the output riding low beam till I saw the bad flicker it did.

Anyways here are some pictures I just recently took right now sorry for the night shots.


Low beam cold: Its blue because its cold

Low beam fully charged/warm: Pure white from being fully warm

Cutoff lines: this was with the flash on sorry

High Beam cold: see the blue from cold?

High Beam fully warm:

Both Low and High on behing windscreen:

I will be adjusting the high beam lower for night time use.

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I had the same issue numerous times detailing cars. What we had to do was drill a small hole in the plastic housing and get some heat or air circulating in there with a heat gun (set to low) or a small fan. After it dries up and the condensation is gone we use a dab of silicone to seal the hoe we drilled. If it happened again we would try to find where the gap in the housing was and put a thin bead of silicone around that. Good luck
We always drilled the holes in the black plastic on the back (under the hood) side of the assemblies. Use the smallest drill bit you got and be sure to stop as soon as you get through. Keep the drill on low speed or use a unibit.
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