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SEALED BEAMS?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by CHEVY 4WD, Mar 6, 2003.

  1. CHEVY 4WD

    CHEVY 4WD 1/2 ton status

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    What would happen if you drilled a hole in a sealed beam(HEADLIGHT) I was thinking of putting strobe lights in there(and no im not turning into a ricer). /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
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    The bulbs would over heat and burn out in short order. They do make strobe kits for head lights.
     
  3. CHEVY 4WD

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    What would make em burn out?
     
  4. JSH

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    Oxygen. I believe sealed beams contain an inert gas, probably nitrogen.
     
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    yeah they are filled with a gas, and if they are opened up they will burn out very quickly
     
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    Indeed.
     
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    better check your local laws- strobes are illegal here without a fire/emt permit...
     
  8. CHEVY 4WD

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    Yea there illeagle but If im not on the road its ok /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    balzackks84 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    You could do it if you went out and bought the H4 conversions for them. The cheapest assemblies that i have seen are about $20 each then another $20 for the bulbs. That way you can run your... um... cool lights. And some PIAAs or whatever else you heart desires.
     

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