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Old 04-05-2007, 12:50 AM   #1
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Default Mcculloch 10k disappointment

hey guys.
i need some help from people who have experienced my problem.
i installed the h1 10k set on my 05 wrx.
after i got them installed properly. when i went to test them, they didnt turn on.
is it possible that i shorted the ballast? might of been a spark tht i didnt see.
neither side turns on.? what shud i do?
please help, very ashamed at myself if i did sumpn wrng.
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Old 04-05-2007, 01:03 AM   #2
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Default simple but works

reverse the polarity, it worked for me.
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Old 04-05-2007, 01:08 AM   #3
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which wires r u talkign about? im pretty sure something shorted. because both my fuses blew and had to replace them to get my fogs and high beams working. but h1's still didnt turn on
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Old 04-05-2007, 01:31 AM   #4
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+1 for reverse polarity... The ground and power wire colors are reversed on the 05 headlight harness. Switch them around and use a test light to confirm the polarity. Its been stated on one of the HID write ups...search around and you will find it.
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Old 04-05-2007, 02:06 AM   #5
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I thought this was going to be a totally different kind of disappointment.
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Old 04-05-2007, 02:24 AM   #6
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I thought this was going to be a totally different kind of disappointment.
ditto. funny how so many fail to see the light when they see the light.
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Old 04-05-2007, 03:24 AM   #7
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HAHAHA
imm ahave to try the polarity trick tomm.
well i hadta catch ur guys attention some how
thanx for the input.
and one more question?
if my ballasts made a spark when it touched another piece of metal and blew out my headlight fuse. will that in soem way damage my ballast so it wont work ne more?
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Old 04-05-2007, 03:24 AM   #8
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Here comes the HID nazi's >_>
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Old 04-06-2007, 04:21 AM   #9
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anyone think that a relay harness would solve my problem?
what do i need to do to get my mccullochs working?
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Old 04-06-2007, 04:32 AM   #10
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try constant power and constant ground whould work no matter what, to rule out bad ballests and/or bulbs
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Old 04-06-2007, 07:10 AM   #11
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I thought this was going to be a totally different kind of disappointment.
word.

Your lights are actually working fine.

that is what 10k looks like.
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Old 04-06-2007, 12:17 PM   #12
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what do i need to do to get my mccullochs working?
Box em up, send them back to the store. Retrofit with a pair of 4300k's. Done.
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Old 04-06-2007, 01:37 PM   #13
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10k... I didnt know they actualy got that hot...
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Old 04-06-2007, 02:16 PM   #14
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i didnt have to go with constant ground and power.
didnt need a relay.
just did the good ol' polarity switcha roo.
10ks looks great.
thnx guyzz
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Old 04-09-2007, 04:35 PM   #15
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word.

Your lights are actually working fine.

that is what 10k looks like.
Yea thats exactly what I was thinking also. I'm not too familiar with wiring and stuff so I try and stay away from it.
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I thought this was going to be a totally different kind of disappointment.
hahahah
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I thought this was going to be a totally different kind of disappointment.
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ditto. funny how so many fail to see the light when they see the light.
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word.

Your lights are actually working fine.

that is what 10k looks like.
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Box em up, send them back to the store. Retrofit with a pair of 4300k's. Done.
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hahahah

...and here we all thought nobody was actually dumb enough to put 10k's on their car

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Old 04-11-2007, 09:38 AM   #18
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...and here we all thought nobody was actually dumb enough to put 10k's on their car

Should we tell him that he could've gotten 30k's?

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Old 04-11-2007, 11:49 PM   #19
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there is nothing wrong with your HID's. I have that Mcculloch kit, and it works great. Things that you could be messing up:
1) reverse the polarity.
2) try using the high beams.
3) replace the fuse.
4) check wiring.
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Old 04-12-2007, 01:24 AM   #20
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Red wiring from your HID connect it to the black wiring of your Headlight then black is to red...try that!!
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