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Old 05-06-2008, 03:57 PM   #1
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Default Connector questions Weather proof.

Ok so I know about weather pack connectors. However I bought these pair of HID lights and they have 6 month warrenty of them. I'm afraid to splice into these as it will avoid the warranty.

So now my goal is to splice into my already weather packed ballast wires to the ones that the HID bulbs use.

The ones on the HID looks similar to the weather back connectors, and except instead of molex connectors, and it uses a pin type.

According to the vendor he says they're called AMP connectors and wants to charge me major $$$ bucks just to get the opposite ends of these HID connectors with an open-ended wire on the other end so I can splice any connectors I want on it. This way I can use any connector and still have warranty...HECK NO!!!

So I need help in finding these connectors. I've tried searching and cannot find any weather proof amp connectors.
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Old 05-06-2008, 04:02 PM   #2
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did u check ebay?
or del city?
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Old 05-06-2008, 05:13 PM   #3
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try DigiKey or Newark

http://digikey.com
http://newark.com

I've no idea if they'll sell to a non-business buyer but we use 'em at work. They've got stuff that I've never even seen before
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Old 05-06-2008, 06:35 PM   #4
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So I think i'm making a bit of progress....

I think the connectors I have on the end of my HID bulbs looks like part "A" in this image but I'm not exactly sure because the one I have is the female end and it's red inside. I'm not too sure what part 'C' is either in the picture. Anyhow, the ones in the picture are called Metripack....anyone familiar with them?

I will try to take pictures of the ones I have at home tonight.

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Old 05-06-2008, 07:54 PM   #5
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can i ask what brand bulbs you bought? why dont you try calling them about the warranty?
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Old 05-06-2008, 09:28 PM   #6
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oh they're brand new. It's just that to get them to fix my ballast I have to change the connectors on them. However doing that will void the warranty.
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Old 05-07-2008, 12:33 AM   #7
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ok so here be the connectors at the end of my HID bulbs

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Old 05-07-2008, 11:19 AM   #8
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since they are amp brand, just get those. last time i checked http://www.waytekwire.com/ had them. they have min orders, but just look up that name.
also, this is one of the reasons many of us say to use OEM ballasts and bulbs as you wont ever run into this problem.

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Old 05-07-2008, 11:01 PM   #9
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yeah true but the only thing is that I'm afraid to bake my sti lights so that I can put HID projectors in them.
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Old 05-07-2008, 11:57 PM   #10
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so I went to the waytekwire website and couldn't find any amp connectors. Maybe I'm not looking up the right thing? I did a search for 'amp' and saw no such connectors.

I'll try to post a better picture of the inside of my connectors when I get home tonite.
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Old 05-08-2008, 08:35 AM   #11
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yeah true but the only thing is that I'm afraid to bake my sti lights so that I can put HID projectors in them.
baking is the easy part!
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:35 AM   #12
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lol that's what you say!

You know I actually considered swapping out my STI lens for an HID one...but I wouldn't even know which one to get that will fit inside of it.
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:44 AM   #13
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do you have edm or jdm lights? its an easy swap.

acura tsx projectors will fit.
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