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Old 02-11-2003, 03:20 PM   #4
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Originally posted by Texas25RS
I melted a harness down with aftermarket bulbs... yup the design of the (Impreza headlights SUCK... they used like 18 gauge wire for the power wire... bad idea... I am going to upgrade my harness next weekend to remedy this problem.
why is 18 guage wire a bad idea on a circuit that flows 1 or 2 amps normally?? it can more then effectively handle the's when you double or triple the crrent flow that you beging to overheat the wires @ the load i.e.: the headlight socket.

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