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Old 02-12-2003, 03:11 AM   #6
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Originally posted by sir_aspen_white
1 or 2 amps?

Aren't aftermarket HID's usually 5amps, and advertised as using only half of the amps compared to the normal bulb amperage? Then did anyone have problems with HID systems on a GC8?
what you need to know is if the 5 amps is peak or sustained draw, facotry headlights with peak draw 10 amps initally and as the bulb heats the resistance increases incredibly and therefore the amperage decreases.
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