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Old 03-05-2013, 08:50 PM   #23
Commuter Boy
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Originally Posted by brandonmccann View Post
edit2: Stern suggested I purchase 2x 65w H7 bulbs. The stock bulbs are 55w, he said it won't be a problem dropping in the 65w ones but is that true?
It's true. While the plural of anecdote isn't data, I've done it on three vehicles with stock with stock wiring harnesses so far, including a MK3 VW which has a notorious weak point in the headlight switch. No problems, passed several visual inspections to date.

As others have said, a relay harness would make it rock solid, and allow full voltage to the bulbs to get the most out of them.
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