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      09-17-2013, 06:09 PM   #1
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Angel eye install...

Anyone in Arlington know how to install H8 angel eyes? I know it shouldn't be this hard... But I can't get the new bulbs and their enormous heat sinks into the damned socket FML.
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You have to drop the bulb heat sync first into the hole. Drop the bulb past the hole and grab the bulb between your pointer and middle fingers and slide the tip of the bulb up into the hole. It is a pain for sure.
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Took about an hour, but I got the first one in the socket. Trying to seat it now, but my hands may be too big for this job. Gonna try needle nose pliers.
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Took about an hour, but I got the first one in the socket. Trying to seat it now, but my hands may be too big for this job. Gonna try needle nose pliers.
You gotta find a girl or someone with really tiny hands.
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You gotta find a girl or someone with really tiny hands.
I finally got them in... took about two hours. Hands are cut up and had to do a combination of vice grips and channel locks get them seated and spun into place. I got softball sized fists though... so wasn't too easy for me. A girl could have done this in 10 min tops!
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