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Hella 500 conversion HELP

I am going to put HIDs into the Hellas but I am wondering how do you put power to them and have then wired into a aux switch... I am going to do this to 4 of them. I know the ballasts have a plug in that is usually plus and play. But I won't be using the plug and play so what will I need to do?

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My first concern, does the HID BULB create more heat than the incandescent bulb ?

If so, how much can the Hella Housings handle ?

As fade as the wiring and the plug and play, I would think you can use the HID wiring I the Hella Housing.
Only concern is what type of wire is used between the transformer and the bulb.
The switch is standard aux light hookup.
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The housing is metal and the lens is glass, the back of the housing will have to be modified to accept the longer HID bulb

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Yeah I know the housing will be modified but I am just wondering about the wiring not the housing.
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That video goes over the wiring too
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I am meaning the wiring after you get everything mounted and running power to the ballast as you usually plug it into you factory headlight plug.

And I guessing you just join your hot wire from the battery to the hot wire on the ballast and ground the ballast.
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