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Old 05-11-2008, 11:42 PM   #1
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p46's - Where to put the ballast?

I bought a pair of p46's and they look sweet as hell...only problem now is where the heck do I put the ballast?

For now, I taped (electrical) the passenger side ballast to the damn windshield washer fluid reservoir and I just taped the driver's side ballast to the open spot of metal.

I was thinking of perhaps wiring both to fit inside the passenger side firewall.
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Old 05-12-2008, 05:12 AM   #2
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you can put in in your engine bay near the shock mounts like most people. what i would personally do is put them on the bumper reinforcement bar.
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Old 05-12-2008, 10:43 AM   #3
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do I have to take off the bumper for that? I installed the M-tech II bumper this weekend and i dont want to take it off again, lol
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nope, you need to take out your headlights. look down and towards the center and you should see it. there's usually holes on it for you to zip-tie onto. but double-sided tape should work fine. i put mines with double-sided tape, on top of the bar. it's been fine, never moved from that spot.
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Old 05-12-2008, 12:13 PM   #5
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sounds good, I have zip-ties AND double sided tape..hahaa, can never be too safe
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lol yea that would be perfect.

btw, off topic, did you still want to buy my exhaust? i just remember you pming me i think. if not, i apologize for getting the wrong person.
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