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Long shot here I went and bought a second hand pair of headlights (needed Restoration doing ) so restored them very impressed they've been on the car for 24hrs now and hell fire misting yeh it's like a sauna in my headlights

Plus I've changed back to halogen bulbs because I've noticed all the lights I've had they mist them up so thought right halogen get hotter right to soak the possibility of any moisture .... NO still there and worse

Bare in mind these cost me £60 for the pair smelt them looked at them thought yeh there ok so restored them with turtle Wax kit looked well nice finished just p££sed off now can't escape MOISTURE..

Help would just buying a new set can't afford the dam Cox ones there £190 for two and I'm only keeping the car another year then it's going
(Clean finances up )

I've looked at tyc lights there £55 a light are they ok and won't get moisture in ...

Or should I put my old lights in a room with my humidifier on get all the moisture out then sikaflex seal around the lights so no possibility of water entering

I need help not sacasm (not metal health either )

Just help please

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Yeh the cap h7 one is really easy to put on and it shouldn't be if I'm right...

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or its the heat that's causing the misting
my sons old Ibiza was awfull I cured it be leaving the covers of the back of the light
you could try that ive done it with a few cars or drill a small hole somewhere to let them breath you will be surprised how effective letting a little air pass through is for misting lights
 

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or its the heat that's causing the misting

my sons old Ibiza was awfull I cured it be leaving the covers of the back of the light

you could try that ive done it with a few cars or drill a small hole somewhere to let them breath you will be surprised how effective letting a little air pass through is for misting lights
I did that with the last set bud they misted up inside badly over night with dew then frosted .. never again

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I had this, I left some of the silica bags enclosed in my lights to dry them out with the covers on. the bags I had were about 2 inch x 1 inch and I put about 4 in tied to a bit of string so I could pull them back out.
 

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BTW if the lens is literally running with water id suggest taking the light off and see how much water is in there. My last car was like this and when I took it off no amount of silica bags would have removed the half coke can of water that was in there. If you suspect the cap seal is gone put some vaseline around it to promote a water tight seal. I think I have a spare set in the shed if you need good ones btw.
 

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BTW if the lens is literally running with water id suggest taking the light off and see how much water is in there. My last car was like this and when I took it off no amount of silica bags would have removed the half coke can of water that was in there. If you suspect the cap seal is gone put some vaseline around it to promote a water tight seal. I think I have a spare set in the shed if you need good ones btw.
How much u looking at das for them lights?

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