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Re: A driving light ?

Is it possible they are mounted in a way that stresses the case?

>After mauling a stone wall with my TQ & smashing out those pesky US-spec turbo
>lights, I installed a set of cheese-ball driving lights under the front bumper.
> No flames, they do the trick & were cheap, & will be history as soon as I get
>my Euro lights...  Anyhow, I was actually paying attention to the front of my
>car yesterday & looked close at the lenses.  Each driving light lense was
>cracked, about five times each.  I'm not quite sure what is holding the lenses
>together, but there are about five cracks in each, going the whole way from top
>to bottom.  The lenses are glass, so they are not scratched, they are cracked
>(I checked.)  Discounting the fact that they're s&*tty lights (KC Daylighters
>for crying out loud) what would cause this?  They've only been on there a month
>or so, I don't get it.  I know I haven't hit any curbs or snowbanks or anything
>that would have caused this.  The crappy plastic housings are perfect, so I
>don't understand why they've cracked the lenses!  Ideas anyone?  I've got 55W
>bulbs in 'em, so they shouldn't be burning too hot...  This weeekend I'm taking
>them back to the jerk I bought them from (oh yeah, that would be me, guess I'll
>be nice & give myself a warranty & a new set of lenses!) but I'd like to know
>if anyone knows what would cause a lense failure like this.  TIA!
>87 5000CS TQ
>84 5000S (2,000 miles away and a mile high)
>90 80 (sibling's mode of transportation I get lynched into working on)

Richard Funnell,
San Jose, California
'83 urQ
'87 560 SL