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Max high beam 9005 Wattage?

i once appon a time melted my fog light housing due to having too much wattage....needless to say i dont want that to happen again...any idea wht the max wattage is for the high beams and fog lights are?
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The "standard" wattage for a 9005 bulb is 65W. Stick with that and you should be good. Anything higher than that, you're gonna risk melting your housings. As for fog lights, depends on the year - 06s and prior used H11 bulbs, while the 07-09s used 9006 bulbs which are normally 55W. What year is your 3?

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