Originally Posted by GIANITALY
11w LEDs in such a small form factor without proper heat sink can get extremely hot. If you look at 6w or 9w Angel Eyes LEDs by LUX or mTEC, they have massive heat sink. Even that, they still get very hot after being on for a couple seconds.
Although it's not much of fire risk since the backup light doesn't stay on for an hour, compared to the angel eyes.