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Old 25th July 2006, 23:27   #1
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Question Strobe Lights

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Since a month I am seeing certain cars ( mostly Swift / Honda City ) having some flashing lights ( BRIGHT WHITE LIGHTS) in the Head Lamp Unit and at Rear Braking Lights .......

What are these known as and other than SHOW OFF is it of any use ?

and roughly whats the cost ?

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Old 25th July 2006, 23:31   #2
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Think ur talkin abt 'Strobe lights' here. They are pretty much for show purpose and range from Rs.350 all the way upto ???

They are also used in Safety Cars in F1, MotoGP etc..
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Hi Friends.....

Since a month I am seeing certain cars ( mostly Swift / Honda City ) having some flashing lights ( BRIGHT WHITE LIGHTS) in the Head Lamp Unit and at Rear Braking Lights .......

What are these known as and other than SHOW OFF is it of any use ?

and roughly whats the cost ?

Tnx Friends
as rightly said these are known as strobe lights, u can get them in karolbagh for just 180 for set of 2,
normally ppl attach with parking lights... ofcourse a show off.
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Old 26th July 2006, 12:45   #4
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wtf!!!!

180 for a pair???

I SHELLED OUT 600 FOR A PAIR!!! =(
Hey,

Dont be so shocked. They are actually available for Rs100/- a pair. The high quality branded ones are sold for as high as 6.5k.

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Old 26th July 2006, 12:48   #5
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Well dude.. i am not sure how these lights thats cost rs.350 work n for how long !!
But i certainly do have a pair on my city that i paid close to Rs.4500 from streetglow!!
Well i really do belive in quality... !!

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Old 26th July 2006, 13:31   #6
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if its 180 bucks then i m gonna get them in my car soon
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Old 26th July 2006, 14:00   #7
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The cheaper ones cost anywhr between 180Rs - 300Rs. Its got a smallish controller for a set of two strobes. But the real deal costs around 2.5K for a set of two 50W bulbs and a controller, this is the thing to get its friggin bright and u can change combinations of the flashes... the 4 bulb set is around 5K.. i just broke my front neon + red strobes planning to get a set of these babies now...
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Yeah they look cool but are highly distracting on highways
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Old 26th July 2006, 14:29   #9
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which streetglow ons are these. are they the headlight strobes or the other ones.
These are fit in the Head Lights, I prefer calling it as Blinkers !!
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Old 26th July 2006, 14:53   #10
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it would also attract the cops...and you might get in touble(in a place like bangalore) if you have it in the front...i would rather suggest having in the rear..brake light or in the tail lamps..
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can they be fitted in bikes ???????????
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i think it looks cheap on bikes but after all its your bike.


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YAYAYAYA!!!! Now that's some good news Thank God his ride will be short of some crap now!!

P.S. Until he gets new S**T that is!
He's gone shopping again. and the bling stuff shoud be back on today


and about the legality, the cops dont say anything about strobes.
I have mine on all the time.. cops see it but don't complain.

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Well dude.. i am not sure how these lights thats cost rs.350 work n for how long !!
But i certainly do have a pair on my city that i paid close to Rs.4500 from streetglow!!
Well i really do belive in quality... !!
Brothers I personally think n suggest, 1 should always go for branded products...... and get things installed from Authorised dealer..... !

you might never know

- that fake chinese product may just blow your car's ( and your ) FUSE
- will work for a month
- might refuse to work...... and when you go to the shop keeper...all of a sudden it will start working and die out again on your way back to home.... ( acting like an VILLIAN of HINDI MOVIE refusing to DIE )

- or may cause a fire in the car / short circuit .......

i would like to share a exp of my friends car.

he was going from Delhi to Jaipur in 1997 .... all of a sudden in his 1000, the BRAKE light started glowing ... since he didnt find any Authorised Shop he went to a GOOD LOOOKING SIDE SHOP ( as in BIG SHOP ) ..... they searched for the fault in BRAKE ..as in BRAKE OIL etc etc .... they didnt find anything....my friend was tired and went for PISS break....when he returned the error was modified...... he was billed Rs 1000/ and they told him it was this and that fault..... he came back... to Delhi......got to know
that the LOCAL SHOP GUYS had taken out the BRAKE LIGHT BLUB from the INSTRUMENT PANEL.........
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Old 27th July 2006, 01:13   #15
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Lightbulb Looks gud on the ZMA

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no yaar , it looks good he is having it on the front side of leg guard !
Looks good on a Karizma..they can be replaced with the park lights...i mean the pilot lights......
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