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Old 2nd February 2007, 14:26   #166
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Guys this thread looks to be the most active one for head light mods. I have a swift zxi. My stock headlights are very poor for highways driving and I want to change them.

After carefully going through the thread i find that Philips Blue vision is the winner.

Experts in team-bhp please suggest the best solution for me (bulbs + relay + holder + wiring) and also if i missed any. Also give me an indicative price i should pay.

Most importantly point to a reliable shop in bangalore please.

Many thanks in advance.
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Old 2nd February 2007, 15:00   #167
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Oops did not notice that my query was already answered. I will go to car sringhar and check out.
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Old 2nd February 2007, 15:05   #168
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BTW is 120/100 bulb legal to use. I would want to stick to 100/90.

Should i go for philips blue vision. Apparently it give me white light. Do i have blue vision bulb for fog lights also. my swift zxi also has fog light. i want to put better bulbs for them as well. So any suggestions.
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Any suggestions to improve the headlight of the Honda Unicorn? I do 40 kms of highway riding everyday and 20 kms out of the total is at nights when I get blinded by oncoming traffic.

I need to improve lighting in order to be sufficient to see the surface of the road bright and clear. Please help.
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Old 2nd February 2007, 15:56   #170
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Should i go for philips blue vision. Apparently it give me white light.
You should also try Philips Crystal Vision, Philips Narva & Hella Gold. Best thing to do is go to the dealer at late evening when it's gotten dark & ask him to fit the bulbs and let you compare among them.

That's what I did recently when I compared the Philips Narva's & Hella Gold's. We put one of each in the headlights & then compared them side-by-side. The Hella's won because of their superior throw which was more important to me.

For relay you can buy the Roots 130/100 kit which cimes with the relay & bulkb holders & is a simple snap-on fit. It costed me about Rs. 700.
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Are you sure 130/100 do not blacken the clear lens headlamp.
Not sure about clear lens bro... My 2002 model esteem sadly doesnt have clear lens. Just ensure you have bakelite holders or wooden holders (ones u get in truck spare parts shops) for the headlight bulbs as these wont melt.
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guys is power bulbs a safe site to order from plz help ?
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Old 2nd February 2007, 20:18   #173
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You better ask somebody who has shopped from that site, they can tell you better than us.
If you are looking for someone reliable, powerbulbs.co.uk are more reputed. You can check websites such as reseller ratings for info, this is not the right thread for these kind of questions
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Old 4th February 2007, 07:22   #174
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hey guys me very happy, just installed xenons in my verna.......and white lights in the fog lamps.......must say that the car looks amazing in xenons.......and the new fog bulbs travel more far than previous ones and + brighter......well will post pics soon.........the xenons i put are twin beam not single which is mostly there in the market.......
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How much did they cost jeetu4444?
And next time you type, try to use one "period/full stop" instead of 10 after each sentence.
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Hi everyone! In my Ford Ikon, I got 55/60w headlights. It was so pathetic. So, I upgraded to Philips Rally 90/100w. It still seemed so bad. So i tried to adjust the beams to my preference using the adjustment screws, making it just better. I commute on a 40:60 basis on city:highway. Somehow even 90/100w isn't suiting the night driving. I drove another accent with just the factory based 55/60w headlights and that rocked! I was on low beam and it was perfect. Does the Ikon have a flaw in its reflector that doesn't focus properly on the road? Can anyone help?

Don't know if it's or not, but where can i get the screwdriver for the Ikon's headlight beam adjustment screws, because I don't want to spoil the screws by using just a plain Philips screwdriver? I tried in Mahavir Autos, Madras but they did not have it. Please I do need it! Already Ford's adjustment is pathetic.
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How much did they cost jeetu4444?
And next time you type, try to use one "period/full stop" instead of 10 after each sentence.
bro i got is for 12k twin beam.fog lamp bulbs for 500rs.
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Old 8th February 2007, 12:26   #178
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Guys,
Thanks for the replies. I checked the price of philips blue vision yesterday and he was telling 1500. is that the correct price. Also he was giving me pmpo relay and wiring and was telling me they are better that roots. I was not very sure. so i wanted to conuslt you all before going ahead.

Also how do you rate cool blue from silverstar.

I definetely want white light on my car that looks more or less like xenons

OSRAM SYLVANIA - Cool Blue
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Philips bluevision pair should not cost more than 750rs for the 100/90W. He is trying to fleece you, go to somebody else.
As for Osram silverstar, bluevision will get you similar light, as will Narva. You need to see where can you get them and also put them in the headlight assembly and compare side by side.
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Old 8th February 2007, 15:37   #180
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Reliance auto agency so where near lalbagh. Looks like he is the distributor for osram bulbs. I got in touch with them through osram company. He is saying 600 for osram cool blue bulb. He has he has better bulbs than that "silverstar" which will give better light in 55/60 watts range.

Please give your inputs please
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