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Old 29th August 2008, 14:51   #2071
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thanks Tsk
In that case i think its better to stick to 90/100.
I don't want to end up with burnt reflector in search of brighter light.

what bulb would you suggest in 90/100W? OSRAM/Philips ?
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Old 29th August 2008, 15:02   #2072
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Different reflectors give different light patterns for different bulbs.
Try Halonix/Philips/Mico/Bosch etc., before buying.
Some reflectors like OHC are very suited to Hella Gold(Don't ask me why!)
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Old 29th August 2008, 16:25   #2073
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Some reflectors like OHC are very suited to Hella Gold(Don't ask me why!)
But the bulbs are a pain! Blew out 2 set in 4 months & finally switched to Halonix which might not be as good but have been infinitely more reliable & less than half the cost!
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Old 29th August 2008, 16:45   #2074
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I have just upgraded the headlight bulbs of my new GETZ D to 100/90. Used Halonix bulbs with a relay. Unfortunately as the changeover happened during broad daylight, it was not possible to check the complete functionality of the headlights. On the same night, I have noticed two issues:

1. Although the light intensity has improved over the stock bulbs, the headlight has started to spray the beam all over the place.
2. The mechanic seem to have messed up the high & low beam connections as it is now functions the opposite way, i.e. - pulling the lever close to steering engages high beam & pushing it away puts in on low beam.

Any idea what could be the solutions to both the problems?
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Relay is fitted wrongly.
As for the spread etc., the headlight will have to be aimed with adjustment screws
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Old 29th August 2008, 17:04   #2076
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Relay is fitted wrongly.
As for the spread etc., the headlight will have to be aimed with adjustment screws
Thanks, will check with the mechanic.
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Old 29th August 2008, 18:51   #2077
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Default Where to find original Phillips HID KIT

Hi Guys, wanted to know that where can I find original Phillips Bi Xenon HID KIT in NCR. Heard that the prices are slashed to around 9K now. Plan to get it installed in my Getz D.

Would be glad if someone can guide me, thanks in advance.
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Old 29th August 2008, 19:07   #2078
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Default Question about Skoda Octavia A4 headlight.

Hi,

Could some one please tell me what is behnid the projector of Skoda Octavia A4 headlight?

Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here-skoda-headlight_trimmed-snap.jpg

Thanks in advance!
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Old 30th August 2008, 11:39   #2079
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Philips extreme power (60/55W - H4) is available on ebay.
I was looking for a replacement for my Cedia.
Is it wise to buy it from ebay. How do we know the authenticity of the product.
Or is it available in any shops in Bangalore?

I bought it from ebay and it looks good and original.
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Old 31st August 2008, 16:44   #2080
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Default These are Xenon lamps

Hi,

These are Xenon lamps that you are referring to..

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Could some one please tell me what is behnid the projector of Skoda Octavia A4 headlight?

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Thanks in advance!
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I bought it from ebay and it looks good and original.
Thanks. I have also ordered it on ebay. Cost was 960/- including shipping.
Expecting the delivery this week.
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Old 31st August 2008, 19:33   #2082
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Default Get the wiring sorted out

Hi Bhaskar,

To sort out the problem of your headlight switch working the opposite, suggest you check the wiring of the modifications done. The mechanic could have the connections reversed which is why your lights function in the way thet do now.

This once happened to me when I changed a blown relay in my Maruti 800, but luckily I checked it before leaving the service center.

Tip: Always check the functioning of the lights (low/high beams) after you have changed the stock bulbs/wiring or relays.

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I have just upgraded the headlight bulbs of my new GETZ D to 100/90. Used Halonix bulbs with a relay. Unfortunately as the changeover happened during broad daylight, it was not possible to check the complete functionality of the headlights. On the same night, I have noticed two issues:

1. Although the light intensity has improved over the stock bulbs, the headlight has started to spray the beam all over the place.
2. The mechanic seem to have messed up the high & low beam connections as it is now functions the opposite way, i.e. - pulling the lever close to steering engages high beam & pushing it away puts in on low beam.

Any idea what could be the solutions to both the problems?
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Old 31st August 2008, 19:45   #2083
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Hi,

You can get the entire range of original Philips auto bulbs in Bangalore as an alternative to ebay

Contact AK Traders on JC Road. The gentleman by name Mr. SK Mittal has the entire range of Philips bulbs. He's a genuine importer of Philips bulbs and I have bought two sets of Philips bulbs from him and vouch for the quality of his products.

Mr. Mittal has good knowledge on bulbs for cars. He will recommend a better version along with the appropriate relays as well if you tell him exactly what you are looking for. You sure will find what you are looking for here and can even get a discount

Here are his contact details

AK TRADERS
PH: 4114-3199, 4114-3958
# 22/23, 1 FLOOR, SEETHALAKSHMI COMPLEX,
3'RD CROSS, JC ROAD, BLORE 02

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Philips extreme power (60/55W - H4) is available on ebay.
I was looking for a replacement for my Cedia.
Is it wise to buy it from ebay. How do we know the authenticity of the product.
Or is it available in any shops in Bangalore?
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Old 31st August 2008, 21:41   #2084
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Hi,

These are Xenon lamps that you are referring to..

Cheers,

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Hi, Thanks! here is the pic of projectors in side the headlight assembly of Octavia (refer to my previous post above pls)
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It is a H3 projector. I just wanted to know what bulbs does sit there? I mean a H3 halogen or (43K) H3 HID ?
I suppose it is a HID but wanted to confirm.

Thanks!
Shyam
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Hi,

You can get the entire range of original Philips auto bulbs in Bangalore as an alternative to ebay

Contact AK Traders on JC Road.

Here are his contact details

AK TRADERS
PH: 4114-3199, 4114-3958
# 22/23, 1 FLOOR, SEETHALAKSHMI COMPLEX,
3'RD CROSS, JC ROAD, BLORE 02
Hey..Thanks gpa.
I hope if your message had come bit earlier
I ordered this time from ebay. Was in a little hurry.
I have plans for an upgrade to HID may by early next year and this will the place I go first.
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