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Old 11th September 2007, 14:41   #826
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Can anyone guide me to a place who does this in Hyderabad?
Replacing a bulb can be done by any car accessories guy.Try the several ones located on Minister road. For all/any changes, i always go to Sprocket in Ameerpet.
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Old 11th September 2007, 16:29   #827
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Thanks mobike...I shall try Sprocket then
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Old 11th September 2007, 17:20   #828
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Thanks mobike...I shall try Sprocket then
You can contact Hamid there, he is a great car accessory fella!
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Old 11th September 2007, 18:05   #829
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Hi,

I have been going thru the thread and getting confused between the Phillips Rally, vision+, 90/100s, Osram silverstars etc etc, can the experts give a suggestion for SX4, which of these or any others like Nerva, Hella Gold etc will be suitable

Thanks in advance
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Yesterday, I tried getting once again to replace the headlamp bulbs myself on the Fiesta.
I could remove the spring clip without much difficulty & take off the bulb holder but putting the spring clip back is such a pain. I hurt my fingers trying to compress the clip.
Have faced the same problem myself, try this solution (may sound as overkill) but have seen mechanics do the same:
Just remove the entire headlamp assembly, it is usually held in place by 3-4 bolts, then you have easy access to your bulbs. This is in fact an easier method than trying to insert your hand in unimaginable places and getting your skin peeled off.
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Old 11th September 2007, 23:31   #831
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Hi Luke,

This was the first things I tried doing about a week back. I could remove the top screws easily but there is one more holding the lamp assembly on the bottom end. I could see it using a mirror but even that seems totally inaccessible unless I can jack up the car a bit & get underneath.

Thanks anyways.
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theexister,

How is the power of the bulb after fixing, is it worth ?

I am planning to upgrade the stock lights to philips x-treme for my SX4. Can you tell me in which website you ordered it.


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Yesterday, I tried getting once again to replace the headlamp bulbs myself on the Fiesta.
I could remove the spring clip without much difficulty & take off the bulb holder but putting the spring clip back is such a pain. I hurt my fingers trying to compress the clip.
All this I just practised on the H1 high beam. My intention is to replace the H7 bulb with the new Philip Extreme H7 that I recently purchased over the internet.
The H7 is not accessible easily & so I think its next to impossible for me to put back the clip in place for this one.

I have reconciled to taking this to a light guy.

Can anyone guide me to a place who does this in Hyderabad?
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theexister,

How is the power of the bulb after fixing, is it worth ?

I am planning to upgrade the stock lights to philips x-treme for my SX4. Can you tell me in which website you ordered it.
I haven't fixed it yet. Will post it here once done.

I got it from Philips HID,Philips Visionplus,Philips BlueVision,Philips DiamondVision, Philips Power2night and GE HID,GE Megalightplus, GE Euroblue sold by the industry experts
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could anyone tell me whether angel eye headlights are available for ALTO
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guys can yourl help me here...i have ordered xenon bulbs from ebay..well i got tracking no and all.....well it has reached mumbai on 9..and delivered to customs here...so well will the customs deliver it at home or i have to go to international airport to collect it .
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If its at the customs then you got to go to get them.
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Hope things aren't as screwed up in Bombay as in Calcutta. Getting things out of customs here is a pain in the behind!
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guys can yourl help me here...i have ordered xenon bulbs from ebay..well i got tracking no and all.....well it has reached mumbai on 9..and delivered to customs here...so well will the customs deliver it at home or i have to go to international airport to collect it .
which seller did you buy it from.. and how did they send it? mine were delivered by courier and came to my doorstep in 4 days.
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guys can yourl help me here...i have ordered xenon bulbs from ebay..well i got tracking no and all.....well it has reached mumbai on 9..and delivered to customs here...so well will the customs deliver it at home or i have to go to international airport to collect it .
Anything ordered online should basically reach at your doorstep. If its at customs, it means it didnt pass through. Now they will demand some money to let go of it
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Hey jitendra,
i just changed bulbs on my NHC from the stock yellow to 90/100 white Philips & there is definite improvement. i was charged Rs 650/- inclusive of fitting.
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