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Old 9th November 2007, 20:05   #1081
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Thanks a lot gbpscars for your answer for my query.
Is it possible to find out by ourselves by looking at the relay if it can handle a 130/100 or only the mechanics can do it?
you can do it, if you can locate the relay and look at it and read it. the value on it must be more than the sum of the lo-beam and hi-beam put together. that's it.

for 100/130 W the relay must have an ability to run a system more than 100+130=230W off its switching system.

we are taking the sum of the lo and the hi because, the maximum current will pass through when you have your lo-beam on and then flash the high beam. at this point both the lo and hi beam filaments are ON

some relays may have an ampere rating written on it along with the Watts. so 230/12=~19 amps (current=watts/volts). so see if your relay is rated more than the current rating of 19 amps.

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Old 9th November 2007, 21:45   #1082
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hey guys i've got philips crystal vision white lights on my Swift..
Was thinking of changing over the headlight assembly and upgrading to xenons..
will come upto 11k + 16k.. i think 16 for the xenons are too much..

any other change i could go in for with night-drive brightness??..
(yeah.. got a medium tint on my wiondshield too..)
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Old 9th November 2007, 23:03   #1083
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If brighter light is all you want remove the tints and go for higher wattage and save a packet in the process.
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Old 11th November 2007, 11:48   #1084
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you can do it, if you can locate the relay and look at it and read it. the value on it must be more than the sum of the lo-beam and hi-beam put together. that's it.

for 100/130 W the relay must have an ability to run a system more than 100+130=230W off its switching system.

some relays may have an ampere rating written on it along with the Watts. so 230/12=~19 amps (current=watts/volts). so see if your relay is rated more than the current rating of 19 amps.

hope this helps.
Hi! Thanks for the hint!
I had a look under the hood today and found the relay, it appears to be of PMP brand, a picture is below.



I looked on top, bottom, right and left, couldn't find anything hot stamped or printed information relating to its switching capacity. So I unmounted it from its location and looked behind, but still nothing. A picture of the behind is below.



Does this mean there are no chances that this relay will support 130/100 bulbs?

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Old 11th November 2007, 19:47   #1085
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i went looking for VISION PLUS for my INDICA Turbo.... a dealer in Gurgaon told me to go for Narva White Light 55/60. He claimed they were better than VIsION Plus. Cost for Vision Plus he qouted was 1200/- per pair and for Narva 900/- per pair... anyone pls advise!
1200/- for Vision plus is wayyyy too high. Should not cost more than Rs.500-600/- for a pair in a decent accessory shop. Ensure you get genuine ones though. And do look into this thread on vision plus.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/access...-h4-bulbs.html

Should answer a lot of your queries.
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Old 12th November 2007, 03:03   #1086
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I am exoecting a cedia delivery next week. The fog lights are to be fitted. Can i fit xenons? If what yes, then which are the good ones?
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Old 12th November 2007, 10:25   #1087
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Hi! Thanks for the hint!
I had a look under the hood today and found the relay, it appears to be of PMP brand.

I looked on top, bottom, right and left, couldn't find anything hot stamped or printed information relating to its switching capacity. So I unmounted it from its location and looked behind, but still nothing.

Does this mean there are no chances that this relay will support 100/130 bulbs?

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Hi, My query was to research if the PMP relay can handle 100/130, so I looked around this thread and found the below quote.

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There has got to be something wrong in the equipment or wiring. I have been running 130/100 in my OHC for 4 years now with no problems. Only minor issue as that the high beam fuse in the relay went bust in the first week.

I used Phillips bulbs, PMP relay and Roots ceramic holders.

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Since RedOne is also using PMP relay, and I cannot find any markings on the relay, it may be the same he's also having. So I think its possible to fit in 100/130 bulbs. I might give it a try. What do you all say about this?

Btw, as quoted by RedOne, he said that in the 1st week itself, the high beam fuse in the relay went bust. Now, in case this happens, how would i change the fuse? Is it the same as the normal fuse box thing in the car?

Also is it possible to change the normal bulb holder to ceramic holder in terms of DIY? Meaning I'll buy the ceramic bulb holders, but can i change them by DIY?

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Couple of days back updated from 55/60 to 90/100. got the PMP relay unit and Philips rally bulbs. am yet to test the performance.

Wanted to know if i can use 100/130 instead of 90/100?
Maybe you can use 100/130 provided you change the holders to ceramic.
I'm also trying to switch to 100/130 like u.

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Old 12th November 2007, 11:12   #1088
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Do not use 130/100 blindly. Most relays in the market can handle upto 100/90.
for 130/110W bulbs get a relay and wiring which says "300W or 260W" etc.,
The relay in my car(Roots relay) is for 130/110W, and the ceramic holders are also rated for high power.
I use 100/90W, and am satisfied with it.
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Old 13th November 2007, 14:48   #1089
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I don't intend to do it blindly! The Ikon's headlights are not good enough! Even though I have 90/100, it doesn't satisfy me! The car goes frequently in the night on the highway! I have no chance but to upgrade to 100/130!

Any idea about the possibility to change the holdersby DIY?

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Old 13th November 2007, 15:19   #1090
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130/110W may marginally increase the output, and in some cases may even lower it(reflector heat damage).
Get your headlights aimed. which brand 100/90 are you using. If its philips, are they original?
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Getting the headlights aimed is a pain! Ford never does it properly! Ford always adjusts it when the car is empty and when there is a load in the rear, it goes to the skies. I did not have the T-20 star screw driver, so I went to a mechanic and he adjusted it using a normal Philips screwdriver (flat head), and focussed it down.. Now the teeth of the adjustment screw has worn out completely. No other way to adjust the headlights.

Ford is so stupid to admit they can't change the headlight including the wiring to support electric beam adjustment.

And yes, the Philips Rallye 90/100 is original. More than a year and a half has elapsed since I upgraded.

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Old 15th November 2007, 10:36   #1092
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I'm looking to upgrade the stock fog lamps on my Honda Civic as they are absolutely pathetic on the highways. It just does not give me the confidence to go above 60-80 KM/hr.

Has anyone on the forum upgraded their lamps to 90/100W or so without facing issues? If yes, what bulbs should I go for?
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I'm looking to upgrade the stock fog lamps on my Honda Civic as they are absolutely pathetic on the highways. It just does not give me the confidence to go above 60-80 KM/hr.

Has anyone on the forum upgraded their lamps to 90/100W or so without facing issues? If yes, what bulbs should I go for?
you should be using your headlights on the highway not your fogs.
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helo everyone,

do any boady have an idea about where to get angel eyes for verna,please help.
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Old 17th November 2007, 14:39   #1095
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you should be using your headlights on the highway not your fogs.
Oops...typo, dunno why I typed that...LOL. Thanks for correcting me Akshay.

Please suggest an upgrade for my stock headlamps.
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