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Old 8th May 2019, 11:21   #151
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Ecosport has D5S 25W HID bulbs. You can opt for 35W HID'S from Morimoto. They should work without any changes to existing wiring.

http://www.morimotohid.com/hid-bulbs...to-xb-hid.html
Thank you for the link. Though they are the best in the business, $400 is quite high for me. Will consider if enough of Vitamin M is accumulated for the purpose.
Another option left for me is installation of additional driving lights. Will this affect warranty?
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Thank you for the link. Though they are the best in the business, $400 is quite high for me. Will consider if enough of Vitamin M is accumulated for the purpose.
Another option left for me is installation of additional driving lights. Will this affect warranty?
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Other options would be upgrading fog lamps to 4300K LED bulbs. You can try using these Simeway 4300K H8 LED's . I have their H1 version in the high beam and am very happy with the build quality and light output.

You should check out this thread for further details . (Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here)
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Ecosport has D5S 25W HID bulbs. You can opt for 35W HID'S from Morimoto. They should work without any changes to existing wiring.

http://www.morimotohid.com/hid-bulbs...to-xb-hid.html
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Other options would be upgrading fog lamps to 4300K LED bulbs. You can try using these Simeway 4300K H8 LED's . I have their H1 version in the high beam and am very happy with the build quality and light output.

You should check out this thread for further details . (Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here)
Thank you for the link. But D5S bulbs are not listed though all other possible types are there.
Let me contact the seller and ask them if D5S is available.

P.S.: Just got a reply from them that though D5S is not listed, they have it and can ship the same.
My query now is that, each of the LED bulbs in the link are of 52W whereas the OEM HIDs are of 25W each. Will the wiring take the additional load as these LED have a higher wattage rating?

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Thank you for the link. But D5S bulbs are not listed though all other possible types are there.
Let me contact the seller and ask them if D5S is available.

P.S.: Just got a reply from them that though D5S is not listed, they have it and can ship the same.
My query now is that, each of the LED bulbs in the link are of 52W whereas the OEM HIDs are of 25W each. Will the wiring take the additional load as these LED have a higher wattage rating?
I meant that you could upgrade the H8 halogen fog lamps to H8 LED's. That would give some improvement in the near field and help augment the HID's. LED's wont work in EcoSport's low beam projector. I have also upgrade the high beam H1 halogen to H1 LED's.
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I meant that you could upgrade the H8 halogen fog lamps to H8 LED's. That would give some improvement in the near field and help augment the HID's. LED's wont work in EcoSport's low beam projector. I have also upgrade the high beam H1 halogen to H1 LED's.
Oh, ok, I got it now. Yes, an improvement in the fog lights will also help a little.
Do you recommend installation of additional driving lamps without affecting the warranty?
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So, finally picked up my Lightning Blue Beast on 12th May. Have driven it for 900 kms till now. Ownership report is in the works post my another upcoming long drive of 1300kms.

Just for starters, I am in L-O-V-E with the color and the car. The gearbox is a breeze and I've driven it on broken roads too and full marks go to the suspension which just ridiculed the potholes even with 4 people on board and boot filled to the brim.

Please excuse the quality of the photos as they have all been clicked using my phone.
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So, finally picked up my Lightning Blue Beast on 12th May. Have driven it for 900 kms till now. Ownership report is in the works post my another upcoming long drive of 1300kms.
It's a good looking car and photos are looking pretty good as well. Looking towards your initial ownership report. Ford has definitely improved the suspension over the years.
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So, finally picked up my Lightning Blue Beast on 12th May. Have driven it for 900 kms till now. Ownership report is in the works post my another upcoming long drive of 1300kms.

Just for starters, I am in L-O-V-E with the color and the car. The gearbox is a breeze and I've driven it on broken roads too and full marks go to the suspension which just ridiculed the potholes even with 4 people on board and boot filled to the brim.
Congratulations & welcome to the "S" family! Looking forward to your ownership report. You had a concern about the adaptive guidelines feature not being included, is that confirmed?
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Congratulations & welcome to the "S" family! Looking forward to your ownership report. You had a concern about the adaptive guidelines feature not being included, is that confirmed?
Thanks for pointing this out. The car does have adaptive guidelines. But I don't know why during my PDI, they weren't working. But, all's well that ends well. Till now, I haven't found any annoying feature deletion except those already mentioned in my posts.

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