Team-BHP > Technical Stuff


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 19th August 2012, 01:01   #46
BHPian
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: mumbai
Posts: 450
Thanked: 186 Times
Default Re: Upgrading stock headlights - confused

Hi everybody
I too would am interested in upgrading my headlamps as I find it difficult to drive at night.Due to this reason whenever I go on a crosscountry trip I call it a day just about at the time of sunset.
I have a Beat with OEM lamps which I think are 55/60.Instead of adding another pair of headlamps would prefer better bulbs.What safe choices do I have and how do I go about it?
Thanks a lot and regards
faustus77 is offline  
Old 25th February 2014, 18:57   #47
Senior - BHPian
 
girishglg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: KA-05
Posts: 1,116
Thanked: 494 Times
Default Re: Upgrading stock headlights - confused

I would like to upgrade the stock headlights of my M800 since it is quite adequate. Please suggest the various options available and its cost and the best option in your view.
girishglg is offline  
Old 25th February 2014, 19:00   #48
Senior - BHPian
 
kutlee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 1,142
Thanked: 227 Times
Default Re: Upgrading stock headlights - confused

Please check out the hella 500ff. There is a separate thread for that.
kutlee is offline  
Old 25th February 2014, 19:28   #49
Senior - BHPian
 
girishglg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: KA-05
Posts: 1,116
Thanked: 494 Times
Default Re: Upgrading stock headlights - confused

Quote:
Originally Posted by kutlee View Post
Please check out the hella 500ff. There is a separate thread for that.
Not sure if this was intended to my query. However I would like to upgrade the stock headlights in terms of bulbs or wattage etc and not add on another set of lights.

Hence suggestions on that end is welcome.
girishglg is offline  
Old 28th February 2014, 04:13   #50
BANNED
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 12,349
Thanked: 21,190 Times
Infractions: 0/1 (10)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by girishglg View Post
I would like to upgrade the stock headlights of my M800 since it is quite adequate. Please suggest the various options available and its cost and the best option in your view.
The stock ones are 35/35W or 60/55W?

Whatever is the upgrade please don't cross 100/90W as the reflectors will blacken and eventually destroy due to the heat produced. I have seen cases using 130/100W setup and havibg the reflector turn blank in a few months of usage.

I urge you to try Phillips Xtreme Vision 60/55W or Osram NB 60/55W.

I will be upgrading the bulbs to Philips in a few days (Stock rating).

Anurag.
a4anurag is offline   (1) Thanks
Old 30th August 2014, 23:52   #51
Team-BHP Support
 
Eddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Delhi
Posts: 8,879
Thanked: 10,139 Times
Default Re: Upgrading stock headlights - confused

Note from Support - Please continue on the following thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ting-here.html
Eddy is online now   (2) Thanks
Closed Thread

Most Viewed
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Copyright 2000 - 2022, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks