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Old 03-05-2010, 01:31 AM   #1741
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to my knowldge no. H4 does
well that stinks

next question...
are there brighter h3 bulbs in the sense of highbeams?
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Old 03-05-2010, 04:47 PM   #1742
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well that stinks

next question...
are there brighter h3 bulbs in the sense of highbeams?
35W vs 55W?
most people tend to put 55W for highbeams.

but again the problem with HID highbeam is they dont come up to full brightness quick enough to be of instant use.
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Old 03-05-2010, 06:31 PM   #1743
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35W vs 55W?
most people tend to put 55W for highbeams.

but again the problem with HID highbeam is they dont come up to full brightness quick enough to be of instant use.
the instant use for me isnt ever used/helpful. just as quick to jump on the horn imho if theres a reason to flash someone. i prefer my sweet vision in the hills
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Old 03-05-2010, 06:34 PM   #1744
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Istant use is good for me as when I turn my lights on they go super bright then dim down before coming back to normal.
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Old 03-05-2010, 07:00 PM   #1745
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Istant use is good for me as when I turn my lights on they go super bright then dim down before coming back to normal.
Fair point, but i have a counter point

Flashing the HIDs on and off quickly is bad for them.
Unlike with halogen globes.
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Old 03-05-2010, 07:11 PM   #1746
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True that but I would only flash once.
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Old 03-05-2010, 07:16 PM   #1747
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why dont you guys just carry a 12gauge in the car like every other normal person?

IMO, just run a set of bright bulbs, running HIDS in the highbeam (apart from H4's) are a waste of money...
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Old 03-05-2010, 08:02 PM   #1748
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IMO, just run a set of bright bulbs, running HIDS in the highbeam (apart from H4's) are a waste of money...
For city driving, yes, but when you do 5+ hr runs on country roads where you can go 20 mins without seeing another car, i know what i'd rather have
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Old 03-05-2010, 09:02 PM   #1749
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For city driving, yes, but when you do 5+ hr runs on country roads where you can go 20 mins without seeing another car, i know what i'd rather have
Very true, situational choice here it seems.
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Old 03-05-2010, 09:21 PM   #1750
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So get and flash your foglights instead.
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Old 03-05-2010, 10:17 PM   #1751
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i have LEDs in my highbeams.. weak as piss but SO quick to respond and VERY noticable (just dont actually light up the rd )
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Old 03-05-2010, 11:56 PM   #1752
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thanks guys...dont want HID ones
just asking coz spot lights come in H3 and im
just researching the dual headlight converson,
n was hopeing there was a dual filament in the H3's
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Old 04-05-2010, 12:46 AM   #1753
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what you mean dual headlight? as in two light sources at each side?
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Old 04-05-2010, 12:52 AM   #1754
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what you mean dual headlight? as in two light sources at each side?
like gettin rid of the 7x5 headlights n putting in 2xspotlight housings on each pop-up.
there was a pic of a astina on here with'em a black one
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Old 04-05-2010, 01:17 AM   #1755
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yeah i remember the one, very nicely done, still retained the pop up too. the lights were motorbike headlights from memory and apparently extremely bright without HIDs. pretty sure 323f had more about it somewhere
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Old 04-05-2010, 01:26 AM   #1756
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ok what i have in mind is have all 4 lights like so in the pic
but 1 set would be dual filament for the high beams

or it would look like this which is ummm...

just trying to keep it to a budget where others could do it also
bidding on some lights on ebay which are these, just for trial
got a spare popup from the wreckers months ago to do it on

the pop-ups are 7"wide (177.79mm)those spotlights are 90mm wide
ea(3.54")x2 =180mm wide few mils wider but not much of a differance
but will fit deffinately
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Old 04-05-2010, 07:40 AM   #1757
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your h4 will have 3 wires going in to it right?
cant you just cut the wires, have one for high beam one for low beam? (share the same earth..)
h3/h1 use just spade terminals so its not like its hard to wire them lol
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Old 04-05-2010, 08:26 AM   #1758
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your h4 will have 3 wires going in to it right?
cant you just cut the wires, have one for high beam one for low beam? (share the same earth..)
h3/h1 use just spade terminals so its not like its hard to wire them lol
no not hard that bit was easy but it would also be my last option which is why i asked before if H3 came in a brighter bulb like what mickey
said "35 vs 55w" 35w would be normal beam 55w h/beam didnt want it to look like the white one with only 1 set on
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:25 AM   #1759
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35 w in halogen will give u fck all. Mikey was refering to HID voltages i think. Usually h4 uses a 55/65 or so,something. I think it will pay to find what your system can take. Eg most you can put safetly in a ba foggs is 100w bulbs. U might wanna put 55w lows and 75w highs or something if your wiring can take it
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Old 04-05-2010, 12:30 PM   #1760
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Perfect thread for this : can you get new lenses for the headlights of an SP20? Mine are all chipped (used to be a country car) but not enough to justify new housings etc. Thinking about giving this a go if I can get my hands on one of those rotary things. http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...ht=Audi+A3+56k
The before pics are what my lenses look like now lol
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