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Old 25-10-13, 09:51
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Default Re: Need Advice on Headlight Bulbs

Not bought the upgrade kit yet as my van is tucked up for winter now. With the kit I imagine that the existing headlamp wiring is used to switch the relays for dip and main. For the actual lamp feeds does the kit take from a position on the fusebox or direct from battery with inline fuse? Did a similar thing on my Smart Forfour but had to buy bits from Halfords, probably cost more than the kit!!
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Old 25-10-13, 19:46
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Default Re: Need Advice on Headlight Bulbs

Even if the loom is not the best, surely changing the std bulbs for Osram Nightbreakers or Philips Extreme must make a difference, albeit maybe not as good as upgrading the loom as well, so as a quick interim fix.....?
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Old 25-10-13, 19:53
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Default Re: Need Advice on Headlight Bulbs

Why bother when for 20 extra you can do it properly

The kit takes a feed via the battery, no messing with the original wiring, it really is plug and play. Takes about ten mins to fit.
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Old 25-10-13, 20:23
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Why bother when for 20 extra you can do it properly

The kit takes a feed via the battery, no messing with the original wiring, it really is plug and play. Takes about ten mins to fit.
Fair enough (just I happen to have a set of H4 Philips Extreme in the cupboard ) all being well, will be a proud owner of a T4 tomorrow and possibly will need to do this mod? (Where I live, the first mod to ANY vehicle is usually to upgrade headlamps due to the total lack of street lighting and the extensive wildlife population wandering the roads )
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Old 26-10-13, 08:10
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Default Re: Need Advice on Headlight Bulbs

My old Volvo V50 had awful headlights so I put Osram night breakers in it which did make a difference.
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Old 26-10-13, 08:19
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new loom, new quality bulbs, one job, do it once, do it right , + enjoy
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