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    Please Help,

    The passenger side headlight had gone, i had changed it for some xenon lights on both sides 100w (which in theory should be brighter)...
    Far from it, it make the light really dim and doesnt light up any of the road.
    ANy tips as to what could be wrong..

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    100w are illegal for road use, use xenon upgrade but standard wattage. Are the ones you fitted Xenon HID or Xenon upgrade, HID won't work properly unless you have the full HID kit.
    I used Xenon upgrade standard wattage and mine are fine now.
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    confused

    to be honest i bought the bulbs for £12.00 from a local Parts shop for my MGzr.
    i put them in, the lights turn on but rnt bright at all, they arent half as bright as the standard ones

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    Quote Originally Posted by osidda1 View Post
    to be honest i bought the bulbs for £12.00 from a local Parts shop for my MGzr.
    i put them in, the lights turn on but rnt bright at all, they arent half as bright as the standard ones
    what does it say on the box ???????

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    probably, not for road use!... 100w could well be overloading the wiring to the headlights... But something is deffo wrong, I'd be looking at removing them sooner rather than later tbh
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    Ok thanks v.much. Any particular Bulb that looks good and works very well for the car, tht u would recommend??

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    Quote Originally Posted by osidda1 View Post
    Ok thanks v.much. Any particular Bulb that looks good and works very well for the car, tht u would recommend??
    A HID kit. Either from HIDs direct, or www.hids4us.co.uk

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    These are what I fitted, standard fit, just swap bulbs, big improvement on original halogen without full HID expense

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Super-White-Ic...item1c10d36756

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    A HID kit. Either from HIDs direct, or www.hids4us.co.uk

    They look a good buy, don't sound that hard to fit either (given usual facelift pain in butt bulb changing lol) My upgrade ones rated at 5800K, sounds like the full HID 4300K ones would be even better.

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