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    Question Crap Headlights

    Ive had my 04 gsi for about a month.
    Ace car apart from the headlights arnt up to much.
    I dont want to put hid lights on due to the mot changes.
    Are the bulbs you can get off ebay for about £9-£20 any good, and are bulbs easy to change?
    On my last car a vec b sri my fat fingers couldnt change the bulbs!

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    PIAA H7 & H1, Platinum white, 5 mins per side easy to change, xenon gased.
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    Osram nightbreakers for me mate, been in about 2yrs and fine.

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    Ring XenonMax 100% main and dipped. No probs with them.

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    Cheers I'll get some new ones ordered ready for the dark trips to and from work.

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    wouldnt mess about with so called more efficient bulbs, get HID`s mate, mine just passed the MOT no bother, nothing to worry about there...

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    hid's in a preface are a doddle.

    even when it comes to the mot next year ya talking 5mins to change the bulbs. 10mins of time over a year of saftey gets my vote

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    I found, once I'd done the "kind of fix for poor preface dip beam" (works on facelift as well), then put some Xenon upgrade bulbs in (mine came from ebay seller magichoop) I could see to drive 60mph on the back roads round here.
    At present I see no need for HiD, which is just as well as I couldn't be bothered to mess about changing back and forth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MACVVT View Post
    PIAA H7 & H1, Platinum white, 5 mins per side easy to change, xenon gased.
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    YES...............but are they any good?????.FELIXX.

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    I thought all gsi's came with xenons? Or am I wrong? Mines 04 plate and has xenons.

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