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    Default Bit of a silly question but...

    ... we all know how poor the headlights are. I had a look at mine this evening when cleaning them and have a question . Does anyone know if the glass in the projectors lens should be clear? It looks milky/cloudy/hazy, possible on the inside of the lens?. Has anyone tried to clean the inside of the lenses before? I'm wondering if it will give any improvement to the light output? It's not condensation. I'm sure (or hope)that if some of you go out and look with the lights on, you'll see what I mean....

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    No m8 thats the way they are will only be better with hids or better bulbs

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    hmmm, I've got the Ring Xenonmax 100% in 'em already...

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    Even xenons look poor in the vectra compared to other vehicles but a lot better than they standard bulbs

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    Get better bulbs & try this mod... I noticed a big difference

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...adlight+adjust

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    Osram nightbreakers are the bulbs I use.

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    What the Nightbreakers like for reliability?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ijk571 View Post
    What the Nightbreakers like for reliability?
    One of my dipped beams failed in 8 months, the other a week later.

    IMHO nightbreakers don't last very long. Hence why I ended up fitting a HID kit instead.

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    I adjusted mine up and put brighter bulbs in. Now on the lowest setting they are the same as they used to be on the highest setting. (and they passed MOT like this)

    It just means i have to continually adjust them to avoid blinding oncoming drivers. I hate having that black area in front

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    Quote Originally Posted by ijk571 View Post
    hmmm, I've got the Ring Xenonmax 100% in 'em already...
    Ive just ordered these, what do you think of them??

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