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    Default HIDS and MOT as of 04.02.12.

    Had my Siggy MOT'd yesterday and whilst it doesn't have HIDS fitted, I asked the tester what his take on HIDS was. To quote what he said and this is his interpretaion:

    "If a car comes in with factory fit Xenons, headlamp wash and levellers, then the wash and levellers will be tested and must work.

    If a car comes comes in with HIDS, then as long as the beam patterns are correct and not displaying overly blue light, then it's a pass".

    This is purely his reading of the new MOT standards but I think we'll find this will vary from garage to garage. Hmmm, might be getting my HIDS afterall .

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    Mine turned up about 30 mins ago.

    I know what I will be doing today then

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    Mine came this week too,.. will be fitted when my V grill gets coded and the VXR grilles are fitted,.. Can't wait to get back to having HIDs again,.. my mrs loves em!!

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