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    OK people, I know this has been diccussed before, but I would like your experiences of the upgraded bulbs you have used. What is the best bulb to get me as close to my old GSi's Xenons as I can? I want to go the whole hog, dipped/main and spots. How much am I likely to have to part with for all this? What I don't want to do is go and spend £20.00 on a pair of bulbs only to find that the headlights are still ****, they're just blue now. Thanks in advance guys and gals.
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    Are THESE any good do you reckon?
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    Oh bu66er. How about THIS one?

    Edit; There is obviously a problem with ebay, cos that one doesn't work either LOL. I'll try later.
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    Third time lucky? CLICKY LINK
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    Look OK, but seem somewhat cheap don't they?
    I put Osram Silverstars in mine, and they seem to do the trick although I must admit the headlights are still rubbish compared to my Laguna with Xenons.

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    In regards to uprated headlights, i just bought 30% brighter ones which r blue in colour but the light is bright white, however, i am having great difficulties in changing my side light bulbs, i have just bought quad LED bulbs which r fantastic in terms of light, but now my warning symbol on my dash has come on saying the new bulbs are blown. Any suggestions guys/gals to how to keep the lights uprated but without the warning light being on!!! Cheers, Mossy

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    Mossy46 - your led bulbs do have a resistance reading like your original bulbs so the veccy thinks they are blown - if you want to use them you will need to put a resistor across the wiring.

    Gary3306 see my thread for my thoughts... http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4531

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