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    hi all,
    need to get some bulbs for my vec just wandering what size the are for the main headlight and full beam for eg h1 h7 etc.

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    Dipped and Main beam are both H7.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swaite53 View Post
    Dipped and Main beam are both H7.
    ok great thanks for you help and quick reply mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swaite53 View Post
    Dipped and Main beam are both H7.
    Unless it's a facelift, in which case it;ll be H7 for dip and H1 for main.

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    I'm in the same boat. Thinking of getting these: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VAUXHALL-VECTR...d=p3286.c0.m14

    Everyone on here recommends OSRAM, plus you get free sidelights and cheap postage. Cheapest of ebay!

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    mines a prefacelift just ordered 2 sets of osram nightbreakers of fleabay

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    Tesco do single Emergency bulb kits for £3 (H1 or H7, plus indicator and brake)
    I bought four, I've only used one so far

    I had some Philips Vision Plus, but they also didn't last all that long in the Vectra C at about 6 months, they lasted two years in Vectra B, also the Vectra B needed them and not so bad this time

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    Quote Originally Posted by yadziyad View Post
    mines a prefacelift just ordered 2 sets of osram nightbreakers of fleabay
    Best of luck. My Nightbreakers both failed after only 8 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    Best of luck. My Nightbreakers both failed after only 8 months.
    why is it that vec c headlights and nearly every light fuse really quickly in comparison to other cars

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    Quote Originally Posted by yadziyad View Post
    why is it that vec c headlights and nearly every light fuse really quickly in comparison to other cars
    Do they? I've not blown a single bulb in 2 years of ownership and 15k miles. Some of the bulbs could even be from its 2002 birth.

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