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Unread 31-07-2010, 11:22 AM   #1
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can you put higher wattage globes in your vr headlights i wanted to put 100w/90w in my headlights because the 55w/60w arent bright enough
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Unread 31-07-2010, 11:25 AM   #2
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i used to run 90/100 but i rewired them as well to handle it but they can run hot i used to go through some globes, your better off getting HID's
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Unread 31-07-2010, 11:34 AM   #3
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hid i yes i heard they burn hot
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Unread 31-07-2010, 11:43 AM   #4
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i know in older cars they turned the lenses yellow. if you want brighter lights get something like Narva plus50's. still 50w but 50% brighter

http://www.narva.com.au/products/bro...ormance-globes
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Unread 31-07-2010, 11:45 AM   #5
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i know in older cars they turned the lenses yellow. if you want brighter lights get something like Narva plus50's. still 50w but 50% brighter

http://www.narva.com.au/products/bro...ormance-globes
yer ive got them at work the truckstar ones are brighter again but i also want them in white
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look further down the page at the powerblue.
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Unread 31-07-2010, 11:50 AM   #7
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yes just noticed them
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Unread 31-07-2010, 12:00 PM   #8
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Install hids.

I just paid $12 for h4 hids from hong kong and they are exactly the same as the $250 one u get in shops here, and cheaper than replacing globes flat-out
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Unread 31-07-2010, 12:03 PM   #9
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Install hids.

I just paid $12 for h4 hids from hong kong and they are exactly the same as the $250 one u get in shops here.
yer actually who did you buy yours off i done the same thing but they weren't bright at all they were so dull ive also updated all my festoon interior globes to led ones gives the car a mad affect when you open the door and it has white lights i also changed all my wedge ones to led bulbs
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yeah they must be new. i have artic blues in the VZ. just cos i like the ice white look. i run the plus 50s in my truck. the extra light is good on the hwys at nite. think i'll give the powerblue a crack next time. i bet there going to be $100+
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yeah they must be new. i have artic blues in the VZ. just cos i like the ice white look. i run the plus 50s in my truck. the extra light is good on the hwys at nite. think i'll give the powerblue a crack next time. i bet there going to be $100+
what truck you got just curiosity
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Unread 31-07-2010, 12:53 PM   #12
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Installing higher wattage globes is the old school way doing it. With higher wattage globes you run the risk of melting the headlight plugs and wiring. Different colour temperature globes or HID's are the best way to go.
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dont want to melt anything
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Unread 31-07-2010, 02:24 PM   #14
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My mate put 100/130s in his vs. I'm pretty sure he didn't rewire a thing or upgrade the fuses and they seem to work fine. I don't think they're much brighter if at all though. I put 55/100s in my vp and 100w h3s in the high beam bit and it seems a shit ton brighter.
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Install hids.

I just paid $12 for h4 hids from hong kong and they are exactly the same as the $250 one u get in shops here
LOL, keep dreaming
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what truck you got just curiosity
just a small 4.5ton 08 fuso(12volt)
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Unread 31-07-2010, 07:53 PM   #17
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oh ok thought you wouldve had semi lol
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i do have a semi lol
na, i'm a sales rep. just a baby truck
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lol what brand semi
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Aren't HID's and higher wattage globes defectable?? I know they are over here. Not to mention the fact that sure, you can see things ahead of you better, but the poor c*nts coming the other way can't see shit......... The new xenon headlights on the BMW's are shockign for that......bloody dangerous i say
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Aren't HID's and higher wattage globes defectable?? I know they are over here. Not to mention the fact that sure, you can see things ahead of you better, but the poor c*nts coming the other way can't see shit......... The new xenon headlights on the BMW's are shockign for that......bloody dangerous i say
im not sure in qld i see people with them all time low beam is blinding
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Exactly, so why would you jump on the bandwagon and stick them in? I personally think they're dangerous, and probability says the more cars with them installed = higher the chance of a crash.......

Just my 2c, but totally up to you......
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i dont no about i heard they give off excessive amounts of heat and high power consumption
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I have the narva blue-powers, they are fantastic compared to standard bulbs, a little expensive though.
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yer narva blue powers sound good but my car has a problem with narva globes i put 2 lots of artic blues in not long ago and it blew them up they were the right wattage 55w/60w
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yer narva blue powers sound good but my car has a problem with narva globes i put 2 lots of artic blues in not long ago and it blew them up they were the right wattage 55w/60w
It's not the globes, there must be another issue. You know not to touch the glass part of the bulbs when putting them in?
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yer i know that it damages them its only narvas that do it all others are fine
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the higher wattage globes will draw more power... thus heating up the wire, thus melting it, thus starting a fire....

I had it nearly done to mine... but all it did was melt the headlight plastics a bit... was my old car. not the clubby... fu ck doing that lol
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It's not the globes, there must be another issue. You know not to touch the glass part of the bulbs when putting them in?
prob touched the bulb head, the oils on ya fingers can super heat the globe up and BANG
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really there as senstive as an emo kid lol it may have been what happened
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use rubber gloves to keep on the safe side. dont want to fuk up $90+ globes
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