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Old 10-19-2006, 05:56 AM
 
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Default Adjusting Headlamps on C70

When adjusting your projector headlamps, what is the rule on how they should be adjusted? I see where you are suppose to do the adjustment, but I'm not sure if I should adjust to the right or left.I feel they are incorrectly adjusted now because from the shadows, one light beam is higher then the other. What HID bulbs are the best and which ones don't burn out quickly? I bought some from e-bay for $6 and they shattered to nothing in about 10 mins.
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Old 10-19-2006, 12:56 PM
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As for HID's. Become a member on Volvospeed.com and talk to a guy named, leurven. He is selling HID kits. Here is a direct link to his FOR SALE thread. However you have to be a member to view this section of the website. HID Kits
Not to sound rude or anything, but did you just buy bulbs? Or do you have the ballasts and everything is to run them properly?

Hey post up some picture of your Projectors, I want to see them. Thanks

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Old 10-20-2006, 01:02 AM
 
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I did not purchase a HIDs kit or anything. I just bought projector headlamps..., the entire assembly from dirrtydevil on E-bay and then bought the HID bulbs to finish the look. I bought H7 HID light bulbs which I thought you could put in any headlamp as long as it is for H7 bulbs. Is that right???? [&:] Right now I have the stock "yellowish" H7 bulbs in the projector lamps since my HID basically shattered. So far the stock ones did not burn out. I just wonder if I bought some cheap HID bulbs or if I am only suppose to use HID bulbs in a HIDs socket. The projectors are pretty cool and worth the $332 I paid (that includes shipping). I want to stay away from buying the head kit because of the cost. If I can get away with just adding HID Super White bulbs for my new projector headlamps, I am fine with that. If you know what bulbs I can use with my projectors that won't burn out, please let me know. I want bright white with a blue tint. I will take pics of the projectors for you tomorrow and post them.
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I did not purchase a HIDs kit or anything. I just bought projector headlamps..., the entire assembly from dirrtydevil on E-bay and then bought the HID bulbs to finish the look. I bought H7 HID light bulbs which I thought you could put in any headlamp as long as it is for H7 bulbs. Is that right???? [&:] Right now I have the stock "yellowish" H7 bulbs in the projector lamps since my HID basically shattered. So far the stock ones did not burn out. I just wonder if I bought some cheap HID bulbs or if I am only suppose to use HID bulbs in a HIDs socket. The projectors are pretty cool and worth the $332 I paid (that includes shipping). I want to stay away from buying the head kit because of the cost. If I can get away with just adding HID Super White bulbs for my new projector headlamps, I am fine with that. If you know what bulbs I can use with my projectors that won't burn out, please let me know. I want bright white with a blue tint. I will take pics of the projectors for you tomorrow and post them.
1. You cannot just use an HID H7 bulb in your stock system. You have to buy a whole HID kit, ballasts, etc... This is so they work properly.

2. If you want a bulb that works get some Sylvania Silverstars.

3. But if you want HID's you cannot just buy the bulbs. You have to buy the whole set.
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Sounds like you want the kind of headlights that blind the heck out of people when they are coming towards them on a two lane road, especially when it's raining. Personally I think there should be a law against those extra bright headlights.
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Sounds like you want the kind of headlights that blind the heck out of people when they are coming towards them on a two lane road, especially when it's raining. Personally I think there should be a law against those extra bright headlights.
In most states there is.
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Old 10-21-2006, 03:14 AM
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Old 10-21-2006, 03:52 AM
 
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Well I can't seem to get the pictures of the crystal projectors I just installed on my 2001 C70. Hopefully S70driver can do it for me. About blinding people with the HIDS..., no I don't want to blind anyone. Actually they don't seem THAT bright to me. I like the blue tint they give out. I have the stocks now in my projectors and it just looks HALF DONE! It doesn't make sense to have projectors and then have yellow light beaming out at them! The company I bought my so-called HID bulbs from are going to mail me another pair. It may just do the same thing. I've had some before though (Xenon Super White) and I had them for about 6 months or so before they burned out..., maybe even slightly longer. I have daytime running lights so they were on constantly when I drove the car. I may have to get the HID kit, I just can't now. I'll put it on my wish list! I want to get the projector parking lamps next.
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