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Old 02-04-2003, 19:05   #1 (permalink)
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Ok people's, My AU XR6 blew its right side low beam headlight (how embarrassing!)

I've got a couple spare that I took out of my suzuki baleno before I got the ford, and am wondering if there's any problems with putting these in? Or would I be better buying a new set. I don't want to loose any of its current 'brightness', so is there anything special I need, or will any old 55-60 globes do the trick?
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go to super cheap auto, 90/130 opti blue or 60/55 opti blue globes are great i have them in my EB cost 28.99 for the pair. give great light with decent vision in wet weather.
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Does it have polycarbonate headlight lenses? If it does, putting higher wattage globes will discolour or otherwise damage them. My EF has polycarbonate lenses, and it is recommended that I go for the narva plus 30 or plus 50 globes - 30 or 50% brighter for the same wattage. I have those in now, and I'm really satisfied. I thought about getting the blue coloured ones, but the blue colour is achieved by blocking all the other colours of light - which to me means that they wouldn't be as bright.
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Stick with 55/60 bulbs or you will damage the lenses.
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Old 02-05-2003, 14:23   #5 (permalink)
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I put the ones I got off the susuky and it works a treat. they are 55-60 as well. Will do for the time been anyway.
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