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 Post subject: Headlight upgrade
Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:28 pm 
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Hey, I'm currently running Phillips Crystal Vision H4 globes in my EL Fairmont headlights. I find that the low beams, whilst they look good, are PISS POOR at lighting up the road ahead. I want some better globes. I don't want to fit HID's, but ideally I'd like a fair bit better performance out of my headlights, as I do alot of rural/country driving at night. I am considering either the Narva Plus 120 Globes, or the Phillips X-Treme Vision +100% Globes, but I'm certainly open to other suggestions. I'm not so concerned about my high beams, but the low beams defiantly need improvement. What do people suggest? I want to remain legal too.

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 Post subject: Re: Headlight upgrade
Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:11 pm 
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Can you adjust the beam angle?
I know I did this on my ef xr and it made it 10x better with the standard globe

 

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 Post subject: Re: Headlight upgrade
Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:39 pm 
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The beam angle is correct. The issue is the globes themselves don't have enough light output.

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 Post subject: Re: Headlight upgrade
Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:26 pm 
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The issue is the reflector/headlight is just plain crap. My AU xr with diamond vision (Even higher colour temp) lighted the road up great, only a little less than the narva plus 100's
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 Post subject: Re: Headlight upgrade
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:02 am 
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Atlas600 wrote:
The issue is the reflector/headlight is just plain crap


^^^This.

My EL had HIDs in it when I bought it. Not really much of an upgrade. The light out of them is still s**t. The best upgrade you can do is the twinlights. I went from genuine headlights with HIDs to stock halogen twinlghts. These s**t all over the stock units. Didn't need to put HID's in the twinlights, they provided decent enough light.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Headlight upgrade
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:55 am 
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I ran plus 50s in my el gli low beam and it was great.

 

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