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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by MrLapou, Jan 9, 2014.

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    [Jan 9, 2014]
    Find when taking sharp back road bends at slowish speeds, the active xenon lights do not swivel left/right. Can this be set so they do at lower speeds?
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    Go faster :p
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    that is an option, but not really into ditch hugging....:whip:
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    I'll check mine tomorrow for you, but how slow?
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    Thanks NHN.....say down to 10mph, but ideally 5mph.
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    Hey MrLapou sorry for hijacking your thread, but I was wondering if this "active xenon" that you are talking about would be standard on a 2009 s3? I didnt think my car had it but it would be interesting to find out if it did. Thanks.
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    Bixenons are standard on S3's, adaptive type was optional, if not fitted, then we can certainly upgrade the systems/lights for this feature :)
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    Is it worth it though?
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    Sorry I meant adaptive not active.

    In slow corners, yes really work well.
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    How do you know if you have got it
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    Well they do a left/right/up/down dance on startup, part numbers of headlights can help, but yes I think they're worthwhile.
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    [Jan 12, 2014]
    Or the plastic behind the round lens is all silver in finish instead of black. Check out a previous thread where I posted a pic.
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