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how can you tell the difference between xenon and bi-xenon headlights.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Lewbo, Oct 30, 2010.

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    or does one of these also have adaptive xenons?
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    I'm not sure you can tell the difference from looking at this view.

    I'm sure difference between xenon and bi-xenon is that bi-xenons have 'whiter' low and high beam bulbs, xenons just have low beams. Can that be detected from the front?

    Adaptives will be a much deeper headlamp unit as they have motors on the back that turn the lights to reflect steering angle.
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    First one is normal Xenon, and the second is Bi-Xenon. You can tell by the chrome ring on the first one surrounding the projector lens
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    if youre looking for a set of xenons ive got adaptive ones complete you would just need to purchase a new housing, surplus to requirements after a facelift just looking to get some money back pm me
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    Anyone know how easy it is to go from standard reflector headlights to xenons? Would love to convert but I guess you need to do the washers and electrics too?
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    Depends on what you call easy, what level of technically minded you are & how deep your pockets are, however there are people like myself who do the conversions.
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    Nhn is a top bloke and the man for the job he has done enough of them
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