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Brighter headlights

Jffro81 Mar 17, 2020

  1. Jffro81

    Jffro81 New Member

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    Hi guys.

    I'm new to this so bare with me.

    I have a 54 plate audi a4 1.8T

    The xenon headlights seem a bit dim to me.

    I want to be able to get the brightness you do from HID lights.

    Ideally I'd like 5000k colour and bigger brightness.

    Am I right in saying that HID can't be fitted to xenon?

    Do I need to but a new set of lights clusters with this modification built in?

    Can anyone recommend somewhere I can purchase a set?

    I also want to upgrade the foglights. I believe I can fit HIDS to these.

    Thanks alot


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  3. Gazwould

    Gazwould Well-Known Member

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    HID is Xenon .
     
  4. Jffro81

    Jffro81 New Member

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    Mmm...

    I've noticed that alot of xenons are white light, not yellow.

    Can I buy new clusters with better brightness?


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  5. Jffro81

    Jffro81 New Member

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    Can xenon lights be upgraded with new bulbs and ballasts?


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  6. Jffro81

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    Seems like I just need to upgrade the xenon bulbs.

    Thanks


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  7. NHN

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    Higher the kelvin the less light output you'll get, so 5k will be less than 4300, stock is 4300, change bulbs 1st.
     
  8. Jffro81

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    OK great thanks. Can you recommend a descent site for ds2 bulbs or specific make.

    Thankyou


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  9. Ricky Burrows

    Ricky Burrows Well-Known Member TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group saloon Audi A4 S-line owners group Manual

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    I had hid factory fit on my accord type r but because its old it had the typical halogen headlight design headlights covers so you never got the full benefit of a hid bulb i upgraded mine to 8000k and it made a huge difference in brightness and looked a million times better, keep in mind though that was behind an old style light not these newer clear headlight lenses so i doubt you would need anything more than 5000k to see an improvement over stock.
     
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  10. Jffro81

    Jffro81 New Member

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    That's excellent.

    Tbh you have confirmed what I was thi king anyway. I have also adjusted my headlights up slightly which has help but I think I will definitely go for the 5000k built. I believe the xenon bulbs are ds1?

    Thanks for r the support


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  11. Ricky Burrows

    Ricky Burrows Well-Known Member TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group saloon Audi A4 S-line owners group Manual

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    Im not sure what they are for the audi tbh i cant even remember what the was on my honda lol, all i do remember is halfrauds sold them for about £110 cant remember if that was each or not but i got a pair on ebay which i had absolutely no problems with and they was about £25-30 :icon thumright:
     
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