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Head lamps

Postby JacRo » Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:03 am

Not really a modification question but, how long should a standard headlight lamp last on my F/L Focus?
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Re: Head lamps

Postby Cornel » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:27 am

you can't really say how long it will last mate. depends on how often you use it and for how long
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Re: Head lamps

Postby JacRo » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:33 am

Phoned ford and according to them they should last min a year... Funny my car is just over a year old :(


Next question... What do I replace the current lamps with?
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Re: Head lamps

Postby Cornel » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:37 am

JacRo wrote:Phoned ford and according to them they should last min a year... Funny my car is just over a year old :(


Next question... What do I replace the current lamps with?

get yourself a HID kit. I Paid R600(just because I didn't want to wait 2 days) will pm you a number they R500(1 years warrantee) and a premium one is R800(3 years warrantee)

and they lekker mine is the 8000k
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Re: Head lamps

Postby JacRo » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:39 am

Cornel wrote:
JacRo wrote:Phoned ford and according to them they should last min a year... Funny my car is just over a year old :(


Next question... What do I replace the current lamps with?

get yourself a HID kit. I Paid R600(just because I didn't want to wait 2 days) will pm you a number they R500(1 years warrantee) and a premium one is R800(3 years warrantee)

and they lekker mine is the 8000k


Well that is the plan but not right now....

How are the osram lamps?
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Re: Head lamps

Postby Drifter » Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:07 pm

Osrams are very good, just dont get the Nightbreakers. They only last about 3 months. Get the silver stars.
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Re: Head lamps

Postby VinBot » Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:25 pm

Drifter wrote:Osrams are very good, just dont get the Nightbreakers. They only last about 3 months. Get the silver stars.

This used to be true, but they have since made changes and the newer Nightbreaker Plus range are quite good. I know of a few people using them for 6-12 months so far already without issues

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Re: Head lamps

Postby Drifter » Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:29 pm

At more than R350 a pair, wont risk it.
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Re: Head lamps

Postby JacRo » Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:18 pm

went down to Midas and they only have the normal osrams, they will have to do for now.

thanks gents! :)

Soon I'll start shopping for HID's :)
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Re: Head lamps

Postby VinBot » Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:29 pm

Drifter wrote:At more than R350 a pair, wont risk it.

That's almost HID kit money - madness!

I paid R150 for an H7 set for the previous Focus. If I knew they were worth that much, I'd have taken them out and auctioned it off :lol:

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Re: Head lamps

Postby VinBot » Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:30 pm

JacRo wrote:went down to Midas and they only have the normal osrams, they will have to do for now.

thanks gents! :)

Soon I'll start shopping for HID's :)

Speak to me when you're ready :wink:

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Re: Head lamps

Postby JacRo » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:41 am

VinBot wrote:
JacRo wrote:went down to Midas and they only have the normal osrams, they will have to do for now.

thanks gents! :)

Soon I'll start shopping for HID's :)

Speak to me when you're ready :wink:


Will do! :)
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