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Offline aphilpot

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Re: Xenon Lights?
« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2010, 09:58:07 pm »
Yes thats correct  :thumb: dirty lens will scatter light and blind oncoming traffic  :thumbd:

How come I have had the kit for almost a year on my AGP SS and another 2 years on my previous car with no problems (including having them checked in a Police road check)? I Have also asked friends after driving past me if they're blinding and was just told "they're bright but not blinding unless you stare right into them" which would be blinding with any lights. One friend told me I should lower the beam a bit, which I did and was told was a lot better.

Thinking I must have kept my cars and lenses very clean over the last 3 years  :thumb:

Off the top of my head I have had roughly 5 people flash they're lights at me in these 3 years so can't be that bad.
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    Re: Xenon Lights?
    « Reply #16 on: August 31, 2010, 11:29:11 pm »
    Not sure what the laws are in the channel islands, but i know from experience they are quite a few years behind the rest of the UK, they had just made it compulsory to wear seatbelts in the back of a car  :o (when i worked there last year) i think this became law in the mainland in the early 80's ???

    The fitting of washers/auto level is there simply to reduce the chances of glare to other road users, having a dirty/un-level lens
    wont necessarily blind everyone as this dependant on many factors, road bends,bumps, angles, height etc....

    If you are happy with them fitted to your car then that's fine im not trying to tell you what you should/shouldn't do, simply letting everyone know what the laws says and make everyone aware of the implications  ;)

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    « Reply #17 on: September 01, 2010, 07:34:39 am »
    Not sure what the laws are in the channel islands, but i know from experience they are quite a few years behind the rest of the UK, they had just made it compulsory to wear seatbelts in the back of a car  :o (when i worked there last year) i think this became law in the mainland in the early 80's ???

    The fitting of washers/auto level is there simply to reduce the chances of glare to other road users, having a dirty/un-level lens
    wont necessarily blind everyone as this dependant on many factors, road bends,bumps, angles, height etc....

    If you are happy with them fitted to your car then that's fine im not trying to tell you what you should/shouldn't do, simply letting everyone know what the laws says and make everyone aware of the implications  ;)

    Yeh I agree, the channel Islands are quite behind with UK laws, good in some cases  :thumb: bad in others  :thumbd:
    I can also understand what you say about road bumps etc, some of the roads in Jersey aren't of the smoothest in the UK  :whistle: and these are the ones I tend to of been flashed at :thumb:
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    Re: Xenon Lights?
    « Reply #18 on: October 18, 2010, 09:49:52 am »
    My HID kit will arrive in November as a birthday present from the Mrs. Cant wait!