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    80w bulbs and headlight wiring systenm

    I bought some 80w H7 bulbs to put in my high beam. I know they're not for road use, but really, when are you ever going to get done for them? IE, you're driving along a country road at night with high beam on, and if a car comes the other way, you dip your lights. no problem there then.
    On the packet it says, "before installing, check that the wiring, switch and fuses are able to cope with 20 amps. Will the wiring, and switch cope with that? It's not like it's a great deal is it? I'd like to be able to use them.
    Mk5 Astra 888 CDTI No.58
    "you canít help but drive the 888 Astra hard, everywhere, constantly" - Evo Magazine.

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    I think the default fuse is 20amps on each light anyway. Worst comes to worst you break a fuse - then put a 30 in or something. Should be no problem fuse wise.


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    I've had 100w in mine for a good while now and not had problems

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    Great. i'll get them put in the morn. Much better than normal bulbs Geoff?
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    I'm using Xenon ones rather than the normal Halogen and they defo throw out more light, you you will always be limited by the shape/design of the reflector

    H7's you say - I take it you've not got standard lights in your car then?

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    I've thought about getting them aswell...

    pretty cheap option ..even from halfords !

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    These have done me proud recently - http://stores.ebay.co.uk/HQ-Auto-Lighting

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ffoeg View Post

    H7's you say - I take it you've not got standard lights in your car then?

    No, i bought these Vaelo angel eyes from Scadds the last week.

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/sh...ght=angel+eyes

    Edit: DEPO rather.
    Mk5 Astra 888 CDTI No.58
    "you canít help but drive the 888 Astra hard, everywhere, constantly" - Evo Magazine.

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