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    Your main beam - Q for anyone with standards. Also manual adjusters?

    MAIN BEAM:

    Was discussing with my brother the other day about the HIDs i had fitted, and how they weren't really that much different from my main beam in terms of strength/brightness - they just seemed to shine in different places - main was more of a focused light. He tells me to flick them on

    They seem to point really quite high. Was was taking the piss how i'd be blinding the birds in the tops of these tall trees - because that's how high they seemed to be focused.


    Where do yours focus? Down on the road or quite high?


    MANUAL ADJUSTERS:

    I'm sure mine used to adjust more before i fitted HIDs (HIDs have since been removed). The difference between "0" and "3" is pretty minimal (in my opinion at least). Is there much difference for you guys?

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    Drivers side main beam is trying to contact ET and the other points straight ahead. Annoys me when i flick them on. Luckily got the 55w HIDs in and so rarely use them.
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    With standard bulbs, I find main beam seems to focus stright ahead, and in almost a triangle shape of light, which does point up.

    As for adjusters, I've given up getting mine to work properly, so I just leave it on "0" and get the mot station to set it up, if carrying a load, I'll put up with being flashed at haha.

    I am in two minds to go for angel eyes/projector lights and hid's or just getboth standard bulbs upgraded to hid's in standard headlights....

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    It was worse the other day when we had pretty bad fog. That showed it up well (or bad, however you look at it).

    I should try and get a pic, but i doubt it'd show well on a photo

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