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    are HID's legal?

    thinkin about getting some in my led angel eyes but htought i'd check 1st.

    thanks!

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    http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/roadsafety/drs/hidheadlamps thats the DFT's stance on it.

    I had HID's in my old mk4, never stopped or flashed as they were in projector lights and alignned properly.

    Technically you should have headlamp washers (about £160 + labour to fit to a mk5) and the self levelling sensors along with the correct projector headlights otherwise it is not to the standards set out in the above link, but most just go with the projector headlights aligned correctly.

    There are countless threads about this on here, have a quick search and you'll find plenty of reading material!
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    Quite simple no.

    Unless you fit original xenon headlights and now the important bit including headlight washers and automatic headlight hight adjuster.

    It is possible to do it but very complex.

    Otherwise it's not legal

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    If you wanna have a look at the work involved in fitted the OE AFL xenons have a look here http://www.astraownersnetwork.co.uk/...ad.php?t=80566
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