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    HID H7 bulbs dont fit??? mk4

    As title...

    I had h7 8000k hids in my pugeot 206 and now ive bought a astra mk4...

    which are H7 bulbs but ive tried fitting them and the hole for the bulbs to go in seems to big?

    Anyone know what I can do??

    Thank youo
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    Thank you! :d

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    If in standard headlights you'll need H7R, not H7.
    1999 Astra CDX 1.8 16v Auto Estate

    14th December 2012 - 200,000 miles

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    whys that??

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    Because standard headlamps are reflectors (and not very good ones at that!). With a normal H7 bulb this results in far too much glare. H7R bulbs have a cover on which greatly reduces the glare and improves the beam cut-off.
    1999 Astra CDX 1.8 16v Auto Estate

    14th December 2012 - 200,000 miles

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    Quote Originally Posted by p-a View Post
    Because standard headlamps are reflectors (and not very good ones at that!). With a normal H7 bulb this results in far too much glare. H7R bulbs have a cover on which greatly reduces the glare and improves the beam cut-off.

    Nice to see someone with a bit of consideration for other road users ,
    Few and far between it seems when it comes to the use of HID's ,
    Are these H7R's as readly available as any other HID ? do you know of any stockist who has them ?

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