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Offline justin

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Headlight bulb
« on: February 02, 2015, 09:50:37 PM »
Hi,
does anyone know what brand of headlight bulb the CT comes fitted with. I have looked at replacing mine for a stronger whiter light. I have Phillips in mine but they could have been replaced prior to my ownership.
Cheers Justin

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Re: Headlight bulb
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2015, 10:06:05 PM »
Personally I wouldn't bother changing the bulb whichever one you fit the improvements will be limited. I fitted a HID kit to mine it is easy to fit no wiring to modify just remove one of the side panels and is a huge improvement over standard bulbs plus I believe they draw less amps than normal bulbs. The kits are quite cheap on Ebay.

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Re: Headlight bulb
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2015, 05:54:55 AM »

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Re: Headlight bulb
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2015, 07:23:54 AM »
HID4U  good service, nice bright light

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Re: Headlight bulb
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2015, 09:40:25 PM »
I have changed the dip to HID and the main beam to Osram Night Breaker plus £17:49 Ebay for 2 lamps.
Due to the HID lights taking a few seconds to get to full beam brightness I stuck to filament lamp Osram night breakers.
The HID choke can be fitted under the side pod and by cutting  the right size hole in the lamp rear cover the HID seal can be used to seal off the light from moisture.

Much better than the standard lights.

See and be seen.

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Re: Headlight bulb
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2015, 05:17:22 PM »
Hi guys

For those who have installed an HID light, where do you place de hid ballast?

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Re: Headlight bulb
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2015, 05:24:23 PM »
*Originally Posted by bampy [+]
Personally I wouldn't bother changing the bulb whichever one you fit the improvements will be limited. I fitted a HID kit to mine it is easy to fit no wiring to modify just remove one of the side panels and is a huge improvement over standard bulbs plus I believe they draw less amps than normal bulbs. The kits are quite cheap on Ebay.

Do you have a photo of the panel you removed?

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Re: Headlight bulb
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2015, 05:40:01 PM »
*Originally Posted by rfmferreira [+]
Do you have a photo of the panel you removed?

Sorry I didn't take any photographs but basically I removed the right side panel by removing the coach bolts and then pushing the panel forward you have to be careful because there is a plastic fixing on the inner surface of the panel and you could snap it if you are heavy handed. Once the panel was removed I attached the ballast to the frame using plastic cable ties and I drilled a hole in the headlight cover.

Quite straight forward to do with no mods to the wiring just plug go

 


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