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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by Uncle bob » Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:47 am

anchorman wrote:
Uncle bob wrote:
tankman37 wrote:I need to replace a sidelight and I was thinking of going for these Nightbreakers at the same time. This is sounding like a fun job :)

Is it easier to remove the whole unit?

On my 4.2 it was easier to get hand up the wing liner than work from the top :s_thumbsup

Correct. Going through the wheel arch liner will only require about a pint of blood.

Hey Bob. Does the Aygo have H4s? They are yellower than French headlights.

Not looked Don but I would think that would be the normal fit....and the Aygo has a slightly tinted headlamp lence could make them less efficient :s_sad
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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by king2042 » Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:40 am

After driving with the Nightbreakers for a few days/nights I have realised just how bad, in fact how dangerous the stock bulbs were. The thing I have noticed the most is I seem to be suffering less dazzle from other cars. I've now got a well lit road to focus on rather than my eyes being drawn to the oncoming cars headlights.

I do a lot of driving on narrow moorland roads with no centre or edge white lines and when you get an oncoming car in the rain at night it has been interesting at times.

I'm thinking of changing the mains next but to be honest the stock bulbs aren't too bad.

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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by Hoovie » Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:46 am

Given the price of them, it's worth while doing a wholescale upgrade :s_thumbsup

Makes you wonder why the makers don't fit better ones now they have been around for so many years :rolleyes: probably cost them around £10 a car out the factory.
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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by Big Kev » Fri Dec 11, 2015 7:58 am

king2042 wrote:After driving with the Nightbreakers for a few days/nights I have realised just how bad, in fact how dangerous the stock bulbs were. The thing I have noticed the most is I seem to be suffering less dazzle from other cars. I've now got a well lit road to focus on rather than my eyes being drawn to the oncoming cars headlights.

I do a lot of driving on narrow moorland roads with no centre or edge white lines and when you get an oncoming car in the rain at night it has been interesting at times.

I'm thinking of changing the mains next but to be honest the stock bulbs aren't too bad.

Dave


So, Dave......yer eyes are drawn to oncoming headlights, eh.....? Have you got big floppy ears....? Sorry to rabbit on.....

Change the main beams too.....it is worth it, even though the time spent on main beam is usually minimal due to people having the audacity to be coming the other way. One disadvantage of improved main beams is you find out just how reflective them big blue road signs can be.....!! Blindingly blue, min.......
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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by king2042 » Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:00 pm

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So, Dave......yer eyes are drawn to oncoming headlights, eh.....?


Haha, a little like this poor girl i cleaned up the other day!! and for those of you wondering if she survived.... alas no, a 30 ton lorry following me scored a direct hit with the its nearside wheel !!

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I suppose it was a quicker death than being winged by a 12 guage...!
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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by Big Kev » Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:09 pm

Bird sh1t on my car once........made her walk home and never phoned her again.......

Whit.....? :xmas_grin
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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by Uncle bob » Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:50 pm

Big Kev wrote:Bird sh1t on my car once........made her walk home and never phoned her again.......

Whit.....? :xmas_grin

Terrible .....what are you like :xmas_grin
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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by jase hutch » Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:58 pm

Uncle bob wrote:
Big Kev wrote:Bird sh1t on my car once........made her walk home and never phoned her again.......

Whit.....? :xmas_grin

Terrible .....what are you like :xmas_grin



Like.....? He's like this all the time lately......... :s_wink
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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by lucas » Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:07 pm

I had one sh*t on my head. :s_sad Seriously......you should see what damage they do to a jet engine.
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Re: Nightbreakers

PostPosted by Big Kev » Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:26 pm

lucas wrote:I had one sh*t on my head. :s_sad Seriously......you should see what damage they do to a jet engine.


Kinda begs the question, Lucas.....why are you wearing a jet engine on yer head......?
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