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    Quote Originally Posted by FLAPPERJACK76 View Post
    It is "as road legal" not a road legal.

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    Ps what a waste of comment thank you for nothing.
    Lets clear up a misunderstanding, Flapperjack's original message to me was misunderstood by me and I agree with hime that the Audi 80 is a great car except for the headlights, i'm sorry to him for my comment. Back to the problem at hand. my first attempt to try to solve problem was to fit the double headlights from the 2.6 which gave a little better, then tried 100w bulbs suprisigly little improvement, then 130 then 160. The suggestion to fit relays i will try after bits delivered. back to road legal, its not the bulb rating but the intensity when measured for mot. also me behind you with 160 watt bulbs ha ha try having a modern SUV up your A....e with led lights!!!
     
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    I'm sorry too I'm very blunt and read these on my tea break . 25 year's fixing car's and you dont beat about the bush. You won't find much information on how high wattage you can go but if i remember correctly section 94 highway code basically says you can't use anything that dazzles or makes other road user's uncomfortable.

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    I should also offer my apologies. Been a bad week, and was writing my replies after numerous arguments during the day with VW and on little sleep as my baby seems to be allergic to sleeping!


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    One thing worth mentioning. From May 19th 2018 any car with HID conversion from halogen is an mot fail. Just been reading the mot testing manual (draft version) from 19/5/18. So could change before it is set in stone but unlikely.

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