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Old 01-11-2017, 08:55 PM
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I've been looking at LED headlights for a while, especially for the brown 240. I want some! Most of the suitable 7" models seem to be advertised as being for landies etc unless you look at the megabucks ones. Quality seems to be one issue - so far the chinese versions aren't highly regarded but let's hope these work better. There also seems to be a major legality issue because although they might pass an MOT test in terms of direction and cut-off they can still be too bright (which seems a contradiction to me) and can fail whatever the car equivalent of building regs is called (can't remember off the top of my head) and therefore be illegal. I think the rules for older Z's are actually more relaxed but (a) they still need to be "E" marked and (b) it's still a grey area legally. Kinda depends on whether you get stopped by a particularly jobsworth member of the constabulary!
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Old 14-11-2017, 04:54 PM
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Hi John, how did the led headlights turn out?
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Old 14-11-2017, 04:58 PM
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I powered them up to check they worked but that was about it. The only problem I had was the difference between high and low beam was almost non existent.
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Old 14-11-2017, 05:16 PM
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That’s wot you get on modern day cars jon,or most of them need their lights lined up
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