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    police wise you'll probably be fine - for example VAG cars with HIDs have pop-up washers that are flush with the bumper and use the water pressure to rise up and squirt (ooh er).

    LIn addition, the feds will only really know you've got HID's at night...so they won't see anyway. - unless you get pulled over for something, of course, in which case they'll more than likely pick it up during the whole "is this your car sir?" tyre and bulb checking "lets see what else we can do him for" occurrences.

    It's therefore basically down to whether the MOT guys notice / care. I must admit, I don't know the actual reason for such a rule. Potentially something to do with refraction of light on a dirty lens making it dazzling to other road users, but thats speculation on my part.
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    i dont get its like im going to be punished either by the police or vosa just for wanting lights that i can see more with
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    atm only cars fitted with hid from the factory come under these regs
    aftermarket fitments are not covered...maybe ronnie can comment as he is current with regs for his job.
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    excellent, tasteful and useful modification! congrats fella!
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    Quote Originally Posted by craigledden View Post
    i dont get its like im going to be punished either by the police or vosa just for wanting lights that i can see more with
    Won't matter come MOT time, nothing that it can be failed on, I also doubt the plod would spot something like that and could bust you over it.

    I think it looks good, well done
     
     

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    thanx for all the excellent comments these lights are awesome and i reccomend evey1 to get them
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    What set did you get out of interest? Its something i've been considering and after seeing how good they look on yours i'm going to have to do it i think.
     
     

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    these are in reflector lights Craig?
    did you get the H7R bulbs?
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith2.2 View Post
    looks good chap.

    Not to be a killjoy, but don't forget that legally you HAVE to have headlamp washers with HIDs.
    You sure about that mate???? my 320cd has them as standard and no washers fitted???

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    Just put back your old halogen bulbs during MOT and place the hid lights back after. always works....
     
     

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