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Quote: Originally Posted by parklaneuk (original)
the bulbs are h7,s as far as i can tell. i,ll add a few pics later.

Mine are still to be fitted but the bulbs in mine are H1.

Got mine from Mikey @ NewMINIStuff.com and he suggested the Night Breaker Bulbs.
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lights arrived today, will leave them till tomorrow to fit them and do it all proper

going to fit Lucas Rally Blue 100w in them i think, Dad had them in his Merc and you would of thought he has Xenons

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lights arrived today, will leave them till tomorrow to fit them and do it all proper

going to fit Lucas Rally Blue 100w in them i think, Dad had them in his Merc and you would of thought he has Xenons

try update tomorrow with pics

Be careful with 100W bulbs as they arn't strictly legal and could fail your MOT! just a heads up in case you know
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Old Feb 13th, 2008, 08:16 AM
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yes i keep spares in my boot

pass mot okay though

anyways fitted them this morning, took about 25mins

halo's wired and indicators, have disconnected both on the bumper so its just the lights, i thought it looked weird having 2 of each

forgot my camera though so will take pics tomorrow

look ace though!
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Got to be careful about disconnecting your lights on the bumper.

Originally with the R50-R53 MINI, they intended to have the side lights and indicators in the main lense, however due do vehicle standard laws (or whatever they're called) they were not allowed.

This was because when the bonnet was up the indicators and side lights where not visible. Meaning in the event of a breakdown at night no lights are visible at the front.

The R56 MINI's get away with it as the lights don't lift up with the bonnet.

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im pretty sure in all the halo headlamps theyre definitely H1
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yes they are all H1
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btw just noticed after i fit them

when i shine the lights on the wall i can see both beams hitting the wall but right in the middle they are crossing over each other

makes an "X" of light on the wall

how do i rectfy this?
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hi,
got a set...quick question there are two wires at the side light, right?

...brown and blue....which one connects to the white wire and black wire for the halo to work?

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Actually I have a quick question about this.

Is it ok to change the bulbs in these units to brighter bulbs?? Will the halo stay the same halogen colour regardless??

And also, what bulbs are best to go for just for replacing the normal ones with for a brighter look?

Thanks
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Think you will find the bulbs are H1,

If you contact Mikey @ NewMINIStuff.com he has some Night Breakers, 90% more light.

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btw just noticed after i fit them

when i shine the lights on the wall i can see both beams hitting the wall but right in the middle they are crossing over each other

makes an "X" of light on the wall

how do i rectfy this?

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i think you can adjust the light by loosening the screws.....not sure which....but i'll have a look when i get home.
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From what I have heard there are plastic screws at the back for adjusting the dip allignment etc
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hi,
got a set...quick question there are two wires at the side light, right?

...brown and blue....which one connects to the white wire and black wire for the halo to work?


...anyone?
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