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Re: speaking of grills...

>Date: Tue, 17 Sep 1996 11:03:26 +0200
>To:"Bob D'Amato" <mx@snet.com>
>From:tnas@dtpdirect.nl (Tom Nas, DTP Direct bv)
>Subject:Re: speaking of grills...
>>No Tom, in the D&W mag, those are GIRLS, not GRILLS.
>Ahhhh... so *that's* what they are! I was wondering why they didn't have
>part numbers and prices... great headlights though (ooops, *very* un-PC).
>I must have spent too much time working on my car!
>But Ill be happy to
>>umm..thumb through my catalog again, just to be sure..  :)
>Don't overdo it, Bob. ;-)
>>Thanks...Ill check it out!
>I know that Hella did have a grill with aux lights a couple of years ago.
>IMHO it was butt ugly, but the driving lights (H1) *did* help a bit,
>although it must have hindered cool air flow. German body kit/accessory
>makers like Zender, Nothelle, Irmscher, Kamei and Treser made some really
>ugly grills that made you swap both headlights and plastic grill for a new
>unit, generally with quad round lights. Some had Hella DE lights, which
>are pre-focused and are very good (standard equipment on all BMWs for some
>time). From a driving point of view I would like one of these, but then I
>couldn't bear to look at the front of my car ever again. My ideal would be
>to swap the complete headlights for some DE or Xenon units and retain the
>looks of the car, which I actually like. For me looks are very important
>as well as safe driving... I'd do anything but cover my car with
>accessories that look like they've been designed for other cars. Stealth
>is everything!
>BTW I had a Hella grille with H1 driving lights on my previous car, an
>Opel Kadett. These were OEM equipment and could be ordered as extra from
>the factory. While they were great (a lot of light on high beam) and
>looked good into the bargain, I couldn't get them to sit properly on the
>car. This made for juddering light beams, which was very irritating in the
>long run.
>Good luck,
>1988 80 1.8S FWD

   Tom W. Nas, graphic design                        tnas@dtpdirect.nl
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