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In message <961202200700_75363.2524_EHI152-1@CompuServe.COM> Joe Yakubik writes:
> Agreement w/ Scott, recommended reading: The Hella catalog on voltage vs
> bulb rating vs light output.
Remember that Hella are trying to sell you add-on lights - their agenda
is set against describing good solutions using standard reflectors.
> In the UK the turns are often marked by where there's fresh growth
> in the hedgerows from the last guy to miss the turn.
LOL. Yes, that's something I _do_ look out for.
There are clues. We have catseyes in Northamptonshire and
> There are actually trucks that could have been designed by Dr. Seuss
> that drive along and wash these.
I don't know Dr Seuss - but I do know the trucks. They're so short and
high they're almost cubes.
> The 55w euro lights, correctly aimed by the Hella machine and with
> clean lenses are barely adequate for the task.
I disagree, BTW, with the Hella machine. I think it sets the right low
> On some of the roads Phil drives on (B6047 and environs, BTDT) you run
> out of road before you run out of headlight.
Roads quattros were built for. Roads utterly unsuitable for cupholders.
"If there ain't no lateral gee, you're stationary."
> Remember, most european countries inspect the cars every so often --
> "trick" switches must be exactly that. The TUV (sorry, no umlaut) is
> not exactly forgiving.
ROF,L. I don't have _that_ problem, thank God. My MOT test is done by
the same people that fitted the wiring harness.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club