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Re: Audi Germany Site/Help


>From: "Alvin - not required -" <PRIMO_JR@msn.com>

>Help....ummm, make that a question, I just replaced my driver's side
>with a standard Sylvania 9004 bulb and it's working just fine , equal light
>out of both bulbs, not sure what passenger's side bulb make is. And I was
>recently looking through the Imparts catalog 1-800-325-9043 they sent for
>x-mas and they have two totally different 9004's to choose from :

>9004, 55/100 watt Off-Road   #23501  $11.50

>9004, 80/100 watt Off-Road   #23502  $12.50

>I have no idea what my Sylvanias are rated at probably 35/55 watt ????

>Can I or should I upgrade to 55/100 watt without changing relays or do I have
>to change fuses and relays or maybe just one or the other????
>Please send feedback.
>I would love to have brighter lights without getting arrested or


>From: Peter Henriksen <peterhe@microsoft.com>

>You can do the 55/100 bulbs without doing anything else, but you risk
>frying the connectors. I'd put in one or two relays to draw power
>directly from the battery post and possibly fuse the relay(s) in case
>you go to even bigger bulbs. The improvement by getting "clean" power is
>amazing - the dispersion still sucks, but at least it sucks brightly :-)

*Off-Road*?  Thats funny, the Corrado VR6's came with 9004 55/100 bulbs
from the factory, which was surprising.  I agree about possible
connector damage.  I had the right side headlight out this past weekend
(only way to get to latch for air filter - can you believe it?) and I
noticed the ground wire was already turning black at the end and
hardening up.  And this is on a car with only 20k miles.  There are no
relays on the Corrado but I would recommend them anyway.  The bigger
problem is getting a 9004 connector with bigger gauge wiring.  Assuming
you could even find new pins you might be able to rewire the connector
with 12 ga wiring.  It doesn't look like an easy job as you also have to
remove all the potting thats around the wires in the connector.  Anyone
try it?