[A4] I some questions on a 03 a4 V6
b5quattro at shaw.ca
Mon Oct 4 00:42:50 EDT 2004
Don't know, for B6 xenon ecodes, I think they're around $600 a set. Check the various vendors and Audi tuners (I listed a few in another post tonight) for prices.
----- Original Message -----
From: Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net>
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2004 8:57 pm
Subject: Re: [A4] I some questions on a 03 a4 V6
> how much $?
> At 8:34 PM -0600 10/3/04, Quincy Chiang wrote:
> >Ecodes are european spec headlight housings. There are a few
> >version on the B6 cars, A4, S4, and the newer ones with bi-xenon
> >xenon plus) headlights. The main visual difference between
> >North-American and Euro housings is that the euro ones do not
> >the amber reflectors, thus look much cleaner. They also throw
> out a
> >much better light pattern. I have ecodes on my B5-S4, when
> >them to my old b5-A4 which has OE North American xenon
> >the difference is huge, here's proof:
> >Left - European spec
> >Right - North American spec (both have same wattage ballast and
> >similar temp xenon bulbs)
> >You can see the euros are much more focused, and the light is
> whiter as well.
> >If you do get them, make sure to get the correct version (halogen
> >xenon), as the projector lens are designed for different
> >application, ie) halogen ecode will disperse the light generated
> >xenon system badly, eventhough they are cheaper then xenon versions.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net>
> >Date: Sunday, October 3, 2004 2:15 pm
> >Subject: Re: [A4] I some questions on a 03 a4 V6
> >> At 12:48 PM -0600 10/3/04, Quincy Chiang wrote:
> >> >
> >> >- Ecodes - not only do they not have the ugly amber reflectors,
> >> they
> >> >also throw much better light pattern, even if you have xenons
> >> >already. The difference between my ex-A4 (North American
> spec OE
> >> >xenon) and my S4 (xenon ecodes), both B5 btw, is huge.
> >> never heard of those. what are they? what is the cost?
> >> >- debadge the rear - keep people guessing if it's an 1.8t or 3.0
> >> or
> >> >even a S4! Also helps when you detail and wax your car, don't
> >> need
> >> >to worry about the spaces between the badges.
> >> i like having people know that my car that just smoked 'em is a
> >> 1.8t :)
> >> --
> >> Rocky Mullin
> >> http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1312540,00.html
> >> http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Front_Page/FI28Aa02.html
> Rocky Mullin
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