[Biturbos4] headlight fault

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Sat Jan 3 16:04:12 PST 2009


May I suggest a slimline 55W HID ballast upgrade from DDM Tuning. They are an offshoot company of Apexcone and work a lot with the BMW and motorcycle guys on lighting upgrades. 

A quick google search should help you find their website and product. Again, I would go for the slimline ballast, as even with the extra wiring, I was able to squeeze it all in place of the stock ballast. Even with new bulbs, the ballasts are about $100 shipped, which beats your $200 price point. 

One small caveat: they are on backorder due to Christmas, so it will be several weeks before they get your order out. Mine took 2 weeks, and I had ordered it a couple of weeks before Christmas. 

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Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2009 20:41:04 -0600
From: Shaun Blair <shaun_blair at hotmail.com>
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i was having the same problem...i found out the bulb and the ignitor were getting a bad connection...now the plastic ariound the bulb melted and is SUCKS...does anyone know where to get a ignitor and bulb for less than $200

> Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 18:57:16 -0800
> From: mikemk40 at yahoo.com
> To: Biturbos4 at audifans.com
> Subject: [Biturbos4] headlight fault
> New year greetings to all, and with the new year a new problem??
> One of my gas discharges lamps is misbehaving, some times it strikes and then goes out, sometimes it works for a while and then goes out, always it recovers if you switch off and back on, generally in less than five attempts.
> I?m hoping it?s some component going marginal in the electronics or a bad solder joint so I?m going to pull it and inspect. Anyone come across this before and can offer some pointers?
> Cheers
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