[Biturbos4] headlight fault

Shaun Blair shaun_blair at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 8 08:09:15 PST 2009

joel,  so for $100 i get 2 new bulbs and 2 new ballasts ? if so thats awsome.thanks. Also does any one know where i could get a used ignitor/ballast besides ebay..ive been looking for a wrecked s4 to take the bulb and ballast out of.
thanks everyone
shaun> To: biturbos4 at www.audifans.com> CC: shaun_blair at hotmail.com> Subject: Re: headlight fault> From: quickaudi at gmail.com> Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2009 00:04:12 +0000> > Shaun, > > 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. > > > Joel> -----Original Message-----> From: biturbos4-request at www.audifans.com> > Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2009 12:00:01 > To: <biturbos4 at www.audifans.com>> Subject: Biturbos4 Digest, Vol 62, Issue 3> > > Send Biturbos4 mailing list submissions to> biturbos4 at www.audifans.com> > To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit> http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/biturbos4> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to> biturbos4-request at www.audifans.com> > You can reach the person managing the list at> biturbos4-owner at www.audifans.com> > When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific> than "Re: Contents of Biturbos4 digest..."> > > Today's Topics:> > 1. Re: headlight fault (Shaun Blair)> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------> > Message: 1> Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2009 20:41:04 -0600> From: Shaun Blair <shaun_blair at hotmail.com>> Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] headlight fault> To: <mikemk40 at yahoo.com>, audi list <biturbos4 at audifans.com>> Message-ID: <BAY119-W2291C0FB8D94F22BC91A3085E30 at phx.gbl>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="Windows-1252"> > > 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> > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________> > Biturbos4 mailing list> > Biturbos4 at www.audifans.com> > http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/biturbos4> > _________________________________________________________________> Send e-mail faster without improving your typing skills.> http://windowslive.com/online/hotmail?ocid=TXT_TAGLM_WL_hotmail_acq_speed_122008> > ------------------------------> > _______________________________________________> Biturbos4 mailing list> Biturbos4 at www.audifans.com> http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/biturbos4> > > End of Biturbos4 Digest, Vol 62, Issue 3> ****************************************
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