Michael Riebs / Audi V8
AudiV8 at 1stchoicegranite.com
Sat Aug 17 11:22:33 EDT 2002
Bring the E-specs to (the) US legally, PLEASE!
Michael L. Riebs
Grand Rapids, Michigan
----- Original Message -----
From: "james accordino" <ssgacc at yahoo.com>
To: <t44tq at mindspring.com>
Cc: "audi list" <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, August 16, 2002 6:49 PM
Subject: Re: HID lights
> I LOVE the cut-off on Euros. Now matter the distance
> from the car in front, I light up from about the
> mid-trunk down. Everything above is dark and below is
> like daylight. Sometimes I figure these people need
> all these lights on (high beams, driving lamps) is
> because they CAN'T see with their sh*tty/misaligned
> lights. You'd think the fact that they can watch the
> coons in the trees off the side of the road would give
> them a clue?
> Jim Accordino
> proper lighting uber alas
> --- t44tq at mindspring.com wrote:
> > I agree w/ both- I want HID lighting to stay, and I
> > want people who can't aim
> > their headlights properly to be ticketed for being a
> > hazard.
> > Last time I was going up to Lime Rock with the car
> > fully loaded with tools,
> > tires and stuff for the track, I forgot that I
> > should have flicked the
> > load-compensation lever on my lights, realized this
> > when I was lighting up the
> > rear window of the Subaru in front of me on 199-
> > oops.
> > The German cars have self-leveling for HID lights, I
> > don't know if the
> > Japanese and American cars do or not. Anyone know?
> > HID or not, glare is glare- the idiots driving at
> > dusk w/ DRLs is as bad as
> > misaimed headlamps and they don't realize it. Same
> > thing with idiots who do
> > stuff like have their HID lamps recalibrated to
> > light up the back window on
> > dipped beam (I know a guy who did this, told him if
> > I ever see him coming
> > toward me with his stupid light setup, I'd flash him
> > with my Eurolights and
> > give him a taste of his own medicine).
> > For the driver, HID lamps are a quantum improvement
> > in lighting, if you've
> > driven with them, there is no going back. The next
> > car for my parents will
> > definitely have HID, there is no doubt about that-
> > I'll pay the difference if
> > necessary.
> > Too bad we don't get the Euro A8 6.0's bi-xenon
> > system, gotta get a 996 turbo
> > for that. :-)
> > Taka
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