[s-cars] Can you say "procrastinate"?

Robert Rossato bob.rossato_af at cox.net
Wed Sep 12 09:29:21 EDT 2007

The main issue with the HIDs is from a factor of glare.  And I don't
think it matters whether you put in OE HID projectors or just the HID
bulbs, except that the HID capsule retrofits may exacerbate that more.
The HID lenses have much less fluting in front of the projector in order
to reduce the glare.  I don't imagine you'll see much of a light output
difference between the two lenses, but the oncoming traffic might.  How
bad is it? I don't know.  But as long as you don't have folks constantly
flashing the high beams at you, you should be fine.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com 
> [mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Robert Myers
> Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 4:19 PM
> To: lee at wheelman.com; stott at gwi.net; s-car-list at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [s-cars] Can you say "procrastinate"?
> Lee,  You are making an assumption that I upgraded to HID 
> projectors.  The 
> upgrade was just to install HID capsules into the standard 
> projectors not 
> to go on to the preferred but more ex$pen$ive solution.  Now, 
> if you have a 
> good line on a nice set of HID projectors for cheap...  ;-)
> At 12:53 PM 9/11/2007 -0700, Lee Levitt wrote:
> >Yes, they are more expensive...about $250 for a pair rather than
> >$100, IIRC, but that's not 5X.
> >
> >If you're going to go through all the trouble of installing HID
> >projectors, and then upgrade the lenses, you might as well spend
> >the extra bux and do it right...
> >
> >This of course is why I want to run 996tt calipers on my 3200 lb
> >A4 rather than Boxster calipers :)
> >
> >Lee

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