[V8] Euro what?
ekellock at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 18:02:32 PST 2008
On my 91 Avant, I have 20w amber bulbs in the "city light" position and with
the headlights one, I can see things illuminated in the color.
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> From: v8-bounces at audifans.com
> [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Kent McLean
> Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2008 6:51 PM
> To: Peter Littlewood
> Cc: v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [V8] Euro what?
> Peter Littlewood wrote:
> > I've always thought that Audi lights have been terrible at
> best.. are
> > you really saying that US versions are even worse? On the
> odd occasion
> > that V8s or 200 (5000) come up for sale here in the UK they never
> > fetch more than £500. Would it be worth me buying these cars and
> > sending the headlamps to you guys?
> Yes, US DOT headlights are pitiful. When we say
> "candlepower", it is the light
> of a single candle that those lights throw. If another car is
> behind you, you
> can see you car's shadow in front of you, even though your
> lights are on.
> As for sending UK lights over here, not a good idea. We
> 'Mericuns drive on the
> right side of the road, and so your beam pattern would shine
> up and into
> oncoming traffic.
> Kent McLean
> '99 A4 Avant, w/ quattro, V6, Tiptronic. "Yeah, Baby!"
> '94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
> '91 200 TQA #1, undecided
> '91 200 TQA #2, up in smoke 2
> '89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy", up in smoke
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