[urq] HIDS

wolff at turboquattro.com wolff at turboquattro.com
Tue Feb 20 11:53:26 EST 2007

I got rear ended in my Gobi urq last year so I replaced it with a black '83. 
Many parts need to be swapped over. I have funds to do some nice things to 
the black one, so I am starting that process. I work on it outdoors though, 
so the weather needs to cooperate a bit.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brandon Rogers" <brogers at terrix.com>
To: <wolff at turboquattro.com>; <urq at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 8:37 AM
Subject: RE: [urq] HIDS

> Wolff - where you been?!
> Long time since we heard from you.
> Did you get a new urq?
> I almost bought some HIDS form www.ultimateHID.com
> He has ads om Marketplace - Steve E said, I think, there is a bette
> setup but I don't know who he was talking about...
> Brandon
> '84 ur
> -----Original Message-----
> From: urq-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:urq-bounces at audifans.com] On
> Behalf Of wolff at turboquattro.com
> Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 9:07 AM
> To: urq at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [urq] HIDS
> I have the origianl quads on my "new" urq. Does anybody know a supplier
> of
> HID for the low beams?
> Wolff
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Buchholz, Steven" <Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com>
> To: <urq at audifans.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 5:01 PM
> Subject: Re: [urq] HIDS
>> Excellent point Eric ... so far I have been frustrated in general by
>> the
>> life span I'm getting from the headlight on the Beemer ... and my hand
> is
>> still healing from what it takes to get the headlight bulb in and out.
> I
>> had to do a clutch cable [again] last night ... that was far easier
> than
>> changing the headlight bulb!  (no scraped knuckles anyway)  I even run
> on
>> the highs as much as I can, but still the low beam filament pops far
>> sooner than I'd like.  Fortunately the SilverStars are sold in sets of
>> two, so from my POV the price for the set is the same as if I'd bought
> two
>> of the BeeEmDubyah parts.
>> ... on the urq headlamp ... quad light configuration ... There were
>> H1/H4
>> units for that configuration too, so it seems you could go right to
> the H4
>> HID kit right away with that setup (I've actually got a set of these
> in
>> the garage ... I think they were from Hella.  Funny, I too have been
>> toying with the idea of going back to the quad setup ...
>> Steve B
>> San José, CA (USA)
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