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Motojohn1
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:56 pm    Post subject: 2011 Cayenne headlights terrible Reply with quote

Hi people
The halogen headlights are terrible on my 2011 cayenne.
I've tried hid kits and got nothing but warning lights on dashboard.
I've now got a set of Cree led bulbs which are a little better but still rubbish. Can anyone offer any suggestions so that I may actually be able to see at night
Mad Surprised
Really frustrating
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Zorro
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quite happy with mine.
Do you want whiter light or brighter illumination.
Halogens are not particularly white, but the illumination is reasonable.
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not worried what colour they are I would just like to see at night. My drl's are brighter. My reverse lights and interior lights would cast more light.
The beams are adjusted correctly but are dangerously poor.

I've read somewhere that projectors can burn out?
Cheers
John
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A set of HID running around 4600k spectrum Dont know

As an aside I had Xenon on my 2012 Cayenne and I thought they were poor. If I was buying new given the costs I wouldn't go out of my way to spec them. LED are the 'future' but they're even more expensive Surprised
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Zorro
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 11:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does anybody do an LED conversion for the Cayenne.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm glad you just said the factory xenon were poor also.
I find the light is incredibly limited and seems shocking for a decent car to have such bad headlights.
My wife's Morris minor no word of a lie has better headlamps from 1967 Surprised
This is become such bone of contention with my wife and I that I believe the car will be sold over something as daft as the headlights
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 25, 2016 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Motojohn1 wrote:

This is become such bone of contention with my wife and I that I believe the car will be sold over something as daft as the headlights


That or the oil leak from the bellhousing if it's a diesel what
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