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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I overtook a 996.1 the other night and when I looked in the mirror the 996's lights looked so dull I couldn't work out how you could see the road ahead, in contrast the Litronic's on mine are totally fine with good distance and better than most modern cars I have driven.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

infrasilver wrote:
I overtook a 996.1 the other night and when I looked in the mirror the 996's lights looked so dull I couldn't work out how you could see the road ahead


They will do with your auto dimming mirror Grin
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

alex yates wrote:
infrasilver wrote:
I overtook a 996.1 the other night and when I looked in the mirror the 996's lights looked so dull I couldn't work out how you could see the road ahead


They will do with your auto dimming mirror Grin


I do have an auto dimming rear view mirror but it doesn't turn the colour to a dull amber, plus it adjusts to light sensitivity, it probably didn't even need to dim.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

infrasilver wrote:
I overtook a 996.1 the other night and when I looked in the mirror the 996's lights looked so dull I couldn't work out how you could see the road ahead, in contrast the Litronic's on mine are totally fine with good distance and better than most modern cars I have driven.



Thats what mine were like till I polished them, cleaned inside and new bulbs Thumb
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Guys - I did this shortly after buying my P&J a few years ago. I received some sage advice at that time - if you upgrade the bulbs on your car then its a none-standard part and you need to inform your insurance company.

God forbid you ever have an accident or get pulled over by the rozzers, but its one of the things that you can be nicked for as it can negate your insurance.

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