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Old 12-09-2012, 02:10 AM
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Originally Posted by CyEm View Post
Trust a German, very detailed and thorough! Interesting too, because my local auto/car shops her in Australia sell Philips HID kits, and they appear to be genuine....
I'm nominally American, although these days I am not entirely sure who I am.

I pursued your suggestion and found that, indeed, Philips India makes some retrofit kits:

I may have to fly to India and buy one. I have always wanted to visit. (I have been to Oz, although there is plenty more of it I would like to see!)

I might have to cut of the cable ties and swap them around to see if its a ballast issue..
Is there any way for you to measure the draw (current vs. time profile) of each headlight as it starts up?

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