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Can I replace my headlights with xenon bulbs?

Can I replace my headlights with xenon bulbs?

There are plenty of great reasons you should consider switching from halogen headlights to the xenon HID option. Xenon HIDs can even be installed along with regular main beam headlights, so there is only an improvement in function to be had from installing these headlights.

Can I fit xenon bulbs to my car?

If your car is designed to use halogen bulbs, you can’t simply install Xenons – they physically won’t fit. Due to the gas discharge technology used in Xenon HIDs, the base of the bulb has to be designed in a different way to accommodate this.

What headlight bulbs does a Vauxhall Astra 2007 use?

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Bulb Position Fitting
Dipped Beam (Headlight) H7 (499) Shop Now
Full/High Beam (Headlight Flasher) H1 (448) Shop Now
Front Fog Lamp H3 (453) Shop Now
Side/Parking Lamp W5W (501) Shop Now

Are xenon bulbs legal in the UK?

According to the letter of UK law, HID xenon lights are not permitted. However, European type approval regulations do allow them, and therefore they must be allowed on EU cars registered in the UK. There is a similar situation when converting a car from halogen to xenon units.

Are xenon headlights legal?

Though the after-market xenon lights are illegal, there is no issue with passing the vehicle as long as the lights work. “There is no rule specifying t zenon lights, but most modern cars manufacturers have it these days.

How much does it cost to install xenon headlights?

Registered. If you want to go OEM, look for around $1800 for a pair of xenon headlamps. If you are fine with going aftermarket, you can get DOT approved Depo brand headlamps for around $400 a pair. Installation and removal of headlamps is quick and easy so should be cheap to have a mechanic do it.

Does my car have xenon headlights?

The angel eyes may be halogen, which will look yellowish like any normal halogen. Turn your car on, turn the high beams on, stand in front of one headlight and stare straight into it for 10 seconds. If you are only partially blind, its a halogen. If you are completely blind, its xenon.

Are blue light on car legal?

Blue lights are strictly permitted. Make sure there are no red lights from the front of your car. You may want to avoid using red or green aftermarket or underglow lights so you won’t get confused for an emergency vehicle. All lights that are visible from the front of your car must be either white or amber.

How do I know if my car has xenon headlights?

What to do if your Vauxhall Astra bulb goes bad?

Call Us On 0330 1359 545. If your Vauxhall Astra has cornering bulbs then upgrading them will be a great option. The extra brightness allows for clearer vision at night and the bulbs will not only do their job, but also look the part as well.

Can a xenon bulb be used in a halogen car?

If your car is designed to use halogen bulbs, you can’t simply install Xenons – they physically won’t fit. Take a look at this comparison of a halogen and a Xenon HID bulb:

How can I tell if my car has xenon HID bulbs?

There are a few ways to check this. You can look in your vehicle handbook, which will display the most up-to-date fitting information. If your vehicle uses xenon HIDs, you’ll be looking for a fitting that begins with a ‘D’, such as ‘D2S’.

What kind of car is the Vauxhall Astra?

The Vauxhall Astra comes as a Convertible, Estate, Coupe and Hatchback. The Astra is available as a 3 or 5-door hatchback, 4-door saloon, 5-door estate and 4-door van