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gc88
Hey,

So the LED side lights are done.

Next are the main and dipped beams!

I've tried scanning a few different threads but thought i'll start a new post anyway!

[u][b]Dipped beams - [/b][/u]
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MTEC-H7-12v-55w-Cosmos-Blue-HID-class-xenon-gas-bulbs-/220783562251?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3367b9ce0b
or
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MTEC-H7-55w-SUPER-WHITE-HID-XENON-CLASS-UPGRADE-BULBS-/220818953619?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3369d5d593

Don't really see a difference apart from colour? I presume both are 'plug and play' and will give better visibility at night than the standard yellow bulbs? Both legal as 55w?

[u][b]Main/Full Beams[/b][/u] -
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MTEC-H1-12v-55w-Cosmos-Blue-HID-class-xenon-gas-bulbs-/370393401983?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item563d2aca7f

Is this right? H7 for dipped, H1 for mains?

Both pictures for the pacakages on the two blue ones are the same, implying exactily the same bulb!

Can someone help me?!

Thanks

(oh and how dangerous is Ebay on the bank account!)
Lenny
[quote name='gc88' timestamp='1341429840' post='191071']
Hey,

So the LED side lights are done.

Next are the main and dipped beams!
Is this right? H7 for dipped, H1 for mains?

Both pictures for the pacakages on the two blue ones are the same, implying exactily the same bulb!

Can someone help me?!

Thanks

(oh and how dangerous is Ebay on the bank account!)
[/quote]

Yes thats correct mate H1 is high beam and H7 is low beam,

also ebay is a leathel threat to your credit rating and your bank account. it can capture your heart & consume your mind.

to be honest the bulbs you have linked are cheap quality for the same price you can buy some Osram Nightbreaker Plus bulbs and trust me they are a massive difference ive got them fitted in mine,
but for the H11 fogs ive got some Cree Q5 H11 they are 6000k white and match the parking bulbs to replicate a HID kit

Cree H11
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-FOCUS-RS-ST-H11-CREE-5W-Q5-LED-FOG-LIGHT-PROJECTOR-BULBS-/120925663446?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item1c27bb30d6"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item1c27bb30d6[/url]
H7
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Osram-90-Night-Breaker-Plus-Xenon-Bulbs-H7-499-Main-Driving-Beam-Lights-Car-/330667823983?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4cfd56936f"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item4cfd56936f[/url]
H1
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/OSRAM-H1-NIGHTBREAKER-PLUS-HEADLIGHT-BULBS-BRAND-NEW-/190455559267?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item2c58093463"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item2c58093463[/url]

the cree H11 are not very bright but they look just like HID's and match the parking bulbs for cruising at 7pm with the parking bulbs and fog ligts on lol
but when fitted along with the Osram Nightbreaker Plus H7 and H1 bulbs you dont notice the lack in performance from the cree H11
gc88
Consume my mind? More like consume my hard earned..

I am getting confused as other websites say h4s not h1s?

And white, or blue?
Lenny
[quote name='gc88' timestamp='1341430939' post='191075']
Consume my mind? More like consume my hard earned..

I am getting confused as other websites say h4s not h1s?

And white, or blue?
[/quote]

trust me mate, ive upgraded mine in late may of this year, they are H1 and H7
a blue tinted bulb will give a white light but dark blue tinted bulbs are not very bright due to the tint they have been dipped in to give the white effect also impares the light emitted from them,

and ebay consumes your mind, because you start to think about the things you saw on ebay and wonder how good the focus would look with those items i have in my ebay watch list lol
Andy 1965
Osram nightbreaker plus is the way to go, mate. I have had mine in for 8 months, with L.E.D. sidelights. No problems and great illumination.
gc88
Awesome, sold!

So lenny i get one set of each you linked, but not fogs, I don't use them.

I eagerly await the postie. !
Lenny
[quote name='gc88' timestamp='1341431757' post='191081']
Awesome, sold!

So lenny i get one set of each you linked, but not fogs, I don't use them.

I eagerly await the postie. !
[/quote]

im sorry posted the links now because i know if it was me that was buying them my missus would kill me, i can still remember the scoulding i got from her last may when i purchased them, [url="http://focusowners-social.com/forum/posting.php?mode=smilies&f=10#"][img]http://focusowners-social.com/forum/images/smilies/tickedoff.gif[/img][/url]....[url="http://focusowners-social.com/forum/posting.php?mode=smilies&f=10#"][img]http://focusowners-social.com/forum/images/smilies/dunno.gif[/img][/url]

you will also need to purchase one of these mate, [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tena-Adult-Nappies-Pack-Of-3-Small-Medium-Large-Nappies-For-ABs-DLs-/170863692973?pt=UK_Health_Beauty_Mobility_Disability_Medical_ET&var=&hash=item27c8450cad"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item27c8450cad[/url]
because you will fill it on the first time you take the focus out at night with the Osrams fitted,
i had to change the clock on the dash to 24hr format the headlights were so bright i couldnt tell the difference in 11am and 11pm [url="http://focusowners-social.com/forum/posting.php?mode=smilies&f=10#"][img]http://focusowners-social.com/forum/images/smilies/coffee-screen-smiley.gif[/img][/url]
.Ryan
Anyone got any pics of the Osrams?

I would look into them now but because I bought the Mtecs I can only exchange them for the 55w versions and they don't sell the Osrams :/
Lenny
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341433206' post='191084']
Anyone got any pics of the Osrams?

I would look into them now but because I bought the Mtecs I can only exchange them for the 55w versions and they don't sell the Osrams :/
[/quote]

what picture would you like sir,
a picture of the headlight with high and low beam or a picture of the light distance ?
Fastfordman
I've ordered some Philips xtreme vision bulbs which are meant to be similar to Osrams in performance, as my cousin swears by them. Got my original bulbs in at moment and they look and perform pathetically.
.Ryan
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1341433668' post='191090']
what picture would you like sir,
a picture of the headlight with high and low beam or a picture of the light distance ?
[/quote]

Both would be awesome mate! :D
Lenny
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341434065' post='191097']
Both would be awesome mate! :D
[/quote]

Its taking a long time to get dark so here is the osram nightbreaker H7 & H1 high and low beam from the headlight units.

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2090.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2089.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2086.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2085.jpg[/img]
Lenny
[size=4][b]Here is Low Beam Osram Night Breaker Plus H7 [/b][/size]

[IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2101.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2093.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2095.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2096.jpg[/IMG]

[size=4][b]Here is Osram Night Breaker Plus High Beam H7 & H1 [/b][/size]

[IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2098.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/Image2094.jpg[/IMG]
.Ryan
Look good those Lenny!
Lenny
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341443265' post='191147']
Look good those Lenny!
[/quote]

yeah they are quality bulbs,
im up at 6am lol but i got you the pictures required and uploaded lol
Paddy H
So these are much better than the Mtechs i just bought? Are they white/blue?
.Ryan
I wouldn't say they look that much better to be honest...just my opinion though.
Lenny
[quote name='Paddy H' timestamp='1341443607' post='191153']
So these are much better than the Mtechs i just bought? Are they white/blue?
[/quote]

their a sort of white mate, i never had the mtechs so i cant compare them to the osram nightbreaker plus bulbs and my camera is a 1.8mp on the back of my Nokia 6303 Classic with the flash off so the quality of the pictures isint fantastic but i think the bulbs are better than the stock ones.
gc88
Hmmm which ones!
.Ryan
Mtec Blue :P
Lloyday
Mate, Its worth spending a bit extra for a HID kit, Even better quality and Nice white tint on the beam.
gc88
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341446876' post='191181']
Mtec Blue :P
[/quote]

Care to run outside and get some photos quickly?

Are you Mtecs the blue or white ones?

Cheers bud:)
.Ryan
I would but I fitted the wrong wattage bulbs so I'm sending them back for the road legal ones.

They're called Mtec Cosmos Blue but they are very bright white :)
Lenny
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341447804' post='191190']
I would but I fitted the wrong wattage bulbs so I'm sending them back for the road legal ones.

They're called Mtec Cosmos Blue but they are very bright white :)
[/quote]

100Watt bulbs will always be better than any 55watt thats why you reckon the Mtec Cosmos were better than or the same as the osram Night Breaker plus, because you had 100watt versions of the Mtec Cosmos bulbs fitted but compare again when you have fitted the 55watt road legal Mtec cosmos bulbs
Paddy H
I have the 55w Mtec Blue, and il take photos for you tonight ok? I can take them in the day too if you wish but i don't see massive point.
Watch this space
mitch84
Hi

Are led sidelights road legal , I see them mentioned a lot and was thinking about changing mine but I want to be sure they are road legal , also if they are , are they a big improvement over the standard bulb?

At present I have Philips bluevision bulbs.

cheers
greggp
I got some xenon effect led's off ebay and fitted as sidelights and also in rear reg plate, am really pleased with them, fitted approx 8months ago and passed mot fine! Have had no problems with them, i've read some threads where leds have blown from the heat of main halogen lamps so be careful which ones you go for....
Stoney871
There is no legal concerns witl LED sidelight bulbs.
mitch84
good to know , without highjacking this thread what leds should I go for that people have that have had no issues with?

thanks :)
Lenny
[quote name='mitch84' timestamp='1341485992' post='191268']
good to know , without highjacking this thread what leds should I go for that people have that have had no issues with?

thanks :)
[/quote]

Parking bulbs:
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5SMD-CANBUS-5050-LED-Side-Light-White-Bulbs-T10-W5W-501-/280833746161?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4162fee4f1"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5SMD-CANBUS-5050-LED-Side-Light-White-Bulbs-T10-W5W-501-/280833746161?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4162fee4f1[/url]

Reg Plate Bulbs
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-T10-Front-Sidelight-501-W5W-2SMD-LED-No-Canbus-Error-/360333477192?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item53e58c8548"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-T10-Front-Sidelight-501-W5W-2SMD-LED-No-Canbus-Error-/360333477192?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item53e58c8548[/url]
greggp
[quote name='mitch84' timestamp='1341485992' post='191268']
good to know , without highjacking this thread what leds should I go for that people have that have had no issues with?

thanks :)
[/quote]

These are the one's I fitted. Won't throw any error codes like some LEDS do. Put a set in my reg plate as well, looks the nuts
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-XENON-WHITE-501-T10-CANBUS-ERROR-FREE-LED-SIDELIGHTS-/310253267548"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-XENON-WHITE-501-T10-CANBUS-ERROR-FREE-LED-SIDELIGHTS-/310253267548[/url]
.Ryan
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1341472455' post='191208']
100Watt bulbs will always be better than any 55watt thats why you reckon the Mtec Cosmos were better than or the same as the osram Night Breaker plus, because you had 100watt versions of the Mtec Cosmos bulbs fitted but compare again when you have fitted the 55watt road legal Mtec cosmos bulbs
[/quote]

Fair point pal :)
mitch84
[quote name='greggp' timestamp='1341486913' post='191270']
These are the one's I fitted. Won't throw any error codes like some LEDS do. Put a set in my reg plate as well, looks the nuts
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-XENON-WHITE-501-T10-CANBUS-ERROR-FREE-LED-SIDELIGHTS-/310253267548"]http://www.ebay.co.u...S-/310253267548[/url]
[/quote]

Does'nt seem to have them on sale anymore , is there any other places that people have got there led sidelights from?

Really want some now after checking my sidelights last night ,they have gone orange again ,they are bluevisions and were a nice white when new but they seem to have deteriorated over time.

cheers
Lenny
[quote name='mitch84' timestamp='1341567738' post='191521']
Does'nt seem to have them on sale anymore , is there any other places that people have got there led sidelights from?

Really want some now after checking my sidelights last night ,they have gone orange again ,they are bluevisions and were a nice white when new but they seem to have deteriorated over time.

cheers
[/quote]

Ive got these fitted in mine,

Parking bulbs:
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5SMD-CANBUS-5050-LED-Side-Light-White-Bulbs-T10-W5W-501-/280833746161?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4162fee4f1"][color="#181818"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item4162fee4f1[/color][/url]

Reg Plate Bulbs
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-T10-Front-Sidelight-501-W5W-2SMD-LED-No-Canbus-Error-/360333477192?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item53e58c8548"][color="#181818"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item53e58c8548[/color][/url]
mitch84
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1341486865' post='191269']
Parking bulbs:
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5SMD-CANBUS-5050-LED-Side-Light-White-Bulbs-T10-W5W-501-/280833746161?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4162fee4f1"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item4162fee4f1[/url]

Reg Plate Bulbs
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-T10-Front-Sidelight-501-W5W-2SMD-LED-No-Canbus-Error-/360333477192?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item53e58c8548"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item53e58c8548[/url]
[/quote]

How bright are the sidelights Lenny , dont want to get pulled , are they installed on your pics you posted on page 1 of this thread?

cheers
Lenny
[quote name='mitch84' timestamp='1341568601' post='191523']
How bright are the sidelights Lenny , dont want to get pulled , are they installed on your pics you posted on page 1 of this thread?

cheers
[/quote]

their not blinding mate,
ill get a picture up for you later.
mitch84
Hi Lenny , before I get some of these , are they a white light, dont want any blue tinge that can be found on some leds?

are they still going strong in your focus , I want something that's going to last.

cheers
Lenny
[quote name='mitch84' timestamp='1342002324' post='192779'] Hi Lenny , before I get some of these , are they a white light, dont want any blue tinge that can be found on some leds? are they still going strong in your focus , I want something that's going to last. cheers [/quote]

Hi mate,
very sorry for the delay in response to you on this one,
the led bulbs dont show a very good picture during the day but here they are in the picture below,
they are 5smd can bus T10 w5w 6000kelvin led bulbs.
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ERROR-FREE-CANBUS-SUPER-W5W-T10-501-5-SMD-HID-LED-SIDE-LIGHT-BULB-INTERIOR-/130693982695?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item1e6df7e9e7"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ERROR-FREE-CANBUS-SUPER-W5W-T10-501-5-SMD-HID-LED-SIDE-LIGHT-BULB-INTERIOR-/130693982695?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item1e6df7e9e7[/url]

as white as you can buy in led form mate, and they look alot better at dusk
pitty my camera on the phone doesnt capture the leds illumination very well its only a 1.8 megapixel :rolleyes:

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/Image2121.jpg[/img]
mitch84
cheers for the pic lenny , i got the ones from your ebay link further back , i take it they are the same. cheers
Lenny
[quote name='mitch84' timestamp='1342034656' post='192883']
cheers for the pic lenny , i got the ones from your ebay link further back , i take it they are the same. cheers
[/quote]

no problem mate,
they are all the same, and if the previous link was from me, then you have bought from the same supplier as me so they will be identical,
dont forget to switch on the lights before you put it all back togeather because led's only work when inserted in one direction,
and it would be a pain in the glass (as they say in hollad)
if you had to remove the headlight twice just for the sake of turning the led around. ;)
mitch84
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1342036664' post='192896']
no problem mate,
they are all the same, and if the previous link was from me, then you have bought from the same supplier as me so they will be identical,
dont forget to switch on the lights before you put it all back togeather because led's only work when inserted in one direction,
and it would be a pain in the glass (as they say in hollad)
if you had to remove the headlight twice just for the sake of turning the led around. ;)
[/quote]

no what you mean ,its hard enough fitting bulbs in the headlight the first time round! :lol:


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