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I noticed you guys talking about lights etc i've just recieved my philips bluevision bulbs but would like to know how hard they are to change. Got quoted at my local ford dealers to change bulbs £20 per bulb. Thats insane

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The light units need to be taken out to fit the new bulbs. I took mine out when i fitted my LED sidelights, it doesnt taken that long and isnt that hard, just need to follow the hand book on how to do it :)

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The white clips you can see in the picture is what holds the light unit in place, they need a little force to pull out other than that its just 3 or 4 screws i think!

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Bascally that white clip shown above is the only problem cause you have to pull quite hard but don't be afraid as long as you've followed the book it will pop off :)

Took me about half hour to do all my front lights, bout 20min of this was working out how to get light off in the first place

Edit: Need any help i've got some pictures i can post :)

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Bascally that white clip shown above is the only problem cause you have to pull quite hard but don't be afraid as long as you've followed the book it will pop off :)

Took me about half hour to do all my front lights, bout 20min of this was working out how to get light off in the first place

Edit: Need any help i've got some pictures i can post :)

Have you got blue vision bulbs?

I really want some but want to see another fiesta with them first and hear how much better they are :)

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Go for Bosch Xenon Silver bulbs. I guess it's not available in UK yet, so try importing via Internet. H1, H4 and H7 versions are possible.

So glad to use, seems very bright and reasonable alternative to original or late-fitted xenon bulbs. The price is equivalent to 25 pounds (pair).

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I fitted Osram Nightbreakers to my car, they don't have much of a bluey tinge but i wanted practical lights and believe me they make driving at night seem like daytime! :lol:

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Bascally that white clip shown above is the only problem cause you have to pull quite hard but don't be afraid as long as you've followed the book it will pop off :)

Took me about half hour to do all my front lights, bout 20min of this was working out how to get light off in the first place

Edit: Need any help i've got some pictures i can post :)

many thanks appreciate that if you would

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The light units need to be taken out to fit the new bulbs. I took mine out when i fitted my LED sidelights, it doesnt taken that long and isnt that hard, just need to follow the hand book on how to do it :)

IMG_0320.jpg

The white clips you can see in the picture is what holds the light unit in place, they need a little force to pull out other than that its just 3 or 4 screws i think!

Do the fogs at same time it makes it much easier. ;)

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Do the fogs at same time it makes it much easier. ;)

What are the fog codes?

You got blue visions?

Want a personal review on them :D

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Do the fogs at same time it makes it much easier. ;)

What bulbs did you use on your fog lights?

I know there H11 but they dont do them in bluevisions

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What bulbs did you use on your fog lights?

I know there H11 but they dont do them in bluevisions

Hid zenon blue. H11 12v 55w think they were osram. :unsure:

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If your looking for your headlights to have a xenon blue tint then I'd give the bluevisions a miss, there alot whiter than standard bulbs but still have a yellow tint.

I snapped one of the white clips the other day aswell, I've changed bulbs on the car before and had no problem, but the clip just snapped the other day. May have had something to do with the cold though, it was well below freezing when I did it.

The light doesn't feel any less secure but does anybody know where I can get a replacement clip on the Internet?

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i just fitted some xenon ice white lights too mine, looks 100x better than the standards, jus need figure out about the fogs now if anyone knows how do them?

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Bascally that white clip shown above is the only problem cause you have to pull quite hard but don't be afraid as long as you've followed the book it will pop off :)

Took me about half hour to do all my front lights, bout 20min of this was working out how to get light off in the first place

Edit: Need any help i've got some pictures i can post :)

Would appreciate some pictures to look at. Is there any special tools I need also is there a yellow type screw plug of some sort to release as well but do's look difficult even now after the other guy tried and snapped his white clip. Many thanks

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Thought i would put the pic i took when i was half way thru show the difference :)

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I snapped one of the white clips the other day aswell, I've changed bulbs on the car before and had no problem, but the clip just snapped the other day. May have had something to do with the cold though, it was well below freezing when I did it.

The light doesn't feel any less secure but does anybody know where I can get a replacement clip on the Internet?

I broke the clip too when I was changing my bulbs, you can get one at your Ford dealer, my was maybe for 5€?

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I bought the philips bluevision lights as both of the original headlight bulbs blew. They are brighter than the standard bulbs, but how they can be advertised as 'blue' is beyond me as they are yellowy white.

Ford would solve this problem by offering xenons as an option, headlight washers would be particularly useful as well in this weather.

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So everyone would say not to get the blue visions and get the xenon ice white?

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So everyone would say not to get the blue visions and get the xenon ice white?

My vision blues are ok and don't have a yellow tinge, be careful as some bulbs can be too bright for road use.

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Hid zenon blue. H11 12v 55w think they were osram. :unsure:

thanks mate was they hard to get to?

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thanks mate was they hard to get to?

Easy with the headlight out. ;)

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I noticed you guys talking about lights etc i've just recieved my philips bluevision bulbs but would like to know how hard they are to change. Got quoted at my local ford dealers to change bulbs £20 per bulb. Thats insane

i have tried taking the headlight unit out but something seems to be stopping it coming out, is it any thing to do with this white clip, and where is it

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My vision blues are ok and don't have a yellow tinge, be careful as some bulbs can be too bright for road use.

so you would give them the thumbs up? I just want a nice White/ bluely light instead of the standard orange!

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i have tried taking the headlight unit out but something seems to be stopping it coming out, is it any thing to do with this white clip, and where is it

the White clip is what I would think is holding it down. Make sure u have all the screws out and give it a little more force. Worse that can happen is you have to buy another clip :)

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the White clip is what I would think is holding it down. Make sure u have all the screws out and give it a little more force. Worse that can happen is you have to buy another clip :)

took 3 screws out and elec plug but i think if i force it i might break something, but if its all you do then will try to be abit more forcefull, many thanks

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