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Old 04-02-2004, 01:42 PM   #1
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Default Bi-xenon headlamps?

I tried looking here but I couldnt find anything regarding Bi-Xenon headlights. You know those that are on the high-end European cars like the Cayenne. Im looking for that look, crystal like that isnt just a color. If you know what I mean, can anyone point me towards any kit that gives me that look? I LOVE that look and I want to find a quality kit that gives that look. Im looking for a superwhite look with a slight blue hue in it. Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-02-2004, 02:47 PM   #2
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Do you mean HID's or just a headlight bulb. If your looking for just a bulb go to www.piaa.com or www.optauto.com. For a HID kit go to WWW.hidplace.com. HID's is what comes on high end cars. You can get a buld that kinda looks like that for alot cheaper than a kit.
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Old 04-02-2004, 02:49 PM   #3
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Check out the HID forum and run a search on there for more info on bi-xenon kits:

http://hidforum.com/forum/
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Old 04-02-2004, 04:36 PM   #4
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Do you mean HID's or just a headlight bulb.
Aren't the bi-xenon lights the HID lights which are articulated so that they can move the "filament" from the low beam spot to the high beam spot? (they physically move the bulb when you switch from high to low - so that when you replace a 9007, you don't loose the high beam) - I have been thinking about these, but last time I checked they were a little spendy for me...
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Old 04-02-2004, 04:41 PM   #5
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Aren't the bi-xenon lights the HID lights which are articulated so that they can move the "filament" from the low beam spot to the high beam spot? (they physically move the bulb when you switch from high to low - so that when you replace a 9007, you don't loose the high beam) - I have been thinking about these, but last time I checked they were a little spendy for me...
Actually, Bi-Xenon headlamps found on BMWs, Mercedes, etc. use a motorized plate which flips up/down in front of the HID bulb to change the pattern from low beam to high beam. The bulb/filament itself does not move. And yes, it is expensive...

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Old 04-02-2004, 08:12 PM   #6
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Actually, Bi-Xenon headlamps found on BMWs, Mercedes, etc. use a motorized plate which flips up/down in front of the HID bulb to change the pattern from low beam to high beam. The bulb/filament itself does not move. And yes, it is expensive...

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yeah this is what i understand the bixenon to be. there are a few other kits around, that arent really that expensive....i dont remember the brands though. i will check around and see if i have the info or not.
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Old 04-03-2004, 04:25 AM   #7
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Catz use to make a HID conversion for the H4s that was bi-xenon. In the Catz version, the bulb actually did move in and out via servo motor. There are other bi-xenon lights that work this way.... I have seen them on web sites but just not recently... too bad Catz products are no longer sold in the US.
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Old 04-03-2004, 04:27 AM   #8
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im pretty sure the bixenon things move the beam cutoff out of the way, it doesnt move the bulb.
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im pretty sure the bixenon things move the beam cutoff out of the way, it doesnt move the bulb.
Searching a little, both systems are out there - here is an articulated bulb one

http://www.xenonvalot.com/newh4bixenon.html

and here is a site with the shields

http://www.proxenon.com/add_cart_frm.php?product_id=29
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