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Offline Shady Pioneer

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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #10 on: 16 March 2010, 17:29 »

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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #11 on: 21 March 2010, 21:04 »
I don't have one of those. :huh:

All Golf Mk3's got them, lol

The thing is, it's not exactly where it shows on the pic. It's hidden somewhere next to the fuel filter.

You just have to find the cable that looks like the one in pic, and pull it out. Then you will see the yellow plugs.
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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #12 on: 21 March 2010, 21:18 »
I don't have one of those. :huh:

All Golf Mk3's got them, lol

The thing is, it's not exactly where it shows on the pic. It's hidden somewhere next to the fuel filter.

You just have to find the cable that looks like the one in pic, and pull it out. Then you will see the yellow plugs.

The fuel filter is underneath the car, by the rear axle
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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #13 on: 21 March 2010, 22:04 »
I don't have one of those. :huh:

All Golf Mk3's got them, lol

The thing is, it's not exactly where it shows on the pic. It's hidden somewhere next to the fuel filter.

You just have to find the cable that looks like the one in pic, and pull it out. Then you will see the yellow plugs.

WTF?
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Does that make my willy look bigger?

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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #14 on: 21 March 2010, 22:44 »
Literally just had a look and I pulled out the airbox, and tucked away to the left there is like a little side "pocket". I pulled up the wire running there and there is the  yellow plug. Ripped it out and the HIDs work properly.
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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #15 on: 22 March 2010, 14:45 »
Hi All

Found this site a while ago - great for cheap HID Spares!!!

http://www.rclick.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=634

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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #16 on: 22 March 2010, 22:20 »
I don't have one of those. :huh:

All Golf Mk3's got them, lol

The thing is, it's not exactly where it shows on the pic. It's hidden somewhere next to the fuel filter.

You just have to find the cable that looks like the one in pic, and pull it out. Then you will see the yellow plugs.

The fuel filter is underneath the car, by the rear axle

Ah LOL, so what's the thing underneath the airbox? Towards to the wing?
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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #17 on: 22 March 2010, 22:29 »
I have no idea, I've heard people refer to it as a carbon canister but I dunno! I have one in the shed, removed it from my 16v, fook knows why!
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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #18 on: 22 March 2010, 23:08 »
That's what I meant, when I said "fuel filter"  :laugh: Anyways, my mistake  :embarassed:
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Re: HIDs - An Insight (What you need to know)
« Reply #19 on: 24 March 2010, 21:56 »
No. Not on a MK3 Golf. Not on stock lights, Hella Twins or any aftermarket lights alone. To be legal they need HID approved projectors or reflectors, be auto-leveling (although auto-leveling suspension is fine and also the dipped beam must stay on with the high beam. They also need a headlight washing system.

WRONG.  Do your research properly.  The unit must be E-marked and approved for use with HID burners.  The UK mandates auto-levelling and headlamp washers, but this is not mandated Europe-wide, so the Euro legislation supercedes the UK legislation.

I have no idea, I've heard people refer to it as a carbon canister but I dunno! I have one in the shed, removed it from my 16v, fook knows why!

It's an activated charcoal cannister, part of the vapour recovery 'pollution control' system.

You HID-loving idiots. :rolleyes:
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