Beam length (LEDs) these shine a little short no!?

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phillos
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Beam length (LEDs) these shine a little short no!?

Post by phillos » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:44 pm

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Would you agree that these shine a little short? It basically feels like you’re driving into the dark abyss at 110.

Each stripe is 5 meters long, and they’re spaced 10 meters apart, so I’m guessing these lights shine no more than 20meters... I’d expect 50-60meters?

Edit: I drive on the wrong (right, also literally on the right) side of the road, and it’s 110kmh not mph :)
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Re: Beam length (LEDs) these shine a little short no!?

Post by roywolfey » Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:43 am

A few with LED headlights have noticed this. I ended up adjusting mine manually, although there are some that say the new heights should be programmed or at least validated by VCDS. More on the topic here viewtopic.php?f=71&t=72264

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Re: Beam length (LEDs) these shine a little short no!?

Post by TElwoody » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:47 am

ive adjusted mine and had no need to reprogramme. all it does is adjust the resting location of the auto level, so the lights will dip and raise to the required level you set every time and have had no issues over the last 8 months

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Re: Beam length (LEDs) these shine a little short no!?

Post by green justin » Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:53 pm

Just stop at the dealer to adjust, 15mins done.

Don’t fiddle with the screws!

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