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Are Philips Blue vision bulbs illiegal as I have ordered a pair of vision plus but the shop sent me blue vision instead saying they are a better bulb?

I always thought blue headlight bulbs are illiegal?

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Its a grey area. It depends on the shade of blue. The rozzers are starting to take an interest in these.
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I'll send em back and get them changed for the vision plus. I thought it was a grey area. Not risking it
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they say off road use only on them but they have a stamp thingy on them. its confusing.
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I know the HID bulbs with a tint of blue (3000k..?) are legal, but like others have said, its one of those areas.. the blue sidelights are ones that tend to draw more trouble from the police though as far as I know..
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^ it was those I was thinking of actually.
You need to fit a self leveling system or self leveling suspension in order to retro-fit them to a car though.
I've been toying with using them on the B. But, at upwards of £300... I could proberbly spend the money better!
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(Original post by JC.)
^ it was those I was thinking of actually.
You need to fit a self leveling system or self leveling suspension in order to retro-fit them to a car though.
I've been toying with using them on the B. But, at upwards of £300... I could proberbly spend the money better!
yeah, I absolutely hate retrofitted hid's though, unless they've made a proper job of it - nothing like an old beemer scoring your retina's out when late night driving!

that said, they're bright enough when they ARE done properly of from factory :laugh:
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I have looked at the bulb and they are marked E1,which I think means they are road legal in europe?

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I think they'll be fine personally, the only time you'll really get trouble is if you come across a policeman who thinks he knows the law more than he does, and is in a bad mood..I dont think they'll be a problem (but dont quote me on that )
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ive actually just looked in my garage and those are the bulbs i use. never had a problem. as said its normally only the led sidelight things that get done, only takes one with a stick up his arse though.
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I'm sure w/e you use they will be better than the candles I have to put up with!
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