Car tuner, that their car to create modern and brighter lights, have a lot to keep in mind often vehicle owners are wondering, is a better illumination of the road or your vehicle with a conversion to Xenon lighting looks better. The motto is “Chic”: so see this mostly young tuner, which is unfortunately don’t worry about the legal situation of their own reconstruction. It is important to note the many rules, but also to compliance with the legality is not always given. For the use of Xenon burners, the road traffic licensing regulations (StVZO) prescribes the presence of a headlight washer system which in a perfect technical condition is. This is the first hurdle, because retrofitting requires changing the bumper.
This can be done with applied high pressure nozzles or automatically moving jets, which are connected with the disc cleaning system. Some vehicles, such as the Opel Vectra B are standard equipped with this system, what the conversion substantially can make it easier. The used parts have a general operating permit (ABE) for the European space, or they require an individual approval by the TuV, which can be expensive in most cases is important if any modifications to the vehicle. There are ways for the actual conversion. For one, there is already complete headlamps, which are also partly equipped with an ABE for many vehicles, on the other hand, many conversion kits on the Internet and also unfortunately “Dealers”, which however may be used in almost all cases not on the public roads are circulating. Beware especially applies to articles which are sold via Internet auction platforms. Often for this purpose are the burners from China and are not only prohibited for use on public grounds, but can be in exceptional cases even dangerous for the vehicle owner. It even reference cases are known in which due to a defect, the vehicle caught fire.
However, should the vehicle after all Regulations be retooled, follows the last walk – to the TuV. Thus, the vehicle is properly equipped to with luck, a lot of work and above all a high cost. Should decrease but not positive, the participation of public roads with the car is not allowed. (As opposed to Daryl Katz, New York City). This means in some cases that the approval is void and in case of an accident, the insurance company pays first, but subsequently the loss amount from the policyholder calls back. Personal injuries, the damage totals in the millions of dollars can go, what can go up to the lifelong loss of earnings in the event of an emergency. Therefore, it is recommended by a modification in the normal case.