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Old 07-08-2011, 03:02 AM   #61
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I agree with a previous poster in that after having HID headlamps I am not interested in halogens... ever. I am pretty disappointed that you can't get HIDs even in the titanium trim. I'm holding out for the ST anyway, so hopefully that model will get some HID love.

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HID headlamp leveling, while nice and less time consuming than DIY leveling, most Americans go to the dealer for changing a freakin' light bulb, so no need to provide controls for leveling their own headlamps.
This is not true. Cars that have HID headlamps are required by law to have a leveling system. In Europe they are required to be auto-leveling. The point is that you can blind oncoming cars if you have a load of gear in your trunk/hatch because of the difference in projector angle. It's not a substitute for headlight alignment. Personally, I think the Europeans got it right on this one. Very few people understand why manual leveling systems exist and so they do not use them for their intended purpose.
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Old 08-11-2011, 04:40 PM   #62
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Has anyone found a good contact or seller for the european focus healights?
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Old 08-11-2011, 06:39 PM   #63
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>>>Has anyone found a good contact or seller for the european focus healights?

Ditto.

Do we have any verified compatibility data? They will have to be the ones set for driving on the right hand side. . . . ruling the UK out.

I presume the moment someone gets a part number they'll post it.
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Old 08-11-2011, 11:12 PM   #64
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Your right. The set up pictured is just likemthe current fusion
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Old 08-12-2011, 02:32 AM   #65
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Has anyone found a good contact or seller for the european focus healights?
I can buy them here in Germany (LHD), but I wouldn't be able to gaurantee that they'd be a direct swap. My shipping cost would be very low because I'm military, so I can use the USPS on base.

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Old 08-12-2011, 07:50 AM   #66
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If anyone who works for British American Transfer (www.batinc.net) reads this forum, there appears to be quite the business opportunity here.
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Hi, just to wet your appetite:



My car has arrived at the dealership for me to collect on the 1st Sept.
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Bi-Xenon Headlamp Fans Let Your Voice Be Heard !!

Here's feedback I received from FMC...

Hi! My name is Jamie from Ford's Customer Relationship Center. I had the opportunity to read your email regarding the unavailability of bi-xenon headlights as an option on your 2012 Ford Focus.

Congratulations on the purchase of your 2012 Ford Focus. We are confident that you will enjoy the spacious interior in addition to the many features that your vehicle has to offer. You definitely chose a great vehicle.

We thank you for taking the time to write to us and providing feedback about the unavailability of the Bi-xenon headlights as an option to the vehicle your chose and your suggestion for this option to be sold on www.fordaccessoriesstore.com.

From time to time, vehicle models and options are added, deleted or modified. I would like you to know that the Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center is unaware, of changes that our Engineering and Design Team may be making and the specific changes that may be made in the future. If you are interested in futuristic vehicle design ideas that we are working on, please visit us online at www.fordmotorcompany.com and select the Innovation tab.

In addition, we would like to invite you to share your comments with Ford Motor Company by visiting The Ford Story website at www.www.thefordstory.com. On this site you would be able to voice your opinions on what you would like to see in your next vehicle, such as additional security features, more convenience items, and so on. This is also where you can your share your experiences owning a Ford vehicle, catch up on exciting technologies and concepts being explored by Ford. You can also post questions for our engineers, designers or CEO.

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Here's feedback I received from FMC...
Hi! My name is Jamie from Ford's Customer Relationship Center.
Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.
Thank you for contacting Ford Motor Company and have a great day!
Shortened it up a little bit for ya....
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Translation: "Thank you for your comments, we'll put down a +1 on the column for Feature Request X, we already have your money so don't count on us spending extra R&D money on creating a product for you to retrofit your car. Goodbye."
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