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Re: Xenon Headlamps, uneven light pattern (archive)

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Posted by Ron W. on January 10, 1999 at 14:26:26:

In Reply to: Re: Xenon Headlamps, uneven light pattern posted by Dave Y on January 10, 1999 at 12:48:06:

: My attempted drawing did not come out right, the
: spaces were supressed.. just note that the right beam of light is slightly higher than the left beam and is distracting..

I think it's intentional. I believe it's supposed to prevent oncoming traffic (which is presumably on the left hand side) from being blinded. If you look in the 5-series brochure, it illustartes the pattern, which is as you describe.


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