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Don't worry, I understood what you were saying (I hope you gathered that from the tone of my original reply) - its just that those who have paid that sum of money wouldn't be quite so understanding.
It is poor design, what I recall was once termed 'built-in obsolescence' and there's really no excuse for that.
If its any consolation, I have xenons on my car - and that's by no means a diy fix if it goes pear-shaped!
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater