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Headlights not bright enough

I'm trying to figure out why there's no way to increase the ''power'' of the lights in my car. It's a very big problem specially driving during nights. Actually the normal lights are extremly low and the intense mode (supossed to be higher) looks like normals.

Somebody told me the bulbs must be 9007 and I've checked those I have and they are 9004, so I'm going to change them but if someone of you think something else, would be nice to know your comments.

Any idea would be really appreciated.



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Whats the wattage of the bulbs as some countries have quite specific laws relating to higher wattage bulbs.put some halogen bulbs in and adjust the level of the lights .55/60 watts .Other than that fit some aux lights if you are allowed without a certificate of homoglonation by the vehicle manufacturers,fitted by an authorised garage and wired by a qualified electrician then presented for another mechanical vehicle inspection and the make and wattage of lights added to the cars documentation.this is spain of course

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