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Gt cloverleaf 170

Hi guys winter is now rapidly aproaching !.... I am thinking of upgrading the headlight bulbs on my new GT.
sorry if this has been asked before, I do not want the chavy look and am looking to ge more light?
Any one done this? and advice needed.
All so that exactly does the red sport button do in my GT.
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All the sport button does is supposedly improve throttle response
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Your headlights should be xenon upgrade on that model - they will be hard to improve on ! Im more than happy with mine .
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The Sport button makes the fuel gauge go down more quickly for absolutely no discernible difference in performance. Oh, and the button lights up.
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Presuming you have halogen bulbs and not xenons...

Check the headlamp levelling control is set to zero!

Check your bulbs are seated correctly, if they come unclipped the bulbs can sit further back, causing the beam to point toward the floor.

Check your beam pattern by parking on level ground in front of a flat surface. You can adjust this yourself with a hex key, but I won't offer advice here as it's a safety critical item so if you're at all unsure, consult somebody who isn't!

Do all this before splurging on any fancy bulbs.
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Originally Posted by NuvolaBloo View Post
All so that exactly does the red sport button do in my GT.
It halves the travel required on the accelerator pedal required in order to achieve 'full throttle'. Nothing more.

I read somewhere recently that 'pedal mapping' like this used to be adjusted on F1 cars in order to control wheelspin but is now obsolete.
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