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Old 02.07.2011, 21:29
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Myopic Swiss cars

Since I've lived here I have wondered why so many Swiss cars drive around with one headlight or one tail light out?

Anyone shed any light on this?
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Since I've lived here I have wondered why so many Swiss cars drive around with one headlight or one tail light out?

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Go to Detroit and you wont notice anything wrong with Swiss cars.....! By US standards I think they are far ahead of the pack.
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Go to Detroit and you wont notice anything wrong with Swiss cars.....! By US standards I think they are far ahead of the pack.
Thanks. Maybe it's not such an issue in CH and US, but in UK it's quite normal to get stopped by police if you have a light out. I'm just surprised how many one-eyed cars you see here. Maybe it has something to do with the Swiss phobia of DIY car repairs.
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Re: Myopic Swiss cars

It's not just swiss cars, here on the Geneva/France border I often see french ones with defective lights. This is against the law as you are supposed to carry and use replacement bulbs as needed, but no one seems to bother checking their lights unless the car is going in for its 'visite'.
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Old 04.07.2011, 14:19
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Crap....where is my spare bulb...I don't even know how to open that thing to put the other thing in
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Old 04.07.2011, 14:21
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Don't you mean cyclopic? I can't imagine cars being short-sighted, just their drivers .
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I've just been told the headlight is 1k just for the part...
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Re: Myopic Swiss cars

I'm fed up changing the xenon head lamps on the Range Rover, they cost a fortune. The thing is, I haven't found a better vehicle for ram raiding the jewelers on Bahnhofstrasse.
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