TheInsanity1234 wrote:in a left hand bend, they just illuminate an area of the road which is usually left unlit by most headlights. I have personally seen someone save their nearside front alloy from being destroyed by a large rock jutting out into the road
- more likely to happen when tucking on for a left bend, which is why drivers shouldn't, and
- save probably meant an instinctive swerve towards the centre of the road.
Road wasn't the right word. It was a driveway entrance, and the entrance was very narrow meaning you had to enter with a very steep steering angle, and to compound matters further, the entrance had quite steep sides on both sides, so you couldn't see into it very easily. But headlights would not shine into the entrance, and there had been quite a bit of rain, and it was (obviously) dark and actually quite wet when the driver was entering the drive, and unbeknown to us, there had been a mini landslide earlier in the day due to the rain, and there was quite a lot of rock on the left hand side of the entrance, so if it wasn't for the fog light shining into the entrance, the rock would've remained unilluminated and most likely not noticed until it damaged the alloy considerably.
But anyway, the whole idea is a moot point as the dealer said I could do it if I wanted, but if I did it, it wouldn't make matters easier when it comes to warranty arguments as Skoda UK are understandably keen to avoid paying out, so any fault which potentially was caused by me messing around with VCDS is not going to be covered.