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Offline hwassall

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #410 on: June 28, 2019, 09:51:32 AM »
Hi all,

I fitted the LED bulbs from Amazon together with the spacers yesterday and they work well. I didn't take any panels and so now sport several cuts and scrapes, I'd recommend some panel removal... One question to those who have done this before, I removed the heatsinks from the bulbs, fitted the bulb and spacer, put the clip back on, put the rubber boot back on and then screwed the heatsink on at the end. Is this what everyone else has done? This does mean that the heatsink is not screwed all the way on due to the rubber.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #411 on: June 28, 2019, 09:54:31 AM »
Yes, this is what we've done also - How have you now got cuts and scrapes externally, when fitting headlight bulbs internally :187:
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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #412 on: June 28, 2019, 09:57:29 AM »
Lol its only 4 screws just remove the clock surround it makes life much easier not cuts n scrapes im going to just trim the rubber a bit so heat shink fits better  :062:

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #413 on: June 28, 2019, 10:00:36 AM »
Yeah, I know....   will look at trimming the rubber as well, cheers!

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #414 on: June 28, 2019, 11:49:12 AM »
I haven't trimmed the rubber and don't see it as a problem. Just tightened the heat-sink so it presses on the rubber enough to stop it unscrewing. Also if for some reason I want to revert to halogen bulbs everything is standard and straight forward.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #415 on: September 21, 2019, 08:10:27 PM »
Thanks to the spacers fitting mine was dead easy this evening (with panels removed).  Needed to play with the orientation of the LED to get a similar light pattern to the OEM bulb.  I also tilted it down a bit to do some incremental testing for dazzle.  Need t have worried as loads of light out the front and no flashes from incoming drivers.  Full beam is a revelation.  Well worth the money.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #416 on: September 24, 2019, 12:15:37 PM »
Finally hoping to do this next week all ready for the darker evenings

Any preferred led lights to install. Would rather fit a tried and tested led light

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #417 on: September 24, 2019, 12:26:43 PM »
Could try reading back through the thread and checking some of the links to tried and tested bulbs  :027:

Just a thought  :164:
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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #418 on: September 24, 2019, 12:43:07 PM »
Yep could
Do but some of the posts of items are from may June so was hoping or thinking someone may have used a different or updated product.

Thanks
For your help though

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
« Reply #419 on: September 24, 2019, 01:55:28 PM »
These are what l fitted after consultations with maccmike; https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B06XDZ75H1/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1.
I still cannot believe the difference they have made and honestly recommend them.
Plus of course spacers from maccmike.

 


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