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Old December 8th, 2014, 12:47 PM
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Hi, looking for a set of headlights from the eBay world for the 87 110,
Any choices would help, RN is stuck on "your # 1 caller" n tired of waiting.
Looking for the Hella 's but if there's a same as style without changing the wiring could it please be shown.
The chrome backing in mine is gone leaving less than good night driving.
Thanks.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 12:50 PM
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Old December 8th, 2014, 12:58 PM
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I had planned on the RN price, seeing RRC one's prices used not much less kinda leaves me still looking.
Can say the LED's are definitely out.
Vision X caught my eye though.

Is it as simple as a 7" h4 replacement?
Would like a set of projector style to see farther, but mine are so lacking in out put pretty much anything will be better.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:10 PM
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Any standard H4 7" will fit; Hella, Cibie, Wipac, Lucas, Bosch and the no name Far Eastern ones. The Hella 'E Codes' are nice, but I'd avoid their Vision+ as I believe they are an H4 designed to meet the old US DoT regs.

I have the Hella E Codes and Cibie's on my two Rovers and while I prefer the Cibie main beam pattern, they are not that much better than the Hella's to warrant the extra $. The Hella's are much tougher and for that reason alone I'd use them.

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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:19 PM
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I bought standard Hellas e-codes from Amazon on the cheap. They are far superior to the shitty lights I had. Just be careful that you either upgrade the wiring, or use bulbs that are the right size for the factory wiring.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:32 PM
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Hi, this may interest you, down her we put these things in. It turns the OE candles into something more like head lights, and changes the flow of current away from the head light switch which often burn out.
There are headlight kits, and head lights with spot light kits available. The relays are fused and very robust. No connection, just a happy customer.

http://www.traxide.com.au/headlight-...ht-wiring.html
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:38 PM
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What ever your running on the Bruce Hwy.....I'm interested in.....link didn't work
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:39 PM
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LOL OE Candles....
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:46 PM
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What ever your running on the Bruce Hwy.....I'm interested in.....link didn't work
http://www.traxide.com.au/headlight-...ht-wiring.html
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:57 PM
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Do a relay first. Best low cost lights are the Hella e-codes. See here for a good place to purchase with a lot of bulb options: http://www.rallylights.com/all/light...dlamp-kit.html
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:59 PM
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Do a relay first. Best low cost lights are the Hella e-codes. See here for a good place to purchase with a lot of bulb options: http://www.rallylights.com/all/light...dlamp-kit.html

2nd that site too. Good dudes there.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 02:44 PM
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Hi, looking for a set of headlights from the eBay world for the 87 110,
Any choices would help, RN is stuck on "your # 1 caller" n tired of waiting.
Looking for the Hella 's but if there's a same as style without changing the wiring could it please be shown.
The chrome backing in mine is gone leaving less than good night driving.
Thanks.
PM sent...I've got a set of Hella Vision Plus sitting around in the boxes if you're interested. I run these on the 90, and was planning to put these on the 130 but I think I'm ultimately going to go LED on that truck anyhow so don't see these getting used.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 09:35 PM
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Another vote for the Hella E-codes here. I bought them 11 years ago from rallylights.com, and they are still going strong on my RRC.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 09:42 PM
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Rallylights.com also make a nice harness for an easy install & additional upgrade.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 09:55 PM
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Thanks for replying everyone, E codes will be ordered.
Have done the relay on the 88, the problem with the one's on the 110 is no reflective chrome.

Bulb recommendations for stock wiring till summer
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Old December 8th, 2014, 10:07 PM
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Thanks for replying everyone, E codes will be ordered. Have done the relay on the 88, the problem with the one's on the 110 is no reflective chrome. Bulb recommendations for stock wiring till summer
Just stick with the hella 55/60 regulars until the wiring is upgraded.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 10:14 PM
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Good write up on aiming your new lights… http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/aim/aim.html
His other pages are very informative too.
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Old December 9th, 2014, 12:04 AM
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Old December 9th, 2014, 07:41 AM
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Wait! Before you order the Hella e-codes, Amazon has the Cibie 84220 e-code lights for a very reasonable price, $43 each, which is what RN wants for the crappy Hella Vision Plus lights, and what SMS gets for the Hella e-codes:
http://www.amazon.com/Cibie-082440-L.../dp/B008DQV88Q

Put a set of Philips X-Treme vision +100 bulbs in them (which are still the stock wattage), and you will have a nice set-up:
http://www.rallylights.com/all/light...-9003-hb2.html

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http://www.amazon.com/Philips-X-trem...+vision+%2B100
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hella e-codes from rallylights.com. I have been running them in both of my trucks for years with stock bulbs and been very pleased.
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