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Re: 87 & 88 TQ headlights?
>So it would seem that both the CSQ and CSQW came to the US with and without
>the 'city light' setup regardless of year......is it just a function of what
>they had on hand the day they built the car? Anyone know if there is a hole
>to install the 'city light' bulbs into the single headlamp housings on the
>setups without the sep inboard city lights?
>> My '86 5KCSTQ has running lights inboard and integral with the
>>headlights. There are double lenses which reduce the light output
>>substantially, but you can run around at dusk with these things. I guess
>>they are not very well aimed either, and with anything more than about
>>10-12 watts, you will blind oncoming traffic. I have bulbs in there with
>>a little more wattage than stock, and I get flashed all the time. But,
>>they look so yellow compared to the headlights! I really want to build
>>some really nice headlights!
>> As another point of reference, I saw the headlights from a '91
>>200TQ last week, and they are identical to mine.
>Go Pat Go!
>Go Pat Go!
>Vorsprung durch Technik,
OK' I think you're refering to the inner, yellowish, parking lights on the
TURBO models, especially 86-88 for the 5k's(maybe more recently too) and on
the 100's and 200's(turbos as well). I guess they wanted to do something
that looked more sleek and worked better with the front grill which I
believe is different, mostly for the intercooler(+headlights, depending on
how you look at it and which came first, headlight or ...um...egg?)