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Re: 5k Euro Headlights
"Rudy Consolacion" <email@example.com> wrote:
>What type of bulb goes in the "parking light" socket?
4 Watt bulb, small bayonet type. Or do you mean the innermost lights? Those
are the driving lights!
>There's a small socket for a bulb under the headlight bulb. What
The parking light, or city light. Its one and only serious use is to warn
oncoming traffic that no, that single headlight does not belong to a
motorbike when a bulb fails.
European cars (at least mine) have a mechanism that leaves one of these
lights and a taillight on when you park your car with the turn signal stalk
still switched on to that side. Handy when you park in a dark road, and it
doesn't run your battery down immediately.
>I assume the top adjustment knob on the rear of the assembly adjusts
>the horizontal position of the reflector and the bottom one adjusts
>the vertical. What is the purpose of the grey-colored adjuster on
>the bottom knob? Looks like it's designed to stay in either the up
>or down position.
Some lights have an adjuster to aim them downward to avoid blinding
oncoming traffic when pulling a loaded trailer.
>I have the connectors and rubber boots for the plug. Is there a
>special type of female terminal to use or is it just a standard 1/4"
Use something that will withstand current well and will hold water out.
>I will be running 80/100W H4's and have relays in hand. Any other
>wiring suggestions will help. TIA!
I'd say stay away from the 80 W low beams. 55 is plenty with well-aimed
Tom Nas Zeist, The Netherlands
1988 Audi 80 1.8S, mostly Tizianrot metallic, 214,000km
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