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Re:Bosch Headlights for Ur-Q
At 04:06 PM 6/25/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I'm looking at replacing my 4 headlight system (high/low Cibie) with the two
>headlight system (Bosch European) on a 83 ur-q. The lights are actually for
>the 86 MY. I already have the 86 grill. Are there any BTDT's? The Cibies
>reflectors are rusting so I have to replace them anyway, I was hoping to
>update the look at the same time.
I did it on our '82 urq a week after I bought it over 2 years ago. I just
last month finally got around to upgrading the wiring and installing a
battery jump post from a 5ktq up near the shroud for the radiator.
When I purchased my single lense headlights, they were $500 total from
Shokan. They are alot more now. These are the slanted units that replace
the headlights and do not provide a big ugly yellow turn marker like a 4k.
I also had to replace my grill with a used unit out of a '85 -'87
4k/4kq/coupe, as well as the plastic spacers/trim pieces that are above and
below the headlights. With the exception of the headlights themselves,
everything can come from the cars mentioned above.
I definitely updates the look of the car!
If you have specific questions, shot them my way and I will try to answer