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re: Euro lights question

>Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 17:15:43 -0500
>From: Paul Hill - PKO <Paul.Hill@digital.com>
>Subject: Euro lights question
>When I took the old units out, there was a nylon washer placed like a
>spacer between the headlight units lower securing tabs and the car body.
>Did anyone else find these? did you reinstall them with the new units? I
>can't think why they are there.

I don't recall encountering these washers ('91 200q). Perhaps they were
added by previous owner to raise the direction of the DOT beams?

>As mentioned by another lister, there is no hole in the new units for
>the screw that holds the front trim piece on, but there is plastic
>there. I assume I need to drill a pilot hole into this. Did people do
>this before installing, or when the trim is in place (not sure I could
>get the drill in then).

I drilled hole(s) _after_ the lights were in place. I installed the front
trim, then loosely fitted the side piece so I could mark the best hole
location (I seem to recall the hole location is most critical w/resp to the
side pieces); then I pulled the side trim away while drilling. Might be
able to drill with both trim pieces installed.

Sorry I can't help with the oem part# questions. I also did a stock wiring
installation with 0.25" lugs, but will be soon installing relays/harnesses
from Vortrag. The 0.3xx" designation mentioned recently also has me
puzzled, unless it refers to the spacing needed _between_ the lugs in the
2x2 connector array.

Phil Rose				Rochester, NY
'91 200q				mailto:pjrose@servtech.com
'89 100