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Re: headlights...

Subject: Re: headlights...
From: Barry Berg <>
Date: Tue, 28 May 1996 11:36:37 -0700
W. R. Gibbons wrote:
> Actually, I'm not sure that halogen non sealed beams are illegal on the
> road, these days.  My Accord came from the factory with what appear to be
> non-sealed beam halogens (haven't looked at it too close, but the bulbs
> sure seem separate) so the laws may have changed.

They still are, the cars that come in like your accord with separate
bulbs come in with an exception on a model by model basis.  Sort of
a rubber stamp but the non sealed beams are still illegal for the 

I have never heard anyone being busted for that.

Regarding the output load of the alternator.  A good size (amperage)
battery will buffer the load on the alternator.  A better solution
is replace the alternator.  I have a Lucas Alternator rebuilt by
Bosch which has never given me any trouble, and supplied more than
adequate load for the car.


When your car is in the air, the accelerator doesn't work!
The brakes don't work!  The steering doesn't work!...Nothing works!!!
To which Bob Benson Replied: "Gravity Does. :-)"
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