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Re: [Healeys] LED Headlight Conversion advice

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Subject: Re: [Healeys] LED Headlight Conversion advice
From: Bob Haskell <rchaskell@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2019 09:19:56 -0500
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Just got the weekly email from Little British Car Company and they're 
selling a pair of semi-sealed 7" round headlight with H4 LED bulbs that 
will work with positive or negative ground for about $90 (P/N 
171-LEDHL101).  NFI.


Bob Haskell
Austin Healey 3000 MkI registrar

On 2/20/19 3:42 PM, bgdrab@eastlink.ca wrote:
> Since I posted that I had the led lights and loved them I have had 
> several enquiries asking me from whom and what kind I used. To further 
> clarify my post on LED headlights, I had some original Lucas Tripod 
> headlights in my car. They did not use the H4 bulb but a much larger 
> bulb with a much larger base. The set I got was from the UK and included 
> an adapter ring which allowed me to use the H$ style LED bulb in my 
> Tripod headlights.
> I unfortunately don?t remember the name of the company I?d got the 
> lights from nor the exact price but I believe the all in price including 
> shipping was around $125.  I?m going to dig through some information 
> that I have and try to locate the company name and the headlight kit 
> name. I?ll post that info when (and if) I find it. I do have to 
> reiterate ? the difference is well worth the effort, especially if you 
> do a lot of night driving.
> It is also worth noting that these aren?t a simple conversion from 
> sealed beams as some thought. You must have the European style head 
> lights with a replaceable bulb.
> Brian Drab
> *From:*warthodson@aol.com <warthodson@aol.com>
> *Sent:* February 19, 2019 8:26 AM
> *To:* healeys@autox.team.net
> *Subject:* [Healeys] LED Headlight Conversion advice
> There seems to be a big difference between the two options (Litezupp & 
> Moss) listed below.
> I am not familiar enough with each to understand the pros & cons of 
> each. Obviously, the Litzupp is a simple bulb replacement, While the 
> Moss product requites some wiring adaptions.
> The Litzupp appear to be screw in bases, not the type of base used in 
> non-sealed beam headlights. Do they offer just the replacement bulb that 
> would fit into an existing vintage non-sealed beam head lamp?
> Gary Hodson
> Litezupp Ind. LLC. Www.litezupp.com <http://Www.litezupp.com>
> Ira Erbs
> Portland, OR
> typos and artifacts are the fault of my phone
>     Op 19-2-2019 om 05:21 schreef Bob Spidell:
>         Either:
>         https://mossmotors.com/led-conversion-kits-for-7-h4-headlamps
>         (see option dropdown)
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