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Old 10-11-2017, 08:33 AM   #1
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Headlight bezel substitute /adding LED projection headlamps

As I was replacing everything to make the little bus roadworthy again I decided to replace the old incandescent lights with some new LED ones. These are the troubles and solutions that I came up with.
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:39 AM   #2
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To cut straight to thr chase, when I tried to remove the headlamps, I noticed that the rings and dish were badly rotted away so began my quest for a different ring and bezel that would allow me to install a new pair of LEDS lamps. I purchased the Lamps at Superbright leds.com. 80 watts compaired to 50 watts like the ones on ebay. 169.00 per lamp.. yep.
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:47 AM   #3
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After a futile search for stock parts that would be expensive and probably wouldn't work with the LEDs I found these new rings for a Harley that look like they would work. I took a chance and bought the stainless ones. Little pricey but hey its my money and I despise rust. I purchased these at Eagal Lights
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Old 10-11-2017, 09:19 AM   #4
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After removal of the old bezel ring I drew a circle for drilling the bolt holes. I used the outer bezel as a guide so the lamps would be centered. I made a spacer out of coupling nuts 1/4 x20 and stainless machine screws.
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Old 10-11-2017, 11:36 AM   #5
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Very nice.

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Old 10-12-2017, 09:35 AM   #6
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Like a glove
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Nice! Can they be aimed/aligned?
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Nice! Can they be aimed/aligned?
Sure- look at the last photo and you can see he wisely kept the adjustment screws.

Nice fab. Feels good, now go eat some red meat.
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great Job!! and you'll have **MUCH** better light than old skoolie lights.. I put LED lights n both of my busses and it makes the difference between being a CHore to drive at night and enjoyable..
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great Job!! and you'll have **MUCH** better light than old skoolie lights.. I put LED lights n both of my busses and it makes the difference between being a CHore to drive at night and enjoyable..
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I did the same on my motorcycle.

I have a Yamaha FJR1300 with 15000 lumens on high beam, instead of the 3200 lumen stock lights.

You really don't want a pissing contest with my high beams
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