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Old 11-06-2008, 04:00 PM
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Euro Headlight???

Is this even worth buyinng????


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/MERCEDES-W126-81-91-EURO-SPEC-HEADLIGHTS-CORNER-OEM_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp3286Q2em20Q2el1116QQitemZ120328623295QQptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPart sQ5fAccessories
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Old 11-06-2008, 04:06 PM
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Yes I'd buy them,you need plugs too.I want the darker Euro turn signal lens for that year.I've heard the clear ones don't last.
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Old 11-06-2008, 04:08 PM
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Is there a link on how to rewire the euro light???
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Old 11-06-2008, 04:26 PM
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All you have to do is take the USA plug apart and put the pins into a euro plug housing. It's so easy, nothing has to be cut or soldered.

The lighting is night and day better. If you do any night or dusk driving at all the euro lights are a significant upgrade, even cheap Depot brand lights like the ones you linked. There are other auctions on eBay for Bosch units, if possible I would try to go for OEM. They will be slightly higher quality.

See here for a how to: http://www.peachparts.com/Wikka/W126EuroLights

FWIW the headlight wipers on your later car won't work well with the euro lights. I'm going to try and "make" the us spec motors work with them, using different wiper arms, I'll post my results when I get the mod complete.

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Old 11-06-2008, 10:58 PM
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I cant afford the OEM, but i think it looks nice and now you mention better lighting, I am getting it...
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:09 PM
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If you have a choice between TYC and Depo, pay a little more for Depo. Much better made.

Use 6-pin connector housings for the tail lights of just about any 80s MB.

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Old 11-06-2008, 11:20 PM
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How do you know if is a TYC or DEPO??? And thx for the link compu_85
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:24 PM
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Says on the lens where OE Euros say Bosch or Hella.

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Old 11-06-2008, 11:30 PM
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Also in the middle it should say H4 for Hella and/or Bosch units. Aftermarket ones don't.
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:33 PM
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220303010241

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=370107204261

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Old 11-07-2008, 08:55 AM
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I've contacted that seller in my search for Euros. Those lights are Depos
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Old 11-07-2008, 01:27 PM
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Great, So where can i get the Euro connector do they sell it here???
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Old 11-07-2008, 03:32 PM
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The so called Euro connectors are the same connectors used in your tail lights. Grab some from the pick-n-pull from just about any 80s MB.

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Old 11-07-2008, 04:39 PM
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I think i have some spare around.. THX sixto
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