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kahlil88 04-14-2016 07:27 PM

FS: 190E/190D Euro Headlights
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Selling two pairs of Euro style headlights for the W201 chassis (1984-93 190E/190D). $120 SHIPPED.
DEPO lamps came from a parts car and the TYC are still in my daily driver.
Corner/signal lamps also available. Will include ALL bulbs and pair of 6-pin plugs.

PM with email address for high resolution photos.

Mighty190 04-15-2016 11:17 AM

My question may be better suited for a technical part of the forum but are these any brighter than US lights and do they require modification to the car to fit?

kahlil88 04-15-2016 03:11 PM

Euro headlights have a less restricted light beam and take standard H4 bulbs instead of whole sealed beam units. Brighter depends on the bulb, but the light spreads over more of the road.
The only modification needed is to the plug, and I should have mentioned I will include a 6-pin plug and point the buyer to instructions on where the pins go. Super simple, takes about one minute and you're good to go.

babymog 04-15-2016 03:46 PM

Euro lights have a focused low-beam, with a mask or optics that cut the beam at the top, angling higher on the passenger side.

US/DOT lights of this era have a much crappier pattern. The high beam filament is in the focal point of the light (reflector, optics), the low beam is high and to the left, shining an un-focused beam low and to the right. This was the FMVSS standard of this time, dismal headlamps. Huge difference, the only down-side to the Euro pattern is that it does not light up overhead signs well on low-beam. Also, the fog-beam is a better light, has a glass reflector with decent optics (and white), vs the crappy yellow fog-beam of the US lights with a (typically cloudy) plastic lens.

Both lights will have 55-watt bulbs, the difference is how much of the light is going where it is supposed to be and not wasted in glare etc.

I cannot comment on the fit/quality of these aftermarket lights, but if they are EEC approved, they should be very good light output/pattern.

Mighty190 04-15-2016 06:14 PM

Ok that's good to hear. The ones on the car now are pretty bad. I'll talk to the rest of the guys on the team and see if they want them.

cabarrus 06-03-2016 10:05 PM

Did you ever sell these, or are they still available?

kahlil88 06-04-2016 02:27 AM

Both pairs are still available

daphatch 06-05-2016 07:16 PM

Will this fit a w124 300e ?

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benzguy300 06-05-2016 07:23 PM


Originally Posted by daphatch (Post 3604221)
Will this fit a w124 300e ?

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No it won't

daphatch 06-06-2016 12:24 AM

Do u know where I can find euro headlights for a 300?

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w123fanman 06-06-2016 12:25 PM


Originally Posted by daphatch (Post 3604278)
Do u know where I can find euro headlights for a 300?

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Ebay. Depo makes some for the W124 as well

daphatch 06-07-2016 09:06 PM


Originally Posted by w123fanman (Post 3604352)
Ebay. Depo makes some for the W124 as well

Appreciate the help !

kahlil88 06-17-2016 05:44 AM

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TYC have been sold! Depo units are still available, signal lamps are $25 extra.

kahlil88 06-29-2016 02:21 AM

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DEPO have been sold but the buyer seems to have changed his mind. PM for details.

party 06-29-2016 11:53 PM

Beware of this seller. Happy to provide details.

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