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Old 02-25-2002, 03:22 PM
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Hella & Bosch turn signals

I'm still stalling on getting clear turn signals for my 190E, because theres a certain look I want.. Rainmaker has it, and these are right too (sorry for stealing the pic Ernesto!):



But, these are Bosch units, and I can't find them in the UK for the 190E. I've found Hellas, but have never seen these so don't know wether to buy them or not..! So if anyone has Hellas - are they as shiny and clear as these?
thanks!

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Old 02-25-2002, 06:29 PM
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Pentoman have you tried a search at Bosch Uk? they can supply you with distributors names and addresses near to you.I suppose you've already tried Euro Parts and German,Swedish and French?Hope you find what your after. Bear
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If you are in North America, I would reconsider getting the Hella units. I got mine for my 190E from Puma in Ohio. He told me I would need nothing to install them. Yes they were nice quality, but they came with the Euro bulb holder(2 prong connector )which holds a single filament bulb.I had to use my old bulb holder and swap in 2 orange dual filament bulbs(which were supplied). The problem is that the old holders have 2 tabs on the side(180deg. apart) and the new units have 3 openings(at 60 deg. apart to accept the euro bulb holders. I had to file down one tab on my old bulbholder ,file another opening in the new units, and press them in. They will not lock in place like they should, but they won't go anywhere.
I don't think you would have to go through this with the Bosch, but I could be wrong.
You do not really see the orange bulbs through the hella ones, maybe they are less shiney and clear?
You can always opt for the smoked ones(I think they are InPro?).I actually think they would match the lights better.
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Old 02-25-2002, 10:00 PM
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Hella and Bosch should both be of the highest quality equally.
There are also other Taiwan or ? made units available,
they are cheaper $$ ,not as high of quality but (I hate to say this)
actually look fine installed.
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Old 02-25-2002, 10:06 PM
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Bekkers that is!

I bought mine at Bekkers too.White & shiny Bosch!
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Old 02-26-2002, 06:34 AM
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Trouble is I'm in the UK so bekkers is not really any use to me, and I can't find somewhere here selling Bosch ones, only Hella, so I'm trying to find out what they look like
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Old 02-27-2002, 05:32 AM
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Oops, should've checked first! It's still not cheap though.. 54 not including international delivery (which I have to email them to find out about), the Hellas from a UK site were 32 plus a much smaller delivery charge. Guess I might have to bite the bullet and just hope they look right!

later

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Old 02-27-2002, 11:18 PM
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Hella and Bosch should both Be OEM..

If you can buy them and return them, I say why not go for the hella's.

My car has some DEPO taiwan ones I got, and they still look great, and they didn't cost me much at all.

When I upgrade to euro headlights, I'll go for either the OEM bosch or hella, or the lightly smoked ones they sell.

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