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Old 02-13-2003, 05:13 PM
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W124 '87 260E headlight upgrade question?

Hi All,

What bulb do you recommend for an upgrade for the head lamps? Also, the fog lamps?



'87 W124 260E (DD)
98K orig. mi. @7/15
CLK 7-Spoke Forged Wheels
Neuspeed springs/Bilstein Sport
4/3 bump (F/R)

'97 993 Carrera
106K orig. mi.
Always driven like it's stolen
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Old 02-13-2003, 05:25 PM
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Do a search on Euro headlights or headlamps. Way better at stock wattage levels than more powerful bulbs for the US spec headlights.

91 300SE
87 300SDL
83 300SD
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Old 02-13-2003, 08:37 PM
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if your car is a 'keeper' you should have euro lights so you can SEE at night.

the u.s. lights are so poor, imo they are almost dangerous. the beam pattern is awful.

go to

read this. also do a search on 'euro' lights.

your choices are numerous.

they are the best money i have ever spent on ANY car.

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Old 02-13-2003, 10:10 PM
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i remember BENZ300 a user of this sit e with teh same car as urs upgraded his lights to euros best bet contact him he got them really cheap

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