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Old 01-16-2006, 04:01   #1 (permalink)
Derek
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Re: uprated headlamps - a warning


"Austin Shackles" <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote in message
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> Just spent an hour or so fixing a friend's car.
>
> someone previously had fitted 100/55W bulbs, as I found out when
> investigating why the headlights had completely died, which is of course
> not
> funny when driving in the dark. At least they didn't do what mine did on
> the 110, and go out when approaching a corner.
>
> switchwork overheated, melted the connector. Had to replace the connector
> for the dipswitch and the switch unit, and of course fit proper-sized
> bulbs.
>
> --
> Austin Shackles. www.ddol-las.net my opinions are just that
> "Pereant qui ante nos nostra dixerunt"
> (confound the men who have made our remarks before us.)
> Aelius Donatus (4th Cent.) [St. Jerome, Commentary on Ecclesiastes]


pity he didn't read alt fan landrover headlight posts before he fitted
them then.It seems to come up about once a month, lucky really that the loom
didn't catch fire as well
http://www.landyzone.co.uk/lz/f31/11...ght-26829.html
http://www.landyzone.co.uk/lz/f31/de...hts-26143.html
Derek


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