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    This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    on: October 19, 2022, 12:50:39 am
    October 19, 2022, 12:50:39 am
    At least for the rest of the year.

    Ordered the Techmax H7 LED and 70mm dust caps (thank you Simon)

    Took a peek under the dust caps and see the bulb, just undo the retaining clip-remove the halogen-install the LED-reinstall the retaining clip-dust cap back on. Are there any steps I missed or am I on track?

    To adjust the heights just turn the small black knob below the dust caps?

    I'm starting to think I just might pull this off without the need for alcohol and medication.

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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #1 on: October 19, 2022, 01:25:22 am
    October 19, 2022, 01:25:22 am
    *Originally Posted by Ant [+]
    At least for the rest of the year.

    Ordered the Techmax H7 LED and 70mm dust caps (thank you Simon)

    Took a peek under the dust caps and see the bulb, just undo the retaining clip-remove the halogen-install the LED-reinstall the retaining clip-dust cap back on. Are there any steps I missed or am I on track?

    To adjust the heights just turn the small black knob below the dust caps?

    I'm starting to think I just might pull this off without the need for alcohol and medication.

    Just make sure the LED's are in the "vertical" orientation or the beam will be pants. You should be able to remove the seating clip collar on the bulb and turn it 90 dregrees if it's not where you want it to be.

    Smithy.
    When I die, I want to go peacefully in my sleep like my Grandfather....not screaming like the passengers in his car..!

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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #2 on: October 19, 2022, 01:40:05 am
    October 19, 2022, 01:40:05 am
    *Originally Posted by smithy [+]
    Just make sure the LED's are in the "vertical" orientation or the beam will be pants. You should be able to remove the seating clip collar on the bulb and turn it 90 dregrees if it's not where you want it to be.

    Smithy.

    Vertical as in the light on each side of the bulb projects left/right not up/down?


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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #3 on: October 19, 2022, 01:52:10 am
    October 19, 2022, 01:52:10 am
    On the LED bulbs there is a little plastic collar that twists off, install this (in the correct orientation in the light housing and clip it in place, then put the bulb in and a little twist to secure. The rubber dust caps just slide on snugly.

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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #4 on: October 19, 2022, 02:02:20 am
    October 19, 2022, 02:02:20 am
    *Originally Posted by SimonUK [+]
    On the LED bulbs there is a little plastic collar that twists off, install this (in the correct orientation in the light housing and clip it in place, then put the bulb in and a little twist to secure. The rubber dust caps just slide on snugly.
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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #5 on: October 19, 2022, 02:08:03 am
    October 19, 2022, 02:08:03 am
    *Originally Posted by Ant [+]
    Vertical as in the light on each side of the bulb projects left/right not up/down?


    Light on each side projecting left/right with the body vertical...as in your pic. As SimonUK says....fit the plastic collar into the headlamp and clip it down first, it has an internal bayonet type fitting which can go two different ways to orient the beam as required....then essentially plug the bulb in and twist 90 degrees to secure...wrestle the rest of the cable inside the housing as best you can and slip the outer dust boot on and ....job done.

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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #6 on: October 19, 2022, 02:18:50 am
    October 19, 2022, 02:18:50 am
    *Originally Posted by smithy [+]
    Light on each side projecting left/right with the body vertical...as in your pic. As SimonUK says....fit the plastic collar into the headlamp and clip it down first, it has an internal bayonet type fitting which can go two different ways to orient the beam as required....then essentially plug the bulb in and twist 90 degrees to secure...wrestle the rest of the cable inside the housing as best you can and slip the outer dust boot on and ....job done.

    Smithy.

    Thanks Smithy for the help :062:

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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #7 on: October 21, 2022, 04:06:32 am
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    *Originally Posted by smithy [+]
    Light on each side projecting left/right with the body vertical...as in your pic. As SimonUK says....fit the plastic collar into the headlamp and clip it down first, it has an internal bayonet type fitting which can go two different ways to orient the beam as required....then essentially plug the bulb in and twist 90 degrees to secure...wrestle the rest of the cable inside the housing as best you can and slip the outer dust boot on and ....job done.

    Smithy.
    *Originally Posted by SimonUK [+]
    On the LED bulbs there is a little plastic collar that twists off, install this (in the correct orientation in the light housing and clip it in place, then put the bulb in and a little twist to secure. The rubber dust caps just slide on snugly.

    Light and caps arrived today will install tomorrow.

    Will it be obvious where the LED plugs in??

    Last but not least I'm not seeing where you adjust headlight levels (up n down)






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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #8 on: October 21, 2022, 08:15:57 am
    October 21, 2022, 08:15:57 am
    2 pin (female) pulls off the back of the OEM H7 bulb.  The male 2 pin of the LED plugs into it.   When you remove the inner side panel, to allow more room to work, you will see a black plastic hex nut to adjust the beam hi/lo.  The adjustment is in the owners manual. 

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    Re: This will, I hope, be my last pesky LED bulb question.
    Reply #9 on: October 21, 2022, 06:08:52 pm
    October 21, 2022, 06:08:52 pm
    *Originally Posted by Jack [+]
    2 pin (female) pulls off the back of the OEM H7 bulb.  The male 2 pin of the LED plugs into it.   When you remove the inner side panel, to allow more room to work, you will see a black plastic hex nut to adjust the beam hi/lo.  The adjustment is in the owners manual.

    Thanks!

     



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