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Headlight bulbs
« on: March 02, 2016, 02:54:32 PM »
Never been happy w/ the output from my headlights on my 93 Weekend MV. Has anyone tried the HE replacement bulbs from GoWesty? http://www.gowesty.com/product-details.php?id=24115 - looks like this would work well (and better than stock). I haven't found any other solutions outside of this.. does anyone know of any other lighting upgrades? Or do these GoWesty bulbs make a big difference?

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Offline erik.wahlstrom

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2016, 01:34:30 PM »
I've been thinking about these:

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Offline emarg0ed

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2016, 03:33:15 PM »
What are those/where are they from?

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2016, 09:31:27 PM »

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2016, 02:34:25 PM »
They look really good on the t4

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2016, 09:24:39 PM »
After a couple weeks of waiting, my lights came in.  While bolting them in is simple, they seem to have a different connector than the OEM lights.  The OEM lights have an external 3 prong connector.  However the aftermarket light has a slightly different connector.  Specifically it has a 4 prong connector.  Any thoughts?

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Offline Itsamoto

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2016, 01:54:58 AM »
After a couple weeks of waiting, my lights came in.  While bolting them in is simple, they seem to have a different connector than the OEM lights.  The OEM lights have an external 3 prong connector.  However the aftermarket light has a slightly different connector.  Specifically it has a 4 prong connector.  Any thoughts?
Are you talking about the Depo angel eyes?

The fourth prong is for the "parking light" -- something found on European models.

You can read some of the details on the wiring up in this thread: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5693040-Ordered-some-Depos-for-the-EV

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Offline erik.wahlstrom

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2016, 06:44:37 PM »
That was exactly the help I needed.  I think I've found a slightly better way.  I bought one of these.

I'll snip off the blue connector and wire in an H4 adapter, and then run the halos into the parking lights.

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Offline Itsamoto

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2016, 11:44:35 AM »
That was exactly the help I needed.  I think I've found a slightly better way.  I bought one of these.

I'll snip off the blue connector and wire in an H4 adapter, and then run the halos into the parking lights.

Interesting - but isn't this just as much work to tap into the plug (and save yourself $29.99 as well)?

Also, if you want to replace the halo lights with LEDS -- the bulb size is T5 286 wedge.

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Offline erik.wahlstrom

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2016, 03:10:41 PM »
I suppose, but it's reversible and at worst I'm our $29 if i screw it up.   ;D

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2016, 03:04:14 PM »
pics of the lights on the van?
1993 VW Eurovan MV Weekender 2.5L 5spd

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Re: Headlight bulbs
« Reply #11 on: August 08, 2016, 09:16:57 AM »
Am I wrong in thinking that the picture is for a 96-03 EV?  I looked at the site and they do have some for a 93 as well, but the styles/shapes are different.