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Another H4 headlamp upgrade with DRLs

See our earlier articles on headlamp upgrades

Installing DRLs in replacement H4 Halogen MGBGTV8 headlamps V8NOTE573

MGBGTV8 Halogen headlight conversion with twin relays V8NOTE577


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Another headlamp upgrade incorporating DRLs has been fitted to his two MGV8s by Roger Parker. They are powerful UK headlamps set up solely for DRL function through a switching relay with automatic disconnection when the sidelamps are on. Roger says "my camera doesn't reproduce a fair view of the impact of these lights in daylight conditions and dims them, but they certainly have increased the visibility of my car. The headlamp light control that the 'crystal' (segmented) lens behind the clear front cover has is really quite effective with crisp beam pattern on the MOT headlamp aim tester".

Headlamp upgrade from Powerful UK
Powerful UK, family run business based near Swindon in Wiltshire, offer an ARV6 style Headlamp Conversion kit
to upgrade the headlights of Morgan Plus 4 or Plus 8 to these new ARV6 LED DRL style DRL headlights. The say "these headlights are the latest evolution of the round 7" headlight to hit the market. As all new cars need to have DRLs fitted, it is becoming a popular upgrade on older cars. These headlights have been specially made for us here at PowerfulUK and have a Right Hand Drive beam pattern that will pass a UK MOT. Even if the LED is not your thing these lights have a superb light output on dip and main beam thanks to the beam pattern being set by the reflector not by the lens (as on standard headlights). The lens is smooth giving a cleaner sharper appearance to the lights. These lights give up to 25% more light output than standard headlights even using the same bulb!

All new cars use this new technology for the headlights and this is one major reason modern cars have much better lights. In addition to the better technology the reflectors on these lights are made from plastic and so will not rust or corrode like the older metal ones. The lens is made from a scratch resistant plastic. These lights use Halogen H4 bulbs which you should have in your old lights unless you still have sealed beam units fitted. These lights are not E Marked but are RHD MOT passing lights. This listing is for a pair of headlights complete with LED side lights and rubber caps for the bulb but note no main H4 headlight bulbs are included. We have run these lights with 90/100W H4 bulbs with no problems. These lights will fit into Lucas metal bowls and also Lucas and Wipac plastic bowls. You can link the LED power wires to the sidelight wire or link to an ignition source of you want them to come on with the ignition".
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