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89-91 quad headlights

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by K5Chris, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. K5Chris

    K5Chris 1/2 ton status

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    those of you with the 89-91 quad headlights, are your headlights sealed beam, or are they composite? mine is composite with glass housings and European H7 55w halogen bulbs. I didn't know if this was a conversion or what. most of thses H7's don't last very long, not sure if it's the roughness of offroad or what. my last set i bought were OSRAM Silverstars, and they are very very bright (they're not Sylvania silverstars - these are German made, Sylvania is American made), i was pretty pleased with them, but i wonder if sealed beam lights would last longer.
     
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    stockers were sealed in the ones i have seen. some swap to the chevy celebrity 2 year only i think headlights with some siply mods . and thay look killer
     
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    sealled beam and they aren't too bright
     
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    SweetK30, What are these Chevy Celebrity headlights you speak of? Do you have any pictures. I just replaced the sealed beam units on my 89 'Burb and even relay'd them and they still suck. Are there any better headlights available for this style of truck? Thanks
     
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    Your K5 has a conversion kit, most likely one made by someone by eurolamps. You are a step ahead of the game, so I wouldn't go back to sealed beams. Just carry a spare set of H7's in your glove box, or if your want to get rid of them let me know I know several people who would kill for them.
     
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    Bigbluesuburban - will kill for composite headlight conversion
     
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    i went to a phantom billit grill and put in 88-96 truck composite with the 9006 bulb in mine, ill post some pics later, here it is before the composite upgrade.[​IMG]
     
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    Check the connectors for the headlights. Those lamps use a crappy connection setup and they get corroded over the years. You can buy new connectors for about $5 each.
     
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    You can also find kits to keep both Hi & Lo beams on when you hit the Hi beam switch;)
     
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    here is the full shot[​IMG]
     
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    dmoney - that looks pretty cool

    already done. it just takes an extra relay, relay socket, and some wire, dont really need a 'kit'. i also upgraded my wiring from that factory 20 or 18 ga. to a 14 or 12 ga. cant remember.
     
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    Thanks bro, it really wasnt that hard, the hardest part was cutting the holes in the core support to recess them.
     

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