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Who sells the H4 upgrade headlight system...

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Ben, Feb 11, 2004.

  1. Ben

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    A year or two ago, I read on this site about a company that sells the upgrade H4 two headlight system for older trucks, etc. I had the enclosed beam and changed it to the H4. I ordered the two light system but I now need to order a new glass housing. I can't find the name of the company. The company name I seem to recall has the name like Midnight lighting or something similar. I can't even remember what state they are in. Anyone know or recall?
     
  2. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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  3. Stickseler

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    autooptiks is where I got mine. They use a H-7 and work quite well. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    Hella makes the kit.
    Then you can up grade to hight watt bulbs.
    They make a big difference. I have had them since 93 on my 89.
     
  5. Can Can

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    I run the Bosch H4 conversion on my 84. It's the best $100 I ever spent on my truck. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    I run the Hella H4 sealed beam conversion kit for my truck, and went straight with the 8100k HID kit. Like night and day, driving is so much more stress free . I dont even need supplemntal lights for offroading cause these light up the night. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Call up Rob at http://www.fizzautosports.com

    He hooked me up real good, and he has the HID units in stock. Tell him the guy with the k5-blazer recommended you call him.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    I run the Hella H4 sealed beam conversion kit for my truck, and went straight with the 8100k HID kit. Like night and day, driving is so much more stress free . I dont even need supplemntal lights for offroading cause these light up the night. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Call up Rob at http://www.fizzautosports.com

    He hooked me up real good, and he has the HID units in stock. Tell him the guy with the k5-blazer recommended you call him.

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    Approximate cost? /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif
     
  8. Mastiff

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    I run the Bosch H4 conversion on my 84. It's the best $100 I ever spent on my truck. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

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    Where'd you get it?
     
  9. Can Can

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    The local parts store deals in Bosch products. FWIW, most parts stores stock H4 stuff up here in Canada. I believe they're a little harder to find in the US because the H4 kit isn't approved by your D.O.T., although I've heard the laws differ from state to state.
     
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    I'll second the Bosch kit, bought in Canada. Another source is AutoOptiks . They've got sealed beam conversion kits from $50 plus the cost of the bulbs you choose.
     
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    Looking at the various pages, there is no reference to the older (75) Blazers. Anyone know if there are kits available for us codgers ?? /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif

    Thanks.

    BH.
     
  12. Mastiff

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    I'll second the Bosch kit, bought in Canada. Another source is AutoOptiks . They've got sealed beam conversion kits from $50 plus the cost of the bulbs you choose.

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    What's involved in the install of the conversion? Does it just replae the existing bulb, or do you also wire in a relay or something?
     
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    My AutoOptiks kit was just the bulbs and cutting off the conector and crimping on some female spades to attach to the h-7 bulb /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  14. Can Can

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    It's a simple job that only takes about 10 minutes a side.

    1. Remove the plastic headlight bezel

    2. Remove the chrome headlight trim ring

    3. Unplug the headlight and remove it

    4. Plug the H4 bulb into the headlight harness and hook it into the H4 housing

    5. Install the housing in place of the sealed beam headlight

    6. Reinstall the trim ring and bezel

    7. Aim the new system

    Piece of cake, brother!!!!!
     
  15. TxK5Blazer

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    not to hijack the post but what part numbers did you use Canmore because I have an 82 and mine should be the same as yours....right.....Jason
     

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