12 volt sealed beam for 100

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12 volt sealed beam for 100

Postby tmays » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:18 pm

Anyone know if there is a 12V sealed beam headlight that will work in the original housing on a 100? The flat back housing Thanks
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Re: 12 volt sealed beam for 100

Postby DanR » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:05 am

When I did the Super A I did a Google on GE. They have the specs on every lamp they make.
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Re: 12 volt sealed beam for 100

Postby sgtbull » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:53 pm

you can modify a conventional 12v sealed beam bulb to work.. you have to grind the index bumps and run a ground wire, but it will work fine and only the learned will know the difference.
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Re: 12 volt sealed beam for 100

Postby Matt Kirsch » Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:42 pm

Check my How-To on this in the How-To section.

Even the standard sealed beams are getting EXPENSIVE. Tractor Supply just doubled their prices here in the last 6 months, and went from Wagners to some cheap brand.

If you have a harbor freight tool store in the area you can get these CHEAP:

http://www.harborfreight.com/12-volt-ha ... 93904.html

Harvest the bulb. It's the same dimensions as a standard 4511 sealed beam, and the indexing tabs are steel so they are easier to cut off.
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