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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 03:49 AM
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So I followed the link to the Cibie light but I'm afraid a UK supplier would have the wrong light pattern for the US. The French supplier was way more $$. Anyone know if there is a US supplier of the 5 3/4" Cibie headlight?
Actually they're about the same price (one's in GBP, the other is in €). Works out to be about €0.7 difference. Anyway, point of the links was to give you the part number (082374).

I agree that a 7" headlight is much better(I had one myself), but I'm guessing that SMcQ owners will want to keep the smaller headlight. Also, I had no problems at all with my headlight brackets - I just turned them out a tad and the 7" headlight fit straight in.
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Thanks to all for the great input!
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 03:19 PM
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The UK dip pattern one is part 082371 and with the osram night breaker bulb upgrade brings the beam into the "acceptable but nothing special" category. I suppose with 5 3/4 conventional set up it's all you can expect.
A bulls eye projector might work better behind plain glass.
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