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    Posted: 10 March 2018 at 11:32am
Hi folks
Looking for advice on headlight bulbs for my T2 bay
Want to put bulbs in it that will let me see the road at night instead of the 2 candles I have in it just now.
Anything I should or shouldn't put in?

Cheers
Gordy
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You shouldn't put carrots in.
Contrary to popular legend, they won't help you see in the dark
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p.s. VW Heritage have loads of different options for headlamp upgrades - try browsing here.
https://www.vwheritage.com/vw-bay-bus-1968-79/vw-bay-bus-electrical/lighting-headlights-switches
Justkampers also have different options available for you too.
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Make sure your lenses are clean and reflectors are shiny, if not you will be struggling no matter what bulbs you fit. Check all connections and earth points, if you still suffer from dull lights consider fitting relays to minimise voltage drop, any branded bulbs should give reasonable performance but higher wattage ones will place more strain on the wiring. I cured the poor lighting on my t4 by using led bulbs to get round the standard poor wiring
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[QUOTE=Zippy]You shouldn't put carrots in.
Contrary to popular legend, they won't help you see in the dark
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Have to disagree,carrots do help you see in the dark. Have you ever seen a rabbit wearing glasses? I rest my case Tongue
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Well done Ed!
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Edited by Zippy - 11 March 2018 at 9:19pm
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