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Old 05-01-2019, 06:51 AM   #1
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Default LED headlight bulbs

Are LED headlight bulbs available for a 37 Ford? Any advice
or recommendations will be appreciated.

Thanking you in advance.
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Old 05-01-2019, 09:07 AM   #2
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Here's a recent thread on the subject: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showt...headlight+bulb
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Who can tell me which LED headlight bulb to purchase for my 37 Ford?
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Old 05-03-2019, 09:36 AM   #4
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If you click on the link the APF bulb which has the flange might be correct .Email them and ask.


https://redirect.viglink.com/?format...bulbs-shop.php
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Old 05-03-2019, 11:17 AM   #5
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None of the led bulbs made now will focus properly with original reflector/lense
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Old 05-03-2019, 11:43 AM   #6
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My 36 w/repop reflectors, w/led HL bulbs, and led turn signal bulbs. I never planned to drive my car at night but these were just in case I got caught out late, so I cant say how the beam is on these but they are low current draw and very bright in my shop, fwiw, YMMV

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Old 05-04-2019, 12:20 AM   #7
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None of the led bulbs made now will focus properly with original reflector/lense
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Although they appear to throw out lots of light it is unfocused light and doesn't fall where it should. This is not anecdotal -unlike most of what is written about LED bulbs here and elsewhere . I have checked various LED bulbs in my original 1934 headlights with a correctly calibrated headlight machine (used to check headlights for a legally required 6 monthly vehicle safety check in my country) which confirms that they don't focus correctly.
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Old 05-04-2019, 09:41 AM   #8
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Yea and the ones I have seen are all 12v and not 6v negative ground.
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