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Old 09-12-2019, 01:08 PM   #1
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Default LED headlamps for 37 Ford

Where can I get LED headlamps for a 37 Ford that fit into the original receptacles?


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Old 09-12-2019, 01:40 PM   #2
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Default Re: LED headlamps for 37 Ford

From what I am seeing, it appears they a 7" that set in the housing. The bulbs appear to be offset pin type, am I correct, or are these just knockoffs? Do you need the whole housing or the inserts or just the bulbs?

If you just need the bulbs:

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Old 09-12-2019, 06:38 PM   #3
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Default Re: LED headlamps for 37 Ford

Bob Drake has a kit that replaces the reflector and uses a halogen bulb, I THINK an H4 bulb. His kit uses the original lens. There are replacement LED bulbs for the H4 bulbs. A round-about-way of getting there, but worth a shot. His website says the kit is out of stock. Maybe some of the vendors who sell his products have some in stock. I have his kit on my '38 and the focus is good. I have read reports of kits from other suppliers that aren't focused correctly and the light is scattered.
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Old 09-13-2019, 07:33 PM   #4
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Kinda what 40cpe said, I used a new reflector kit and tossed the halogens and put in some hi quality leds, work great in my 36


see my video. w/led turn signals too.

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Old 09-14-2019, 10:10 AM   #5
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Default Re: LED headlamps for 37 Ford

You have to be careful switching from the original '36-39 bulbs in favor of halogens, LED's etc. The original lens are made for the original equipment pre-focused bulbs, therefore using different bulbs and/or sealed beams behind the lens puts out a lot of light that is defused all over the place.. Been there done that..
For my money it don't get much better than plane old 6V sealed beams that are properly wired with a relay..
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