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Old 03-04-2014, 10:37 AM   #1
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Headlight tool missing......

...from my toolkit. Went to change my main beam bulbs today for a brighter option, got to the toolkit stored in the space-saver and the tools aren't there.....bugger....!!!

Any ideas from my british co-owners as to where I can get one from or is an ebay job.............?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 03-04-2014, 10:56 AM   #2
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a long handled 5mm nutdriver works too ...
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Old 03-04-2014, 11:11 AM   #3
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a long handled 5mm nutdriver works too ...
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Old 03-04-2014, 12:37 PM   #5
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On the Bulb, just consider that Brighter means more wattage and hotter in many cases and you will end up with an unsightly yellow/brown/burned lens.

Just a heads up as many folks that have tried more powerful bulbs, or even non OEM brands of similar stated wattage, end up with this burning issue.
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On the Bulb, just consider that Brighter means more wattage and hotter in many cases and you will end up with an unsightly yellow/brown/burned lens.

Just a heads up as many folks that have tried more powerful bulbs, or even non OEM brands of similar stated wattage, end up with this burning issue.
Cheers JB, noted although I've not gone much brighter, just whiter light.

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Old 03-04-2014, 02:08 PM   #7
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Skoosh......much improvement on whiter? I can I ask what bulb number, brand you went with? Cheers.
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My headlight tool is very sloppy: it slips on the fitting. As Burg suggested, a 5mm socket works better. I've put a spare socket and extension in my toolkit in place of the stock tool in case I ever need it on the road.

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