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Old 04-02-2009   #1
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Converting headlights for driving in Europe?

mate of mine is planning a trip to mainland Europe which is fine but he has us as to how he goes about changing the dip beam direction on his UK car.

Anyone any experiance of what to do?

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Re: Converting headlights for driving in Europe?

It is possible to dismantle the headlight and change the position of a plastic part inside but this seems like a lot of effort to go to for a holiday trip, it's different if you're exporting the car.

I just use sticky headlight converters when I go abroad.
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Re: Converting headlights for driving in Europe?

You can get stickies that work on a B. The very cheapest ones might not but at least one mainstream type do. About 6 if I remember right. Mind you tried to get them off to reuse later and they just disintegrated How often do you plan to go.
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Re: Converting headlights for driving in Europe?

I drive across France in my B usually 2 or maybe 3 times a year and just don't bother about the lights, my theory is that being a LHD car the cops think that the headlamps have been fitted to suit mainland Europe. Anyway, whilst the lights are adequate they are not that powerful so as to cause a problem to oncoming traffic.
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