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Fit Poly Headlights to a Bravo/a Without Modifying The Loom
Published by Adrian Bravo
18-02-2009
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The Goal
The goal was to fit Marea Poly Elliptical Headlights without modifying the Bravo’s wiring loom in anyway and without using stealers. In effect being able to plug the lights straight into a Bravo as you can with standard lights.

Ideas
Working from wiring diagrams without seeing a headlight up close my first thought was to create an ISO style connector. This turned out to be near impossible because 4 Pin male Junior connectors are not commercially available.

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The male connector on the poly unit has the side light pin missing, plus it is removable. So all we would need is two male pins and two 2 pin female junior connector some wire and I could wire up the sidelight connector inside the poly. Making a very professional modification.

The Result
A Poly Elliptical Headlight ready to plug straight into your Bravo or Brava. No messing.

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Excelent
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Re: Fit Poly Headlights to a Bravo/a Without Modifying The Loom

Joske asked how much everything cost so;

2x Junior Connectors 2 Way £7.59 - http://www.thetoolboxshop.com/
2x Junior Connector male pins £0.90 - http://www.vehicle-wiring-products.eu
Grommets where 99p - The Range
Ring Connectors where 99p - The Range
Wire £2.30 - The Range
Heat Shrink was 65p for 1 meter and 75p postage - eBay

So total £14.17 before postage.

I spent a further £6.95 on carriage. Im sure thetoolboxshop does the male pins but was buying other things from VWP so just got them there.

If you get everything from one place your total will be about £17.50

If you cut the female connectors of a marea when buying the lights (46cm of wire each side) That will save over £8.00
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If your dont want your old lights you could always pull the 4 pin male connector off and use that to modify the polys, save's buying a few parts.
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great job, congrugulations
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thanks for the guide adrian, might use this for when i sort my sidelights out
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