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Offline BearKat

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A10 Headlight
« on: 24.02. 2012 09:28 »
Hi Guys,
          I am still looking for the park light bulb holder for my 1954 Flash,the h/lamp is ok but the incorrect reflector nolds the park light bulb,it works ,but i would like the correct under slung light working,
                                           Gordon.
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Re: A10 Headlight
« Reply #1 on: 24.02. 2012 10:18 »
I'll bet you'll have fun forever looking for one of those fitments Gordon!

My under slung pilot light fitment on my B33 was also missing. What I did though was to buy one of those very cheap LED torches for a £pound and take out the round bulb arrangement (about ten LEDs in a ring) then fit a resister and join wire to modern pilot bulb connected to headlamp globe. The result is quite impressive giving a nice whiter light than the tungsten bulb. I don't think it is enough on its own though and this is probably why Lucas did away with the idea. I use one of Paul Goffs 6 volt 20watt Halogen bulbs, these give a much better light for daytime running.
Ride Safely Lads! LJ.
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Re: A10 Headlight
« Reply #2 on: 24.02. 2012 14:08 »
I reckon your right LJ, my lights are fine and i,m not a perfectionist ,but i thought i,d try. Both bikes passed the mot on tuesday with no adviseries,so i,m quite happy.But i might give your advice a try,although i am not to clever at electrics!!
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Re: A10 Headlight
« Reply #3 on: 24.02. 2012 15:58 »
Hiya Bearcat,
Don't know if it helps but there is a complete headlight with the underslung
parking light on ebay, 2 days to go, up to £53 now. Item number: 170783814310
It's under M/C Parts-BSA- Lighting. Includes switch & ammeter.
Failing that , JRP Classics-Ltd do new repros for £69.99 also on ebay.
Cheers.
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Re: A10 Headlight
« Reply #4 on: 24.02. 2012 17:10 »
Thanks Pilgrim,
               i will check it out
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