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hippysmack [Lights - Headlights - Bulbs, Mods, Relocating]
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 ====== Lights - Headlights - Bulbs, Mods, Relocating ====== ====== Lights - Headlights - Bulbs, Mods, Relocating ======
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 +====== Relocating the stock headlight to the lower tree. ======
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 +The stock headlight is flipped upside down and bolted to the lower tree from the bottom using the existing housing mounting notch. \\
 +A new hole was drilled in the (now) back for the wires to exit. ((photos by vwclogan of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1067978&​page=2)) \\
 +The front wheel was removed to drill a 1/4" hole in the lower tree. \\
 +|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mod_5_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mod_7_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mod_1_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
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 +The bottom of the mount was tapped for a 1/4" bolt to run through the tree. \\
 +The bolt going through both mount halves is 1/2". \\
 +The spacer between the mount and the tree is made from scrap material. ((photos by vwclogan of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1067978&​page=2)) \\
 +|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mod_2_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mod_4_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mod_3_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
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 +The 2 piece mounts were welded together with a mig welder using flux core wire. \\
 +Here are some drawings of the mounting bracket (dimensions not to scale). ((photos by vwclogan of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1067978&​page=2)) \\
 +|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mount_drawing_1_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mount_drawing_2_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ref:​elec:​headlight_mount_drawing_3_by_vwclogan.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
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