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Brighter headlights. Cheap mod.
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I posted this on another thread but it was burried down in it and could easily be missed so I'm posting it here.

This simple mod puts full voltage to the headlights instead of routing the headlight power through the main wiring harness which may drain off 25% plus it doesn't tax the old harness so much. Now that's a really bright idea. Arrharhar.

http://www.midnightdsigns.com/james/headlights.htm

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My Mustangs:
71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
05 Convertible, Legend Lime/Tan/Tan, future classic??
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#2
Hi Don,
Yeah that's a good one. Plus it gets rid of the problem that the headlights might start to go on and off because of an old headlight switch ( especially when using the high beams). Even my new aftermarket switch did this.
Sucks when that happens at 90 mph on a dark country road. "Now you see (me), now you don't!"

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Mike

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#3
Oh yeah, forgot about the old trip the breaker when on high beam trick my car used to perform to show me some excitement in return.

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My Mustangs:
71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
05 Convertible, Legend Lime/Tan/Tan, future classic??
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#4
So, in a sense, you're shortening the path that the electricity has to flow through in order to reduce voltage drop. And uping the wire size to also lower voltage drop and to be able to handle higher amerage. Cool.

71 Mustang fastback
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#5
71fastback;17904 Wrote:So, in a sense, you're shortening the path that the electricity has to flow through in order to reduce voltage drop. And uping the wire size to also lower voltage drop and to be able to handle higher amerage. Cool.

Yup. Wink Good summary.

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My Mustangs:
71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
05 Convertible, Legend Lime/Tan/Tan, future classic??
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#6
OK... THANKS ALOT... one more thing to add to the to do list! Big Grin

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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