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Square headlight upgrade options?
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I am new to the Westy world and just love my van. I have a 1990 with the original square headlights that I need to upgrade for better night vision. I would like any impute on weather to go with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by MICHAEL DEAL Aug 22, 2013.

 

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Bus City 2017 - the Ninth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA at Schoolhouse Canyon Campground

May 19, 2017 to May 21, 2017
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS RESERVATIONS FOR THIS EVENT. Let me explain that further - the campground is closed to the general public until Memorial Day. But Ranger Chris opens the campground Friday morning JUST FOR US. It's secret! It's special. We've been doing this for 6 years!!!! Trust us. The campground will be open on Friday. There will be space for you. Thanks! Simply RSVP here so we have an idea on how many might show up and then show up! No worries! For those of you who have been, you…See More
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"Hope it is OK to post this here. The Bra below is for sale. Wanted the "Family to have first chance. Like new and very good quality $85."
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Oct 25, 2015
John Luther replied to William D. Pool's discussion Anyone attend Music Festivals?
"The KVMR Celtic Festival is next weekend. A lot more low key and less crowded then most of the others.  We will be there in the Orley Blue 1990 Westyhttp://kvmrcelticfestival.com/"
Sep 20, 2014
John Luther replied to William D. Pool's discussion Anyone attend Music Festivals?
"Yes we go to a some in N California. A lot of camper vans show up. Have allages from little ones to "A touch of gray" Always wanted to go to Joshua Tree Kate Wolf is one of our favorites. Very well run and lots of like people. That…"
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Van at the "Racetrack"

"It's there. the speck in front of the "grandstand" the rocks on the Playa taken from the Ubehebe peek above.  A pounding 27 mile washboard road but worth it. "
Nov 9, 2013
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Nov 9, 2013
MICHAEL DEAL replied to John Luther's discussion Square headlight upgrade options?
"I VOTE FOR "ROUND HEADLIGHTS" .........IF THAT HELPS YOUR DECISION AT ALL."
Aug 22, 2013
Gerald H. replied to John Luther's discussion Square headlight upgrade options?
"yup the SA grill is on the short list of upgrades to be done for next year! Thus the reason for having the relay upgrade done already! Even with the standard H4 halogens it is definitely brighter!"
Aug 12, 2013
Joseph B. Solomon replied to John Luther's discussion Square headlight upgrade options?
"Love my SA kit and 100 watt halogen and the relay, thanks to Go Westy! But yes you should have the relay even with 55 watt."
Aug 12, 2013
Gerald H. replied to John Luther's discussion Square headlight upgrade options?
"I just installed a relay kit yesterday into my 1981 westy with standard H4 bulbs. Definitely brighter and no more risk of burning the headlight switch contacts. The relay install ishould be the first thing on every list regarding headlight…"
Aug 9, 2013
Cheri LePage replied to John Luther's discussion Square headlight upgrade options?
"Hi John, The days of finding replacement square or more the rectangular lights is getting fewer available, as in, if you ever find a supplier, PLEASE let me know! If you have the choice to switch to roundies and go with 60/55w halogen you won't…"
Jun 20, 2012
Jake White replied to John Luther's discussion Square headlight upgrade options?
"I installed this kit on my 89 westy and it dramatically improved my nighttime driving visiblity. http://www.gowesty.com/ec_view_details.php?id=3093&category_id=294&category_parent_id="
Mar 7, 2012
John Luther replied to John Luther's discussion Square headlight upgrade options?
"The S African grill was my first option I was going to go with. But I already have the early grill & single H4 lights. So for less then a total $100 investment I can upgrade. The S African would be an additional $400 . I drove many a Euro car…"
Feb 18, 2012
westywoman replied to John Luther's discussion Square headlight upgrade options?
"Welcome John! Splurge on a South African Grille with inner and outer driving lights. One of the best upgrades out there, especially if you drive at night a lot. All the online vendors sell it, Bus Depot, Van Cafe and GoWesty, to name a few. You…"
Feb 18, 2012

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