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Old 10-22-2006, 10:20 PM
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Need HELP! finding 5 1/2" Headlights

Can anyone suggest a good source for 5 1/2" DUAL BEAM headlights (Halogen or Sealed Beam)??

Have found plenty of vendors for 5 3/4", 7" and even 5 1/2" single beam (Hi or Lo), but not 5 1/2" Hi/Lo.

Appreciate any help.

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Old 10-23-2006, 03:08 PM
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Can anyone suggest a good source for 5 1/2" DUAL BEAM headlights (Halogen or Sealed Beam)??

Have found plenty of vendors for 5 3/4", 7" and even 5 1/2" single beam (Hi or Lo), but not 5 1/2" Hi/Lo.

Appreciate any help.

texastomeh
Just curious what are you working on that has a 5.5 headlight, that might help locate what you are looking for
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Go to a Napa store and brows their listing for headlights, I needed a 6 1/4 lights once and we found a motorcycle headlights that worked great, I would bet you need a motorcycle light size also
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Just curious what are you working on that has a 5.5 headlight, that might help locate what you are looking for
Bought a great looking pair of reproduction '41 Willys/'37 Ford headlight assembles. The buckets are for 5 1/2" diameter "lens".

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Go to a Napa store and brows their listing for headlights, I needed a 6 1/4 lights once and we found a motorcycle headlights that worked great, I would bet you need a motorcycle light size also
Thanx for the NAPA suggestion! I'll try that.

I have been looking at motorcycle sites also. Found a couple - but not really anything that I liked.

I did find a GREAT looking pair on eBay from the UK. They are Halogen and almost exactly what I want at a good price. Only problem is that the shipping is ~ $130.00!

Thanx for the help guys!!

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So the real quest is for Cheap 5.5 inch headlamp bulbs?

You've found something you like in England. Find out who the manufacturer is and then contact them for a list of retail outlets for their products IN THE USA.
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Great suggestion!!

Only problem is that these particular ones were "military surplus".

The seller did manage to get the shipping cost down to ~$95.00. Looks like I am going to pass.

Have been trying to run down some various 5 1/2" motorcycle lamps that may do the job.

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