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Hello. My Eyesite is going to hell. Need brighter headlight on my 36 Ford pickup. I have Halogen bulbs now with turn signal lights in the original buckets. Reflectors are nice and bright. Any ideas. Thanks.
 

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The relays will certainly help, but if you are using your original reflectors, as they don't seem to diffuse the available light very well (in my experience anywau9)-
I used a Headwinds conversion, and then put United Pacific lights (with LED turn signals) in them (with relays)- worked well-
 

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Been down this road many times.
Back in the day of cource, sealed beam converter kits were used = ugleyer than ugley. Circa 1969 I used Suzuki H-4 quartz halogen lamps, added amber signal/running lamps. In my '32 Ford sedan delivery.
In our old faithful '33 sedan delivery with repro comercial head lights I got a new production reflectors from Bob Drake, a better reflector. Better but the problem is the lenses that light up the tree tops really good, har, har.
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Hello. My Eyesite is going to hell. Need brighter headlight on my 36 Ford pickup. I have Halogen bulbs now with turn signal lights in the original buckets. Reflectors are nice and bright. Any ideas. Thanks.
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Do you have a dedicated ground ? Not the core support or sheet metal
Quartz halogen lamps draw more current. Do you have dedicated grounds ? Not the core support or sheet metal.
Are ALL wires at least #14 AWG ?
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Hello. My Eyesite is going to hell. Need brighter headlight on my 36 Ford pickup. I have Halogen bulbs now with turn signal lights in the original buckets. Reflectors are nice and bright. Any ideas. Thanks.
I hate to say the obvious, but here goes: you need to do things in order: if your "eyesite is going to hell", you first need an eye doctor, if you have not done it yet. Sure, old headlights are not always ideal and can be improved. But if your eyes go, you risk an accident, good headlights or not.
 
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