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Old 03-09-2023, 07:49 PM
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Default 34 Buick Headlight Bucket Upgrade

Hey Guys....

Thought I'd not bury this in my build thread. I have this set of nice 34 Buick headlight buckets the buckets are perfect and have some nasty dull reflectors in them. I ordered a seal beam conversion kit from 40's Chevy but I have to cut the crap out of the front flange and the trim rings are not long enough to cover the edges. The whole set up sticks out too far. I've asked before an got a couple answers but looking for some advice on if I should use the existing reflectors and go with LED's or if there's another way to convert to seal beam. Anyone done this before? I'm worried that if I don't go seal beam water will get in an and burn out the bulbs..... not that I'll be driving this rig in the rain...

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Old 03-10-2023, 11:47 AM
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Hi Couper;

Just my $.02. 8^)

Get steel hood blisters , tig /mig? them together.

Put in 53/4 in. LED M/C headlight?

https://www.roadstersupply.com/Large.../rsc-62135.htm
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Old 03-10-2023, 07:44 PM
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Hi Couper;

Just my $.02. 8^)

Get steel hood blisters , tig /mig? them together.

Put in 53/4 in. LED M/C headlight?

https://www.roadstersupply.com/Large.../rsc-62135.htm
Interesting hans......
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Coup i rework all my old lights for LEDs. I use silicone to seal the lenses and also to adhere the units in the reflectors.
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Coup i rework all my old lights for LEDs. I use silicone to seal the lenses and also to adhere the units in the reflectors.
Could you share what bulb you use? Thanks!
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Old 03-11-2023, 04:21 PM
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Coup I see that i have a set in my stash that i don't need. Never used. You are welcome to them. Just Send me a PM with your name and address.
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