Fitting H4 LED HEADLIGHTS


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Fitting H4 LED HEADLIGHTS

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I have a set of H4 LED headlight bulbs.
My question is what to do about the rubber bellows that were fitted to the original headlights?
The photo shows the bellows and the LED BULB.The bellows do not fit over the new LED’s.




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They do if you install them from the plug side after the bulb is in place.
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Re: Fitting H4 LED HEADLIGHTS

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Ridgeback46 wrote: Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:19 pm I have a set of H4 LED headlight bulbs.
My question is what to do about the rubber bellows that were fitted to the original headlights?
The photo shows the bellows and the LED BULB.The bellows do not fit over the new LED’s.

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I think the bulb mount unscrews on that bulb push through the bellows then put the mount back on.
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Re: Fitting H4 LED HEADLIGHTS

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What brand LED did you buy?
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The box says Duolutong!


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:cry: :cry: :cry:
Ridgeback46 wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:45 pm The box says Duolutong!

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Re: Fitting H4 LED HEADLIGHTS

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On most H4 headlights meant for motorcycles, the heatsink unscrews, and the threads are coated in thermal compound:

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You install the headlight, then put the rubber bellows over it, and lastly screw the heatsink back in place:

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