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Plow Headlight Conversions

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by Fordolet, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. Fordolet

    Fordolet Junior Member
    Messages: 3

  2. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    I've done this conversion before, but I used HID's instead of standard bulbs. I did it for a customer, and he loves it.

    I'd say anything is better than stock sealed-beam headlights.

    01SMOKINSD Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    where were you able to mount the ballasts to keep them dry, or were you able to find a water proof set? Would like to do this to my new meyer setup. Lights are pretty goodbut would like brighter.
  4. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,657

    yeah i did mine last year, put HIDs on mine also works wonderful!
  5. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Used to do the conversion on many of the sealed beam applications. Still do from time to time in fact. Just not as many out there anymore. Ran Silverstars in many and some 80/100 PIAA's in some, both with good results.
  6. Fire_n_Ice

    Fire_n_Ice Senior Member
    Messages: 242

    Where are you guys mounting the ballasts? I want to do the same to my Wideout.
  7. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,657

    i mounted mine on the backside of the light, on the light tower. no issues with water/snow.
  8. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    If you get a "slim" ballast set-up, you should be able to fit it into the housing.

    I was also thinking about doing the conversion, but I figure if I'm going to spend money, maybe I should just go with Intensifier's....?