Need More Light on da road

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Bob Weir
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Need More Light on da road

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I was discussing the need for Merkurs to put more light on the road. When you're my age driving an older car, nighttime driving can be an adventure. I always wanted to add auxiliary light to my Merkurs, but never did. My 2000 "Merkur" Sable Wagon suffers same condition as XR & Scorpio OEM lights.

For the Sable, I used Hella Optilux 2020. Each light contains a shared "Driving" and "Fog" lens and a H3 55 watt bulb for each beam. I used a relay for each with power directly from the battery. The included switch is Off / Drive / Fog. I rate the output as reasonable.

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Re: Need More Light on da road

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I have that same license plate frame. :o
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Re: Need More Light on da road

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I bet your looks better than mine. My frame & Margaritaville plate look like I've pushed too many things with my front bumper.
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