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#1 DanP OFFLINE  

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Posted January 04, 2012 - 09:40 AM

Tired of spending money on this MF10 I need 2 headlights for it. I can only find one 4406 and one 4411 around the shop they look different and will give a different light pattern. Last night I found 2 halogen replacement lamps so I have a free pair. The problem is that the original lights are 36 watt which draw 3 amps each for a total of 6 amps. The halogen bulbs are 50 watt and draw 4 amps each for a total of 8 amps. I do not know what the output of the altenator is on the MF10 and if it will handle the extra 2 amps. Anyone have an oppinion on this?

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Posted January 04, 2012 - 10:17 AM

I think you should be Ok with those. The extra 2 amp is negligible.

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Posted January 04, 2012 - 10:47 AM

I bought a couple of replacement bulbs at a local auto supply store for a few $ each. You might be able to find some locally.

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Posted January 04, 2012 - 11:40 AM

If memory serves, the alternator puts out 15 or 20 amps. You're fine.

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Posted January 04, 2012 - 05:51 PM

I think the local place sells new 30w ones for $7 each. I buy them there instead of Auto Zone or Advanced because they want $20 each for them!

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Posted January 05, 2012 - 08:06 AM

Forgive me but I am completly ignorant of what Massey uses for for headlight lenses. If they are plastic, those halogens may melt them.

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Posted January 05, 2012 - 08:19 AM

Forgive me but I am completly ignorant of what Massey uses for for headlight lenses. If they are plastic, those halogens may melt them.


They use the old sealed beam style. The lenses are part of the bulb.
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Posted January 05, 2012 - 10:46 AM

PAR 36 is the style #.

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Posted January 06, 2012 - 09:06 AM

Found this site when replacing all the dash lights in my cherokee. Halogen PAR Light Bulbs, Halogen Floodlights | 1000Bulbs.com.
I am very happy with their prices compared to Autozone.
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