[tcb] Re: Request to the geniuses

maybe not for a 63 but i think what chuck is saying is that murray has them


From: Will Wood <evilscientistboo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tcb] Re: Request to the geniuses
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 15:24:17 -0500 (GMT-05:00)

No headlight relays on a 63, a flasher relay yes but not one for the headlights just the
two switches.

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/wiring/bus_63_key.jpg
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/wiring/bus_63.jpg



-----Original Message-----
>From: Chuck Blue <sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Apr 11, 2007 2:24 PM
>To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [tcb] Re: Request to the geniuses
>
>The head lights have relays on them.I wonder if the relays may be bad
>causing a voltage loss?
>ole blue
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <evilscientistboo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 6:32 AM
>Subject: [tcb] Re: Request to the geniuses
>
>
>> The contacts on the footswitch could be corroded and not letting the full
>> amount of current through.
>>
>>
>>
>> Another thing to consider is that your low beam elements are worn.
>> Halogens will do this over time.
>>
>> You can rig up a test with two wires and a battery or a bench power
>> supply.  If it isn't yellow on the bench then I'd change the switch.
>>
>> As a recommendation, I have my headlights going through a relay on two of
>> my busses to avoid having all of the load go through the switch.  The
>> switch then just acts as a relay actuator.
>>
>>
>> I also recommend Sylvania Starbrites.  I have them on the DC.
>>
>>
>> Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: "Denis Dodson" <coocoo@xxxxxxx>
>> Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 22:42:04
>> To:<tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: [tcb] Request to the geniuses
>>
>> I have not been happy with the brightness of my headlights. They are 12v
>> sealed beam halogens, and my "brights" are very bright but my dims are
>> just yellow. They are sooooo dim that I don't like driving with them. I
>> have seen other splitties with yellow dims, so I don't think it is a
>> unique thing.
>>
>> I bought a nifty headlight thingy that replaces the big scoop and allows
>> for a H4 bulb, but I installed it tonight and the results are about
>> identical. You can't even tell the difference between the old and the new.
>>
>> Mr ScirroccoRocket Boy, Chuck, who I thought was a genius and has done
>> some pretty incredible things with the bus electrical system (ask me to
>> show you the small nuclear device where my fusebox used to be) apparently
>> has no clue with this.
>>
>> How can I make my dims brighter?
>
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