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changing my headlights to meet Euro standards


I wonder if someone can help
I am moving to spain I have a 1998 E280. I have been told that I need to change my headlights to meet the European requirements. I have also been told that is car has headlights that have a conversion mechanism built in. Is this correct or just another urban myth!


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Think your car is not new enough to have built-in adjustablity from RHD to LHD or vice versa, but it isn't "myth" on the newer models.

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There is an European regulation.
If your headlamps look somewhat like those on the following link, all you have to make sure of is that the power of your bulbs doesn't exceed 55 Watts - with a tolerance to 60 Watts - for the High Beam. White light is the rule in Europe, same as the US.

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