Date registered: Jul 2007
Vehicle: 1990 Mercedes 300TE Estate Wagon 3.0L 208K miles Smoke Silver/Cream Beige Tex. and others.
Location: Sunny Memphis TN USA
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The Euro W111's headlamp is of course the big single globe, for most of the world markets, it housed all in one the hi/low beam, parking/city light, blinker AND The Fog lamp. Thus for most markets, those cars did not even have a separate blinker/fog lamp mounted on the front nose, they did not need it, Those globes were never made in Amber if I am correct, but the headlamp and the fog lamp BULBS were in amber, of which you can still buy, but if you want to keep the USA style 4 X 5 3/4" lights, you can replace them with amber lens housings or you can buy H4 Hella or bosch or Cibie lamps that will plug right in and use the amber H4 bulbs inside them..You have lots of choices, just depends on the look you want and how much $$$$$$$$$ you want to spend... IMHO, the Euro single globe lamp with Amber bulbs is the coolest way to go, because you can see the Amber reflecting inside the clear glass globe even when the lights are off, during the day..thats what I had in my W111 coupe 220SE years ago.. a really nice French look...
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Last edited by christopher1959; 11-25-2009 at 12:34 PM.