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HELP: W107 US to Euro Headlight Conversion.

I have been trying to install my Euro headlights on my US car and cant seem to get them connected properly.

Has someone done this before and has some pictures/instructions to document it?

Thank you.

(Yes, I tried the search engine but no instructions).

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My car is a 1987. What confuses me is that a number of the "kits" offered on ebay mention a "4 pin" to 6 pin conversion, but mine already has a 6 pin.

Any ideas?

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This is the plug I have coming from the car.

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Possibly the kick in the butt i needed to figure out the same. We are now in it together.

There are two plugs, a 6 and a 4 on my car. I'm guessing that the 6 is a direct plug-and-play match. However, when I try to plug in the 4, I notice that 3 pins are used for the US version and the 4th is just for Euro. So if you try to plug in that 4-in connector, you will notice there's no friction and nothing connects.

As for the light, when I test with just the 6 pin connected:
1) The US Amber side marker (just learned not the turn signal blinker) seems to turn into the small-bulb light in the Euro.
2) The low beams work fine
3) The high beam works fine
4) The external turn signal (teardrop / banana on my car, electrical box on most) does NOT work
5) The Euro Side marker does NOT work (normally a turn signal? as there are no "electrical boxes" on ROTW cars.
6) There seems to be power coming out of that single pin for the 4-pin connector on the Euro headlight

(Please let me know if I am wrong about any of the above points.)

I assume that the reason for the 4-pin converter (couldn't find on ebay with quick search) would be to take the power from the single pin for the Euro - 4pin connection, and make it work with the US 4 Pin Connection. I don't know.

Any experts out there?

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Pile some info into the thread:

The eBay listings obviously don't tell you what wires need to move from where to where. Seems like there must be some alteration required to the main 6-plug connector.

- eBay listing MERCEDES BENZ EURO PLUGS EUROPEAN HEADLIGHT CONVERSION | eBay

Kit marketed at multiple body styles:
MERCEDES EURO HEADLIGHT WIRING PLUG W123 126 W201 W202 | eBay

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And here it is! https://www.benzworld.org/forums/r-c1...ml#post4693326

More great stuff out of Orlando! Thanks 3547fl !


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Hello!Great, thank you for this!!

But please help me out, my US car comes with a 6 pin ALREADY, whats this 4 pin that are taking about?/

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Here is a picture of my US light next to a Euro light -both have 6 pin!

Whats the talk of the 4 pin??!?!

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Ahhh, I know what you mean with the 4 pin!!

The 4 pin is JUST for that ridiculous US BOX. See attached picture

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Blinker 'box' connector

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