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#1 Indrid cold

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 03:33 AM

Hey, question.

I noticed that my 88 wagon gl, has 4 head lights (2 high-2lows). Much like my sons 84 subaru...

I noticed that an 87 wagon on the web site has one set on each side (high and low under same glass.) sealed beams.

Was the front of my wagon replaced? (bought used of course) or did 88's come with the 4 head lights up front..

I always thought the front wrap around sealed head lights were better looking.... as I bought 88 sight unseen I kind of expected those style of lights?
Not complaining as nice car... but just curious.

#2 TomRhere

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 03:54 AM

My '88 GL-10 Wagon, and the '86 Sedan both have single light per side, was thinking that the EA-82 bodies were all like that myself.

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 04:08 AM

the lowest trim package "DL" had the quad lights, all others had single composite

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 04:38 AM

wish i could find the parts to convert to the 4 headlights...

those composite singles arent shooting out the light like the 4's
and the comps tend to leak, and collect condesation inside :P

its much much easier to change bulbs on the comps though

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 09:08 AM

looks like your lights were "upgraded" to the DL lights :)
I was gonna dothat to my 87 GL,but nevergot around to it.... then sold it


Hey, question.

I noticed that my 88 wagon gl, has 4 head lights (2 high-2lows). Much like my sons 84 subaru...

I noticed that an 87 wagon on the web site has one set on each side (high and low under same glass.) sealed beams.

Was the front of my wagon replaced? (bought used of course) or did 88's come with the 4 head lights up front..

I always thought the front wrap around sealed head lights were better looking.... as I bought 88 sight unseen I kind of expected those style of lights?
Not complaining as nice car... but just curious.



#6 Sweet82

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 11:02 AM

I could not picture what you guys were talking about.

http://usmb.net/gallery/album82/1989_g

After looking at them both, I like the quad headlights better too!

I love the brochure section...

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#7 Gravityman

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 11:24 AM

I have to say that I like the quad setup also.

The thing is I need to remove the 2 middle lights (INTAKES) and replace the 2 outside ones with the HIGH/LOW lights. Is this quick? I would imagine.

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 11:34 AM

I've switched back and forth between quads and single composite a few times on my 3-door. I just can't decide which I like better. BTW its an easy switch but if you pick up quads at your local JY, don't forget to get the small fairing pieces that fill the gaps when you remove the single composites.

Gravityman: I'm not sure I've ever seen hi/low sealed beams of that size - I think most hi/low sealed beams are larger. Now that you've put the thought in my head though, I would maybe replace the single lows with hi/lows so that when you switch to hi beams you would have 4 lights on!

If your composite single headlights are getting condensation inside, you most likely have a crack in the glass lens somewhere. I've had this problem several times over the years and when I closely inspected the suspect lens I've always found a crack!

#9 Gravityman

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 12:00 PM

Now that you've put the thought in my head though, I would maybe replace the single lows with hi/lows so that when you switch to hi beams you would have 4 lights on!



DO IT DO IT! I want to see pictures of this also!!! That would be awsome!!! Even better convert both inside and outside lights to hi/lows!:brow: That would rock!!!

#10 Indrid cold

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 02:32 PM

sweet 82, thx for the link... yes.. that's what I mean the Quad lights. Didn't realize they had it either way... so now I know.

From the posts sounds like the quad lights are just fine... :cool:

Thanks again everyone.




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