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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-18-2019, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
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Best practice for packing wiring into headlight bucket?

Headlight install giving me more issues than I thought it would (duh - of course) There appears to be a crap ton of wires stored in the bucket. Is there a best way to pack them gently?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-19-2019, 07:05 AM
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I just push them in until everything fits.


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For me ...It’s kind of a stuff it situation...then I duct taped to side of bucket so wouldn’t rattle...good luck


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Did you install something other than the OEM bulb that sticks out the rear more?

Try to put the connectors on the side of the center where the bulb is.
There are the flexible ties to help hold the wiring in place.
With the LED bulb fan/heatsink it was challenge to get it in.
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I organized as much as possible - used the little wires inside he bucket -- it's stuffed but assembled and working so I'm moving forward. Thanks all who shared their advice.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-22-2019, 05:21 PM
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Hans is always coming up with great pics. His pic makes it look simple and clean, so now I have to go back in and do it right LOL!

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