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Old 05-24-2012, 08:46 AM   #545
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Originally Posted by noman View Post
i had to replace the 3-prong headlight socket on my r75/6 and i noticed that the generic one i picked up is longer than OEM by about 1/4inch. it doesn't sound like much but it's real crowded back there (even after making adjustments to the wiring) and am worried that the socket will mash up against the wiring panel that's bolted to the rear of the bucket.

also, the OEM spade connectors are oriented at 90 degrees, while the replacement ones are straight back.

replacement socket with wiring was $3.50, OEM at max is $63 plus shipping.

anyone found a sutable replacement? many thx,
bobp
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