- Modern Lighting for Older Vehicles

Click here for the development history of the quartz halogen bulb

Click here for diagrams of the standard bulb types available

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All the bulbs listed below can be used for cars or motorcycles

Quartz Halogen bulbs give approximately twice the light output of the older Tungsten filament type, as well as being a "whiter" light. We stock Quartz Halogen replacement bulbs for most applications on motorbikes and cars.

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All these bulbs fit straight into the original bulbholders with no modifications or adapters needed.

 

QUARTZ HALOGEN REPLACEMENT HEADLAMP AND

SPOTLAMP BULBS

British Pre-Focus

We have had specially made powerful Quartz Halogen bulbs with fittings to suit the British Pre-Focus type of headlamp fitted to bikes from late 1940s to the 1970s and cars up until the introduction of the sealed beam unit.

*These replace Lucas types 312, 414 etc.*

The bulbs these replace are shown as illustrations 4 & 12 in the diagram of standard bulbs

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

British Pre-Focus P36d (P22d)

 

 

Voltage
Wattage
Part.no.
Price
6
25/25
B625BPFQH
£10.50
6
35/35
B635BPFQH
£12.95
12
35/35
B1235BPFQH
£11.95
12
45/40
B1245BPFQH
£11.95
12
60/55
B1260BPFQH
£11.95

 

Bayonet Cap BA15d

BA15d Bayonet cap These fit most British and some American pre 1950 headlights. They are 15MM in dia with a parallel pin bayonet fitting. The bulbs these replace are shown as illustrations 14 & 15 in the diagram of standard bulbs

The original bulbs had a much larger glass spherical envelope, quartz halogen bulbs are much smaller.

Fitted to everything British and some American, 1920s to early 1950s £10.75

6V 35/35W also available with offset pins BAY15d £9.95

 

We've had these made with the pin to filament length the same as original Lucas bulbs so focusing is not a problem

Base type
Voltage
Wattage
Part.no.
Price
BA15d
6
25/25
B625BA15QH
£10.75
BA15d
6
35/35
B635BA15QH
£10.75
BAY15d
6
35/35
B635BAY15QH
£9.95
BA15d
12
35/35
B1235BA15QH
£10.75
BA15d
12
45/40
B1245BA15QH
£10.75
BA15s
12 Single filament
50
B1250BA15QH
£10.75
BA15s
6 Single filament
35

B635BA15SQH

£9.95

 

Bosch BA20d Bayonet Cap

BA20d Bosch type Halogen replacement bulbs. These are 20MM in dia. with pressed out parallel pins. They are available in 6/12V 25/25W & 6/12V 35/35W £9.95 and 12V 60/55W £11.95. The bulb these replace is shown as illustration 5 in the diagram of standard bulbs.

Everything German and many other European 1960s and some Japanese including the Honda 400 four.

Easily identified by the square 'pressed out' locating pins

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

 

Bosch BA20d

 

Minature Pre-Focus Single Lug

Minature Pre-Focus P15D25.1 Single lug. Halogen replacement bulbs are available in 6V 15/15W £7.95, 6V 25/25W £7.95, 12V 18/18W £7.95, 12V 25/25W £8.95 12V 35/35W £8.95

The bulb these replace is shown as illustration 19 in the diagram of standard bulbs.

Small Jap bikes

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

 

Minature Pre-Focus Single lug

Minature Pre-Focus Three Lug

Minature Pre-Focus P15D25.3 3 lugs. Halogen replacement bulbs are available in 6V 25/25W at £8.95 each. The bulb these replace is shown as illustration 16 in the diagram of standard bulbs.

Small Jap bikes

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

 

Minature Pre-Focus 3 lug

American Pre-Focus
   

American Pre-Focus Halogen replacement bulbs are currently only available in 12V 65/35W, 12V 45/40

The bulb these replace is shown as illustration 17 in the diagram of standard bulbs. 19.95 ea.

Also 12V 35W single contact as used in Francis searchlights APFSCC £19.95

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

 

American Pre-Focus

 

Marchal BA21d

Marchal BA21d 3 pin Halogen replacement bulbs are available in 6V 35/35W £19.95, and 12V 45/40W £19.95

Fitted to everything French 50s/60s and retrofitted to some English 'classics' in the 60s

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

 

Marchal

 

Base type
Voltage
Wattage
Part.no.
Price
BA20D
6
25/25
B625BA20QH
£9.95
BA20D
6
35/35
B635BA20QH
£9.95
BA20D
12
25/25
B1225BA20QH
£9.95
BA20D
12
35/35
B1235BA20QH
£9.95
BA20D
12
60/55
B1260BA20QH
£11.95
P15D25.1
12
18/18
B1218MPF1QH
£7.95
P15D25.1
6
15/15
B1215MPF1QH
£7.95
P15D25.1
12
25/25
B1225MPF1QH
£8.95
P15D25.3
6
25/25
B625MPF3QH
£7.95
P15D25.3
12
25/25
B1225MPF3QH
£13.50
P15D25.3
12
35/35
B1235MPF3QH
£8.95
APF
6
35/35
B635APFQH
£19.95
APF
12
35/35
B1235APFQH
£19.95
APF
12
65/35
B1265APFQH
£19.95
APFSCC
12
35
B1235SAPFQH
£19.95
APFSCC
12
50
B1250SAPFQH
£19.95
BA21d
6
35/35
B635BA21QH
£19.95
BA21d
12
35/35
B1245BA21QH
£19.95

 

Lucas P36t 463

In the 1970s Lucas introduced the P36t 463. This was a 'half way house' between the British Pre-Focus bulbs and the later P45 & P43t. These had the British Pre-Focus fitting but with a H4 Halogen envelope in 12V 60/55W and the 3 spade push on connection.

These are 11.95

Pt.no B1260463

 

P45t H4

The BPF type bulbs as above were superceded in many European and British export models with the P45t type base as in this diagram but shown with a Quartz Halogen envelope. Fitted to Kawasaki Z1s and Fintail Mercedes.

Priced at 6V 60/55W, 12V 60/55W & 45/40W

11.95

The bulb these replace is shown as illustration 3 in the diagram of standard bulbs.

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

 

 

P45t

 

An adapter can be fitted to these headlamps allowing current P43t bulbs to be fitted to a P45t headlamp

£3.60 each

Pt.no. BP4543AD

 

 

Base type
Voltage
Wattage
Part.no.
Price
P45T
6
60/55
B660P45TQH
£11.95
P45T
12
45/40
B1245P45TQH
£11.95
P45T
12
60/55
B1260P45TQH
£11.95

 

QUARTZ HALOGEN & XENON H4 TYPE BULBS

6V 35/35W P43t H4 back in stock £12.95 Pt.no.B635P43

The most common type of headlamp bulb now fitted to cars and bikes is the P43t H4

This is a Quartz halogen bulb, but can be replaced with brighter Xenon filled versions, See below.

The NEW Osram Nightbreaker Unlimited has claimed 110% more light which is 20% whiter & has an up to 35M longer beam.

I put one of the older versions into my Triumph Thunderbird & the difference was very noticeable, these are even brighter.

60/55W H4 at £15.95 ea. (If you think this is expensive have a look in Halfords)

Pt.no. B12OSH4

Osram also market this bulb packaged specifically for motorcycles as the Nightracer. They are the same bulb but the Nightbreaker is much cheaper!

 

 

PHILIPS H4 BULBS DESIGNED ESPECIALLY FOR MOTORCYCLES

 

Designed especially to make motorcycles more visable, the Philips City Vision bulbs give the rider a clear white light, but the oncoming driver or pedestrian will see an orange tint. This will set the bike apart from the sea of white and blue lights from cars and trucks.

Formally called the Moto Vision H4

     

The City vision bulb also gives 40% more bright white light and a 10-20 M. longer beam than Quartz Halogen bulbs fitted as standard to modern bikes.

H4 60/55 £13.95

Pt.no. B1260MOH4

 

City Vision HS1 35/35W

 

The CityVision is a 35/35W is the only low Wattage high light output H4 bulb available

40% brighter than std Quartz Halogen

Pt.no. B1235MOHS1

£13.95

Formally known as the Moto Vision HS1

 

Genuine Lucas H4

 

This is the bulb that would have been originally fitted to most British cars & bikes of the early seventies onward

12V 60/55W P43t H4

Pt.no B1260P43L

£5.00 each

Voltage
Wattage
Type
Part no.
Price
6V
35/35W
P43t Halogen
B635P43
£12.95
6V
60/55W
P45t Halogen
B660P45
£12.95
6V
60/55W
P43t H4 Halogen
B660P43
£12.95
12V
35/35W
P43t H4 Philips Motovision
B1235MOH4
£13.95
12V
35/35W
P43t H4 Halogen
B1235P43
£10.95
12V
45/40W
P43t H4 Halogen
B1245P43
£10.95
12V
60/55W
P45t Halogen
B1260P45
£10.95
12V
60/55W
P43t H4 Halogen genuine Lucas
B1260P43L
£6.00
12V
60/55W
P43t H4 Os. Nightbreaker 90% brighter
P12OSH4
£15.95

 

QUARTZ HALOGEN PILOT / SIDE LIGHTS

Fitted as a pilot light inside a headlamp these are ideal for daytime riding lights

Click here for diagrams of standard bulb types available

6 & 12V Quartz Halogen pilot light bulb BA9s and BA15s. Bright enough to be noticed without straining your charging circuit. Direct replacement, needs no wiring or switch changes. These replace the bulbs in illustrations 25, 26 & 39 in the diagrams of standard bulbs.

British Pre-Focus headlamp use a BA9s pilot, and BA15d Bayonet Cap headlamps use the BA15s pilot bulb

These can also be used for brighter indicators.

These will fit British bikes 1920s to date and most other cars and bikes

The BA9s 6V 10W or 20W and 12V 10W & 23W

On older British bikes the pilot bulb turns off when the headlight is on. 23W is OK

On more modern bikes the pilot bulb is not turned off. Because of heat this limits the pilot bulb to 10W.

 

12V 5W QH Capless (wedge)

Pt.no B125CAPQH £3.20 each

 

 

Cap Type
Voltage
Wattage
Part.no.
Price
Capless
12
5
B125CAPQH
£3.20
BA9s
6
5
B65BA9QH
£4.00
BA9s
6
10
B610BA9QH
£4.00
BA9s
6
20
B620BA9QH
£4.00
BA9s
12
10
B1210BA9QH
£4.00
BA9s
12
23
B1223B9QH
£4.00
BA15s
6
5
B6BA15QH
£4.25
BA15s
6
10
B610BA15QH
£4.25
BA15s
6
20
B620BA15QH
£4.25
BA15s
12
5
B125BA15QH
£4.25
BA15s
12
10
B1210BA15QH
£4.00
BA15s
12
20
B1220BA15QH
£4.00

 

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

QUARTZ HALOGEN STOP/TAIL LAMP BULBS

Powerful quartz halogen bulbs for the standard BAY15d stop/tail lamp. Available in 6V 5/23W and 12V 5/35W these replace the bulbs shown in illustration 24 in the diagram of standard bulbs. They can be seen for miles. These are £12.95 ea.

These fit almost everything with a combined stop/tail bulb, excepting some vintage cars which had parallel pins.

Click here for the diagrams of standard bulbs

Offset pins

Pt.no. 12V B535BAY15QH

Pt.no. 6V B623BAY15QH OUT OF STOCK

 

BATTERY CHARGERS

 

New fully automatic battery charger. Can be switched between 6V & 12V

Suits all types of battery

Auto-stop prevents overcharging

Comes with extra eyeletted leads and quick release plug/socket for easy connection

Pt.no. BCH012 £19.95 + £4.95 P&P

 

 

Spare leads are available allowing more than one bike to be quickly connected to suit both chargers

£3.95 Pt.no.BCHON01(suits our older obselete charger)

Now also to suit Optimate & Accumate chargers + BCH012

BCHON03 £3.95

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