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Old 04-21-2007, 09:52 PM   #1
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Okay I'm not really sure that this has a section since it'* a very basic and uncategorized question...

In the headlamp assembly on my Bonne there is a metal piece that goes around the bulb when you insert it. When looking at the headlamps from in front of the car while they are on, you can see the three lines where this piece covers the bulb. What is the exact purpose of this device? Is it just there, and would it make a difference to remove it?

I have seen other Bonnes that don't have this in their headlamps, and I am wondering what it'* suppose to accomplish to have it.

If anyone knows, please tell me. I could probably get some pics if need be...
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is that what your talking about.....



they came in the 92 and 93 headlights.....
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Glare guard is what I call it. But they removed it later. The beam of a 94-95 headlight is much better than the 92-93 with the guard removed.
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It should be noted that the 96-99 guys should keep theirs in though.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=26896
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Well, being a fairly educated guy (public school though, lol) I would assume I should leave them as they are then? I assume to remove them would cause more harm than good. I fully support improving MY road experience, but not if it will possibly endanger others' ability to drive...
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I have no idea about the previous generation, but I just wanted to say what I did so that people with the 96-99 wouldn't get the same idea. The 96-99 style guard is a different design.
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IMO, leave it in. I took it out of one light to match the newer style I had on the other side. The sucky beam pattern made me buy a newer style light and it is much improved.
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