Classic Bulbs

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DVSA (MOT) guidance on LED headlamp upgrades on Vintage and Classic Cars

MOT ruling - LED lights allowed on Classic (pre-1986) cars

Bulb Bayonet caps – What do the pin offset codes mean? – BA, BAU, BAX, BAY, BAZ, BAW

There are many types of bayonet fittings for vehicle light bulbs available. A handy guide to help identify the correct pin code for your bulb.

Identifying Headlamp Bulb Base Cap Fittings

A handy photo guide to identifying your headlamp bulb fitting by base socket type, with links to more detailed descriptions and the LED upgrade options available for each type.

Cotton Braided Cable for Car Wiring

Cotton Braided Cable - an authentic-looking wiring cable for vintage and classic vehicles, now with modern insulation.

Trafficator Indicators Care & Repair - Better Car Lighting 2

Looking After Your Trafficators - A guide to semaphore trafficators and their maintenance, repair and upgrades with particular reference to Lucas SE100/SF80 units

Better Car Lighting - 1. Headlamp Adjustment

Perfect headlamp adjustment and alignment for maximum performance without dazzle is a skill all vintage and classic car owners should master.

Is it legal to fit an LED bulb to my motorcycle in the UK?

MOT testing rules have recently changed for motorcycles. Can you fit LED bulb upgrades to your motorbike?

Auto Bulb Identification Guide

A detailed guide to help identify any car, motorcycle, or other vehicle bulb fitting by base socket type. With links to more detailed descriptions and the LED upgrade options available for each type. For Headlamp bulbs please see the separate photo guide.