Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-06-2010, 08:39 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
amarzano's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: San Jose, California
Posts: 127
Headlights and tail lights

]Anyone know what vehicle the headlights and taillights come from? I believe the previous tail lights were from a Ford Explorer.

I'm looking at projector lamps for the headlights - and it would help to know what these headlights came from..

Thank you!

Alex



__________________

__________________
2011 Berkshire 390BH-60
Cummins ISB 360hp/800ft-lbs DEF
Allison 3000
amarzano is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2010, 02:45 AM   #2
Member
 
Bushman512003's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 57
They have a # or stamp that a good body shop will have a cross referance book or computer list to tell You 1st hand what they are and what will cross with them as to fit remember the wire is what is also important do not over power it and fry things as in Head light switch and computer system they can be fryed if over taxed for power!Bush
__________________

Bushman512003 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2010, 08:08 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
amarzano's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: San Jose, California
Posts: 127
So - it appears that this headlight is from a Toyota Highlander (2001 - 2003).

I am going to try and verify that completely as well as post some alternative lights that may fit the coach with a better beam pattern..

Thank you..
__________________
2011 Berkshire 390BH-60
Cummins ISB 360hp/800ft-lbs DEF
Allison 3000
amarzano is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2010, 10:55 PM   #4
Member
 
RoamingEngineer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 76
Oddly I just read this thread yesterday and today I parked next to a Dodge Ram that has our exact LED tail lights. Not sure what year but it looked like a sport model of the ram 1500.
RoamingEngineer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2013, 10:33 AM   #5
Family Man with an RV
 
doctormdj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Southern California
Posts: 64
Send a message via Skype™ to doctormdj
Replacement Headlights on 390BH 2011

Quote:
Originally Posted by amarzano View Post
So - it appears that this headlight is from a Toyota Highlander (2001 - 2003).

I am going to try and verify that completely as well as post some alternative lights that may fit the coach with a better beam pattern..

Thank you..
Were you able to confirm this on your lights? Mine have a small break in the seal and keep building up condensation so I want to swap them out as soon as possible.
doctormdj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2013, 01:18 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Home is where I park it
Posts: 1,503
Quote:
Originally Posted by amarzano View Post
So - it appears that this headlight is from a Toyota Highlander (2001 - 2003).

I am going to try and verify that completely as well as post some alternative lights that may fit the coach with a better beam pattern..

Thank you..
Are the headlights adjustable as far as that goes?? Thankfully, I don't drive much at night, because my "beam pattern" sux.

Anyone?

Boowho??
boowho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2013, 11:19 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 188
How about the headlights and taillights from an '08 Berkshire? They off anything?
speedmerchant is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2013, 05:27 PM   #8
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 78
I have a 2011 390 BH-60. The part numbers on the Headlights are: Passanger Side (TYC Brother Industrial Co) TYC 20-6173 Driver's Side TYC 20-6174. They also fit a 2001 Toyota Highlander.
cudntherd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2013, 05:47 PM   #9
Family Man with an RV
 
doctormdj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Southern California
Posts: 64
Send a message via Skype™ to doctormdj
Quote:
Originally Posted by cudntherd View Post
I have a 2011 390 BH-60. The part numbers on the Headlights are: Passanger Side (TYC Brother Industrial Co) TYC 20-6173 Driver's Side TYC 20-6174. They also fit a 2001 Toyota Highlander.
Thanks a million. I appreciate the Research. Off to Amazon to get a replacement now. Found the part number to match exactly.... TYC 20-6173-00 Toyota Highlander Passenger Side Headlight Assembly : Amazon.com : Automotive but I wonder if these will be identical as they also work on a 2001 Toyota Highlander. New Headlamp Headlight - OEM: 8117048150, OEM: 8113048150, Pair Set : Amazon.com : Automotive

Thanks again for looking it up!
doctormdj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2013, 05:58 PM   #10
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 78
doctormdj
You may find a less expensive brand headlight. However during my reasearch there was a lot of negative comments about them. They were not sealed or the adjusters would not work or broke when they attempted to adjust the beam.
I have the same problem described in one of the post. Condensation inside.
cudntherd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2013, 06:06 PM   #11
Family Man with an RV
 
doctormdj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Southern California
Posts: 64
Send a message via Skype™ to doctormdj
Quote:
Originally Posted by cudntherd View Post
doctormdj
You may find a less expensive brand headlight. However during my reasearch there was a lot of negative comments about them. They were not sealed or the adjusters would not work or broke when they attempted to adjust the beam.
I have the same problem described in one of the post. Condensation inside.
Good point. Stay with the original. One last thing... since I'm going to replace them both, got any thoughts on going with an HID upgrade for better visibility on the headlights? TD 8000K Xenon HID Kit Low Beam 00 04 Toyota Highlander 9006/HB4 and TD 8000K Xenon HID Kit High Beam 00 04 Toyota Highlander 9005/HB3
doctormdj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2013, 07:51 PM   #12
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 78
doctormdj
Sorry no thoughts on the HID.
Pat
cudntherd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2013, 08:48 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
HONDAMAN174's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Big brown desert
Posts: 2,811
The a/m HID kits are not as great as factory. From what I understand from the industry, the reflectors inside the lenses are set up to maximize the light output of halogen. Putting in a higher output HID make work well in some vehicles but may send the light in the wrong direction.

With that being said, I use sylvania silverstars. A different color or "frequency" of light. They have their basic set at $35 bucks or their super wazoo ones at $50. Trade off is bulb life. To me, they are a huge difference in quality of light and I run them in both my vehicles and foglights. Don't use a cheaper brand-they are not tested for quality like the sylvanias. Seen MANY Honda's come in with melted headlight housings and wire harnesses because the cheap lights pull too many watts.
__________________
2014 Stealth Evo 2850- "Woodstock"
2011 Toyota Tundra Rock Crawler TRD 5.7- "Clifford"
2013 Honda Accord Coupe V6 w/Track Pack- "Julia"

Just glad to get away
HONDAMAN174 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2013, 09:37 PM   #14
daydreaming about camping
 
jeeplj8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: KC area
Posts: 1,402
I feel compelled to point out that installing a HID bulb kit in a vehicle that was not sold new with HID is a violation of federal and therefore state DOT law.

There are many anecdotal stories on the net of people being pulled over and ticketed. Not to say you will, but can happen.

And just for reference, the factory color temperature on most HID bulbs is about 3500 Kelvin. Anything over 6000 is basically blue and you are losing significant PAR which is light output.
__________________

2013 Coachmen Freedom Express 320BHDS pulled by a 2005 F250 King Ranch CC

A rainy day camping is better than a sunny day at work.
jeeplj8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2013, 12:00 AM   #15
Family Man with an RV
 
doctormdj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Southern California
Posts: 64
Send a message via Skype™ to doctormdj
Ok.... Thinking of these. http://www.headlightsdepot.com/produ...P#.UYx91Cm9KSM looks like good reviews for quality and upgrading the bulbs to http://www.headlightsdepot.com/produ.../2001/9006CVS2 and http://www.headlightsdepot.com/produ...2#.UYx-qym9KSM. Thoughts? Just want to be sure I get the right lights and maximize visibility.
doctormdj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2013, 12:02 AM   #16
Family Man with an RV
 
doctormdj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Southern California
Posts: 64
Send a message via Skype™ to doctormdj
Vs these. http://www.amazon.com/Sylvania-Silve.../dp/B000M5W25E that you suggested
doctormdj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2013, 08:39 AM   #17
Senior Member
 
HONDAMAN174's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Big brown desert
Posts: 2,811
Doctormdj- your first choice will give you an HID look with a bluish light at the lens and I'm hoping a good pattern on the ground. The silverstars are definatly a brighter white than basic bulbs but no blue. Any upgrade should be a improvement than standard and on a highway at night you will notice the difference. I just recommend going with a quality bulb so do your homework.
__________________

__________________
2014 Stealth Evo 2850- "Woodstock"
2011 Toyota Tundra Rock Crawler TRD 5.7- "Clifford"
2013 Honda Accord Coupe V6 w/Track Pack- "Julia"

Just glad to get away
HONDAMAN174 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
berkshire, surveyor

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:12 AM.


×