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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:52 am 
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Hi All,

We have some really cheap & rusty looking brass IP20 spotlights in our loft conversion.

I want to replace them for white bezels. I though this was going to be easy but as i've removed the old ones the wiring is attached to a little black box attached to a flimsy bit of metal which is part of the brass fitting. Similar to the attached picture although i can't see an earth wire on mine.

I don't want to alter the wiring at all so would it be ok to simply detach the flimsy bit of metal from the brass bezel in order to replace with the white ones?

I've looked at lots of IP20 spotlights and they appear to either come with the lose wires or attached to this flimsy bit of metal.

I would appreciate your advice!


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if there lower end fitting the bracket will be spot welded, cover on the black junction box should pop off a can be removed by taking out 1 screw, again if there low end ones it will be riveted



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DIYnot23, you can, but the question has to be, is it worth it? probably easier / cheaper to get a complete new fitting.

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